International News

Prisons criticised after rapist death

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 12:55
Shortcomings at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, HMP Peterhead and HMP Glenochil are highlighted after an inquiry into the death of a convicted rapist.

Caesarean baby died after head cut

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 12:42
A coroner concludes a baby died after suffering a massive bleed caused by a cut to the skull during an emergency Caesarean section.

Couple abused their own children

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 12:38
A man and his former wife are convicted at Cardiff Crown Court of the sexual and physical abuse on their children between the 1990s and 2013.

Ferdinand completes move to QPR

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 12:22
Former Manchester United and England defender Rio Ferdinand completes his move to QPR on a one-year contract.

VIDEO: Political reporter's thrilling turn

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 12:19
Former political correspondent Terry Stiastny talks to the BBC's Nick Higham about her debut novel.

Tiernan-Locke banned for two years

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 12:15
Britain's Jonathan Tiernan-Locke receives a two-year ban and is sacked by Team Sky for an anti-doping violation.

McIlroy leads as Woods shows form

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 11:58
Rory McIlroy leads the Open by a shot after a six-under-par 66 at Hoylake, while Tiger Woods makes a promising start.

Airlines change Ukraine flight paths

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 11:57
Airlines have been told to divert flights away from eastern Ukraine following the crash of a Malaysian airliner, amid allegations it was shot down.

Escapee D-Day veteran honoured

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 11:45
A World War II veteran who disappeared from a nursing home to attend D-Day commemorations in France is made an honorary alderman of Brighton and Hove.

Tiger Woods shows old mojo at sunny Hoylake

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 11:40
The world's most famous golfer rubs shoulders with a forklift truck driver on sport's longest day of the year.

Cameroon Games team member traced

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 11:37
One of the two members of Cameroon's Commonwealth Games team who went missing in Aberdeen is traced in London.

Cook not a tactical captain - Boycott

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 11:29
Alastair Cook will never succeed as a "tactical captain", according to former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott.

VIDEO: Irish terror suspects still face arrest

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 11:13
Irish Republicans who were sent official letters informing them they were no longer wanted by police have been warned they could still be arrested if the police have sufficient evidence.

Putin denies Cuba spy base plans

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 10:47
Russian President Vladimir Putin dismisses media reports that Russia plans to reopen an electronic listening post in Cuba used during the Cold War.

Mexico probes children's home 'abuse'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 10:29
Mexican prosecutors say they will examine whether previous complaints against a children's home raided on Tuesday amid abuse allegations were ignored.

French high-speed train crashes

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 10:14
A French high-speed TGV train collides with a regional express in south-western France injuring several people.

Energy firm probed over mis-selling

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 09:56
Ministers are to examine fresh claims about allegations of mis-selling from Scottish Power's chain of stores up to 15 years ago.

Rahane leads India fightback at Lord's

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 09:55
Ajinkya Rahane hits a century as England fail to capitalise on helpful conditions on the first day of the second Test at Lord's.

Letter deal 'flawed but not amnesty'

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 09:45
Letters issued to republican terrorism suspects - so-called On the Runs - were not an amnesty and the scheme was lawful, a judge finds.

Broadway legend Elaine Stritch dies

BBC - Thu, 2014-07-17 09:34
Broadway legend and film and television star Elaine Stritch dies at her home in Michigan at the age of 89.
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