International News

Deadly clashes at cleric's Lahore HQ

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 10:17
At least eight people are killed in clashes between Pakistani police and supporters of a prominent Islamic scholar in the city of Lahore.

VIDEO: Highlights: Belgium 2-1 Algeria

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 09:53
Dries Mertens strikes late as Belgium come from a goal down to beat Algeria 2-1 in their 2014 World Cup Group H clash in Belo Horizonte.

VIDEO: Is Britain's Brazilian-themed food very Brazilian?

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 09:49
Supermarkets have been stocking up on Brazilian-themed produce. We asked a real Brazilian to check whether they are the real thing.

VIDEO: 'Diseased meat may go undetected'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 09:47
Hygiene inspectors have told the BBC that more diseased meat could end up in sausages and pies because of changes to EU rules governing safety checks in slaughterhouses.

Iran's Qasem Soleimani wields power behind the scenes in Iraq

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 09:41
Iran's Qasem Soleimani wields power behind the scenes

Cameron: UK-China relations strong

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 09:34
David Cameron says the UK's relationship with China is "gaining in strength, depth and understanding" after talks with Premier Li Keqiang.

Passport boss sorry for 'distress'

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 09:33
Passport Office chief executive Paul Pugh apologises for any "distress" caused by a backlog but refuses to quit, during a grilling by the home affairs committee.

China signs £14bn of deals with UK

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 09:30
China says it wants to back major UK infrastructure projects and signs £14bn in trade deals on the first full day of a visit by its leader.

YouTube to block indie music labels

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 09:18
YouTube is removing music videos by artists such as Adele, Arctic Monkeys and Radiohead, because the independent labels to which they belong have refused to agree terms with the site.

High hopes for Dagenham musical

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 09:16
The creators of the new Made in Dagenham musical, which stars Gemma Arterton, say they are confident it won't join the list of recent West End casualties.

Clashes on approaches to Baghdad

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 09:15
Iraqi troops are engaged in heavy clashes with Sunni Islamist militants in and around Baquba, about 60km from the capital Baghdad.

John Major warns over 'Yes' vote

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 09:13
The former prime minister Sir John Major says Scotland would trade international "influence" for "possible irrelevance" under independence.

Morrisons to cut 2,600 manager jobs

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 09:10
UK supermarket chain Morrisons plans to cut 2,600 management jobs as a result of changes to its management structure.

VIDEO: Tennis player's on-court proposal

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 08:47
Watch as Dutch tennis player Michaella Krajicek accepts an on-court marriage proposal after her WTA Tour event first-round victory.

Iraq: Not falling apart. Yet.

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 08:45
Iraq faces the risk of religious war, John Simpson writes

Blast hits key Ukraine gas pipeline

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 08:31
A major pipeline in Ukraine carrying gas from Russia to the rest of Europe is hit by an explosion, with Ukraine calling it a possible "terrorist attack".

Man guilty of Elaine Doyle murder

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 08:26
A former soldier is convicted of murdering 16-year-old Elaine Doyle in Greenock in 1986.

Emre given sentence for racist slur

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 08:05
Turkey's Emre Belozoglu is given a suspended prison sentence for a racist slur he used against Ivorian Didier Zokora in 2012.

'Women abducted' in Kenya attack

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 07:44
At least 12 women are abducted in the latest attack on Kenya's coast, residents say, in an assault President Kenyatta blames on local politicians.

Kingman wins St James's Palace Stakes

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-17 07:43
Kingman shows his blistering pace to win the St James's Palace Stakes on day one of the 2014 Royal Ascot meeting.
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