International News

PM's Christianity remarks 'divisive'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 07:19
David Cameron risks causing "alienation" in society by saying Britain is a "Christian country", a group of public figures has warned.

Boy survives flight in wheel well

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 07:10
A 16-year-old boy survives an extraordinary journey hidden in the wheel well of a five-hour flight from California to Hawaii.

VIDEO: Footage captures tower 'welding' fire

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 07:05
Dramatic footage filmed on a mobile phone is released showing a high-rise building on fire in north China.

Gun salutes to mark Queen's birthday

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 06:58
The Queen's 88th birthday is marked across the UK with traditional gun salutes.

North Koreans in 'Emmental' training

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 06:54
North Koreans in training for Kim Jong-un's school favourite

UK scares sports piracy site offline

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 06:51
One of the biggest sports file-sharing sites closes down after a UK police force warns its operators that they could face jail.

Murder inquiry after bodies found

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 06:51
Police arrest a 28-year-old man on suspicion of murder after two bodies are found in a house in Worksop in Nottinghamshire.

Major blaze 'risked other buildings'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 06:41
More than 100 firefighters tackling a huge blaze on an industrial estate in Leeds save nearby buildings from "certain destruction".

Family says farewell to Peaches

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 06:29
Friends and family join Bob Geldof to pay their last respects to his daughter Peaches, as her funeral is held in Kent.

Teachers vote for strike in June

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 06:29
National Union of Teachers' conference votes for a summer-term strike over pay and workload.

Myanmar democracy elder Win Tin dies

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 06:09
Win Tin, the journalist who helped found Myanmar's pro-democracy movement and served 19 years in prison for his activism, dies at the age of 85.

VIDEO: Mourners attend Peaches' funeral

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 06:07
The funeral has taken place of the TV presenter and writer Peaches Geldof, who died suddenly, two weeks ago, at the age 25.

Russia says Kiev 'breaking accord'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 06:03
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accuses the Kiev authorities of breaking last week's Geneva accord on resolving the Ukraine crisis.

VIDEO: Aung San Suu Kyi's tribute to Win Tin

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 05:53
Aung San Suu Kyi has paid tribute to Myanmar pro-democracy movement veteran Win Tin, who has died at the age of 85.

VIDEO: Captain hails ferry safety in film

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 05:43
A promotional video from 2010 has emerged in which the captain of the South Korean ferry which sank last week says he believes ferries are the safest form of transport.

Truck 'deliberately driven at house'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 05:39
The driver of a flatbed truck who "deliberately" crashed it into a house in Derby leaving it seriously damaged is hunted by police.

VIDEO: Gun salute in London for Queen's birthday

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 05:13
The Queen's 88th birthday is being marked across the UK with traditional gun salutes.

Bairstow regrets Pietersen absence

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 05:09
England wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow is disappointed he will not get to team up with Kevin Pietersen again in the England side.

'Tiger escape' alarm halts egg hunt

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 05:02
Zoo visitors are shepherded inside buildings after a "tiger escape" alarm is set off "maliciously".

Skin cancer rates 'surge since 70s'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-21 04:32
The incidence of the most serious skin cancer is now five times higher than it was in the 1970s, figures show.
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