International News

Butcher hails Hibernian display

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 13:55
Manager Terry Butcher praises Hibernian following their 2-0 play-off final first-leg victory over Hamilton.

AUDIO: Baby left in back of black cab

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 13:32
Laptops, wallets and umbrellas are usually left in the back of taxis but one taxi driver in London got a bit of a shock when something - or someone - rather more precious was left behind.

British journalist freed in Ukraine

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 13:25
A British national working as a journalist for a Russian TV station is released after being detained in Ukraine for more than 24 hours.

Police - change or be changed

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 13:04
No minister has spoken to Police Federation like Theresa May did

Hamilton Academical 0-2 Hibernian

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 12:38
Jason Cummings' double puts Hibernian on course to avoid relegation as Hamilton's promotion hopes are dented.

Democrats join Benghazi select panel

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 12:28
Democrats in the US Congress have named five representatives to a special panel on the Benghazi attacks despite saying it is motivated by Republican politics.

Three-year jail sentence for Mubarak

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 12:17
A court in Egypt sentences ousted President Hosni Mubarak to three years in prison after finding him and his two sons guilty of embezzlement.

No sign of missing yacht says US

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 12:07
Four British men remain missing after search teams report no sightings of a life-raft from the yacht at the centre of an international hunt.

England win European U17 Championship

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 12:04
England win the European Under-17 Championship by beating the Netherlands 4-1 on penalties after a 1-1 draw in Malta.

VIDEO: Inside the European Parliament

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 12:03
The BBC's Brussels correspondent, Matthew Price, has been on a tour of the European Parliament with students from the UK.

BP in appeal to US Supreme Court

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 12:00
Oil giant BP appeals to the US Supreme Court over a ruling regarding how businesses must be compensated in the wake of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil disaster.

Tight race as parties make last push

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 11:57
The party leaders make a final push for votes in Thursday's local and Euro elections, as a new poll has Labour sharing the lead with UKIP.

VIDEO: French rail network admits train blunder

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 11:49
The French train operator SNCF has discovered that 2,000 new trains it ordered at a cost of 15bn euros ($20.5bn; £12.1bn) are too wide for many regional platforms.

Deadly attacks on Nigeria villages

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 11:49
Suspected Boko Haram fighters are accused of killing at least 27 people in two northern Nigeria villages, a day after deadly bombings in the city of Jos.

VIDEO: Iran 'releases' Happy video dancers

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 11:43
A group of Iranians who were arrested for filming a video tribute to Pharrell Williams' song Happy have been released on bail, reports from Tehran suggest.

Pit manager offered to help rescuers

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 11:04
A mine manager who escaped an inrush of water which killed four of his colleagues offered to go back down the pit to help rescue them, a court is told.

Matadors gored at Madrid festival

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 10:59
A major event in Madrid's bullfighting season is cancelled after all three matadors partaking in the spectacle were gored by bulls.

Harris 'was known as the octopus'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 10:53
Entertainer Rolf Harris was branded "the octopus" after repeatedly groping a TV make-up artist, a court hears.

Iran 'releases' Happy video dancers

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 10:31
Several young people arrested in Iran for taking part in a YouTube tribute to Pharrell Williams' hit song Happy are released, according to reports.

UK plane joins search for sailors

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 10:14
A Ministry of Defence aircraft is helping with the US Coast Guard's search for four British sailors missing in the Atlantic.
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