International News

Memorial fund thief spared jail

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 06:20
A woman who stole £8,500 from a memorial fund set up after her friend died in a car crash is given a two-year suspended jail sentence.

VIDEO: Is appointment to a job by gender right?

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 06:12
How the construction industry tries to recruit more women, and diversity in Parliament, the BBC and Hollywood films

PM announces £1.1bn defence spending

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 06:10
The prime minister announces where £1.1bn of defence spending will go, including on drones and intelligence gathering to tackle terrorism.

VIDEO: 'Cosplay' craze comes to London

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 06:03
'Cosplay', a craze that first started in Japan, is becoming more and more popular here in London.

Ukraine 'bombs Luhansk targets'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 06:02
The Ukrainian air force says it has hit targets near the city of Luhansk, as troops try to push pro-Russian rebels away from the airport.

Woods, Cabrera & Stenson in Open group

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 05:59
Tiger Woods is in the same group as Angel Cabrera and Henrik Stenson for the first round of the 2014 Open.

'Mystery amnesia man' is Lithuanian

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 05:47
A "mystery man" found in a Peterborough park with a "severe case of amnesia" is named as a 22-year-old Lithuanian after health workers appeal for the public's help.

Students: Flat-screen TVs not bikes

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 05:45
Student lives are dominated by digital technology, suggests research into gadget ownership in university.

'Golden' Games tickets still on sale

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 05:32
Tickets are available for some of the most sought-after Commonwealth Games events, despite them being oversubscribed when they first went on sale.

Dana brother 'crept into girl's bed'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 05:29
The brother of singer Dana snuck naked into the bedroom of a young girl and fondled her as she lay next to her sleeping sisters, a court has heard.

VIDEO: Heritage ahoy: On board SS GB

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 05:29
The UK is failing to make the most of its heritage, according to new research by the Royal Society for the Arts.

VIDEO: UK broadband 'not fit for purpose'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 05:25
The Federation of Small Businesses criticises the government's "unambitious" broadband targets and calls for a rethink.

VIDEO: Costa Concordia wreck refloated

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 05:07
The wrecked Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia has been successfully raised from the under-sea platform it has been resting on for the past year, salvage workers say.

What is golf's future once Woods is gone?

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 05:06
Tiger Woods's return to golf shows the work that must be done to fill the void he will one day leave, says Iain Carter.

VIDEO: Dreaming of birdman success

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 05:00
Tony Hughes loves to fly, but dreams of winning the Worthing International Birdman competition.

Kayakers haul rare tuna fish ashore

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 05:00
A group of kayakers tow a "monster" bluefin tuna fish to a Cornish beach after it is found floating in the sea.

VIDEO: Church holding women bishops vote

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 04:53
Members of the Church of England's ruling body, the General Synod, are preparing for a vote on whether to create female bishops.

VIDEO: Serkis on chanelling his 'inner Ape'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 04:49
Andy Serkis talks about what inspires him to create voices for the characters he plays in some of Hollywood's biggest films

AUDIO: Author Mitchell tweets new story

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 04:49
The novelist David Mitchell, author of Cloud Atlas, has started tweeting a short story.

AUDIO: Dispute over Hirst wallpaper artwork

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 04:47
Artist Damien Hirst has refused to allow one of his early works, painted directly on to wallpaper in a house in London, to be sold.
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