International News

The close relationship between the royals and the navy

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-19 01:45
Why do so many royals serve in the navy?

Smoking during pregnancy at new low

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-19 01:35
The number of women smoking during their pregnancy across England is at its "lowest on record", at 12% between 2013 and 2014, the latest figures show.

Lorry fire shuts M1 near airport

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-19 01:32
A major lorry fire closes the M1 north near East Midlands Airport.

Mass grave found in eastern Mexico

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-19 00:40
Mexican officials discover a mass grave with more than 30 bodies in the eastern state of Veracruz, where rival drug gangs have been fighting.

Facebook briefly 'broken' for users

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-19 00:32
A technical fault at Facebook draws global attention across the web.

VIDEO: Bad boy Suarez a TV joker

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-19 00:21
As England prepare to face Uruguay, their star striker Luis Suarez's 'bad boy' image is a source of fun in his home country

VIDEO: Spain's 'royal tat' flying off shelves

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-19 00:16
The BBC's Pascale Harter visits a shop selling trinkets and memorabilia to commemorate the swearing in of Spain's new king.

Malaysia hit by second boat tragedy

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-19 00:00
At least nine people have gone missing after a second boat believed to be carrying 27 Indonesians capsizes off the west coast of Malaysia.

'No sign' police knew of Adams attack

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 23:42
The Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland finds no evidence of police involvement in a loyalist gun attack on Sinn Féin's Gerry Adams 30 years ago.

Unesco delays Barrier Reef decision

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 23:32
Unesco delays its decision to list the Great Barrier Reef as endangered, amid controversy over a plan to dump dredged sediment in the marine park.

£200m car plant investment announced

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 23:15
A £200m investment which will create 250 new jobs is announced by Jaguar Land Rover for its Merseyside car plant.

'Terror details' visible online

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 23:07
A fire service is accused of putting the public at risk after it fails to properly black out details meant to have been redacted.

Spain dominance over, admits Alonso

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 23:00
Spain's Xabi Alonso says his country's "joy and success" is gone after the defending champions' shock Fifa World Cup exit.

Virgin West Coast contract extended

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 22:59
Virgin will continue to operate West Coast Main Line train services to Glasgow with a pledge to raise capacity, the government says.

Spain's stunning demise signals the end

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 22:58
Spain’s elimination from the World Cup was humiliating and dramatic – but what next for the fallen champions?

Obama 'to bypass Congress over Iraq'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 22:49
President Obama believes he does not need congressional approval for US action against advancing militants in Iraq, the top Senate Republican says.

VIDEO: Will Amazon phone 'gimmicks' catch on?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 22:49
Amazon has unveiled its first handset, offering 3D visuals - thanks to four face-tracking cameras on its front - and gesture controls.

Power station closed for five months

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 22:28
Wylfa nuclear power station on Anglesey has been closed for more than five months, it emerges.

VIDEO: Window cleaner foils armed bank robber

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 22:28
Window cleaner James Rowley has received a bravery award from the police after chasing down a man who tried to rob a bank in south London.

Labour welfare and 'do or die' England - the papers

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 21:58
Thursday's front pages focus on Labour proposals to reform benefits for young people and look ahead to England's World Cup clash with Uruguay.
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