International News

'Ginger revenge' cyanide plot denied

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 08:31
A man who felt "belittled by society" for being white and ginger-haired plotted a mass cyanide attack from his bedroom in Southampton, a court hears.

David Miliband criticises Ed's campaign

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 08:30
Former Foreign Secretary David Miliband criticises his brother Ed's leadership of the Labour Party.

Tsarnaev 'sorry' as defence rests

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 08:30
Anti-death penalty advocate Sister Helen Prejean says Tsarnaev expressed genuine regret and sorrow over the bombings.

UK shares election rally peters out

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 07:57
UK shares dip in late afternoon trading on Monday, having been in positive territory for most of the day.

Pietersen boosts chances with 200

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 07:55
Kevin Pietersen gives a timely reminder of his talents to England's selectors with an unbeaten double century for Surrey.

Macedonia charges 30 after clashes

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 07:52
Prosecutors in Macedonia say they have charged 30 people with terrorism following deadly clashes in the northern town of Kumanovo.

Iraq killer 'not properly vetted'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 07:46
A British security guard who murdered two ex-servicemen in Iraq was not vetted properly by his employer, a coroner concludes.

Pozzovivo in shocking crash at Giro

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 07:44
Italian rider Domenico Pozzovivo is taken to hospital after a horrific crash during stage three of the Giro d'Italia.

The SNP's gradual approach begins

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 07:23
So where now? Politics never stands still and so progress, momentum and altered perspective there must be.

Gulf leaders 'snub' Obama summit

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 07:19
Many Gulf heads of state say they will skip the summit of US and allied Arab leaders at Camp David later this week, signalling their displeasure with US-Iran relations.

EU asks for UN help over migrants

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 06:52
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini pleads for UN help to dismantle criminal groups smuggling migrants into European countries.

UKIP reject Farage resignation

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 06:51
Nigel Farage will stay on as UKIP leader after the party rejected his resignation.

Anger over Egypt minister's remarks

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 06:50
Egypt's Justice Minister Mahfouz Saber faces calls for his dismissal after he said the sons of rubbish collectors should not become judges.

Man admits killing pub landlord

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 06:44
A man admits killing an Anglesey pub landlord on the basis of diminished responsibility.

Mundell named as Scottish secretary

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 06:44
Scotland's only Conservative MP, David Mundell, is appointed as the new secretary of state for Scotland by the prime minister.

Motorcyclist died in 'race' with car

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 06:33
A man died after riding his motorbike at speed in a "form of race" with a car which resulted in a collision, a court hears.

'A third of MPs privately educated'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 06:03
Almost a third (32%) of MPs in the new House of Commons went to private school, according to an analysis by an education charity.

Drug-resistant typhoid 'concerning'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 06:02
Antibiotic-resistant typhoid is spreading across Africa and Asia and poses a major global health threat, warn experts.

Pub deal raises competition concerns

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 05:57
The Competition and Markets Authority says UK pub group Greene King's offer for Spirit Pub Company, the owner of the Chef & Brewer chain, could hurt competition.

American Idol to end next year

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 05:49
US talent show American Idol will end after its 15th and final season, which will be broadcast next year, TV network Fox announces.