International News

Travel firms halt Kenya coast tours

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 09:12
British tourists are being evacuated from parts of Kenya by tour operators Thomson and First Choice, following a terrorism warning from the Foreign Office.

Boots of murdered woman are found

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 09:08
Boots belonging to Swindon woman Sian O'Callaghan, who was murdered three years ago, are found in a pond.

Tear gas fired at Turkey mine unrest

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 09:03
Turkish police fire tear gas at thousands of protesters in town of Soma where some 300 miners died on Tuesday.

Scudamore emails 'insult all women'

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 08:54
England goalkeeper Rachel Brown-Finnis says emails sent by Richard Scudamore are an "insult to all women".

AUDIO: Miliband on immigration concerns

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 08:47
Labour leader Ed Miliband says immigration will be a big issue in next year's general election.

Man murdered by intruder named

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 08:46
Police say they are following a "definite line of inquiry" over the death of a man in a flat in the Scotstoun area of Glasgow.

Farage aide interrupts interview

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 08:41
Nigel Farage's spokesman interrupts a live interview after the UKIP leader is pressed about immigration and expenses.

Royal editor 'manipulated' by Coulson

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 08:40
The former royal editor of the News of the World tells the Old Bailey he felt "manipulated" into taking "full blame" for phone hacking at the paper.

VIDEO: Farage aide disrupts radio interview

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 08:39
The communications director of the UK Independence Party disrupted a interview on LBC with the party's leader Nigel Farage, when he was pursued to answer questions over his expenses.

TV journalist Barbara Walters retires

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 08:29
Legendary US broadcaster Barbara Walters is retiring from a 52-year career with a last appearance on her daytime show, The View.

PC admits 'sexting' crime victim

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 08:20
A policeman admits sending "sex texts" to a "vulnerable victim of crime".

VIDEO: Taiwan nationals return home after riots

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 08:20
Scores of Taiwanese nationals working in Vietnam return home following a series of violent anti-China protests in several Vietnamese cities.

The age-old anxiety of exam time

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 08:07
The age-old anxiety of examination time

Weekendish: False memories

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 08:06
A round-up of some of the best long and short reads, as well as video, from the BBC News website this week, with your extra comments.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 08:03
The Pentagon is prepared for a zombie attack, and more nuggets from the week's news.

Is the French national anthem 'racist'?

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 08:01
Is the French national anthem 'racist'?

Games tickets sale resumes next week

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 08:00
Extra tickets for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow are to go back on sale on Wednesday at 10:00 after problems saw sales suspended.

Guilty school crash driver fined

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 07:53
A driver found guilty of carelessly driving a car which ploughed into a lollipop lady and five pupils outside a school is fined £100.

General Motors fined $35m over recall

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 07:47
The US government fines General Motors $35m(£20.8m) for delays in recalling small cars with faulty ignition switches.

Fatal microlight crash pilot named

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 07:46
A man who died after his microlight aircraft crashed at a north Wales airport is named as Ashley Hazelwood.
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