International News

Gillespie leads NI's honours list

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 13:38
Former police deputy chief constable Judith Gillespie leads the list of Northern Ireland names on this year's Queen's Birthday honours list.

Three veteran MPs honoured by Queen

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 13:33
MPs Nicholas Soames, Bill Cash and Dawn Primarolo are among those recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.

'Superhead' Anthony Seldon knighted

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 13:33
Dr Anthony Seldon, head of Wellington College, is knighted by the Queen in her annual birthday honours list.

Medical research defender knighted

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 13:33
A hugely influential scientist who defended animal experiments, despite threats to his life, has been knighted in the Queen's Birthday honours.

Honour for Raspberry Pi pioneer

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 13:33
Video game veteran and Raspberry Pi co-creator David Braben has been appointed OBE in the Birthday Honours list.

Day-Lewis knighted in Honours list

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 13:32
Triple Oscar-winning actor Daniel Day-Lewis has been made a knight in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

MBE for fundraiser Stephen Sutton

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 13:32
Teenage cancer fundraiser Stephen Sutton is appointed MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

Birthday Honours: Ten famous faces

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 13:31
Ten of the big-name recipients on the 2014 list

Is the video game industry sexist?

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 13:31
Why women are missing from video games

Sports stars get Birthday Honours

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 13:30
Laura Davies, Warren Gatland, Lizzy Yarnold and Kevin Sinfield are recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

Full jails told to take more inmates

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 13:27
The Ministry of Justice orders dozens of already full jails to take more prisoners because the jail population is increasing faster than expected.

VIDEO: Highlights: Spain 1-5 Netherlands

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 13:15
Netherlands thrash defending champions Spain 5-1 in the opening game of Group B, with two goals each for Robin van Persie and Arjen Robben.

VIDEO: Dangling house burns down

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 12:43
Officials in Texas have set fire to a luxury Texas lakeside home that was dangling over the edge of a cliff.

Harris wins Walter Scott book prize

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 12:42
English author and former BBC journalist Robert Harris wins the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction.

Jolie: War rape key diplomatic issue

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 12:41
Angelina Jolie says sexual violence in conflict is now "firmly on the top table of international diplomacy", as a global summit on the issue ends.

Man dies at Great North Swim event

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 12:07
A man dies after taking part in the Great North Swim on Windermere in the Lake District.

Root & Jordan hint at bright England future - Agnew

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 11:32
BBC Cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew watches two young England players shine on an exciting second day of the first Test at Lord's.

Fifa bans Beckenbauer for 90 days

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 11:17
Fifa provisionally bans World Cup winner Franz Beckenbauer from all footballing activities for 90 days.

Iraq cleric issues Shia call to arms

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 11:00
Iraq's most senior Shia cleric urges people to take up arms against Sunni-led insurgents sweeping across towns killing hundreds, the UN says.

Child neglect couple take overdose

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 10:57
A couple who admitted neglecting their nine children have their sentencing delayed after taking an overdose.

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