International News

CIA launches Twitter account

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 15:16
The United States Central Intelligence Agency, the CIA, announces it has opened its first official accounts on Twitter and Facebook.

Veteran disappears for Normandy trip

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 15:16
An 89-year-old WW2 veteran is returning to the UK after disappearing from his nursing home and heading to France for the D-Day commemorations.

Meeting the West Bank's tech start-ups

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 15:15
The trials and triumphs of West Bank tech start-ups

The bringer of life and death

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 15:13
The element that brings life and death on an epic scale

Mercedes 'not a school playground'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 14:20
Mercedes co-team boss Paddy Lowe says drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg must sort out any dispute they have.

Labour MP Peter Hain to stand down

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 14:19
The former cabinet minister Peter Hain announces he is to stand down as a Labour MP at the general election next year.

Life for Guatemala ex-police chief

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 14:14
Guatemala's ex-police chief Erwin Sperisen is given a life sentence in Switzerland over the deaths of seven prisoners in 2006.

VIDEO: A moving day for D-Day veterans

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 13:40
D-Day veterans return to Normandy for an emotional day marking the 70th anniversary of the landings.

Gerrard reveals Capello doubts

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 13:31
England captain Steven Gerrard claims former manager Fabio Capello never believed in his ability to lead the side.

Man charged with Moncton murders

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 13:19
A Canadian man accused of killing three police officers and wounding two others in Moncton, New Brunswick, is charged with three counts of murder.

VIDEO: Four items to help you keep to budget

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 13:12
Personal Finance reporter Kevin Peachey says four everyday items are all you need to keep on top of your household budget.

Investing in property... with £1,000

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 13:04
Are group investments in property a good idea?

Ukraine hails Russia 'talks move'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 13:04
Ukraine's new leader says his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin was tense, but marked the start of dialogue over the crisis in the east.

D-Day anniversary: What does leaders' body language show?

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 13:01
Behind leaders' body language at D-Day events

Hollande calls for 'D-Day spirit'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 12:28
The French president calls for "vision and courage" to fight global threats to peace at a ceremony marking 70 years since the Allied D-Day landings in Normandy.

Welsh veterans mark D-Day landings

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 12:12
Welsh veterans of the D-Day landings are in northern France to mark the 70th anniversary of the Allied invasion of occupied Europe.

Tesla hints at technology giveaway

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 12:06
Tesla chief executive Elon Musk gives the strongest hint yet that the firm is considering giving away technology to help speed up electric car development.

Hamilton on top in second practice

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 11:50
Britain's Lewis Hamilton leads Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in second practice at the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal.

VIDEO: Getting women back to work

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 10:41
In the US, as many as 40% of very highly educated women leave the work force for a period of time. The BBC's Samira Hussain looks at firms trying to help them get back to work.

VIDEO: Conservatives win Newark by-election

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 10:33
The Conservative Party has won the Newark by-election, retaining the seat with a majority of more than 7,000.
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