International News

Anderson faces ICC misconduct charge

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 13:49
England's James Anderson is charged with misconduct by the ICC after an incident in the first Test against India.

Intel shares rise on strong profit

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 13:42
Shares in chip maker Intel rise 4% after the firm reports profits rose 45% in the second quarter to $2.8bn, driven by stronger-than-expected PC sales to businesses.

Superhero Thor recast as a woman

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 13:29
Marvel Comics says it is recasting its hammer-wielding Norse superhero Thor as a woman in a bid to attract more women and girls to comic books.

Readers remember India's iconic car

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 13:21
Readers remember the Herculean efforts of India's iconic car

Faith school accused of pupil bias

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 13:17
A top Catholic state school, attended by Nick Clegg's eldest son, is accused of discrimination and ordered to change its admissions policy.

'War cabinet' for election battle

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 13:15
Cameron unveils key players in fight for 2015 election

Juncker 'not referring to Scotland'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 13:11
New European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker contradicts the Better Together campaign's interpretation of his remarks.

VIDEO: Shaun the Sheep wins character poll

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 13:09
Shaun the Sheep has been voted the nation's favourite children's TV character, beating off rivals such as Postman Pat, Paddington and the Wombles.

Emergency data laws clear Commons

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 13:08
MPs have voted through the government's emergency legislation giving the security services access to people's phone and internet records.

Jordan MacKay death - third arrest

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 12:59
A 43-year-old woman becomes the third person to be arrested and charged with the murder of joiner Jordan MacKay.

Man dies in motorcycle collision

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 12:35
A 68-year-old motorcyclist dies after a three-vehicle crash in Annahilt, County Down.

Pentagon says no F-35 at Farnborough

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 12:27
The Pentagon says the F-35 combat jet - due to be used on the UK's new aircraft carriers - will not go to the Farnborough Airshow because of continuing inspections.

Brics nations to create $100bn bank

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 12:01
The leaders of the so-called Brics countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - sign a deal to create a new $100bn development bank and emergency reserve fund.

Arrears up after housing benefit cut

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 11:57
More than half of tenants affected by a housing benefit cut in England are struggling to pay the additional rent, according to an official report.

'Trojan Horse' trustees resign

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 11:41
The board of trustees at the centre of the alleged "Trojan Horse" Muslim takeover plot involving Birmingham schools announces its resignation.

VIDEO: WW1 aircraft arrive at RAF museum

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 11:40
Three World War One aircraft have arrived at an RAF museum ahead of a major exhibition to mark the centenary of the conflict.

Gove not demoted, insists Cameron

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 11:36
Michael Gove's new job is not a demotion, says No 10, as David Cameron unveils his biggest reshuffle, including more top jobs for women.

Mali and rebels exchange prisoners

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 11:32
Mali's government and Tuareg rebels exchange dozens of prisoners in a goodwill gesture on the eve of peace talks in Algiers.

VIDEO: What did Gove do for education?

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 11:12
The BBC's Alex Forsyth gauged reaction to Michael Gove's work as education secretary.

Israel hits Gaza as truce bid fails

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 11:05
Israel says it has resumed bombardment of Gaza, after earlier accepting a truce proposal, as Hamas militants continued firing rockets.
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