International News

I'm not in race for EU job - Lagarde

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 03:40
IMF chief Christine Lagarde appears to rule herself out of the race to be the next president of the European Commission.

'World-changing' D-Day remembered

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 03:39
France's president leads the D-Day 70th anniversary commemorations, paying tribute to those who died on a day that "changed the world".

Boyfriend admits hairdresser murder

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 03:18
The ex-boyfriend of a hairdresser stabbed to death while working at a salon admits her murder.

Queen 'used to get Tory message out'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 03:15
Labour makes an official complaint about the use of Tory slogans in government statements including the Queen's Speech.

Six charged in care home abuse case

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 03:14
Six men are charged with a total of 27 serious sexual assault charges in an investigation into historical abuse in children's homes.

IMF warns UK over housing risk

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 03:12
The International Monetary Fund warns the UK government that accelerating house prices and low productivity pose the greatest threat to the UK's economic recovery.

Police question Islam row pastor

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 03:11
North Belfast pastor James McConnell who called Islam "heathen" and "satanic" is questioned by police on Friday.

Afghan candidate survives bombing

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 03:09
The front-runner in Afghanistan's presidential election, Abdullah Abdullah, survives a deadly suicide bomb attack on his convoy in Kabul.

VIDEO: Political week in 60 seconds

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 03:07
The political week up to 6 June is reviewed in one minute by Adam Fleming, looking back over the headlines.

Coe fails to rule out BBC Trust job

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 03:05
Lord Coe tells BBC 5 Live he has "some thinking to do" about whether to apply for the job as chairman of the BBC Trust.

Man held over Irish woman's killing

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 02:50
A man is arrested following the killing of an Irish woman, who was found dead in a flat in Greece.

Heartbleed fix finds security bugs

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 02:41
More security holes have been uncovered in the same software that was found to harbour the dangerous "Heartbleed" bug.

Big blast hits Kosovo power station

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 02:37
Casualties are reported after an explosion at a coal-fired power station outside the Kosovo capital, Pristina.

Celtic appoint Deila as new manager

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 02:11
Norwegian Ronny Deila is appointed as the new manager of Celtic on a 12-month rolling contract.

VIDEO: Highlights - Queen's Baton Relay in England

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 01:55
Watch the best bits from the first week of the Queen's Baton Relay around the country.

VIDEO: Science behind the D-Day landings

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 01:54
How innovations in science and engineering made the D-Day landings possible with giant troop tanks and tanks that could drive on water.

'I called Rosberg to bury a mother of a situation’

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 01:41
In his latest BBC Sport column, Lewis Hamilton talks about the "overblown" rivalry with Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg.

Hospital feed death baby is named

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 01:32
A nine-day old baby who died on Sunday after contracting a bacterial infection from a suspected contaminated hospital feed has been named.

AUDIO: Police 'must avoid myths' in rape cases

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 01:31
Director of Public Prosecutions Alison Saunders reacts to figures showing that the conviction rate for rape dropped in the last 12 months in England and Wales

Carberry upset by Test omission

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 01:17
Hampshire batsman Michael Carberry is bitterly disappointed at being dropped from the England Test squad.
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