International News

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.

Russian agent jailed for Bible theft

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 10:31
Russia sentences three Federal Security Service agents over the theft of a rare 15th-Century Bible produced by German printer Johannes Gutenberg.

Where next for the 'Trojan Horse'?

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 10:24
Where next for the 'Trojan Horse' story?

VIDEO: Tear gas used at Haiti protest

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 10:18
Police use tear gas at a protest in Haiti demanding the resignation of President Michel Martelly.

VIDEO: Learning the lessons of World War Two

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 10:14
Many of those taking part in the D-Day commemorations said how much they hoped that World War Two would never be forgotten by their children and grandchildren.

Nadal tougher than ever - Murray

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 10:13
Andy Murray said he had never had a tougher match against Rafael Nadal after losing their 20th encounter in straight sets at the French Open.

Baby died 'after 999 response error'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 10:05
A six-month old boy died from breathing difficulties after 999 call staff wrongly classified his mother's emergency call, a report says.

Ex-Fifa head Havelange in hospital

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 09:55
Former Fifa president Joao Havelange, 98, is admitted to hospital in Rio de Janeiro with a lung infection.

Thousands delayed after airport fire

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 09:49
Thousands of people planning to fly from Bristol Airport are left grounded after a small fire caused a serious power failure.

Nigeria buries revered Muslim ruler

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 09:42
Tens of thousands of people attend the burial of the emir of Kano, one of Nigeria's most revered Muslim leaders and a vocal critic of Boko Haram.

Hodgson waits on Oxlade-Chamberlain

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 09:36
Roy Hodgson says Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will get until 24 hours before England's World Cup opener to prove his fitness.

Halep out for revenge in French final

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 09:35
Simona Halep aims to cap an astonishing year by beating Maria Sharapova to win her first Grand Slam title at the French Open.

'Violent' raid on city jewellers

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 09:34
A police investigation is under way after an armed raid on an exclusive jewellers in Edinburgh's George Street.

Weekendish: Miracle buster and a sick city

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 09:32
Miracle busting and other great reads from the site this week

Gang jailed after £3.5m drugs haul

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 09:30
Members of a drugs gang are jailed for between two and 10 years after police seized 7,500 cannabis plants worth an estimated £3.5m.

Ukraine, Russia seek to end fighting

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 09:13
The Russian president and new Ukrainian leader have urged a quick end to bloodshed in east Ukraine, in their first meeting since the latter's election, the Kremlin says.

Smart loos at Heathrow Terminal 2

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 09:02
Loos that monitor the number of people who use them to improve the efficiency of cleaning have opened in Heathrow.
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