International News

VIDEO: Husband remembers 'battler' Baltacha

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 10:38
Former British number one Elena Baltacha battled illness every day and never complained, says her husband and coach Nino Severino.

VIDEO: A Super Saturday on BBC Sport

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 10:30
Find out how to stay across all the BBC's coverage of the ultimate Super Saturday.

Woman 'lost it' and shot mother

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 10:30
A woman accused of murdering her parents and burying them in the back garden speaks of the moment she "lost it" and shot her mother.

VIDEO: England news conference

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 10:23
Watch live coverage of the 2014 World Cup with 5 live commentary as Spain take on the Netherlands.

Root double ton puts England on top

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 09:58
Joe Root hits a maiden Test double century in England's 575-9 before Sri Lanka close day two of the first Test on 140-1.

VIDEO: Highlights: Mexico 1-0 Cameroon

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 09:55
Mexico beat Cameroon 1-0 in Group A with Oribe Peralta sweeping home a rebound for the game's only goal in the 61st minute.

VIDEO: Film Review - the week's new films

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 09:54
Film critic Mark Kermode reviews the week's film releases including Belle, Devil's Knot, and The Young and Prodigious TS Spivet.

Silence in the library

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 09:50
What happens when a library falls silent

Police ombudsman wins review right

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 09:11
The police ombudsman wins the right to a judicial review of the PSNI chief constable's decision to withhold information about 60 murders.

Chelsea defender Luiz to join PSG

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 08:50
Paris St-Germain announce the signing of Chelsea defender David Luiz on a five-year contract.

Oil markets spike on Iraq concerns

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 08:44
The price of Brent crude spiked on Friday after rising this week over concerns about the ongoing insurgency in Iraq

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 08:42
Drinking strong black coffee cleans your teeth, plus more nuggets from the week's news.

Liberals win majority in Ontario

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 08:40
The Ontario Liberal Party has won a majority in the provincial legislature in a surprising result.

Ukrainian forces win back port city

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 08:35
Government troops break the rebel hold on the east Ukrainian port city of Mariupol in a dawn raid, as separatists boost their arsenal with tanks.

Few new dads take extra paid leave

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 08:24
Fewer than one in 50 new fathers are using their right to extra paid time off if their partner goes back to work after having a baby, latest figures suggest.

Weekendish: The origins of chunder and Slender Man

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 08:15
The origins of chunder and other reads from the site this week

France rail strike halts many trains

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 08:07
A strike by train staff in France - already three days old - halts many rail services and is set to run into the weekend.

'No NI21 action' over sex claims

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 08:03
The NI21 political party decides no action will be taken over allegations of inappropriate sexual activity by its leader, it is understood.

Mother and newborn girl in M40 crash

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 08:03
A woman in her late twenties is killed and her newborn baby girl in the same car is airlifted to hospital after a collision on the M40, police say.

African elephants' 'survival threat'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-13 08:02
The survival of Africa's elephants is under threat, with estimated poaching levels well above their birth rate, an environmental report says.
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