International News

Husband guilty of 'honour killing'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 07:48
A man is jailed for life for of the "pre-planned honour killing" of his wife, whose body has never been found.

AUDIO: Modern day slave: 'I wished I was dead'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 07:36
Modern day slave "Sandra" says that during her ten year ordeal, she wished she was dead.

VIDEO: US game show offers date with 'Prince'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 07:28
A US dating show in which a group of American women believe they are trying to earn a date with Prince Harry is to be aired in Britain.

Life for revenge attack murder duo

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 07:26
Two men who murdered a man they blamed for supplying an ecstasy tablet that killed their teenage friend have been jailed for life.

Elderly man hit by truck in Glasgow

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 07:11
Police have closed a major route in the north of Glasgow after an elderly man was hit by a truck.

In pictures: CAR's victims of war

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 07:08
Ton Koene's photos of those caught up in conflict

VIDEO: Miliband: Voters 'disenchanted'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 06:59
Labour leader Ed Miliband responded to the Queen's Speech by saying that Parliament must face the challenge of "disenchanted" voters.

Nine hurt in Tower Bridge boat crash

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 06:54
Nine people are injured when a sightseeing tour boat crashes into Tower Bridge.

UKIP MEP paid 'dozens' of migrants

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 06:49
UKIP's new Welsh MEP Nathan Gill faces criticism after confirming he employed "dozens" of east European and Filipino workers in a care company.

Germany opens Merkel bugging probe

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 06:38
Germany announces an inquiry into allegations by US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden that the US government bugged Chancellor Angela Merkel's phone.

Murray set for partisan atmosphere

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 06:31
Andy Murray is prepared for a partisan atmosphere when he plays Frenchman Gael Monfils at the French Open on Wednesday.

May and Gove in row over extremism

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 06:16
Two of the most senior members of the Cabinet have become embroiled in a bitter row over allegations of extremism in state schools in Birmingham.

Russian fighter intercepted US plane

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 06:05
A Russian fighter jet flew within 100ft (30m) of a US Air Force plane over international waters near Japan in April, the Pentagon says.

Business boost in Queen's Speech

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 05:46
The government announces a series of measures in the Queen's Speech that it says are "unashamedly pro-work and pro-business".

Tiananmen tense on rally anniversary

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 05:43
Security personnel swamp Tiananmen Square on the 25th anniversary of the Beijing massacre, as memorials are held in Hong Kong and Taipei.

Binman in truck crash gets £1.8m

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 05:42
A binman whose leg had to be amputated above the knee after his rubbish truck crashed is awarded £1.8m damages from a council.

Day in pictures: 4 June 2014

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 05:38
News photos from past 24 hours: 4 June

Green opposition to coalition plans

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 05:35
Environmentalists are opposing the government's plans to boost roads, housing and fracking - all announced as part of the Infrastructure Bill.

Wales sees rise in spending money

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 05:32
People living in Wales have had the second largest rise in the UK in the amount of money they have to spend, according to the latest figures.

Apology over crashed anti-hack site

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-04 05:27
The head of a government-funded cyber-security advice website apologises and says he is "not sleeping" after the site collapsed under heavy traffic.
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