International News

Halal labelling plan rejected by MPs

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 14:11
MPs reject an attempt to force shops, supermarkets and anywhere serving food to clearly label products containing halal or kosher meat.

Players 'did everything' for Moyes

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 13:59
In an in-depth interview with BBC Sport, Nemanja Vidic denies Manchester United's players stopped trying for David Moyes.

Net migration target achievable - PM

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 13:35
Prime Minister David Cameron rejects calls to give up on his target of cutting net migration to below 100,000 a year.

VIDEO: Two killed in Cornwall coach crash

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 13:34
Two people have died and 48 people were injured after a coach hit a wall in Cornwall.

Funeral for shot politician in Spain

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 13:30
Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy attends a funeral service for regional leader Isabel Carrasco, shot dead in an apparent act of revenge.

US soldier awarded Medal of Honor

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 13:25
Former US Army Sgt Kyle White has been awarded the Medal of Honor, only the seventh US veteran of Iraq or Afghanistan to be so decorated.

Barenboim scoops Philharmonic award

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 13:17
Daniel Barenboim wins the Royal Philharmonic Society's conductor award for his Wagner Ring cycle at last year's BBC Proms.

Carberry & Bresnan back for England

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 13:02
Michael Carberry and Tim Bresnan return to the England squads for the Twenty20 and one-day series against Sri Lanka.

French journalist killed in CAR

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 12:58
French photojournalist Camille Lepage has been killed while working in the Central African Republic, officials in Paris say.

Two killed in Cornwall coach crash

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 12:43
Two women die and 48 people are injured when a coach careers into a hedge and hits a wall in Cornwall.

Christie 'unaware' of bridge plot

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 12:36
A top aide to the governor of New Jersey says his boss had no prior knowledge of a deliberately engineered traffic jam on a bridge to New York.

Spot checks into OAP hospital care

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 12:13
Spot checks are to be carried out at all major hospital in Wales as part of an immediate review into elderly care prompted by the death of a pensioner.

Deadly Turkey blast 'traps hundreds'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 12:12
At least 17 people have been killed and hundreds are trapped after an explosion and fire at a coal mine, Turkish government officials say.

Sherwood sacked as Tottenham manager

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 11:39
Tim Sherwood's five-month reign as Tottenham Hotspur manager ends after they finish sixth in the Premier League.

UN Syria envoy Brahimi stepping down

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 11:24
UN envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi is stepping down, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon announces, admitting no breakthrough in three years of conflict.

Gatland selection warning for exiles

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 11:16
Wales coach Warren Gatland says he might consider not selecting players based in England in future.

VIDEO: Astronaut says goodbye to robot companion

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 11:12
Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata says goodbye to his humanoid robot companion, Kirobo, as he wraps up his mission aboard the International Space Station.

Man held over Claudia Lawrence case

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 10:37
A 59-year-old man from York is arrested on suspicion of murdering chef Claudia Lawrence, who has been missing since 2009.

Court to probe UK Iraq abuse claims

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 10:33
An initial investigation into claims that UK forces abused Iraqi detainees is to be opened by the International Criminal Court.

US beats France for wine drinking

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-13 10:23
The US overtakes France to become the world's biggest market for wine, according to figures from the International Organisation of Vine and Wine.
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