International News

Ukraine army recaptures airport

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 09:38
Ukraine's army has recaptured Donetsk airport, the interior ministry says, as pro-Russia separatists report at least 30 of their fighters killed.

Harris denies 'ludicrous' claims

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 09:25
TV entertainer Rolf Harris testifies for the first time at his indecent assault trial and denies a string of allegations involving four girls.

Nicholson takes third European seat

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 09:17
The UUP's Jim Nicholson joins Sinn Fein's Martina Anderson and the DUP's Diane Dodds, as the third Northern Ireland MEP to be elected.

I have to move on, says Wozniacki

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 09:10
Caroline Wozniacki says she "just has to move on" after losing her first match since the end of her engagement to Rory McIlroy.

Does cycling help you live longer?

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 09:01
Does endurance cycling help you live longer?

University strike action ballot

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 08:52
Unions representing staff at Aberystwyth University will ballot their members on strike action over proposed pension changes.

Hacker-turned-informant walks free

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 08:41
A convicted hacker-turned-informant, who was facing in excess of 20 years in prison, is handed a sentence of a year's supervision.

VIDEO: Cameron: EU cannot shrug off results

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 08:40
David Cameron has said the European Union "can't shrug off these results", after anti-EU parties made sweeping electoral gains across Europe.

Cameron: Brussels too big, too bossy

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 08:31
David Cameron arrives for a summit of EU leaders saying his message will be that they "cannot shrug off" the election results and "carry on as before".

SFA contacted over match-fixing threat

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 08:28
The National Crime Agency contacts the SFA regarding a match-fixing threat over Scotland's game with Nigeria.

Murray comes through opening test

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 08:24
Andy Murray avoids the fate of some other leading names with a four-set win over Andrey Golubev at the French Open.

VIDEO: Lost yachtsmen's families offer thanks

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 08:24
The families of four British men lost when their yacht, the Cheeki Rafiki, overturned while returning from Antigua, thank the public and search teams for their help.

VIDEO: IMF warns of 'rising inequality'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 08:18
Banking reforms aimed at preventing another financial crisis have failed to make enough progress, the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned.

Dig unearths 'lost Roman harbour'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 08:00
Archaeologists unearthing the remains of a Roman fort in Cumbria discover what is believed to be a lost Roman harbour.

Three men dead after ship illness

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 07:50
Three men die after falling ill onboard a German cargo ship berthed at Goole docks, police confirm.

Heavy rain causes flash flooding

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 07:47
Buildings and roads in Norwich are hit by flooding caused by heavy rain.

Gove rebuts US author ban claims

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 07:45
Education Secretary Michael Gove has hit back at "culture warriors" who he says have wrongly accused him of banning American novels at GCSE level.

VIDEO: Farage: Meeting was 'business as usual'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 07:40
The UKIP leader, Nigel Farage, has emerged from a meeting in Brussels saying that nothing appears to have changed in Europe - despite the results of the elections.

VIDEO: Football clubs tackle overweight fan

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 07:21
Eleanor Bradford reports from Scotland, where a special programme that lets fans train at their favourite football club has proved highly effective at boosting health.

US court in IQ death penalty ruling

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-27 07:11
The US Supreme Court rules states cannot only use an intelligence test score to determine whether a death row prisoner is eligible to be executed.
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