International News

Thomas Cook blamed for gas deaths

BBC - 58 min 58 sec ago
The father of two children who died on holiday in Corfu "firmly believes" they would be alive had travel operator Thomas Cook inspected a faulty boiler.

Entertainer Keith Harris dies

BBC - 1 hour 2 min ago
Entertainer Keith Harris, best known for performances with his puppet Orville, has died, his agent says.

BBC man describes Everest horror

BBC - 1 hour 5 min ago
Here's how the BBC's Thomas Martienssen recorded his experiences of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal from Mount Everest.

Burundi hit by fresh protests

BBC - 1 hour 15 min ago
Burundi is hit by a new wave of protests as opposition to President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term spreads beyond the capital.

Microsoft faces US phone import ban

BBC - 1 hour 28 min ago
Microsoft faces phone import ban after it loses first round of long-running patent battle in the US.

Deadly landslide in north-east Brazil

BBC - 1 hour 40 min ago
The city of Salvador in north-eastern Brazil is hit by deadly landslides, leaving 14 people dead and hillside homes swept away.

VIDEO: Live: Nigel Farage campaign speech

BBC - 1 hour 56 min ago
UKIP leader Nigel Farage gives a campaign speech in Hartlepool in which he is expected to make an appeal to Labour voters.

Valve shuts down paid 'mod' system

BBC - 1 hour 59 min ago
Angry gamers have forced Valve to end an initiative that let people who make modifications or "mods" for games get paid for their work.

Gay marriage remark 'misinterpreted'

BBC - 2 hours 3 min ago
A general election candidate says he is is sorry if a remark he made about being against gay marriage was misinterpreted.

Woman goes to police over wolf whistles

BBC - 2 hours 6 min ago
Poppy Smart, from Worcester, heckled on her walk to work every day and thinks more women should complain about it.

VIDEO: Video shows moment of quake in Tibet

BBC - 2 hours 11 min ago
Footage of the moment a massive earthquake struck Nepal and the Himalayas has emerged - filmed by a survivor in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.

Toksvig steps down from News Quiz

BBC - 2 hours 14 min ago
Comedian Sandi Toksvig is to leave BBC Radio 4's comedy show The News Quiz after nine years and 28 series.

EU set to back crash alert for cars

BBC - 2 hours 32 min ago
A new EU-wide alert system to deal with road accidents, called eCall, is expected to get the go-ahead from Euro MPs.

Bosnich pleads guilty to charge

BBC - 2 hours 40 min ago
Former Manchester United goalkeeper Mark Bosnich appears in a Sydney court to plead guilty to reckless driving.

VIDEO: The $50,000-per-night Vegas hotel room

BBC - 2 hours 45 min ago
Take a tour of the Las Vegas hotel room which is $20,000-per-night more expensive in Mayweather-Pacquiao fight week.

In pictures: After the Everest avalanche

BBC - 2 hours 58 min ago
Pictures emerge showing Everest Base Camp on the day after Nepal's earthquake triggered an avalanche which swept away many tents, killing 18 people.

Quake-hit Nepal 'on war footing'

BBC - 3 hours 2 min ago
Nepal is on a "war footing" as it struggles to meet the overwhelming need following Saturday's earthquake, its prime minister says.

Scots man wins £7.8m lottery jackpot

BBC - 3 hours 5 min ago
A Bo'ness man is celebrating after winning a jackpot of more than £7.8m in Saturday's National Lottery draw.

UK economic growth slows to 0.3%

BBC - 3 hours 15 min ago
The rate of economic growth halved in the three months to the end of March, official figures show, continuing a slowdown that began six months ago.

Greek PM sees EU deal by next week

BBC - 3 hours 16 min ago
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says Greece is in the final stretch of talks with the EU and that he believes an interim deal will by in place by 9 May.

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