International News

Ministers to review murder case

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 04:57
The case of a woman murdered by her boyfriend after a 999 delay will be referred to ministers, William Hague tells MPs.

Data roaming to stay, EU proposes

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 04:47
MEPs will consider proposals that would maintain data roaming charges and introduce priority internet access for some specialist services.

Hall and Oates sue over cereal name

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 04:42
Hall and Oates are suing a Brooklyn-based cereal firm claiming their granola Haulin' Oats infringes their trademark.

Incendiary bomb found at police base

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 04:32
A controlled explosion is carried out on an incendiary bomb found in the grounds of Ballycastle Police Station in County Antrim.

Clashes near Aleppo intelligence HQ

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 04:30
Fierce clashes are reported in the Syrian city of Aleppo, near an intelligence facility attacked on Wednesday, as a barrel bomb attack leaves 18 dead.

Warburton and Biggar fit for Wales

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 04:26
Wales captain Sam Warburton and fly-half Dan Biggar are passed fit for the Six Nations match against Ireland in Cardiff.

Day in pictures

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 04:17
Images from around the world: 5 March

Kenyan TV channels end blackout

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 04:16
Three popular Kenyan TV channels are due to return to air, ending a three-week protest in which they turned off their digital signals.

Ukraine parliament backs bigger army

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 04:11
Ukraine's parliament passes a new law to increase the size of the armed forces to counter the threat from pro-Russian separatists in the east.

Gift Horse trots in Trafalgar Square

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 04:04
Gift Horse, a skeletal sculpture which displays a live feed from the London Stock Exchange, has been unveiled on the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square.

Comedy books win Blue Peter awards

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 03:58
The Spy Who Loved School Dinners and The Silly Book of Side-Splitting Stuff win 2015's Blue Peter Book Awards, as young readers celebrate World Book Day.

DNA reveals bird shift surprise

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 03:42
DNA samples reveal two species of forest-dwelling birds on remote Indonesian islands are actually members of the ground-dwelling pipit and wagtail family.

Teacher jailed for Syria 'jihad' plan

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 03:40
A chemistry teacher from Manchester who was planning to travel to Syria "to fight jihad" is jailed for six years.

Gutierrez praises comeback support

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 03:28
Newcastle United defender Jonas Gutierrez says he will remember his comeback from testicular cancer for the rest of his life.

UK rates mark six years at 0.5%

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 03:27
UK interest rates are kept unchanged again by the Bank of England, meaning they have now been at their record low of 0.5% for six years.

Facebook boast traps Tesco robber

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 03:23
A robber who boasted on Facebook about his plans to raid a supermarket is caught red-handed by police.

VIDEO: The 'baby rappers' of the Banlieue

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 03:15
Child rappers with guns put French suburbs in spotlight

Prisoner wins smoking ban ruling

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 03:08
A prisoner wins a landmark ruling that could see the smoking ban applied in state prisons in England and Wales.

How many leaders in a debate?

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 02:55
How many leaders have other countries managed to get into a political debate?

Deja vu as FA's Olympic plan sparks new row

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-05 02:50
The Olympics are meant to unite... try telling that to Britain's football officials as a row looms over Rio participation.