International News

78 DNA strands found in Alps crash

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 07:37
Five days after the crash of Germanwings flight 4U 9525 in the French Alps, investigators say they have isolated 78 distinct DNA strands.

Uzbeks set to re-elect president

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 07:24
Uzbeks have been voting in large numbers in presidential elections which are all but certain to be won by the incumbent, Islam Karimov

VIDEO: Nigeria votes for second day

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 07:21
Nigeria is holding an unscheduled second day of voting in its presidential election after problems with a new biometric ID system meant thousands of people were unable to cast their vote on Saturday.

VIDEO: Thousands join Tunisia museum rally

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 07:08
Thousands of people take in an anti-terrorism rally in the capital, Tunis, with a rally ending at the Bardo Museum where militant gunmen killed at twenty-one people.

How F1's title fight got interesting

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 07:03
Sebastian Vettel's Malaysian Grand Prix win ignites the prospect of a potential challenge to Mercedes' dominance.

Fatal race crash driver 'distressed'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 07:03
A professional driver from Cardiff is "very distressed" after his car crashed at race in Germany and killed a spectator, his team says.

'Aussies have me quaking over Ashes'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 06:51
World Cup leaves me quaking over Ashes, says Jonathan Agnew

Mad Men to live on at Smithsonian

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 06:33
A collection of costumes and props from hit US drama Mad Men is donated to the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.

Cameron 'would give new leader time'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 05:08
The Conservatives will have to choose a new leader before the end of the next Parliament if David Cameron wins a second term as PM, Iain Duncan Smith says.

VIDEO: Powell and Neil clash in TV interview

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 05:02
Labour's campaign co-ordinator Lucy Powell accused presenter Andrew Neil of interrupting her as he questioned the party's deficit reduction plans.

Clarke dedicates victory to Hughes

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 04:57
Captain Michael Clarke dedicates Australia's fifth World Cup title to his former team-mate Phillip Hughes.

SNP backs 50p rate of tax across UK

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 04:19
The SNP will support the introduction of a 50p top rate of income tax across the UK after the general election, the party's John Swinney says.

Frankfurt 7-0 Bristol Academy Ladies

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 04:16
Bristol Academy are again thrashed as Frankfurt reach the Women's Champions League semi-finals with a 12-0 aggregate win.

Alexander: Labour majority 'doable'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 04:07
A Labour majority in the general election would be "difficult but doable", the party's election co-ordinator Douglas Alexander says.

Meningitis vaccine agreed for babies

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 03:25
A vaccine for meningitis B will be made available for all babies in Wales after a deal with drug manufacturers, the Welsh government confirms.

SNP backs new gender balance rules

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 03:14
The SNP introduces new rules which could result in all-women shortlists for constituencies where nationalist MSPs are stepping down.

Arab League to create military force

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 03:06
Arab League countries meeting in Egypt agree to create a joint Arab military force amid a crisis in Yemen and regional jihadist threats.

Disgraced MP to stand in election

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 02:59
Disgraced MP Mike Hancock tells BBC News he will stand in the general election as an independent candidate.

World Cup not for 'window dressing'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 02:53
The development of associate members must go beyond the 'window dressing' of a World Cup, the International Cricket Council says.

VIDEO: Tunisians march against terrorism

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 02:51
French President Francois Hollande and other foreign dignitaries are expected to join thousands of Tunisians marching in protest against terrorism.