International News

VIDEO: Moment of total eclipse over Svalbard

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 02:57
Millions of people in the UK and northern Europe have observed spectacular scenes as the Moon passed between the Earth and the Sun.

'Cash dash' fear in pension overhaul

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 02:53
Pension policyholders have been warned not to be tempted to "dash for the cash" when the new rules come into effect in April.

VIDEO: Anonymity sought for sex crime suspects

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 02:44
People arrested for sexual offences in England and Wales could have their identities protected if a cross-party group of MPs get their way.

Contraceptive implant for girl, 11

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 02:37
An 11-year-old is among more than 600 girls under the age of 16 in Northern Ireland given contraceptive implants in the last five years.

VIDEO: Six Nations meets Game of Thrones

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 02:28
The Six Nations gets the Game of Thrones treatment, with everyone asking 'who will wear the crown'?

Indian train derails killing many

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 02:06
A passenger train derails in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, killing at least 30 people and leaving dozens injured.

Tax receipts cut government borrowing

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 02:06
Britain's public finances improve in February with government borrowing down by a third from a year earlier thanks to a pick up in seasonal income tax payments.

In pictures: Solar eclipse

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 01:15
People gather to see the best solar eclipse in years

Richard III buried with village soil

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 01:10
Soil from the village where Richard III was born will be placed in his coffin when he is reburied, after a donation from the owner of the former king's birthplace.

Pharrell: Everything inspired by something

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 01:09
In his first interview since being sued for copyright for $7.3m (£4.8m) Pharrell Williams warns other musicians could face similar legal action.

VIDEO: Ukraine ceasefire being violated

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 01:09
Fighting is continuing around the government-controlled town of Peski in eastern Ukraine despite the ceasefire.

VIDEO: Six Nations: Best moments so far

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 01:07
Watch the best moments so far from this year's Six Nations Championship before the weekend's deciding matches.

UKIP claims 'couldn't look worse'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 00:55
Allegations of a "serious financial nature" against a UKIP MEP and general election candidate "couldn't look worse", Nigel Farage says.

Police: BBC FOI request is vexatious

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 00:48
Police dismiss FOI request from BBC

Defence equipment plan 'at risk'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 00:14
Britain's defence equipment capability is at "real risk" from cost overruns and potential government spending cuts, say MPs.

Foreign death inquiry move welcomed

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 00:14
Moves to allow fatal accident inquiries to be held into the deaths of Scots abroad are welcomed by relatives of a teenager who died on an oil tanker in 2009.

Jaguar Land Rover in China recall

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 00:08
Jaguar Land Rover is recalling more than 36,000 sport utility vehicles (SUVs) in China after a state television report aired complaints over its gearboxes.

'Major concern' over missing girl

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 23:59
Police say they have "significant concern" over a 14-year-old girl who has gone missing in Dundee.

Murray has 'no issue' with Djokovic

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 23:56
Andy Murray tells BBC Sport's Russell Fuller he has "no issues" with Novak Djokovic before their semi-final at Indian Wells.

Hunt's 'innovation' call for schools

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-19 23:55
The demand for extra school places should be a "golden moment" to open more "innovative" schools, says Labour's Tristram Hunt.