International News

Clubs await draws for semi-finals

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 14:30
The draws for the semi-finals of the Champions League and Europa League take place on Friday.

Root century gives England platform

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 14:28
A sparkling hundred from Joe Root puts England in a strong position to push for victory in the second Test against West Indies.

VIDEO: EU triples migrant rescue funding

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 13:41
European leaders commit extra ships, planes and helicopters to save the lives of migrants in the Mediterranean, as Katya Adler reports.

SNP 'would nullify 40-seat Tory lead'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 13:14
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon says she would prop up a Labour government, even if the Tories finished the election as the largest party by up to 40 seats.

Zenit St Petersburg 2-2 Sevilla

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 13:11
Holders Sevilla survive a scare to book a place in the Europa League semi-finals after edging past Zenit St Petersburg.

New CCTV of bus stop rapist released

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 13:04
New CCTV footage of a man wanted for the rape and attempted murder of a woman in Leeds is released in a fresh appeal.

Hatton Garden heist reward offered

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 12:58
A £20,000 reward is offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the gang responsible for the Hatton Garden heist.

Mayweather-Pacquiao fight sells out

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 12:35
Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao's fight sells out in minutes and tickets immediately appear on websites for £47,000.

Google profits please investors

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 12:33
US technology giant Google reports a 4% increase in profits in the first quarter to $3.59bn helped by strong advertising sales.

Petraeus fined over military leak

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 12:25
David Petraeus, a retired US four-star general and former CIA director, is put on probation and fined for leaking classified materials to his mistress.

Man's death treated as suspicious

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 12:22
A police investigation is under way into the suspicious death of a 49-year-old man in Perthshire.

Amazon reports a quarterly loss

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 12:20
Amazon reports a loss of $57m in the first quarter and also said its web services business generated sales of $1.57bn.

Nasdaq closes at record high

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 12:15
The tech-heavy Nasdaq index closes at a record high, surpassing a level it last reached in 2000 at the height of the dot com bubble.

Two killed in Wrexham collision

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 12:12
Two people die after a collision between a car and a coach in Wrexham, North Wales Police says.

Adams pulls out after home burgled

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 12:09
Nicola Adams withdraws from this weekend's England Boxing Elite National Championships after her house was burgled.

Toddlers under pressure to pass nursery entrance interviews

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 11:48
The toddlers who have to pass interviews to get into pre-school

Events mark WWI Gallipoli centenary

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 11:00
World leaders gather to mark the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli campaign, one of the bloodiest of World War One, in which 141,000 soldiers died.

Top Gear producer Wilman quits show

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 10:29
Top Gear executive producer Andy Wilman has quit the BBC show in the wake of Jeremy Clarkson's departure, the BBC has confirmed.

US Senate confirms Lynch nomination

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 10:22
The US Senate confirms the nomination of Loretta Lynch as the next US Attorney General, making her the first black woman to take up the post.

VIDEO: S Africa rallies against xenophobia

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 10:17
As thousands march in South Africa to protest against xenophobic violence, the BBC's Karen Allen looks at what is fuelling the mistrust of foreigners.