International News

Indiana emergency for HIV 'epidemic'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 07:41
The governor of Indiana has declared a public health emergency and authorised a needle sharing programme, after an HIV outbreak "reached epidemic proportions" in part of the state.

Coach overturns on A83 in Argyll

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 07:38
A coach which is believed to have been carrying dozens of people has overturned on the A83 at the Rest and Be Thankful in Argyll.

PayPal fined for illegal payments

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 07:34
PayPal agrees a £5.1m payout over allegations it allowed payments from accounts deemed enemies of the state by the US government.

Harrison retires over brain injuries

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 07:08
Audley Harrison announces his retirement from boxing after revealing he is suffering from the effects of head injuries.

Joan Collins made a dame by prince

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 06:57
Actress Joan Collins says becoming a dame had "never even crossed her mind" as she receives the accolade from the Prince of Wales for services to charity.

VIDEO: Quad bike teen 'lucky to be a live'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 06:45
A teenage boy who rode a quad bike the wrong way into oncoming traffic in Liverpool is "lucky to be alive", police say.

Day in pictures: 26 March 2015

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 06:35
Images from around the world: 26 March

VIDEO: King Richard III laid to rest

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 06:28
King Richard III's body is laid to rest at Leicester Cathedral, marked by a service presided over by the Archbishop of Canterbury.

US defends 'deserter' Bergdahl swap

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 06:27
The US has defended a prisoner swap with the Taliban for the release of Sgt Bowe Bergdahl after the US soldier was charged with desertion.

Lib Dem held over child sex claims

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 06:21
A parliamentary candidate is suspended by the Liberal Democrats after he was was arrested over child sex abuse allegations.

Footballer set for assault trial

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 06:19
Dundee United footballer Paul Paton is to stand trial in October accused of assaulting Celtic player Lukasz Zaluska in Glasgow.

Breaking Bad to get full UK TV run

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 06:09
Cult US drama Breaking Bad is to be broadcast in full on UK terrestrial television for the first time.

Homeless children at six-year high

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 06:00
The number of children living in temporary accommodation in England is at a six-year high, according to official figures.

VIDEO: Tearful MP is clapped in the Commons

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 05:23
Conservative MP Charles Walker is clapped by Labour MPs after claiming he has been "played like a fool".

Stepson jailed for life for murder

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 05:15
The stepson of a Monmouthshire poet is jailed for life for her murder.

Baby attacker jailed for seven years

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 04:49
A man who admitted assaulting a five-week old baby boy, leaving him blind and brain damaged, is jailed for seven-and-a-half years.

Misconduct case for Watkins police

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 04:47
The police watchdog says two detectives who worked on the child abuse investigation into Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins have a misconduct case to answer.

Caption Challenge: Dinosaur hang-out

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 04:43
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

VIDEO: LIVE: Officials give crash briefing

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 04:41
Officials hold a news conference on the Airbus 320 plane crash in the French Alps.

Getting ready for the mission to Hell

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 04:38
Europe and America are building two satellites to study the Sun that will venture closer to the solar inferno than any previous ventures.