International News

Election 2015: Day at-a-glance

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 03:53
All the key stories, quotes and newspaper headlines from the general election campaign.

Mars beckons for European satellite

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 03:52
The satellite Europe will be sending to Mars early next year enters its final test programme.

VIDEO: Kenya university attack 'kills 70'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 03:48
At least 70 hostages have been killed in an attack by al-Shabab Islamist militants on a university in north-eastern Kenya, officials say.

Racism affects job chances - Ramsey

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 03:46
QPR manager Chris Ramsey says being black will make it more difficult to find another job should he leave Loftus Road.

'Foreign troops' land in Yemen

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 03:37
Unconfirmed reports say foreign troops land in the Yemeni port of Aden as fighting intensifies for control of the city.

Week in pictures: 28 March-2 April 2015

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 03:36
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

Caption Challenge: Punk mannequins

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 03:31
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

Women can be as good as men - Hearn

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 03:30
There is no reason why a woman cannot be just as good as a man at snooker, says World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn.

Android apps to run on Windows, Macs

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 03:27
Google has released a software tool that lets Android apps run on any machine that can run its Chrome browser.

RNLI rescue Oxford women's boat crew

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 03:18
Oxford women's boat crew are rescued by lifeboat in choppy waters in the Thames during training for the Boat Race.

Farage wants 50,000 migrant cap

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 03:14
UKIP leader Nigel Farage says he would like to see immigrants to the UK capped at 50,000 a year - but says a cap on net migration is "impossible".

VIDEO: Kenya: 'They were shooting randomly'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 03:14
A Kenyan student describes gunmen who stormed a university in the north-east as "shooting randomly" at students and security staff.

Airbnb adds Cuba to destination list

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 03:12
Airbnb begins listing rooms to rent in Cuba, but only allows US-based members to make bookings.

Sterling under pressure - Lawrenson

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 03:04
Raheem Sterling should stay at Liverpool but is "under pressure" after talking about his future, says Mark Lawrenson.

Green light for £66m Burrell revamp

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 03:02
Almost £5m in funding is approved to kick start plans for a £66m revamp of Glasgow's famous Burrell Collection.

VIDEO: What will viewers watch on Thursday night?

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 03:00
The people of Guildford are asked what they will watch when ITV presents seven party leaders vying for their votes.

Prince to start Australia army stint

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 02:58
Prince Harry will begin a four week placement with the Australian Defence Force on Monday, Kensington Palace has confirmed.

Planning power corruption warning

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 02:37
The Northern Ireland Ombudsman warns the transfer of planning powers to the new 11 super councils could make corruption easier

Construction growth 'slows' in March

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 02:37
Growth in the UK's construction industry slowed in March amid election uncertainty, according to a survey by data firm Markit and the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply.

Miniaturist up for £10K book prize

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 02:36
The Miniaturist, Jessie Burton's award-winning, best-selling first novel, is one of 10 titles in contention for a £10,000 prize for debut novelists.