International News

Richie wants a roof for Glastonbury

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 00:58
Headliner Lionel Richie suggests a roof might be the solution to a rainy Glastonbury festival.

What people see instead of darkness

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 00:51
What do you see when you close your eyes?

Alonso 'will win title' at McLaren

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 00:41
Former McLaren driver Gerhard Berger believes two-time champion Fernando Alonso will win the world title again at the team.

VIDEO: Emwazi audio recording emerges

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 00:39
A recording has emerged in which the Islamic State fighter Mohammed Emwazi denied being an extremist and complained about UK security services.

Cilic & Wawrinka to play at Queen's

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 00:33
Marin Cilic and Stan Wawrinka will join Andy Murray and Grigor Dimitrov in playing at Queen's Club this summer.

Craig films Comic Relief Bond sketch

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 00:31
Bond star Daniel Craig will appear as 007 in a Comic Relief sketch to air on Red Nose Day, Friday 13 March.

VIDEO: WW1 ship given new lease of life

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 00:21
A century after battering enemy positions in World War One, the only surviving British ship from the Gallipoli campaign, the HMS M33, is being given a new lease of life.

Rosetta catches its own shadow

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 00:13
The Rosetta satellite sees its own shadow in the highest resolution image it has so far taken of Comet 67P.

Snow and ice hits roads and schools

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 00:12
More than 40 schools across counties Londonderry and Tyrone are closed as snow and ice made travel treacherous.

Heavy snow falls close schools

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-03 00:11
Heavy snow falls close a small number of schools and affect driving conditions in the Highlands.

S Leone to get $80m for Ebola fight

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 23:04
The International Monetary Fund says Sierra Leone is to receive more than $80m (£52m) immediately to help the country overcome the Ebola outbreak.

Barclays annual profits rise 12%

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 22:26
Barclays reports a 12% rise in full-year pre-tax profits, while boss Antony Jenkins receives his first bonus as chief executive.

Emwazi tape: I'm no extremist

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 22:18
A recording emerges in which the Islamic State fighter Mohammed Emwazi, known as "Jihadi John", denied being an extremist and said MI5 threatened him

VIDEO: Respects paid to Boris Nemtsov

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 22:16
The funeral is due to be held of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, who was shot dead in Moscow.

Drugs ban rugby player sold steroids

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 21:58
A BBC Wales investigation reveals that a former rugby player continued to produce and supply anabolic steroids after being banned from the sport for trafficking.

VIDEO: Spy inside al-Qaeda goes public

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 21:49
An agent who infiltrated al-Qaeda on behalf of British intelligence has spoken to the BBC for the first time, the BBC's Gordon Corera reports.

Vote to be held on smacking ban

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 21:47
AMs will vote on Tuesday on whether or not to ban smacking children.

DPP to get supergrass claims file

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 21:42
The Police Ombudsman is to send a file to the director of public prosecutions this month for him to decide if two former police officers should be prosecuted for a range of crimes, including conspiracy to murder.

VIDEO: Keeping in touch with 'smart products'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 21:42
The Mobile World Congress is taking place in Barcelona and it features a wide array of products connected by mobile technology.

'Cloudy' drug halts US execution

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 21:42
The execution of the first woman in Georgia in 70 years is postponed because the drug that was to be used appeared "cloudy", US officials say.