International News

Top quality care urged for youngest

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 16:26
The next government should focus on the quality of care and education received by young children, say campaigners.

Tories pledge law to curb tax rises

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 16:02
A Conservative government will introduce a law guaranteeing no rise in income tax rates, VAT or National Insurance before 2020, David Cameron will announce.

Louie Louie singer dies aged 71

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 15:48
Jack Ely, the lead singer of the Kingsmen best known for 1960s hit Louie Louie, dies aged 71

Tax pledge and Brand interview

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 15:37
An election pledge not to raise taxes in the next parliament, and the Labour leader's interview with comedian Russell Brand make the front pages.

Yacht faults blamed for deaths

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 15:15
A yacht which capsized leaving four UK sailors missing in the North Atlantic may have been affected by structural weaknesses, a report says.

Archaeologists prepare for Waterloo

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 15:14
An international team, including archaeologists from the University of Glasgow, are ready to begin a dig on the Waterloo battlefield.

Baby, there's an election on

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 15:12
It's an old joke: give a politician a baby and they'll kiss it. But what about campaigning when the baby is yours?

Last push for Scottish election vote

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 15:11
Scottish parties rally the troops as campaigning for the general election enters its final week.

Underground cinema planned for Tube

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 15:10
An underground cinema is coming soon to Charing Cross Tube station to celebrate the 24-hour opening of the Tube.

Sri Lanka president's powers curbed

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 15:09
Sri Lanka's parliament votes to curb the power of the president, restoring a two-term limit for candidates.

Broadchurch walking trail launched

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 15:08
A Broadchurch walking trail is launched along the Jurassic Coast in Dorset for fans of the TV series.

Boats among 'few affordable homes'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 15:07
One of the few chances of finding an affordable home in London could be to live on a house boat, according to the homeless charity Shelter.

Lucas first member of GB's Rio team

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 15:05
Paralympic sailing champion Helena Lucas is named as the first member of the Great Britain team for Rio 2016.

VIDEO: Watch huge storage tank take shape

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 15:04
Time-lapse footage of a huge shale gas storage tank being constructed at Ineos petrochemical plant in Grangemouth.

Call for national debate on fracking

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 15:03
Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing calls for a "national debate" on fracking in a BBC Scotland interview.

Trust fines hospital cleaning firm

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 15:03
Health bosses deduct more than 50% of a private cleaning firm's profits for February due to it failing to meet standards, it emerges.

Birthday plea for son goes viral

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 15:02
A mother who said her 11-year-old son had no friends and pleaded on Facebook for people to wish him happy birthday says he has received hundreds of cards from around the world.

VIDEO: Call for Baltimore 'soul searching'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 14:56
US President Barack Obama has said that rioting in the city of Baltimore has highlighted a crisis in policing in some American communities.

Bayern Munich 1-1 Borussia Dortmund

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 14:34
Bayern Munich miss all four of their penalties as Borussia Dortmund reach the German Cup final after a shootout.

VIDEO: Robinson: What happens if no one wins?

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 14:27
Nick Robinson explores what could happen if the election results in a hung parliament.