International News

Real Madrid 1-0 Atletico Madrid (Agg: 1-0)

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 13:17
Real Madrid reach the semi-finals of the Champions League thanks to Javier Hernandez's late strike against Atletico.

Woman released over preacher murder

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 13:13
A woman arrested under the Terrorism Act by detectives investigating the murder of a Syrian-born preacher in north-west London is released, police say.

Fugitive ends 40 years on the run

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 13:11
A fugitive in Kentucky turns himself into authorities after decades on the run, in order to get medical care.

Mayweather record a burden - Calzaghe

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 12:49
Floyd Mayweather's unbeaten record is 'a massive burden' but he can still beat Manny Pacquiao on 2 May, says Joe Calzaghe.

Monaco 0-0 Juventus (agg 0-1)

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 12:48
Juventus reach their first Champions League semi-final since 2003 as they defend solidly to earn a second-leg draw in Monaco.

Gordon Brown attacks Cameron and SNP

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 12:47
Gordon Brown accuses David Cameron of stirring up English nationalism, and the SNP of misleading people over its offer to back a Labour-led administration.

Pope to visit Cuba in September

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 12:43
Pope Francis will travel to Cuba in September ahead of his visit to the United States, the Vatican announces.

eBay profits beat expectations

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 12:36
Online retailer eBay reports better-than-expected first quarter profits, but says a strong dollar significantly hurt the company's results.

Radcliffe 'unprepared' for marathon

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 12:28
Three-time London Marathon winner Paula Radcliffe says she will enter this year's race "unfit", but healthy.

Ethiopian mass rally against IS

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 12:18
Tens of thousands of Ethiopians attended a rally in the capital, Addis Ababa, condemning the murders of Ethiopians by Islamic State militants.

Facebook reports strong results

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 12:17
Social networking giant Facebook reports better-than-expected first quarter profits as well as growing monthly active users.

Man filmed sex abuse of babies

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 12:00
A 33-year-old man has admitted filming himself abusing two children, including one just five weeks old.

$1bn NFL concussion payouts approved

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 11:32
A judge approves a plan worth $1bn (£664.6m) to compensate former American football players with head injuries.

Russian opposition to contest polls

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 11:25
Russia's new opposition coalition, which includes activist Alexei Navalny, says it will fight for election in three regions this autumn.

VIDEO: The tiny island at centre of migrant crisis

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 11:12
Italian coastguards have rescued hundreds more migrants trying to get to Europe from North Africa.

US plane makes emergency landing

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 10:57
A Chicago-bound plane is forced to make an emergency landing in Buffalo, New York, after suffering a "pressurisation problem," officials say.

Lollipop man 'stops fire engine'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 10:41
A lollipop man is suspended after claims he stopped a fire engine on its way to a 999 call.

Deutsche Bank in €1.5bn legal hit

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 10:13
Deutsche Bank says it expects litigation costs of €1.5bn in the first quarter, but it still expects to be profitable.

Google to run mobile phone network

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 10:03
Google details its plan to launch a mobile network in the US that will piggyback existing service but offer different terms.

Adams to face footballer or teacher

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 09:45
Olympic champion Nicola Adams faces a footballer or a teacher in her semi-final at the English National Championships.