International News

Children withdrawn from mosque visit

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 00:48
Some parents withdraw their children from a planned school visit to a mosque following "safety concerns".

Fifth arrest over 2002 murder case

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 00:41
A 60-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of murdering Forest of Dean builder Shaun James in 2002.

Zoopla website to buy uSwitch

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 00:38
Online property website Zoopla says it has agreed to buy price comparison site uSwitch for £160m.

Netflix serves up Green Eggs and Ham

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 00:25
Dr Seuss's tongue-twisting children's tale Green Eggs and Ham is to be adapted by streaming service Netflix.

Bafta honour for writer Jeff Pope

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 00:25
Jeff Pope, the award-winning writer behind TV drama such as Appropriate Adult and Cilla, is to be given a special Bafta.

Grass fire arrests hit decade high

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 00:15
More people have been arrested in connection with grass fires in the past 10 days than in the past 10 years, a fire officer confirms

Boy rescued from Nepal quake rubble

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 00:00
A teenage boy is rescued after surviving for five days in the rubble of a building, following an earthquake that killed some 5,500 people in Nepal.

Girl dies after being thrown off bus

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 23:59
A 14-year-old Indian girl dies and her mother is seriously injured when they are thrown off a bus by men who tried to sexually assault them.

Assisted suicide bill 'flawed'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 23:49
Proposals to allow assisted suicide in Scotland contain "significant flaws", according to a report from Holyrood's health committee.

Cameron in pledge to young people

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 23:47
More young people would get a "first chance" under a Conservative government, Prime Minister David Cameron will say later.

Miliband: 'Chance to change country'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 23:43
Ed Miliband launches Labour's final week of election campaigning, telling voters they have "the chance to change how our country is run".

Brazilian teachers clash with police

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 23:23
Officials in the Brazilian city of Curitiba say more than 200 people have been injured in clashes between protesting teachers and police.

McDonald's China supplier fined

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 23:19
Beijing officials give the city's biggest ever pollution fine to a company that supplies French fries to McDonald's in China, say state media.

RBS posts £446m first-quarter loss

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 23:08
Legal and restructuring costs pushed Royal Bank of Scotland into the red for the first quarter of 2015.

Will men ever live as long as women?

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 23:00
New research from Imperial College London suggests the gender gap between men and women's life expectancies is narrowing. But why does the gap exist?

Ko to donate to Nepal quake relief

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 22:56
World number one Lydia Ko will donate any prize money she earns this week to a Nepal earthquake disaster relief fund.

BA owner sees first-quarter profit

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 22:54
IAG, the airline group that includes British Airways and Iberia, reports a profit in the first quarter of the year for the first time.

Thursday's gossip column

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 22:25
Arsenal ban player's mother, Paris St-Germain to pay £45m for Angel Di Maria, Marseille consider Patrick Vieira plus more.

£44m brain imaging centre milestone

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 21:53
A new £44m brain research imaging centre in Cardiff reaches an important milestone.

Reports of shots fired at parked car

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 21:49
Police in Londonderry are investigating reports that shots were fired at a parked car.