International News

Grange Hill's Benny Green found dead

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 01:34
Terry Sue-Patt, who played Benny Green in the children's TV series Grange Hill, is found dead in east London.

Alopecia girl wins model contract

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 01:19
A girl who lost her hair through alopecia gets a "huge confidence boost" by winning a modelling contract in a competition.

Man hit by multiple cars killed

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 01:09
A man is killed as he hit by a number of vehicles near Popham motorway services in Hampshire.

MP to face no party action over memo

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 00:59
Alistair Carmichael will not face any party disciplinary proceedings over the leak of a memo before the general election, the Lib Dems say.

What makes the perfect goal?

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 00:49
Team v individual? Volley? Set-piece v open play? Passing move? Celebrations? Just what is required to make the perfect goal?

'Israel row' sinks UN nuclear talks

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 00:24
A UN conference aimed at preventing the proliferation of nuclear weapons ends in failure after a row over a nuclear-free Middle East proposal.

Ireland counts gay marriage votes

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 00:04
Vote counting begins in the Republic of Ireland after a historic referendum on whether to legalise same-sex marriage.

VIDEO: Snapshot of gay rights around the globe

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 00:03
As Ireland awaits the results of its referendum on whether to legalise same-sex marriage, many other countries are moving in the opposite direction.

Ramadi civilians' plight highlighted

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 23:58
The UN tries to reach some 40,000 Ramadis displaced by the advance of Islamic State amid reports some are dying in the heat.

Sports bar action after complaints

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 23:44
A sports bar which has attracted a series of complaints from police and residents has its licence suspended for 10 weeks.

Plea to prevent deliberate fires

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 23:28
Parents are urged to help stamp out deliberate fires by keeping an eye on their children during the Whitsun holiday.

VIDEO: Huge sinkhole appears at golf course

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 23:18
A large sinkhole is discovered at a Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course in the US state of Missouri.

Determined Poulter in Colonial mix

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 23:10
Ian Poulter moves second at the Crowne Plaza Invitational as he looks to respond to criticism from PGA Tour professionals.

VIDEO: Ireland awaits referendum result

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 22:32
Ballots are being counted in the Republic of Ireland, where voters have been taking part in a referendum on whether to legalise same-sex marriage.

Depression makes heart failure worse

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 22:31
People with heart failure must be screened for signs of depression and offered counselling, scientists say.

US Senate blocks surveillance bill

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 22:19
The US Senate blocks a bill that would have ended bulk collection of phone records by the National Security Agency.

Passport, money, racquets, shoes

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 22:07
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova on her packing routine, her recent comeback, and how she approaches the French Open.

Warning councils 'turning off' CCTV'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 21:01
Councils in England and Wales are turning off CCTV cameras in an attempt to cut costs, a surveillance watchdog warns.

VIDEO: Who's in charge of IS? In 90 secs

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 20:41
How does Islamic State govern an area the size of Belgium? BBC News explains in 90 seconds.

Service to mark Dunkirk rescue

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 20:09
A service is to be held later in Dunkirk to mark the 75th anniversary of the rescue of thousands of allied troops during World War Two.