International News

VIDEO: Cameron: 'I rejected child benefit cut'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 11:24
David Cameron has been questioned over the Conservatives plans for benefits cuts in the final televised leaders event before the election.

Climate change risk 'to many species'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 11:18
One in six species on the planet could face extinction due to the effects of climate change if nothing is done to reduce emissions, according to analysis.

VIDEO: What matters to a retired dental nurse

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 11:07
Annie Haynes is a 66-year-old retired dental nurse and water sports enthusiast who lives in north Cornwall.

VIDEO: Pearson & Murphy's heated exchange

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 10:56
Watch Leicester manager Nigel Pearson and BBC Sport's Pat Murphy exchange strong views at a news conference.

Dowsett can break record - Boardman

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 10:49
Former Olympic champion Chris Boardman believes Alex Dowsett can break the hour record in Manchester on Saturday.

Peer quizzed in child abuse inquiry

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 10:40
Ex-Army chief Lord Bramall has been questioned by police investigating allegations of historical child abuse, the BBC understands.

Commerzbank's bonus plan blocked

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 10:40
The German government blocks a plan by Commerzbank to increase bonuses for its top performers to 200% of their basic salary.

VIDEO: Faint tapping leads rescuers to woman

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 10:00
The BBC's Clive Myrie is with an international search team in Kathmandu as a woman called Krishna is pulled alive from the rubble of a building destroyed in the Nepal earthquake.

Apple Watch does not like tattoos

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 09:37
Apple acknowledges some of the functions on its new smartwatch may not work properly when it is worn over tattoos.

Welsh Guards honoured by Queen

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 09:13
The Queen presents new colours to the Welsh Guards during a ceremony at Windsor Castle as the regiment celebrates its centenary year.

VIDEO: Rows over welfare on day 31

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 09:04
The Conservatives rejected claims that they had planned to cut welfare while in government and the leaders look ahead to Question Time.

VIDEO: How to referee big boxing match?

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 08:58
The pressure will be on the referee at the lucrative Mayweather v Pacquiao fight - BBC presenter Matthew Amroliwala finds out how hard it is to adjudicate.

Call to save power for Pacquiao bout

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 08:58
Residents of a Philippine island are asked to switch appliances off on Sunday to conserve power for boxer Manny Pacquiao's big fight.

Sanders enters US presidential race

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 08:53
Bernie Sanders, a US senator and self-proclaimed socialist, says he is seeking the Democratic nomination for the presidency.

VIDEO: 'Only one room untouched' by fire

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 08:50
An investigation is underway into the massive fire at Clandon Park House in Surrey - which the National Trust says has left only one room untouched.

Search for MH17 crash bodies ends

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 08:36
Investigators say they have finished recovering human remains and wreckage from the site of the MH17 plane crash in eastern Ukraine.

Prosecutors take Baltimore inquiry

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 08:10
Investigators with the Baltimore police have finished their investigation into the death of Freddie Gray and have handed the results over to the state's attorney's office.

Airbus 'to sue over US spying'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 08:08
Airbus says it is to file criminal complaint over alleged US industrial espionage, following reports in German media - AFP.

Why 'thug' has its origin in India

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 07:58
The history of a word proving controversial over Baltimore

Ex-leaders express Venezuela concerns

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 07:51
A group of 26 former heads of state and governments demands that the Venezuelan government release jailed opposition leaders.

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