International News

Security alert at Magilligan prison

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 02:40
There is a security alert at Magilligan prison in County Londonderry.

Mansion fire probe 'will take time'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 02:35
The investigation into the cause of a fire that ravaged Clandon Park House "will take some time", Surrey fire service says.

Did Labour over-spend?

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 02:21
Was Ed Miliband right when he insisted that the last Labour government didn't over-spend?

Almost 100 jobs to go at Howden

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 02:20
An engineering factory in east Belfast is set to close with the loss of around 100 jobs.

Slowdown in UK manufacturing growth

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 02:13
Growth in the UK manufacturing sector slowed sharply in March, according to a closely-watched economic survey.

VIDEO: Baltacha's legacy thrives in Ipswich

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 02:09
Nearly a year on from former British number one Elena Baltacha's death, BBC Look East's James Burridge visits her tennis academy in Ipswich.

Miliband: Child benefit 'threatened'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 02:08
Ed Miliband says it is "brutally clear" the Conservatives will cut child benefit as he steps up his attack on their welfare plans, while David Cameron says Labour has not learnt from its mistakes.

Rugby World Cup live on BBC radio

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 02:04
The BBC secures live radio commentary rights for the 2015 Rugby World Cup, to be held in England and Wales from 18 September.

Uber office in Guangzhou 'raided'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 02:00
Private online car-hire service Uber has its offices in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou raided by authorities, according to reports.

Hornby signals move back into profit

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 01:57
Model train maker Hornby, which also owns the Scalextric and Airfix brands, says it is set to report its first annual profit for three years.

Liverpool hope for Sturridge answers

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 01:53
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says they hope to sort Daniel Sturridge's "underlying injury issues" in the United States.

Burundi students flock to US embassy

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 01:51
Hundreds of students in Burundi have spent the night in front of the US embassy after their university was closed amid anti-government protests.

Freddie Gray 'died from bolt injury'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 01:49
Freddie Gray, the Baltimore man whose death sparked rioting in US cities, died in a police van when his head struck a bolt, TV report says.

Labour suspend candidate over fraud

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 01:37
A Labour parliamentary candidate is suspended by the party after he was found guilty of fraud.

Mum arrested over baby's crash death

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 01:23
A woman is arrested on suspicion of killing her two-year-old daughter by dangerous driving in Birmingham.

Stop 'backdoor' Tory win, says Jones

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 01:21
First Minister Carwyn Jones urges voters to ensure "David Cameron and UKIP don't sneak in the backdoor".

Modern Family star's battle over embryos

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 01:05
Modern Family actress Sofia Vergara is in a legal battle with her former fiance, who wants to have children from the couple's frozen embryos.

Uptown Funk adds new writers credits

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 00:53
Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars give writers of The Gap Band's 1979 track Oops Up Side Your Head a writing credit on their hit Uptown Funk.

Australia police probe boy's death

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 00:52
Australian police are investigating a seven year old boy's death following his attendance at a "slapping workshop" by a visiting Chinese therapist.

Lloyds boost fails to lift FTSE 100

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 00:44
Shares in Lloyds Banking Group jump 3% after investors welcome its first-quarter results, but the FTSE 100 slides in early trade.