International News

VIDEO: The rise and fall of Aaron Schock

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 15:56
Illinois congressman Aaron Schock announces his resignation after several weeks in which his excessive spending and close financial ties to donors had come under scrutiny.

Woman 'killed herself ahead of trial'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 15:31
A woman taken to court for allegedly making a false rape claim killed herself three days before her trial over fears she would not be believed, her inquest hears.

Migrant given law licence 125 years on

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 15:29
The California Supreme Court posthumously awards a law licence to a Chinese immigrant who was barred from becoming a lawyer 125 years ago.

Atletico beat Leverkusen on penalties

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 15:12
Atletico Madrid reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League after beating Bayer Leverkusen on penalties.

VIDEO: Duckenfield admits Hillsborough failure

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 15:03
The Hillsborough police match commander has agreed that his failure to close a tunnel "was the direct cause of the deaths of 96 people".

VIDEO: Low inflation boost ahead of Budget

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 14:55
The BBC learns that low inflation means the Chancellor will have an extra six billion pounds a year to help reduce spending cuts and the national debt in Wednesday's Budget.

Wigan Athletic 0-2 Watford

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 14:49
Two goals from Troy Deeney lift Watford to the Championship summit as they beat relegation-threatened Wigan.

VIDEO: The art of the spacewalk

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 14:48
Smithsonian Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC has created an exhibit about the unique images and objects that brought us the first close up photos of space.

Gatland will not bend knee to Jones

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 14:03
Wales head coach Warren Gatland says he will not beg Cardiff Blues prop Adam Jones to come out of Test retirement.

Lufthansa pilots call for new strike

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 14:02
Lufthansa pilots have called for a new, second strike on Thursday, following a planned action on Wednesday, potentially disrupting thousands of passengers.

Referee confrontations concern Dyke

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 14:00
FA chairman Greg Dyke calls on clubs to set an example following a "scary" increase in incidents of players surrounding referees.

US tycoon Durst faces new charges

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 13:59
A millionaire charged with murder in Los Angeles appeared before a judge in Louisiana for a second day, to face new drug and weapons charges.

VIDEO: When doomsday cult attacked Tokyo subway

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 13:58
Man's guilt over surviving 1995 Tokyo sarin gas attack

Monaco 0-2 Arsenal (agg 3-3)

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 13:54
Arsenal are knocked out of the Champions League last 16 on away goals despite beating Monaco.

Syria claims downing of US drone

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 13:54
The Syrian military says it has shot down a US drone near the city of Latakia, a northern stronghold of President Bashar al-Assad.

Lords pass NI Corporation tax bill

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 13:42
New legislation to devolve corporation tax to Northern Ireland is passed by the House of Lords, marking another stage in its process to become law.

No clear winner in Israeli vote

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 12:34
Neither Israel's governing Likud party nor the opposition Zionist Union has a clear lead in Israel's general election, exit polls suggest.

Watson run ended by Suarez Navarro

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 12:34
Heather Watson's impressive run at Indian Wells ends with a frustrating defeat by Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro in the last 16.

Mother 'proud' of son who fought IS

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 12:09
The mother of the first Briton to be killed fighting against Islamic State says she is proud of her son's courage and humanity.

Anglesey to host Tour of Britain

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 12:00
British Cycling's premier event the Tour of Britain 2015 will start on Anglesey with world-class riders completing the first stage from Beaumaris to Wrexham.

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