International News

Child's scooter crash man 'critical'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 03:00
A man is in a critical condition following a collision with a car while riding a child's motorised scooter.

Thomas Cook blamed for gas deaths

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 02:58
The father of two children who died on holiday in Corfu "firmly believes" they would be alive had travel operator Thomas Cook inspected a faulty boiler.

Entertainer Keith Harris dies

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 02:55
Entertainer Keith Harris, best known for performances with his puppet Orville, has died, his agent says.

BBC man describes Everest horror

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 02:52
Here's how the BBC's Thomas Martienssen recorded his experiences of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal from Mount Everest.

Burundi hit by fresh protests

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 02:42
Burundi is hit by a new wave of protests as opposition to President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term spreads beyond the capital.

MPs' expenses body must show receipts

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 02:36
The regulatory body set up after the scandal over MPs' expenses loses a Court of Appeal challenge against an order that it must release copies of receipts submitted by politicians.

Little growth without shoppers

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 02:33
Weak production, construction, finance and engineering services leads to halving of UK economic growth. And the last snapshot of economy before the election confirms there's been no rebalancing of economy towards manufacturing.

Microsoft faces US phone import ban

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 02:29
Microsoft faces phone import ban after it loses first round of long-running patent battle in the US.

Deadly landslide in north-east Brazil

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 02:16
The city of Salvador in north-eastern Brazil is hit by deadly landslides, leaving 14 people dead and hillside homes swept away.

VIDEO: Live: Nigel Farage campaign speech

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 02:00
UKIP leader Nigel Farage gives a campaign speech in Hartlepool in which he is expected to make an appeal to Labour voters.

Valve shuts down paid 'mod' system

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 01:58
Angry gamers have forced Valve to end an initiative that let people who make modifications or "mods" for games get paid for their work.

Gay marriage remark 'misinterpreted'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 01:53
A general election candidate says he is is sorry if a remark he made about being against gay marriage was misinterpreted.

Woman goes to police over wolf whistles

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 01:51
Poppy Smart, from Worcester, heckled on her walk to work every day and thinks more women should complain about it.

VIDEO: Video shows moment of quake in Tibet

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 01:46
Footage of the moment a massive earthquake struck Nepal and the Himalayas has emerged - filmed by a survivor in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.

Toksvig steps down from News Quiz

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 01:43
Comedian Sandi Toksvig is to leave BBC Radio 4's comedy show The News Quiz after nine years and 28 series.

EU set to back crash alert for cars

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 01:25
A new EU-wide alert system to deal with road accidents, called eCall, is expected to get the go-ahead from Euro MPs.

Bosnich pleads guilty to charge

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 01:17
Former Manchester United goalkeeper Mark Bosnich appears in a Sydney court to plead guilty to reckless driving.

VIDEO: The $50,000-per-night Vegas hotel room

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 01:12
Take a tour of the Las Vegas hotel room which is $20,000-per-night more expensive in Mayweather-Pacquiao fight week.

VIDEO: Searching through rubble with bare hands

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 01:11
The BBC's Yalda Hakim travelled to the historical town of Bhaktapur where a rescue operation was underway.

In pictures: After the Everest avalanche

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-28 00:59
Pictures emerge showing Everest Base Camp on the day after Nepal's earthquake triggered an avalanche which swept away many tents, killing 18 people.

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