International News

Absent Putin 'orders Arctic alert'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 02:21
President Vladimir Putin puts Russia's navy on a state of full combat readiness in the Arctic as part of major military drills, reports say.

VIDEO: Israel election in numbers - 60 secs

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 02:15
The BBC looks at some of the numbers involved in Israel's election this week.

Cinderella happy ever after at box office

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 02:05
A new live-action version of Cinderella, directed by Sir Kenneth Branagh, tops the North American box office.

VIDEO: Grant Shapps admits interview error

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 02:01
Tory Party chairman Grant Shapps has said he was mistaken over the dates of his outside employment when speaking to LBC.

Meteor photographed from Loch Ness

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 01:44
A meteor believed to be the cause of phone calls to the Coastguard is photographed from the shores of Loch Ness.

VIDEO: Leicester prepares for king's reburial

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 01:10
The remains of King Richard III are to be reburied at Leicester Cathedral on 26 March 2015, as Sian Lloyd reports.

VIDEO: Trail of destruction after Cyclone Pam

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 01:01
The BBC's Jon Donnison reports on the damage in a village just outside the capital, Port Vila.

Walker dies after Ben Lomond 'fall'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 00:46
A hillwalker has died after an incident on Ben Lomond at the weekend, according to Police Scotland.

Williams progresses at Indian Wells

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 23:47
World number one Serena Williams beats Kazakhstan's Zarina Diyas in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open in California.

Monday's gossip column

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 23:46
Falcao could move to Chelsea or Tottenham, Real Madrid will not bid for David De Gea, Gus Poyet on the brink of being sacked, plus more.

Man faces Trecco Bay murder charge

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 23:28
A man, 26, is due to appear in court on Monday accused of murdering south Wales teenager Conner Marshall at a caravan park.

Cyclone Pam hits Vanuatu - in pictures

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 23:26
Devastation in the Pacific islands nation of Vanuatu

VIDEO: Iran 'expanding occupation of Iraq'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 22:50
Saudi Prince Turki al-Faisal claims "Iran is expanding its occupation or Iraq", which he says is unacceptable.

India protest rally against nun rape

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 22:42
Thousands of people are expected to join a silent procession in protest against the rape of an elderly nun in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Hamilton expects Ferrari challenge

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 22:40
Australian Grand Prix winner Lewis Hamilton says his Mercedes team may be challenged by Ferrari later this season.

Jeremy Guscott's Six Nations review

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 22:23
BBC expert Jeremy Guscott on England's missed chances, bone-crunching Welsh defence, his team of the week and much more.

Banks 'had little customer concern'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 22:22
Northern Ireland's banks have shown "relatively little concern" for their customers when closing branches, a committee of MPs concludes.

Welfare reform talks set to resume

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 22:21
Talks aimed at resolving the stalemate over welfare reform legislation are expected to resume at Stormont later.

Crossing the line on domestic abuse

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 22:13
A domestic abuse TV campaign is inviting viewers to spot the warning signs where someone appears to "cross the line".

Passports to record teaching careers

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 22:08
Each of Wales' 37,600 teachers will be given a "learning passport" to record how they are developing in their jobs as ministers push to raise standards in the classroom.

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