International News

Anger over Dungavel visit refusal

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 18:40
Trade union, religious and refugee groups voice their anger at having been refused access to the Dungavel immigration removal centre.

Rugby star who died at Gallipoli

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 18:26
Northampton Saints and England rugby union full-back Ben Foden follows in the footsteps of former Saint, British Lion and Gallipoli war hero Blair Swannell.

No prosecutions over baby death

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 18:21
An investigation into the death of a baby born at a Cumbrian hospital will not lead to any prosecutions, police say.

Abuse peer 'still being protected'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 18:17
A man who claims he was abused by Labour peer Lord Janner says he believes the former MP is still being protected by establishment figures.

Police in double murder reward offer

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 17:44
The Metropolitan Police offer a £40,000 reward for information on the linked murders of a Playboy bunny girl and a Hounslow teenager.

Dynamic China looks to dominate Asia

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 16:32
A warming of the relationship with Russia is a key part of China's strategy to rebuff US influence in Asian affairs, says Carrie Gracie.

Miliband attacks PM's foreign policy

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 16:13
Labour leader Ed Miliband is to accuse David Cameron of presiding over the "biggest loss of influence for our country in a generation".

Why is no-one talking about defence cuts?

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 16:10
The UK faces tough choices about defence spending - but the issue isn't being talked about in the election campaign, says Jonathan Beale.

Quiz of the week's news

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 16:03
How did the Avengers thwart the spoilers?

The yard for red phone boxes that ring no more

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 16:00
The yard for red phone boxes that ring no more

VIDEO: Voices from Armenia's past

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 15:58
Fergal Keane recorded the voices of some of the remaining survivors of the Armenian massacre 100 years ago.

Australia risks Anzac Day fatigue

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 15:53
Australia risks Anzac Day commemorations fatigue

Bali Nine 'execution preparations'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 15:48
Indonesia is ordering preparations for the execution of two Australian drug smugglers on death row, officials say.

DPP says Janner decision was 'right'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 15:37
Director of Public Prosecutions Alison Saunders tells BBC Newsnight she made the 'right decision' not to prosecute Lord Janner over child sex allegations.

Rail upgrade 'raises hack risks'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 15:35
A government adviser warns that a new hi-tech rail signalling system could be hacked by terrorists to cause train crashes.

It's time: Apple delivers the Watch

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 15:18
As Apple begins deliveries of its much anticipated smartwatch, four experts weigh up the impact it might have.

VIDEO: 'The greatest feeling of freedom'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 15:16
Yves Rossy explains what it is like to fly with a jet pack.

VIDEO: Hubble Telescope's 25 years in images

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 15:09
As the Hubble Telescope celebrates its 25th anniversary, BBC News looks back at some of its greatest moments - and images.

VIDEO: Why Paris rapper backs Front National

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 15:06
BBC News met a rapper, of North African descent, from the suburbs of Paris, who backs Front National.

PM sets out 'English votes' timetable

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 15:05
Proposals for "English votes for English laws" would be in place for the first Budget of a Conservative government, David Cameron is to say.