International News

'Warm-blooded fish' makes own heat

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 03:05
The deep-water opah becomes the first fish known to regulate its own temperature, using heat from its flapping fins to warm its heart and brain.

VIDEO: Desperate migrants swim for food

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 03:03
There were chaotic scenes when migrants stranded on a boat off the Thai coast for more than a week leapt into the water as supplies were dropped to them.

France row over Dati expenses claims

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 02:59
Ex-minister Rachida Dati blames "political plotters" in her party after auditors rejected expenses claims of nearly €190,000 for items including luxury clothes.

Woman killed in car crash fire

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 02:58
A woman dies after her car catches fire in a two-car road accident on the A76 at Holywood, near Dumfries.

Russia curbs 'undesirable' foreigners

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 02:58
Russia is expected to introduce new powers to prosecute foreigners whose activities are seen as "undesirable" on national security grounds.

Steven Gerrard quiz - name the team-mates

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 02:54
Steven Gerrard has had 160 team-mates during his 17 seasons with Liverpool. We've picked one player per season - can you name them?

U2's Edge falls off stage on tour

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 02:44
U2 guitarist The Edge says he is fine after falling off stage during the opening night of the band's world tour.

Reddit launches bullying crackdown

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 02:42
The site will now investigate claims of harassment and will begin banning users guilty of it, it has said.

VIDEO: Wheelchair user to cross Pennine Trail

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 02:17
Roy Taylor will cross 68 miles of the Trans Pennine Trail in his wheelchair to help raise money to "get rid of obstacles" to give the disabled greater access to the countryside.

Police end school abuse inquiry

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 02:12
No further action will be taken following an investigation into alleged physical abuse by staff at a Powys residential school, police say.

McLaren not good enough - Boullier

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 02:11
In an exclusive interview with BBC Sport, McLaren racing director Eric Boullier says he expects the team to fight for big points.

Public test for Google robot cars

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 02:07
Google's purpose-built robot cars are getting the green light to drive on public roads in California.

Daily Mail loses JK Rowling appeal

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 02:05
The Daily Mail fails in a legal challenge to prevent JK Rowling from reading a unilateral statement in open court as part of a libel settlement.

Gerrard exit not permanent – Rodgers

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 02:04
Steven Gerrard's exit from Liverpool will not be permanent, according to manager Brendan Rodgers.

VIDEO: Inside the house that Grayson built

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 02:04
A Grayson Perry designed house in Essex is causing a stir among art critics. BBC Arts Correspondent Will Gompertz went to see why.

Farage to UKIP critics: 'Stay or go'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 02:03
UKIP leader Nigel Farage challenges his critics to decide whether to remain in the party, as a bitter internal row continues.

Umunna withdraws Labour leader bid

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 02:00
Shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna withdraws from the Labour leadership race, citing the uncomfortable pressure of extra scrutiny on his life.

In pictures: BB King's life in music

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 01:47
The life of legendary blues guitarist BB King

VIDEO: Farage: 'Make your minds up or go'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 01:10
Nigel Farage has called on "two or three people to make their minds up" about whether "their futures are with UKIP".

South African tycoon buys New Look

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 00:58
Fashion retailer New Look has been bought by a South African billionaire in a deal worth almost £800m.