International News

Valverde wins third Fleche Wallonne

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 06:54
Spain's Alejandro Valverde wins a sprint finish to claim his third victory at the Fleche Wallonne one-day classic in Belgium.

VIDEO: Sheepdog 'drives' on to motorway

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 06:44
The owner of a sheepdog who stopped the traffic by 'driving' on to one of Scotland's busiest motorways, has been telling of his relief that no drivers were hurt.

VIDEO: Boris Johnson's jigsaw and other election news

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 06:41
Public sector pay, childcare and the NHS were all hot topics on day 23 of the UK General Election campaign.

ENO cuts ticket prices for new season

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 06:40
English National Opera announces it is slashing ticket prices for its new season as it attempts to secure its financial future.

UKIP candidate in beheading threat

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 06:17
A threat to behead a UKIP candidate in Newcastle is being investigated by the police.

Environment groups set to share £2m

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 06:03
Environment minister to distribute a share of £2m raised by the carrier bag levy among groups which suffered budget cuts

Election 2015: Who are the candidates?

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 05:56
More than 4,000 candidates are standing at the general election. Who are those fighting to be MPs?

VIDEO: Inside Hatton Garden heist vault

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 05:39
Images of the hole drilled by burglars to access the vault at a Hatton Garden safe deposit company are released by police.

Evans would take men's tour wildcard

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 05:39
Ten-time world snooker champion Reanne Evans says she would accept another wildcard to play on the men's tour again.

VIDEO: Mother: 'Why I abducted my son'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 05:35
With the number of British children abducted by their parents and taken abroad rising, one woman explains why she took her son without her husband's permission.

Saudis halt Yemen air campaign with goals unfulfilled

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 05:29
Saudi Arabia's claim that it won its air campaign in Yemen won't be credible if it cannot achieve its main goal of restoring President Hadi to power, says the BBC's Jeremy Bowen.

VIDEO: Vintage cars race through France

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 05:18
The oldest motor race in France is underway with at least 200 vintage cars taking part.

FBI warns on airline hacking threat

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 05:11
The FBI issues guidelines on how airlines should protect their wi-fi systems from hack attacks.

Leigh & Leeds Cup ties live on BBC

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 05:00
Two Challenge Cup sixth-round ties - Leeds v Huddersfield and Wakefield v Leigh - will be broadcast live by BBC Sport.

In pictures: Earth's beauty

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 04:57
To celebrate Earth Day, Nasa releases some of its best pictures

VIDEO: On the ground in Libyan fight against IS

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 04:55
BBC Arabic's Feras Kilani gets exclusive access to the fight against so-called Islamic State in the Libyan city of Derna.

Wikipedia editing rules explained

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 04:46
In the wake of the latest Wikipedia row, we recap on the editorial rules governing the popular online encyclopaedia.

Strike over university sackings

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 04:41
Up to 700 staff at University of Salford are expected to go on strike on Thursday in support of two sacked colleagues.

VIDEO: Flintoff chaos at T20 Blast launch

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 04:40
Former England cricketer Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff causes chaos at the launch of the NatWest T20 Blast competition.

VIDEO: Rain and wind batter Australia

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 04:34
Heavy rain and strong winds have continued to batter New South Wales in Australia.