International News

Can Van Gaal save Man Utd's season?

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 22:17
With Manchester United's last trophy chance over, Phil McNulty asks if Louis van Gaal can rescue his side's season.

NZ reveals milk formula threat

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 22:17
A New Zealand national farming body and dairy giant Fonterra are sent threats to poison milk powder in an apparent pesticide protest, say officials.

Quadruple death crash probe ongoing

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 22:06
Investigations are continuing into a crash which killed four people and left three others in hospital.

US envoy leaves S Korea hospital

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 21:34
Mark Lippert, the US ambassador to South Korea who was attacked with a knife at a meeting last week, is discharged from hospital.

VIDEO: Ukraine rebel pullback 'significant'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 21:11
The Ukrainian president confirms that pro-Russian rebels in the east have withdrawn a "significant" amount of heavy weapons under a ceasefire plan.

VIDEO: Dramatic footage of US train crash

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 21:08
Amateur footage emerges of a passenger train derailing after crashing into a truck and trailer that had become stuck between the barriers at a crossing.

Ivory Coast former first lady jailed

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 20:33
A court in Ivory Coast sentences former first lady Simone Gbagbo to 20 years in jail for her role in post-election violence after the 2010 poll.

Hillsborough chief to give evidence

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 20:00
David Duckenfield, match commander at the 1989 Hillsborough disaster where 96 football fans were fatally injured, is due to give evidence at the inquests later.

Queen to name new 'superliner' ship

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 19:56
Southampton hosts the Queen for the official naming ceremony of Britannia, a "superliner" which will operate from the city.

Psychiatric unit rape probe arrest

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 19:55
A care worker at an NHS psychiatric unit in Devon is arrested on suspicion of raping a female patient, the BBC learns.

Forced-retirement police seek payout

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 19:54
More than 1,000 ex-senior police officers are seeking compensation after being forced to retire under the controversial A19 regulation.

Outside judge to take Ferguson cases

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 19:07
A state judge will oversee the court in Ferguson, Missouri, after a highly critical US Department of Justice report.

Funding boost for ailing car industry

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 19:05
Australian government says it plans to restore hundreds of millions of dollars of taxpayer assistance to the ailing car manufacturing sector.

Bangladesh expels North Korea envoy

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 19:03
Bangladesh asks North Korea to remove one of its envoys after he was caught trying to smuggle 27kg (59lb) of gold into the country.

'Terror apologists must share blame'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 18:40
"Apologists" for those who commit acts of terrorism are partly responsible for the violence, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond will say later.

Brazil introduces femicide law

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 18:32
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff signs a new law which sets tough new penalties for domestic violence and the killing of women and girls.

VIDEO: Japan's 'deadliest night' remembered

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 18:26
Seventy years ago on the night of 9-10 March, in the Japanese capital, 334 American B-29 bombers dropped thousands of tonnes of incendiary bombs on the city's crowded wooden neighbourhoods.

China's inflation rises 1.4%

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 18:19
China's core inflation rate rose 1.4% in February from a year earlier, recovering from a more than five-year low and exceeding most expectations.

Perestroika: Reform that changed the world

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 17:32
The death of Russian leader Konsantin Chernenko 30 years ago marked the start of the transformation of Russian society, and international relations, says Prof Archie Brown.

Is the UK sure of its global role?

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-09 17:26
After recent allegations of foreign policy failures, the BBC's James Robbins looks at where Britain stands now on the global stage.