International News

US probe into police custody death

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 13:00
The US Department of Justice opens an investigation into the death of a black man who died in police custody in Baltimore.

VIDEO: Candidates in 'keepy-uppy' challenge

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 12:54
After Aston Villa's FA Cup semi-final success against Liverpool, general election candidates from around Birmingham have been showing off their ball skills.

In pictures: Stairway to Heaven

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 12:51
Finding a final resting places in a crowded city

Barcelona 2-0 Paris St-Germain (agg 5-1)

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 12:49
Neymar's two goals see Barcelona coast past Paris St-Germain and into a third successive Champions League semi-final.

Bayern Munich 6-1 FC Porto (agg 7-4)

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 12:47
Bayern Munich put in a devastating first-half performance to beat Porto and reach the Champions League semi-finals.

VIDEO: UK fugitive arrested in Spain

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 12:37
Spain's Guardia Civil has issued video footage which shows police officers swooping on the Alicante villa of one of Britain's most wanted fugitives, and placing him under arrest.

VIDEO: From above: The waters where migrants perish

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 12:31
The BBC's Richard Bilton has travelled by helicopter to explore the waters near Libya where so many migrants have died.

Yahoo earnings miss expectations

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 12:24
Internet search giant Yahoo reports worse-than-expected profits for the first three months of this year, adding to investor concern.

VIDEO: Newsbeat: The election debate

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 11:38
Chris Smith and Tina Daheley are live in Birmingham with young voters talking about some of the issues they have said are most important at this election.

Saudi Arabia ends Yemen air campaign

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 10:55
A Saudi-led coalition ends its month-long bombing campaign against rebels in Yemen, saying its aims have been achieved, Saudi TV says.

Queues after £189m library hours cut

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 10:52
Queues form outside the Library of Birmingham after its opening hours are cut.

Man denies attacking cruise couple

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 10:43
A man accused of attacking two Middlesbrough pensioners on a holiday cruise, tells police he acted in self-defence, a court hears.

Kenya suspends police over Garissa

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 10:25
Seven policemen are suspended over failures to act on intelligence about a possible attack on Garissa University College where 148 people were killed.

Double-murder suspect sectioned

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 10:19
A man arrested on suspicion of murdering his mother and sister on Merseyside is detained under the Mental Health Act, police say.

Morgan questioned again over hacking

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 10:15
Former Daily Mirror editor Piers Morgan is questioned by police for a second time over phone-hacking allegations.

'Predatory paedophiles abused boys'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 10:11
Seven men were part of a "predatory" north Wales paedophile ring that abused boys in the 1970s and 80s, a court hears.

Graveyard clue to stegosaur plates

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 10:11
Stegosaurs may have had sported quite different shaped bony plates on their backs, depending on whether they were male or female.

UK arrest over US 'flash crash'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 10:01
A financial trader is arrested in the UK after US authorities accused him of contributing to the 2010 Wall Street "flash crash" that wiped billons of dollars off the value of shares.

Conflicting reports on IS head fate

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 09:55
There are conflicting reports about the fate of Islamic State head Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, with some officials saying he was badly injured in an air strike.

Brown 'might miss rest of season'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-21 09:54
Harlequins' England full-back Mike Brown might not play again this season because of concussion, says Quins boss Conor O'Shea.

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