International News

Chinese rival Ninebot buys Segway

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 01:52
Chinese vehicle maker Ninebot has bought iconic US rival Segway for an undisclosed amount, the company announced.

An ode to the election

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 01:47
Election poetry: Your linguistic affection for the general election

VIDEO: Live: UKIP manifesto launch

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 01:47
UKIP unveils its 2015 General Election manifesto.

Wiggins to try hour record in London

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 01:46
Sir Bradley Wiggins will make his attempt on the world hour record at London's Olympic velodrome on Sunday 7 June.

Seven Up! director Paul Almond dies

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 01:45
Paul Almond, the Canadian director who started the groundbreaking Seven Up! documentary series about a group of British children, has died aged 83.

Digital music matches physical sales

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 01:44
Digital music revenues matched physical sales for the first time in 2014, says the music industry body IFPI.

UN urges action to save migrants

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 01:41
The UN says not enough is being done to save the lives of migrants in the Mediterranean, with 400 feared drowned after their boat capsized.

Mayweather 'no longer enjoys boxing'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 01:39
Unbeaten world champion Floyd Mayweather says he will fight just one more time after next month's clash with Manny Pacquiao.

Father admits killing teenage son

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 01:14
A father admits killing his 13-year-old son at a house in Cumbria.

Inquiry into 'IRA informer' murders

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 01:14
Northern Ireland's police watchdog is carrying out a major investigation into claims that British security forces failed to stop a number of IRA murders during the Troubles.

Size of UK oil find as yet unproven

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 01:05
The company which announced a "significant" oil find near Gatwick airport last week now says its tests were not "sufficient to comment" on the potential size of the whole field.

Raonic/Kyrgios set for Queen's Club

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 01:00
Wimbledon semi-finalist Milos Raonic and teenager Nick Kyrgios make their Aegon Championships debuts at Queen's Club in June.

VIDEO: Live: Lib Dems' manifesto launch

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 00:58
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg is unveiling the Party's 2015 General Election manifesto.

Voters sent duplicate polling cards

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 00:53
Voters in a marginal seat are sent duplicate polling cards, raising the potential for electoral fraud at the general election.

Man held by counter terrorism police

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 00:31
A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences in Birmingham, police say.

VIDEO: Bergen-Belsen liberated 70 years ago

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 00:28
British troops liberated the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in northern Germany 70 years ago. Graham Satchell has been speaking to one of the survivors.

Corrie set in mock fireball 999 drama

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 00:02
Firefighters are called to the set of Coronation Street after reports of an explosion and flames, only to find it was special effects during filming.

Maaxi - will we care for sharing?

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 23:44
Maaxi, Uber, Splyt, Hailo - is the competition in the taxi app market really improving consumers' lives?

Who is F1's new English driver?

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 23:17
Manor’s new English driver Will Stevens has bought his way into F1 but Andrew Benson says critics are unfair and he has the talent to prosper.

VIDEO: Alice turns 150 years old

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 23:04
150 years on and Alice in Wonderland continues to inspire. Tim Muffett meets a new theatrical production celebrating the book.

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