International News

England coach applicants 'crazy'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 02:39
Anyone applying for the England cricket coach's job would be "crazy" after the Kevin Pietersen saga, says Matthew Hayden.

VIDEO: Live: Migration crisis plans briefing

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 02:35
New proposals for dealing with the Mediterranean migration crisis are being discussed by the European Commission.

Cannes Film Festival gets under way

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 02:24
The Cannes Film Festival is getting under way in the south of France, with Michael Fassbender and Natalie Portman among the notables due to attend.

Woods writes letter to bullied fan

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 02:10
Former world number one Tiger Woods writes to a young fan who was being bullied because of his stutter.

US trade pacts suffer Senate setback

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 02:05
Efforts to introduce US trade deals with Europe and Asia have been dealt a blow after a vote in the Senate.

Bank of England cuts UK growth rate

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 01:59
The Bank of England cuts its 2015 growth forecast from 2.9% to 2.5%, as governor Mark Carney unveils his quarterly inflation report.

EU to launch migrant quotas plan

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 01:52
The European Commission is to unveil key proposals for tackling the EU migration crisis, including a controversial quota scheme.

Welsh voters are 'not so different'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 01:49
Labour needs a break with the past and an honest assessment of why so many Welsh voters chose the Conservatives over them, one of its MPs says.

VIDEO: Cameras capture Nicaraguan volcano eruption

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 01:46
Camera crews capture a dramatic eruption from Nicaragua's Telica volcano.

NI unemployment falls to 44,300

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 01:41
The number of people claiming unemployment benefit in Northern Ireland fell by a further 900 in April, according to the latest statistics.,

Somalia executes two MP assassins

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 01:40
Two suspected members of al-Shabab are executed after being found guilty of killing five people including four MPs, one of whom was a famous musician.

Elton John plans new Billy Elliot film

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 01:32
Elton John reveals plans for a film big screen adaptation of his stage show Billy Elliot the Musical as it celebrates its 10th birthday.

Four injured as speedboat overturns

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 01:28
Four people are injured when a speedboat overturned in waters off Hamble, Hampshire.

MH370 search discovers shipwreck

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 01:16
The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 uncovers a previously unknown shipwreck, raising hopes that the missing jet could be found.

VIDEO: Our Tune: Kevin & Andrew love affair

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 01:13
The BBC's iconic 'Our Tune' presenter Simon Bates takes us through the rocky relationship of former team-mates Kevin Pietersen and Andrew Strauss.

VIDEO: 'The horror and barbarity just hit us'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 01:11
Auschwitz survivors continue to testify at trial of a former SS guard Oskar Groening.

Burundi police 'fire on protesters'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 01:04
Police in Burundi's capital open fire on a big crowd of protesters in unrest over the president's re-election bid, eyewitnesses say.

Scottish unemployment up by 19,000

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 00:54
Unemployment in Scotland climbed by 19,000 to 168,000 in the first quarter of the year, according to official figures.

UK unemployment falls to 1.83m

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 00:51
UK unemployment in the January to March period fell to 1.83 million, official figures show, down 35,000 from the previous quarter.

VIDEO: North Korea Defence Chief 'executed'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 00:45
North Korea's Defence Minister Hyon Yong-chol has been executed for showing disloyalty to Kim Jong-un, South Korea's spy agency says.