International News

Anwar's daughter held for 'sedition'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 03:14
The eldest daughter of Malaysia's jailed opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is arrested for alleged sedition.

Race should be discussed - Phillips

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 03:04
Former Equalities and Human Rights Commission head Trevor Phillips warns about "not being able to have a straight conversation" about people's "racial or religious differences".

Israel election: An end or new era for Netanyahu?

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 03:02
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is fighting for his political survival in Tuesday's elections, but despite his party lagging in polls he may well still emerge the victor, says the BBC's Kevin Connolly.

Poyet to hold Sunderland job talks

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 03:01
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet will hold talks with the club's hierarchy on Monday with doubts over his future.

Cuba approves first public wi-fi hub

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 03:00
Cuba grants approval to the artist Kcho to operate the country's first public wireless hub at his Havana cultural centre.

Who will win the Cricket World Cup?

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 02:50
Test Match Special pundits size up the eight teams competing for World Cup glory in Melbourne on 29 March.

WPP boss receives £36m pay boost

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 02:44
WPP boss Sir Martin Sorrell will receive £36m from the advertising giant's controversial incentive plan.

Absent Putin 'orders Arctic alert'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 02:21
President Vladimir Putin puts Russia's navy on a state of full combat readiness in the Arctic as part of major military drills, reports say.

VIDEO: Israel election in numbers - 60 secs

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 02:15
The BBC looks at some of the numbers involved in Israel's election this week.

Cinderella happy ever after at box office

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 02:05
A new live-action version of Cinderella, directed by Sir Kenneth Branagh, tops the North American box office.

VIDEO: Grant Shapps admits interview error

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 02:01
Tory Party chairman Grant Shapps has said he was mistaken over the dates of his outside employment when speaking to LBC.

Meteor photographed from Loch Ness

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 01:44
A meteor believed to be the cause of phone calls to the Coastguard is photographed from the shores of Loch Ness.

VIDEO: Leicester prepares for king's reburial

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 01:10
The remains of King Richard III are to be reburied at Leicester Cathedral on 26 March 2015, as Sian Lloyd reports.

VIDEO: Trail of destruction after Cyclone Pam

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 01:01
The BBC's Jon Donnison reports on the damage in a village just outside the capital, Port Vila.

Walker dies after Ben Lomond 'fall'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 00:46
A hillwalker has died after an incident on Ben Lomond at the weekend, according to Police Scotland.

Williams progresses at Indian Wells

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 23:47
World number one Serena Williams beats Kazakhstan's Zarina Diyas in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open in California.

Monday's gossip column

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 23:46
Falcao could move to Chelsea or Tottenham, Real Madrid will not bid for David De Gea, Gus Poyet on the brink of being sacked, plus more.

Man faces Trecco Bay murder charge

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 23:28
A man, 26, is due to appear in court on Monday accused of murdering south Wales teenager Conner Marshall at a caravan park.

Cyclone Pam hits Vanuatu - in pictures

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 23:26
Devastation in the Pacific islands nation of Vanuatu

VIDEO: Iran 'expanding occupation of Iraq'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 22:50
Saudi Prince Turki al-Faisal claims "Iran is expanding its occupation or Iraq", which he says is unacceptable.