International News

VIDEO: Why El Nino might cause 'substantial weather'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 04:57
Forecasters say that the weather pattern known as El Nino has been forming and could cause a "substantial weather event".

Corfu deaths 'unlawful killings'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 04:51
The coroner at an inquest into the death of two children from carbon monoxide poisoning in Corfu says conclusion must be unlawful killing.

Jamie's website hacked a third time

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 04:44
The website of British TV chef, Jamie Oliver has been hit for a third time by malware that potentially infects users' computers

Hazard wins Football Writers' award

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 04:37
Chelsea's Eden Hazard beats Harry Kane and John Terry to win the Football Writers' Association's player of the year award.

Housing estate makes Turner shortlist

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 04:37
A housing estate in Toxteth and an opera inspired by the violence of cartoons are among the works shortlisted for 2015's Turner Prize.

VIDEO: Nepal quake causes landslide

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 04:30
The latest earthquake in Nepal triggers a landslide in Dhunche near the country's border with China.

No Wales powers bill in first year

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 04:15
A new law giving Wales more powers is unlikely to be in UK ministers' plans for their first year in office, BBC Wales understands.

UK 'needs to get tougher on alcohol'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 04:13
Tougher measures are needed to tackle the high rates of alcohol consumption in the UK, according to a leading international body.

FBI plea in lifeguard rape inquiry

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 04:10
The Federal Bureau of Investigation appeals for information on a north Wales man who has been charged with the kidnap and rape of a 10-year-old girl in the US.

VIDEO: 'Trust a massive issue with Pietersen'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 04:02
Director of cricket Andrew Strauss says there is no trust between Kevin Pietersen and the England Cricket Board (ECB) as it is announced Pietersen will not play for the country again.

Police mishandled Savile accusation

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 04:00
Sussex Police missed a chance to investigate Jimmy Savile in 2008 because it mishandled a sex abuse claim, the police watchdog finds.

Man 'wanted to shoot Prince Charles'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 03:58
A man accused of plotting an Anders Breivik-style massacre wanted to "put a bullet" in Prince Charles' head, a court has heard.

Has war been declared on the BBC?

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 03:53
The appointment of John Whittingdale as Secretary of State for Culture has been met with some fairly bold headlines - but does it spell disaster for the BBC.

Verizon buys AOL for $4.4bn

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 03:44
US telecoms giant Verizon says it will buy AOL in a deal worth $4.4bn.

VIDEO: Friend of murdered blogger tells of fear

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 03:43
A friend of blogger Ananta Bijoy Das, who was hacked to death in Bangladesh, says he and fellow bloggers are worried for their own safety.

MSP calls for Murphy resignation

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 03:39
Labour MSP Alex Rowley quits as the party's local government spokesman at Holyrood and urges Jim Murphy to stand down as leader.

Australia forecasts A$35.1bn deficit

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 03:35
Australia's budget deficit for the 2015-16 financial year is estimated to reach A$35.1bn, below expectations of about A$41bn.

Wood has 'huge' election potential

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 03:28
Plaid Cymru can build on Leanne Wood's general election campaign performance and present her as an alternative first minister, an former leadership rival says.

Chad's Boko Haram fight 'hampered'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 03:27
Chad's President Idriss Deby says fight against Boko Haram militants is being hampered by poor co-ordination between his country and Nigeria.

Strikes hit Yemen ahead of ceasefire

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 03:23
Saudi-led coalition aircraft carry out fresh air strikes on Yemen's capital, Sanaa, hours before a five-day ceasefire is set to begin.