International News

VIDEO: Pregnant woman who survived the quake

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 15:13
Few stories from the Nepal earthquake are more dramatic than that of a pregnant young woman trapped in the ruins of her house.

Leader contenders set for debate

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 15:09
Prospective leaders of the Labour Party will face questions from the public later, in the wake of news that Chuka Umunna has bowed out of the leadership contest.

Inside world's most remote film festival

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 15:08
World's most remote film festival keeps struggle alive

The metal that brought you cheap flights

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 15:04
Air travel is affordable partly because jet engines are efficient - and for that the world must thank a cheap dull metal that helps makes some superalloys.

Hamburger icon: How these three lines mystify most people

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 15:02
The hamburger button has become a common symbol on our smartphones, tablets and computers. But what is it?

New Budget planned for July

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 15:00
Chancellor George Osborne says he will deliver a new Budget on 8 July which will "entrench stability and security".

Kerry to urge China 'sea restraint'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 14:57
US Secretary of State John Kerry is in China to urge Beijing to halt what is seen as its increasingly assertive actions in the South China Sea.

Tuilagi actions 'disgust' Dawson

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 14:17
Ex-England players Matt Dawson and Jeremy Guscott say they are "disappointed" by Manu Tuilagi's assault conviction.

Farage should 'take break' - Carswell

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 13:42
UKIP leader Nigel Farage "needs to take a break now", the party's only MP Douglas Carswell says.

Man Utd have De Gea replacement list

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 13:30
Manchester United have already drawn up a list of replacements for keeper David De Gea in case he opts to leave the club.

Homeless families forced out of town

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 13:04
Social housing tenants moved as London boroughs struggle with costs

Middlesbrough 3-0 Brentford

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 12:43
Middlesbrough ease past Brentford 5-1 on aggregate to book their place in the Championship play-off final.

Unused Chinooks to return from Nepal

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 12:15
Three RAF Chinook helicopters sent to Nepal to help the aid effort in the country to return to the UK having without being used, the government says.

Two hurt in serious road accident

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 12:09
Two people are taken to hospital following a serious road accident involving a pedestrian and motorbike in Swansea.

Death sentence for Boston bomber

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 12:08
Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is sentenced to death over the 2013 attack that killed three people and injured 260.

Bovine TB ice cream firm owners fined

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 12:03
A mother and daughter who used milk from cows that had tested positive for bovine TB to make organic ice cream are fined.

VIDEO: Geri Halliwell weds F1 boss

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 11:56
Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell has married Red Bull F1 team boss Christian Horner in a wedding attended by a string of celebrities from showbiz and motor racing worlds.

VIDEO: Burundi president returns to capital

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 11:14
Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza returns to the capital Bujumbura, following Wednesday's failed coup attempt.

Boston bomb death decision imminent

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 11:01
A jury has reached a sentencing decision on whether to put Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death.

VIDEO: BB King 'one of the most charming people'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 10:59
Musician and presenter Jools Holland pays tribute to the legendary blues star BB King.