International News

VIDEO: Can Zuma end South Africa violence?

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 16:54
The South African president Jacob Zuma has cancelled a trip to Indonesia in order to deal with the attacks taking place against foreigners in his country.

VIDEO: Fighting dengue fever in Sao Paulo

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 16:26
The Brazilian authorities in Sao Paulo are fighting a large outbreak of dengue fever that has killed 130 people.

Scarlett O'Hara outfit auctioned

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 16:15
An outfit worn by actress Vivien Leigh in the film Gone with the Wind sells for $137,000 (£91,000) at an auction in California.

Cuban dissidents stand in local vote

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 16:03
For the first time in Cuba, at least two government opponents will be standing on Sunday in municipal elections in Havana.

VIDEO: Ukraine condemns Moscow war exhibit

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 15:38
An interactive exhibition in Moscow about the conflict in eastern Ukraine has been criticised by the Ukrainian presidential administration as "propaganda".

Share 'bonanza', EU poll fears and 'biased Beeb'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 15:35
Among Sunday's headlines are a "Thatcher-style" massive share sell-off, concerns over the planned 2017 EU referendum and UKIP's ire at what it says was a "biased" studio audience.

VIDEO: Against austerity in Ireland

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 15:33
An Irish teacher turned to political activism after austerity measures were introduced in Ireland.

VIDEO: Russian opposition unite against Putin

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 15:29
Russia's fragmented opposition agrees to join forces and put forward joint candidates ahead of next year's parliamentary elections.

Lloyds shares for small investors

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 14:49
Up to £4bn worth of Lloyds Bank shares would be offered to the general public if the Conservatives win the election, David Cameron is to announce.

UK archbishop visits Egyptian leaders

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 14:15
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby travels to Egypt for a "visit of condolence" following the beheading of 21 Coptic Christians in Libya earlier this year.

Nigeria 'mystery disease' kills 18

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 14:08
A "mysterious" disease has killed at least 18 people in the past several days in south-eastern Nigeria, local officials say.

Reading were ready to die - Wenger

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 13:48
Championship side Reading were "ready to die" for their FA Cup lives, according to Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger.

Labour warns of fewer nurses in NHS

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 13:48
There will be 2,000 fewer NHS nurses in England over the next four years according to projections, Labour says, but the Conservatives say the figures are old.

Gloucester 30-19 Exeter

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 12:54
Gloucester score two late tries to beat Exeter and reach their first Challenge Cup final since 2006.

Man Utd in our pockets - Mourinho

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 12:38
Jose Mourinho believes Manchester United's important players were "in Chelsea's pockets" during their 1-0 home win.

Ferrari hard to beat - Hamilton

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 11:54
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton says he expects Ferrari will be "very hard to beat" in Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix.

Police review UK Anzac Day security

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 11:40
UK police are reviewing security plans for Anzac Day events after Australian authorities said they foiled a terror plot to attack an event in Australia.

The wedding photos that captivated China

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 11:30
Tibetan couple's wedding snaps captivate China

Trott has earned place - Moores

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 11:16
Jonathan Trott deserves another chance to prove himself as an England opener, says head coach Peter Moores.

VIDEO: Van Gaal's prickly post-match interview

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 10:57
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says his side gave their best performance of the season despite their 1-0 defeat at Chelsea, in a feisty post-match interview.