International News

VIDEO: Why did China pollution film disappear?

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 06:26
Authorities in China appear to have removed from websites a popular local documentary which highlights the country's problems with severe pollution.

Ukraine rebels 'pull heavy weapons'

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 06:23
The pro-Russia separatist leader in Donetsk in east Ukraine says rebels have fully removed heavy arms from the front line as agreed in the ceasefire.

PM urges Labour to rule out SNP deal

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 06:20
David Cameron calls on Labour's Ed Miliband to rule out a post-election deal between his party and the SNP.

Murphy pledges young people's fund

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 06:18
Scottish teenagers who do not go to university will receive £1,600 to spend on what they "need to get on in life", Scotland's Labour leader pledges.

Making £12,000 a time from Vines

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 06:12
Ben Phillips tells Newsbeat how making Vines for up to £12,000 a time has changed his life.

More UK army personnel sent to Iraq

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 06:10
The UK announces nearly 60 further Army personnel are to be sent to Iraq to train local troops fighting so-called Islamic State militants.

Man in court over cyclist murder

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 05:52
A man appears in court charged with the murder of a 15-year-old cyclist stabbed to death in north London.

Woman found dead at Cardiff house

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 05:48
A woman is found dead at a house in Cardiff, police confirm.

Large firms to reveal gender pay gap

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 05:45
Companies with more than 250 employees may have to reveal differences in pay between men and women after the government agreed to implement the measure.

Machine 'cascades' cash to driver

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 05:44
A car park ticket machine "cascades" more than £32 in coins at a driver like a fruit machine jackpot payout.

Obama to mark 1965 Selma march

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 05:30
US President Barack Obama is due to take part in events celebrating the 50th anniversary of a landmark civil rights march in Selma, Alabama.

Cargo ship runs aground at Corpach

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 05:29
A cargo ship has run aground while docking close to Fort William on the west coast of Scotland.

Could the SNP run 'UK plc'?

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 04:54
The BBC's James Cook looks at whether the Scottish independence-backing SNP could it end up running the the very thing it was battling against?

'Weeping Woman' on show in Newcastle

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 04:42
A painting by Pablo Picasso takes centre stage at Newcastle's Laing Art Gallery.

Greece 'may use amateur tax sleuths'

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 04:23
The new government in Greece could hire tourists and housewives to spy on tax evaders, according to a document that was apparently leaked.

Sexist abuse claims at England game

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 04:10
Claims that a group of British soldiers shouted sexist abuse at the Australian women's team are being investigated.

Nigerian city hit by multiple blasts

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 04:06
At least 10 people die in Nigeria in three separate blasts in the key north-eastern city of Maiduguri, witnesses say.

Lighter refuelling causes house blast

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 03:43
A family in Norfolk is left homeless after a fire, believed to have been started by the refuelling of a cigarette lighter, spreads and causes an explosion.

Asher-Smith, Kilty and Ujah impress

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 03:07
Dina Asher-Smith runs a personal best to qualify for the women's 60m semi-finals at the European Indoor Championships.

Parents protest over nursery cuts

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-07 02:47
Hundreds of people protest in Pontypridd town centre over nursery education cuts by Rhondda Cynon Taf council.