International News

SNP the wrong choice, says Miliband

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 03:34
The SNP's economic plans would have a "devastating" effect on Scotland, Ed Miliband says, as polls suggest the nationalists still have a huge lead over Labour.

Newry to host famine commemoration

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 03:31
An annual commemoration of the Irish famine when 1 million people died is to be held in Northern Ireland for the first time.

VIDEO: Dolphins stranded on Japan beach

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 03:29
Nearly 150 melon-headed whales, a species of dolphin, have become stranded on a beach in Japan.

Is this cat moving up or down the stairs?

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 03:27
Is this picture the next "golden dress"?

VIDEO: How cameras can measure plant health

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 03:15
How hacking a digital camera could help farmers and gardeners monitor the health of their plants.

VIDEO: What matters to a walks guide?

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 02:57
Cath Lee from the Peak District in Derbyshire runs a guided walk company, and feels an active lifestyle can have major benefits for the country.

Armed standoff man could be jailed

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 02:55
A 22-year-old man who was involved in an 11-hour armed standoff in a Denbighshire village is warned he could be jailed.

VIDEO: What matters to an electrician?

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 02:55
Tony Levy, an electrician from the West Midlands, will vote for any party which would increase defence spending.

Poland remembers Smolensk air crash

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 02:52
Poland remembers the 2010 Smolensk air disaster which killed its president and top officials - a crash not yet fully explained.

Woman's killer 'may never be freed'

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 02:49
A man who broke into a woman's home and stabbed her to death in front of a six-year-old child is jailed for at least 26 years.

Police step up patrols after trouble

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 02:44
The PSNI deploys extra officers and makes two arrests after residents complain about ongoing disturbances in the Galliagh area of Londonderry.

Mumbai 'mastermind' freed in Pakistan

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 02:36
Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the suspected mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, is released on bail in Pakistan, drawing a protest from India.

'Bending down' man hit by Tube train

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 02:36
A man who is believed to have been hit by a rush-hour Tube train while bending down to pick up a bag sustains life-threatening head injuries.

McCoy win could cost bookies £50m

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 02:34
AP McCoy could cost the bookmakers £50m if he wins the Grand National, while Nina Carberry is hoping to make Aintree history.

Women to make Boat Race history

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 02:30
Female crews representing Oxford and Cambridge will row the same Boat Race course on the same day as the men for the first time.

Severe tornado kills one in Illinois

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 02:29
A tornado kills one person and injures seven more in a small town in northern Illinois, as US states are hit by severe weather.

VIDEO: LIVE: Ed Miliband and Jim Murphy speech

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 02:23
LIVE: Labour leader Ed Miliband and Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy hold a joint news conference in Edinburgh.

Police probe 'car scam' stabbings

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 02:18
Police continue their investigations into the attempted murder of two men who had travelled to Edinburgh to buy a car.

Wolf Hall divides Broadway critics

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 01:57
The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall gets a mixed reception from New York critics as it opens on Broadway.

Athletes die in Morocco collision

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-10 01:47
A head-on collision between a coach and lorry in Morocco has killed 31 people, many of them young athletes, officials say.