International News

VIDEO: Cameron: 'The sweetest victory of all'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 01:10
In a speech inside Conservative HQ, David Cameron has praised aides and supporters for their role in the party's election performance.

Ethiopians held in Libya arrive home

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 00:50
A group of 35 Ethiopians who had been held in Libya have flown into the capital, Addis Ababa, after being freed by Egyptian forces.

Profound consequences and serious questions

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 00:34
This is an election which may have more profound consequences than almost any in living memory, says BBC Assistant Political Editor Norman Smith.

GE2015 and the economy

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 00:27
Investors love the election result. But will there be a hangover after the party?

NI election results at a glance

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 00:19
All 18 seats have been declared in the general election in Northern Ireland with eight DUP, four Sinn Féin, three SDLP, two Ulster Unionists and one independent elected.

Mayweather rules out Pacquiao rematch

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 00:09
Floyd Mayweather dismisses the prospect of a rematch with Manny Pacquiao, calling the Filipino a "coward".

Brady avoids Deflate-gate questions

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 23:51
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady avoids questions on Deflate-gate, saying he has not had time to "digest it".

VIDEO: Ashdown caught out on hat-eating promise

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 23:45
Former Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown is offered a hat by Andrew Neil after predictions of big losses for the Liberal Democrats proved correct.

Balls ousted after ballot recount

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 23:36
Former shadow chancellor Ed Balls has lost his seat in the Morley and Outwood constituency in West Yorkshire by 422 votes.

VIDEO: Ed Balls describes 'sense of sorrow'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 23:36
Former shadow chancellor Ed Balls has described his 'sense of sorrow' at Labour's performance in the general election.

Election shocks: The big name losers

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 23:34
It's been a night of big election shocks, with many household political names losing their seats.

Court suspends Salman Khan sentence

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 23:31
High court in Mumbai suspends Bollywood star Salman Khan's sentence for hit-and-run conviction, pending appeal.

Toyota profits beat expectations

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 23:29
Japan's biggest car manufacturer, Toyota, has beaten expectations to post a year-on-year 19% rise in net income for the 12 months to March.

House prices 'up 1.6% in April'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 23:23
House prices rose 1.6% last month, according to the latest survey from the Halifax, with the annual rate of increase rising slightly to 8.5%.

Election 2015: 10 brief conclusions

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 23:11
Ten brief conclusions after an extraordinary general election night.

Dramatic election could reshape UK

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 23:04
Not since the fall of Thatcher or the Blair landslide has there been a political moment quite like this one.

VIDEO: How the SNP 'cleaned up' in Scotland

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 22:32
BBC Scotland's Andrew Kerr rounds up the winners and losers in the general election in Scotland.

Wales set to commemorate VE Day

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 22:17
Wales prepares to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day with a weekend of official and community-organised events.

VIDEO: George Galloway speech as he loses seat

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 22:06
George Galloway, candidate for the Respect Party, has lost his Bradford West seat to the Labour Party.

Arrest over China child beating

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-07 21:30
A man allegedly caught on camera stamping on a toddler, in a random attack in China which sparked outrage, is under arrest, state media say.