International News

Mother guilty of killing newborn baby

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 08:20
A mother who hid the body of her newborn daughter in a suitcase is found guilty of her manslaughter.

VIDEO: More manifestos on campaign day 16

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 08:20
Both the Conservatives and the Greens launched their manifestos on day 16 of the election campaign.

Selby 'felt pressure' after triumph

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 07:56
Defending champion Mark Selby says it took months for him to come to terms with winning his first World Championship.

VIDEO: Shots fired during ceasefire visit

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 07:48
The BBC's Tom Burridge describes the scene as a fellow reporter is shot during a mission to monitor the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine.

RAF jets intercept Russian aircraft

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 07:34
RAF Typhoons were launched to intercept two Russian aircraft near UK airspace, the Ministry of Defence says.

Tykes bowlers star as Worcs crushed

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 07:32
Worcestershire are bowled out for just 100 in their second innings as Yorkshire win by 10 wickets inside three days.

Woman wounded in armadillo shooting

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 07:31
Authorities in the US state of Georgia say a woman was accidentally shot by her son-in-law as he was trying to kill an armadillo with a handgun.

Soul singer Percy Sledge dies aged 73

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 07:30
US soul singer Percy Sledge, famed for his song When a Man Loves a Woman, has died aged 73, his agent says.

Will Green 'revolution' take off?

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 06:47
As the Green Party launches its manifesto with a call for a "peaceful revolution", Ben Geoghegan examines whether its message cutting through.

VIDEO: Rare Titanic deckchair up for auction

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 06:27
One of a handful of deckchairs recovered from the Titanic could fetch more than £80,000 when it goes under the hammer in Wiltshire.

Why did giant fish hurl themselves at rowers?

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 06:19
Giant Asian carp were filmed flying at a college rowing team in Missouri, US. Why were they doing it, asks Tom Heyden.

Dance chief quits over training row

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 06:17
Farooq Chaudhry steps down as chairman of Dance UK, days after joining top choreographers in an attack on the "declining standards" of UK dance training.

Teacher killed on Mexican holiday

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 06:12
A County Durham teacher is struck by a car and killed while on holiday in Mexico.

Unusual places to fall asleep

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 06:03
Some of the weird places people find to sleep in

Election 2015 in pictures: 14 April

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 05:58
Images from the campaign trail: 14 April

Tories deny funding policy change

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 05:56
The Conservatives insist their policy on minimum funding for the Welsh government has not changed, as their manifesto suggests it requires an income tax referendum.

Manifestos and mockery

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 05:49
For political parties, they are the key to power. But for social media devotees, manifesto launches present an opportunity to poke fun, as Kerry Alexandra reports.

Man charged with hacking lottery

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 05:36
The former security boss of a US lottery is charged with fraud after allegedly hacking the computer that picks the winning numbers.

Chibok: What we know a year on

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 05:04
It has now been a year since 276 girls were abducted from a secondary school in northern Nigeria, and 219 are still missing. BBC News looks at what we know a year on.

IMF warns of 'moderate' growth

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 05:00
The International Monetary Fund warns that global growth remains moderate, with 'uneven prospects' across the major countries.