International News

VIDEO: Kate McCann's solace from Portugal trips

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 04:41
The parents of missing Madeleine McCann have told the BBC of their frustrations over the inquiry into their daughter's disappearance.

Latin America & Caribbean - Part 2

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 04:40
Queen's Baton Relay reaches Latin America and the Caribbean

Fashion for Mars shown off by Nasa

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 04:36
If you are heading to Mars you may want to get a new outfit and Nasa is showing off potential designs.

Mercer 'deliberately evaded' rules

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 04:30
Patrick Mercer committed the "second worst" breach of transparency rules for MPs since 1947, the Commons standards committee says.

Police 'do not record fifth of crime'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 04:20
A fifth of crimes in England and Wales - including sexual offences and robbery - could be going unrecorded by police, according to a report.

VIDEO: Teaching goldfish how to drive

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 04:15
A Netherlands firm has developed a robotic fish tank that can be driven by a goldfish.

Council boss asked to pay back money

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 04:07
The chief executive of Pembrokeshire council will be asked to pay back thousands of pounds after salary supplements were ruled unlawful.

Fatal balloon crash was avoidable

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 04:00
A hot air balloon crash in Turkey which killed a Welsh space scientist five years ago could have been averted, a coroner says.

Vocal coach leads UK Eurovision jury

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 03:58
Eurovision Song Contest organisers reveal the national jury members for this year's competition, with TV vocal coach Carrie Grant chairing the UK's panel.

Xi demands action after China blast

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 03:54
Chinese President Xi Jinping urges "decisive actions" against "terrorist attacks" in Xinjiang, following a deadly blast at a railway station.

Viacom to buy Channel 5 for £450m

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 03:54
US media group Viacom has agreed to buy the UK's Channel 5 for £450m, it has been announced.

VIDEO: 'Giant fireball' after train derails

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 03:51
Amateur footage has captured the moments after a freight train carrying crude oil derailed and burst into flames in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Pound rises on UK factory surge

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 03:46
The pound hits its highest level against the dollar for nearly five years after a survey suggests that UK manufacturing grew much faster than expected in April.

AUDIO: Lloyds' progress 'built on cost-cutting'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 03:34
Banking expert Peter Hahn discusses Lloyds Banking Group's report of a 22% rise in underlying first quarter pre-tax profit.

Indian mango ban comes into force

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 03:24
A ban on mangoes, aubergines and types of squashes coming into the UK from India is imposed as part of Europe-wide action.

Caption Challenge: Naughty-looking man

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 03:20
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

VIDEO: Tear gas used on Turkey protesters

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 03:07
Police have used water cannon and tear gas on May Day protesters in Istanbul as hundreds of people tried to defy a ban on demonstrations in Taksim Square as Selen Girit reports.

AUDIO: Poets fascinated by Dylan lyrics

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 02:47
Musician Pat Kane and poet Roger McGough discuss a manuscript showing Bob Dylan's original hand-written lyrics for the song Like a Rolling Stone.

Nevin wary of annual England fixture

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 02:40
Former Scotland international Pat Nevin warns that regular meetings with England run the risk of "boring" players.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-01 02:37
The government insists it is acting to prevent abuse and poor care in residential homes.
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