International News

Bid to retry man over 1992 murder

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 08:34
A man cleared of murdering a 19-year-old student more than 20 years ago could stand trial again under double jeopardy legislation.

Moores 'bubbly' despite job reports

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 08:19
England coach Peter Moores was as "positive and bubbly" as ever despite reports he is to be sacked, says captain James Taylor.

BBC Performing Arts Fund to close

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 08:17
The BBC Performing Arts Fund will close after 13 years in March next year, it is announced.

Microsoft to 'end' Windows versions

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 08:06
Windows 10 will be the last version of the operating system to be numbered, says Microsoft executive.

Prince gives keys to new home owners

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 07:44
The Prince of Wales has personally given keys to a family who bought the 250th home in an experimental Dorset town he set up in the 1990s.

Kenya opens anti-poaching laboratory

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 07:44
A forensic laboratory opens in Kenya that will build up a DNA database of wild animals to help secure successful prosecutions of poachers

Slave case man 'kept abuse diary'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 07:40
A man "owned" as a slave for 24 years kept a diary detailing mistreatment at the hands of his alleged captors, a court has heard.

Weekend Edition: The best of the week's reads

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 07:36
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week, with an injection of your comments.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 07:35
The politician who used to eat hedgehogs, and other news nuggets.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 07:34
The week's big numbers, visualised

Kvitova ends Williams' winning run

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 07:28
Serena Williams loses her first match of 2015 to Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in the Madrid Open semi-finals.

Obama honours VE Day veterans

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 07:27
President Barack Obama marks the 70th anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany with a special address, ahead of a flyover in Washington.

VIDEO: India's new middle class dating game

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 07:25
An increasing number of young Indian professionals are taking love and dating into their own hands.

Gerrard made me better - Mourinho

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 07:14
Chelsea's Jose Mourinho says Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard made him a "better manager" ahead of their final meeting.

'Pro-Morsi' footballer assets seized

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 06:53
The Egyptian authorities seize ex-footballer Mohamed Aboutrika's assets, amid claims he helped fund banned Islamist group the Muslim Brotherhood.

Ebola 'lives on in eye of survivor'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 06:45
The Ebola virus has been detected in the eye of a US doctor who had already recovered from the illness.

Tourist thefts end wind chime event

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 06:43
Tourist thefts silence China wind chime festival

The Muppets to return for TV series

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 06:36
A new series of The Muppet Show is commissioned by US TV network ABC, offering a "more adult" take on the characters and filmed in a documentary-style.

Froch stripped of WBA title

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 06:31
Carl Froch is stripped of the WBA super-middleweight belt due to failing to defend his title for 12 months.

PM's promise to devolve more powers

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 06:26
David Cameron promises to press ahead with plans to devolve more power to Wales "as fast as I can", after the Conservatives win the general election.