International News

Mugabe rivals to 'form new party'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 08:00
An expelled member of Zimbabwe's ruling party says a new party will be formed to challenge President Mugabe for power at the next election.

Seven children found dead at US home

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 07:55
A man and his seven children have been found dead at home, apparently overcome from carbon monoxide poisoning, says a relative.

Fast & Furious 7 tops UK box office

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 07:34
The latest instalment in the Fast and Furious franchise leaves the competition trailing at the UK and Ireland box office, making more than four times as much as its nearest rival.

Stick with the plan, says Cameron

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 07:08
David Cameron arrives in Cardiff on his whistle-stop four-nation election tour, urging voters to "stick with the Conservative team".

Cook completes century for England

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 07:03
Alastair Cook hits his first century in England colours since November 2013 on day two of their warm-up match in the Caribbean.

Election 2015 in pictures: 7 April

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 07:00
Images from the campaign trail: 7 April

VIDEO: Gurkhas prepare to scale Mt Everest

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 06:54
To mark the 200th anniversary of the Brigade of Gurkhas, the Army intends to put a serving member on top of Mount Everest.

VIDEO: What is it like to climb Everest?

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 06:48
To start a series of special reports from Mount Everest, BBC News spoke to three people about their first time reaching the world's highest point.

Pellegrini faces an uncertain future

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 06:35
Will Manchester City even qualify for the Champions League? And what does the future hold for their manager and his star players?

Dutch man jailed for horsemeat sales

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 06:32
Dutch horsemeat trader Willy Selten is found guilty of falsifying documents and sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison.

American Pie lyrics sell for $1.2m

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 06:08
The original manuscript of Don McLean's American Pie sells for $1.2m at a New York auction.

Rand Paul announces White House bid

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 06:00
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul officially announces he is launching a 2016 presidential election campaign on the Republican ticket.

Microsoft targets autistic workers

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 05:58
Microsoft is to hire more people with autism in full-time roles.

Doctor Who 'on screen until 2020'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 05:53
Sci-fi favourite Doctor Who will remain on TV for at least another five years, according to its executive producer Steven Moffat.

Fifa will not punish Dyke over watch

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 05:44
Fifa ends proceedings against FA chairman Greg Dyke after he returned a £16,000 watch given him at the 2014 World Cup.

Accused French senator found dead

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 05:34
A French Socialist senator is found dead on the day he was due to stand trial for corruption over Chinese wedding tours in the Loire valley.

Russian nuclear sub on fire in dock

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 05:22
A Russian nuclear submarine is ablaze at an Arctic naval shipyard, but damage appears limited, media report.

'Gangster Ed': Miliband Vine takes off

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 05:22
The Miliband Vine that is taking off

Archaeologists in Iraq defy militants

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 05:21
Archaeologists from the UK have been making "significant discoveries" in Iraq, while Islamic State fighters have been bulldozing historic Assyrian sites.

Bendy battery promises safety, speed

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 05:18
Engineers unveil a flexible aluminium battery which they say could offer a cheap, fast-charging and safe alternative to current designs.