International News

VIDEO: Will Cuba come off US terror list?

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 22:32
As President Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro arrive for the Summit of the Americas in Panama, the US State Department has recommended to President Obama that Cuba be removed from its list of states said to sponsor terrorism.

Jobs scheme hailed by Labour closes

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 22:31
A flagship Welsh government jobs scheme that Labour wants to use across the UK closes.

Glamorgan debt write-off warning

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 22:03
Glamorgan cricket club could go out of business and the local economy could lose out on millions of pounds if most of the club's £16m debts are not written off, it is warned.

People against me at QPR - Redknapp

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 21:52
Harry Redknapp tells BBC Sport that "behind-the-scenes agendas" contributed to his sudden exit as QPR manager this year.

Zero inflation: What does it mean?

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 21:42
The UK's inflation is at its lowest level since records began, but how will it affect consumers and businesses?

Lib Dem 'Help to Rent' plan proposed

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 21:34
A plan to make it easier for young people to rent homes in Wales is proposed by the Liberal Democrats.

Bruce's tomb relics on display

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 21:24
The remaining fragments of the tomb of Robert the Bruce are to be displayed together for the first time - at the home of Sir Walter Scott.

Malaysia toughens sedition law

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 21:09
Malaysia approves tougher penalties under the controversial sedition law, despite criticism from the UN.

Paramedic stress 'dangerously high'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 21:05
Paramedics in Northern Ireland face an "enormous burden of stress", a trade union survey suggests.

Teenage eating disorder numbers rocket

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 21:04
A record number of teenagers are ending up in Welsh hospitals after being diagnosed with an eating disorder.

VIDEO: Pensioner 'descendant of King Alfred'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 19:46
A man from Taunton has traced his family tree back to England's first king, Alfred the Great.

Hamilton fastest in China practice

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 19:39
Lewis Hamilton sets an impressive pace for Mercedes in the first practice session at the Chinese Grand Prix.

VIDEO: Lighthouse revamp work gets underway

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 19:34
Work on a £500,000 scheme to revamp a derelict lighthouse on a nature reserve in East Yorkshire is underway.

Biden praises Iraq over IS fight

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 19:14
US Vice-President Joe Biden gives an upbeat assessment of Iraq's progress against Islamic State, saying the militant group's advance has been "halted".

Turkey and Iran shelve suspicions

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 18:27
There are many tensions between Turkey and Iran, writes Khashiyar Joneidi - but the two nations are keen to work with each other.

Visual whispers: From image to sketch via text

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 18:24
From image to sketch via text

Tories vow to extend rail fare freeze

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 18:23
The Conservatives promise a real-term freeze affecting about half of all rail fares if they win the election.

VIDEO: Second video of US shooting released

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 18:19
US officials release more footage showing the moments before a South Carolina police officer shot dead an unarmed black man in the back.

US 'told to lift Cuba terror status'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 18:03
The US State Department recommends removing Cuba from its list of states said to sponsor terrorism, a member of the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee says.

Quiz of the week's news

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 18:03
What makes the British most stressed out?