International News

VIDEO: Nevin: Cazorla is Arsenal danger man

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 08:44
BBC football expert Pat Nevin analyses Arsenal's chances in Saturday's FA Cup final against Aston Villa at Wembley.

Durkan was 'coerced' over BMAP

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 08:34
Attempts were allegedly made to 'coerce' the environment minister into ignoring his legal duties over a planning policy for greater Belfast, the High Court has heard.

US charges Chinese in testing scam

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 08:32
The US Department of Justice has charged 15 Chinese nationals with developing a scheme to have imposters take university entrance exams.

Galloway to run for London mayor

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 08:17
Controversial former MP George Galloway says he will seek election as the next mayor of London.

Zuma not liable for home upgrades

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 08:16
South African President Jacob Zuma will not have to repay state money spent to upgrade his private home in Nkandla, the police minister says.

Cook wants win to welcome Bayliss

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 08:06
Alastair Cook wants to mark the appointment of "outstanding" new England coach Trevor Bayliss with a second-Test win over New Zealand.

VIDEO: Prince explains why he's a Villa fan

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 08:01
Prince William tells BBC Sport's Gary Lineker why he decided to support Aston Villa, who face Arsenal in the FA Cup final.

Prince William admits FA Cup nerves

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 08:01
Aston Villa fan Prince William says he is starting to feel the nerves ahead of Saturday's FA Cup final with Arsenal.

VIDEO: Blatter: 'We must earn back trust'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 08:00
Fifa president Sepp Blatter has told an emergency meeting of football's governing body he will not quit, amid growing political pressure over a corruption scandal.

Fifa 16: Why the women jokes are wrong

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 07:59
Answering the jokes about women footballers on new Fifa 16 game

Probe into uni dept's management

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 07:52
An investigation into Swansea University's School of Management is under way after concerns emerge about the way it is being run, the BBC understands.

Pataki launches US presidential bid

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 07:38
Former New York Governor George Pataki has entered contest for the Republican presidential nomination.

Venezuela and Rosneft agree oil deal

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 07:35
Venezuela and Russian oil giant Rosneft agree to invest $14bn (£9.2) in Venezuela's oil and gas sector, Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro says.

Pocket optician 'good as eye charts'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 07:35
A smartphone app is as effective at testing eyesight as an optician's clinic, a trial suggests.

Blatter 'cannot be held responsible'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 07:28
Fifa president Sepp Blatter says he cannot be held responsible for corruption scandal, says trust must be won back

US lighthouse moves inland

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 07:27
The Gay Head Lighthouse in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, its being moved inland on Thursday to avoid falling into the Atlantic ocean.

Heron pays a visit to Downing Street

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 07:05
A heron causes a stir on Twitter after paying a flying visit to Downing Street.

Libor trader pledged 'humongous deal'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 07:03
The trader at the centre of the Libor rate-rigging trial offered his contact a "humongous deal" to keep the rate low, a court hears.

Death crash youth's 142mph boast

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 07:00
A teenage driver who killed a man whose car he split in two in a high speed crash boasted about driving at 142mph on a motorway hours before.

IS 'kills 20 men at Palmyra site'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 06:59
Islamic State militants killed 20 men at the ancient theatre at the Unesco World Heritage site of Palmyra, central Syria, a monitoring group says.