International News

Police give new Harris evidence to CPS

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 10:12
A "full file" of further allegations against entertainer Rolf Harris is being considered by prosecutors, the BBC understands.

VIDEO: Could this battery end energy bills?

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 10:11
Telsa Motors, the US company which makes electric cars, has unveiled a new battery it says can power homes using solar panels.

Trott not suited as opener - Boycott

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 10:09
Jonathan Trott should be replaced as an England opener after another duck, says Geoffrey Boycott.

Play vital for children, says Hunt

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 09:45
Children are arriving at school unable to speak properly because parents are not playing and talking to them enough, Labour's Tristram Hunt has said.

Army to hand over 'rescued' Nigerians

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 09:20
The Nigerian military is expected to hand over nearly 300 people rescued from Boko Haram camps, so they can receive treatment and see their families.

VIDEO: Election deal or no deal?

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 09:19
The parties' red lines on post-election deals and other campaign happenings

Congo bans Islamic face veil

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 08:58
Congo-Brazzaville bans people from wearing the full-face Islamic veil in public places, saying it is to counter extremism.

UKIP man suspended over Jewish slur

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 08:50
The UK Independence Party suspends a parliamentary candidate over a Jewish slur sent to the Labour candidate from his Twitter account.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 08:26
How many trees would be needed to print out the internet?

Is it better to have leaders who are too old or too young?

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 08:15
Is it better to have leaders who are too old or too young?

Bodies found in Thailand jungle camp

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 08:12
Police in Thailand have found dozens of graves in an abandoned jungle camp in southern Thailand, on a route regularly used by people smugglers.

Ex-MP Joyce guilty of teen attacks

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 08:06
Former Falkirk MP Eric Joyce is found guilty of assaulting two teenage boys in a north London shop.

Head warns of schools' cash crisis

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 08:01
A London head teacher had written to parents warning them of a looming "financial crisis" in secondary schools in England.

Tour de Yorkshire win for Nordhaug

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 07:59
Team Sky's Lars Petter Nordhaug wins the first stage of the three-day Tour de Yorkshire in a sprint finish in Scarborough.

Messi: The goal that started the legend

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 07:48
Ten years ago, Lionel Messi scored the first of his 403 goals for Barcelona. BBC Sport looks back at his goal-den decade.

Law catches up with ketchup squirter

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 07:47
A chef frightened staff at a chip shop in County Kerry by squirting tomato ketchup, a court is told.

Evans Cycles changes hands for £100m

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 07:30
Evans Cycles has been sold in a deal thought to value the retailer at about £100m.

UN denies CAR troop abuse 'cover up'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 07:29
A United Nations spokesman denies allegations of a child abuse cover up in the Central African Republic, calling them "frankly offensive".

Police probe new Tower Hamlets claims

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 07:19
Five new allegations in the case of the corrupt ex-Tower Hamlets mayor are been identified by the Met Police.

Globe confirms new artistic director

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 07:06
Shakespeare's Globe reveals Emma Rice from Kneehigh will be its third artistic director, taking over from Dominic Dromgoole in April 2016.