International News

Author Ruth Rendell dies aged 85

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 05:09
Best-selling crime writer Ruth Rendell has died aged 85, her publisher says

Blackpool v Huddersfield Town

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 04:42
Blackpool's game with Huddersfield is suspended early in the second half because of a pitch invasion by protesting home fans.

Bingham maintains lead over Trump

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 04:35
Stuart Bingham remains on course to reach his first World Championship final after taking a 13-11 lead over Judd Trump.

Widdecombe's 'minor parties' warning

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 04:33
Former shadow home secretary Ann Widdecombe urges voters to make a straight election choice between Labour or Tory.

Obituary: Ruth Rendell

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 04:28
Best-selling author who wrote crime fiction as literature

VIDEO: Aerial video of Palace crowds and BT Tower

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 04:26
Aerial video shows crowds outside Buckingham Palace and a message on London's BT Tower as the Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to a baby girl.

Lethal divisions persist in Ukraine's Odessa

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 04:17
The BBC's David Stern reports on continuing tension in the Ukrainian city of Odessa, a year after a fire at a trade union building killed 48 people.

NI parties congratulate Royal couple

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 04:09
Northern Ireland politicians congratulate the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the birth of their second child.

Flats evacuated during arson attack

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 04:04
A number of residents are moved from their homes due an overnight arson attack on a shop beneath their flats.

Leaders rally voters in last weekend

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 03:55
The last weekend of the election campaign gets under way, with David Cameron highlighting pension plans, and Ed Miliband his vision for "working people".

VIDEO: Royal baby official notice at Palace

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 03:54
A formal bulletin confirming that the Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a baby girl is displayed at Buckingham Palace.

Nepal emergency UK appeal tops £33m

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 03:34
Donations to the Disasters Emergency Committee appeal to help those affected by the Nepal earthquake have reached £33 million.

VIDEO: Watch Mayweather-Pacquiao weigh-in

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 03:34
Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather come face-to-face at the weigh-in ahead of their welterweight super-fight in in Las Vegas.

US-led Syria strikes 'kill civilians'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 03:23
Air strikes by the US-led coalition targeting Islamic State militants have killed amore than 50 villagers in northern Syria, activist say.

How to follow Mayweather v Pacquiao

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 03:16
Ringside for $350,000? Or for free in Poland? How the world will watch Floyd Mayweather v Manny Pacquiao.

Silver pennies to mark royal birth

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 03:02
The Royal Mint is to gift 2,015 babies with a "lucky" silver penny to celebrate the arrival of the new royal baby.

Attack was 'homophobic hate crime'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 02:57
An overnight attack on a property in west Belfast is being treated as a homophobic hate crime.

Man completes 100-mile morris dance

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 02:44
A man accomplishes a 100-mile morris dance from London to Norwich to recreate a journey undertaken by William Shakespeare's clown in 1600.

VIDEO: Royal baby: 'You can hear the cheers'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 02:43
The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a daughter in a hospital in central London.

VIDEO: Town crier announces Royal birth

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-02 02:37
The birth of the Duchess of Cambridge's daughter in London was announced by unofficial Town Crier Tony Appleton.