International News

Dead baby's mum traced after 27 years

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 02:11
The mother of a baby found dead in a water-filled pit almost 27 years ago is traced using DNA taken from the boy's body.

Source of disease outbreak not found

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 02:09
An investigation into a fatal outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in Edinburgh has concluded it is not possible to identify the source of the bacteria.

Roy Keane denies road rage charge

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 02:07
Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane denies an alleged road rage offence involving a taxi driver.

US lifts India airline safety rating

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 02:02
US authorities upgrade India's aviation safety rating, allowing Indian airlines to increase the number of flights they operate to the country.

Blues legend BB King leaves hospital

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 02:01
Blues guitarist BB King says he is "feeling much better" after being treated in hospital for dehydration.

VIDEO: LIVE: Ed Miliband speech

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 01:55
Labour leader Ed Miliband makes a speech in Warwickshire.

Man in shorts 'at risk of avalanche'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 01:44
Four people - one of them wearing shorts and deck shoes - are criticised for putting themselves at risk of being avalanched.

Le Pen opposes father's candidacy

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 01:33
The head of France's far-right Front National Marine Le Pen moves to stop her father Jean-Marie from standing in polls later this year.

Sticker album duo draw party leaders

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 01:32
A couple who completed a World Cup sticker album with their own drawings swap football for politics, sketching party leaders instead of players.

Kenya shuts money transfer firms

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 01:29
Kenya's government orders the closure of 13 money transfer firms suspected to be used by militant Islamists, a minister tells the BBC.

Are non-doms bad for UK?

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 01:24
Would Britain be richer or poorer if Ed Miliband abolishes the tax privileges of long-term non-doms?

Ben Miller to star in election comedy

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 01:18
Death in Paradise star Ben Miller is to play a stressed Liberal Democrat campaigner in a "real-time" Channel 4 sitcom broadcast in the run-up to the Election 2015.

Safety box jewel raid 'worth £200m'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 01:08
Jewellery stolen in a raid at a vault in London's Hatton Garden "could be worth £200m", a former Scotland Yard commander believes.

Payout over cyclist pothole death

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 01:01
The widow of a charity cyclist from Somerset who died when he hit a pothole on his bike receives a six-figure payout from a council.

Mother attacked while out with son

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 01:00
A mother out walking with her young son and two dogs has been attacked in a wood in West Lothian.

VIDEO: Footage of high-speed chase released

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 00:59
Four men who led police on a chase reaching speeds of about 150mph after a botched raid have been jailed.

Palestinian stabs Israelis in W Bank

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 00:53
A Palestinian man stabbed two Israelis in the northern West Bank, injuring one of them seriously, before being shot dead, the Israeli military says.

VIDEO: Daredevil hits target in wingsuit stunt

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 00:46
Wingsuit daredevil Sebastian Alvarez has been showing off his flying skills by smashing through a Chilean flag on the side of a volcano.

Review of case against NHS manager

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 00:42
The General Medical Council is to review an investigation into the second most powerful person at NHS England, Dame Barbara Hakin.

VIDEO: 'It's not a gilet, it's a coat'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 00:42
Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood jokes with BBC reporter Rob Nothman after his side's thrilling 3-3 draw at home against QPR.