International News

VIDEO: India's women get firms' sparks flying

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 09:33
The BBC's Samira Hussain reports on the trend in India for women to take over the reins of the family business after training and studying abroad.

VIDEO: Bloomberg's battle against tobacco firms

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 09:22
As many developed countries around the world, including the UK, introduce tighter restrictions on tobacco sales, the billionaire and former Mayor of New York, Michael Bloomberg, has told the BBC of his determination to combat the spread of smoking in poorer countries.

South Africa 'girl tried to join IS'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 09:13
A South African girl is taken off a plane in Cape Town on suspicion of planning to join Islamic State (IS) militants, a minister says.

Malaysia arrests 17 terror suspects

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 09:06
Malaysian police arrest 17 suspected militants who were believed to be planning terrorist attacks in the capital, Kuala Lumpur.

Watson beaten by Vekic in Charleston

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 08:58
British number one Heather Watson loses to Croatia's Donna Vekic in round one of the Family Circle Cup in Charleston, USA.

Katie Walsh wins Irish National

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 08:54
Katie Walsh's novice mount Thunder And Roses wins the Irish Grand National Chase at Fairyhouse.

Bournemouth 4-2 Birmingham City

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 08:45
Bournemouth come from two goals down to beat Birmingham and move a point clear at the top of the Championship.

Tsarnaev 'wanted to punish America'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 08:32
A prosecutor says Dzhokar Tsarnaev "wanted to punish America" when he and his brother planted bombs at the Boston Marathon, as closing arguments commence.

#constituencysongs: Comedy on the campaign trail

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 08:29
Candidates, journalists and the public offer #constituencysongs suggestions

Blackpool relegated from Championship

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 08:22
Blackpool are relegated from the Championship with six games to play after Rotherham beat Brighton 1-0.

VIDEO: Fumes in world's filthiest city, Delhi

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 08:09
The BBC's Sanjoy Majumder reports from Delhi, considered by the World Health Organization to be the most polluted city in the world last year.

Wigan Athletic 0-2 Derby County

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 08:08
Second-half goals from Chris Martin and Darren Bent give promotion-chasing Derby their first win in eight matches.

VIDEO: Fire after China chemical plant blast

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 07:55
An explosion has ripped through a chemical plant in south-eastern China's Fujian province, sparking a major fire.

Ward closed amid Norovirus outbreak

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 07:44
A ward is closed at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro because of an outbreak of Norovirus.

VIDEO: LIVE: Cameron and Osborne on tax

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 07:09
Prime Minister David Cameron and Chancellor George Osborne are making speeches on tax.

Man charged over naked shop incident

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 07:02
A man is charged with assault and public indecency following an incident at a Dundee toy store, where a man was seen running around naked.

Fire at 16th Century thatched pub

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 07:01
A 16th Century thatched pub in a Dorset village is extensively damaged in a fire.

Blast rocks China chemical plant

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 06:37
An explosion and blaze rip through a plant manufacturing the controversial chemical PX in Fujian province in eastern China.

Turkey league suspended after attack

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 06:33
Turkey's SuperLig is suspended for one week following the attack on the Fenerbahce team bus on Saturday.

Evans faces Doherty in Worlds bid

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 06:27
Reanne Evans will meet former world champion Ken Doherty in the first round of World Championship qualifying.