International News

Winston first pick in NFL draft

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 00:02
Tampa Bay Buccaneers take Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston with first pick in the NFL's annual draft.

Step forward for quantum computing

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 23:50
Scientists have made progress towards correcting the errors that are expected to arise in quantum computing.

VIDEO: What Nasa's Messenger discovered about Mercury

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 23:18
NASA's Messenger spacecraft has ended its mission to Mercury by making a planned crash landing on the planet.

VIDEO: Climbers remain at Everest Base Camp

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 23:09
The BBC's Ian Pannell reports from Everest Base Camp where a recovery operation is under way following Saturday's devastating earthquake.

Lloyds loses £660m on TSB sale

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 23:02
Lloyds Banking Group says it has recorded a loss of £660m on the sale of TSB to Spanish bank Banco de Sabadell.

Tesla unveils battery to power homes

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 22:38
US electric carmaker Tesla Motors unveils batteries that can power homes and businesses in a bid to expand beyond its vehicle business.

VIDEO: Newsround kids put Nick Clegg on spot

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 22:06
Four Newsround viewers spoke to the leader of the Liberal Democrat party, Nick Clegg, to ask him questions about education, why people should trust him, and paying for the NHS.

Why riches alone can't revive boxing

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 22:05
The hype over Mayweather-Pacquiao is understandable but the super-fight excludes the average fan, says BBC sports editor Dan Roan.

Jam tart record bid for Alice party

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 21:44
A Conwy town marks the 150th anniversary of the publication of Alice in Wonderland with a world record bid for the longest line of jam tarts.

VIDEO: Fears in Odessa over fragile ceasefire

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 21:40
The ceasefire between government forces and pro-Russia rebels in eastern Ukraine is largely holding, but Nato's top military commander says he's concerned the lull is being used to prepare another offensive.

Funeral of unidentified baby boy due

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 21:35
The funeral of an unidentified baby boy found dead on a path almost two years ago is to be held.

McCausland 'acted inappropriately'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 21:29
Former Social Development Minister Nelson McCausland acted inappropriately by attempting to extend a Housing Executive contract with a maintenance firm, a Stormont committee finds.

Abortion law change 'not happening'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 21:27
The first minister has told the BBC a recommendation by the justice minister to change the law on abortion in cases of fatal foetal abnormality is doomed.

Welsh leaders' final live TV debate

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 21:13
The Welsh leaders of the main political parties do battle in their final television debate before polling day.

Child's ski death funeral held

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 21:13
The funeral of a child who died while on a skiing holiday in France is to take place in Abergavenny.

How many staff does the NHS need?

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 20:19
Increasing the number of staff in the NHS has been a major theme of the election. But does the health service really need all these doctors, nurses and midwives?

Further rail delays after power cut

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 20:15
Rail operators predict further delays to trains through south London after a power cut which left thousands stranded.

VIDEO: Chile volcano erupts for third time

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 20:04
More than 2,000 people have been forced from their homes after Chile's Calbuco volcano erupted for the third time in eight days.

In pictures: The Sim Project

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 18:37
Robotic patients helping doctors to learn

Is democracy in the doldrums?

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 18:36
Rarely before in the age of universal suffrage have politicians seemed so disconnected, says Nick Bryant.

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