International News

VIDEO: Live: Labour education plan launch

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 00:26
Labour unveils its education manifesto, including guaranteed individual careers advice for teenagers.

VIDEO: Dramatic cycling pile-up in Belgium

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 00:14
Watch as a number of riders are caught up in a major crash in the final kilometre of the Scheldeprijs race in Belgium.

UKIP candidate 'is veteran porn star'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 00:03
A UKIP candidate standing in local elections in Bristol is revealed as a veteran porn star with 40 years' experience in the adult film industry.

First new pylon type constructed

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 00:03
The first new design of electricity pylon in almost 90 years has been erected at a test site in Nottinghamshire.

Family 'stranded' due to air strike

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 23:52
A Northern Ireland family stranded in Spain due to the French air traffic controllers' strike criticise how their airline handled the situation.

Global education targets missed

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 23:41
The promise that all children globally would have primary education by 2015, pledged by world leaders in 2000, has officially not been achieved.

Your pictures: United Arab Emirates

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 23:26
Readers pictures from the United Arab Emirates.

Riddles of Moon's origin resolved

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 23:22
Three new studies address some of the riddles posed by our best explanation for the origin of the Moon - which begins with a cataclysmic collision.

VIDEO: Scottish leaders in TV election debate

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 23:17
The SNP would only press for another independence referendum if something "material changed", the party's leader says.

Row over China anchor's Mao comments

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 23:14
A top Chinese TV anchor is taken off air after a video emerges showing him insulting Chairman Mao at a dinner party.

Co-op Group questions party political funding

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 23:10
The UK's biggest mutual organisation will vote on whether to stop financially supporting the Co-op Party, which has strong ties to Labour.

House prices 'up 0.4% in March'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 23:10
House prices rose by 0.4% in March compared with the previous month but the annual rate of property price growth slowed, the Halifax says.

India software chief guilty of fraud

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 23:07
A court in India finds the former head of Satyam Computers and nine others guilty in one of the country's biggest ever corporate scandals.

Co-operative Group returns to profit

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 23:01
The Co-operative Group says it made a profit of £124m last year, helped by its food and funerals businesses performing "robustly".

Vaughan 'open' to replacing Downton

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 22:42
Former England captain Michael Vaughan says he is "more than open" to a job with English cricket's governing body.

Obama visits Jamaica's Marley museum

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 22:38
Barack Obama takes an unscheduled tour of the museum dedicated to reggae star Bob Marley during his state visit to Jamaica.

Dead pilot sent 'going down' text

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 22:37
A pilot sends a text message saying he has lost control and his aircraft is "going down" before it crashes, investigators find.

Large alcohol seizure from under 18s

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 22:24
Police say they seized a "concerning" amount of alcohol from under-age drinkers along Northern Ireland's north coast on Easter Monday.

Potential oil discovery 'significant'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 22:12
There could be up to 100 billion barrels of oil onshore beneath the South of England, says exploration firm UK Oil & Gas.

'FA Cup the symbol of Reds' season'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 21:47
In a learning season for Liverpool, FA Cup success would be a price worth paying for moments of pain, writes Phil McNulty.