International News

Israel 'fired without rules' in Gaza

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 05:59
A "policy of indiscriminate fire" by the Israeli military caused hundreds of civilian deaths during the 2014 Gaza conflict, an activist group says.

Carly Fiorina joins White House race

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 05:56
Former tech firm boss Carly Fiorina announces her 2016 presidential ambitions, becoming the first female Republican in the field.

Carver to stay as Newcastle manager

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 05:46
Newcastle United issue a statement confirming John Carver will remain as manager for the club's final three games.

Strauss set for ECB director role

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 05:32
Andrew Strauss looks set to be confirmed as the new director of English cricket with Michael Vaughan out of the running.

Six bodies found in eastern Mexico

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 05:24
Mexican police find six bodies in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz which has been hit hard by drug-related violence.

Two killed in Burundi protests

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 05:24
Two people are killed in renewed protests in Burundi against President Pierre Nkurunziza's re-election bid, a BBC reporter at scene says.

£5 coin to mark royal baby's birth

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 05:19
A special £5 coin to mark the birth of the royal baby is unveiled.

US 'raid' after Prophet cartoon attack

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 05:14
US police search the home of suspected gunmen who attacked an event on the Prophet Muhammad cartoons in a Dallas suburb, media reports say.

McDonald's announces shake-up plans

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 05:05
Fast-food chain McDonald's announces plans to restructure its business and increase its number of franchised restaurants globally.

Everest climbs 'almost impossible'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 04:30
Climbing Mount Everest in this season is "almost impossible" because routes have been damaged by the quake-induced avalanches, officials say.

Murray wins first clay-court title

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 04:11
Briton Andy Murray wins his first clay-court title, beating German Philipp Kohlschreiber in the Munich Open final.

VIDEO: Scuffles at Scottish Labour event

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 04:10
Scuffles break out as Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy and comedian Eddie Izzard take part in general election campaigning in Glasgow.

Israel protests 'reveal open wound'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 04:08
Israel's president says Ethiopian Israelis' protests against alleged discrimination "revealed an open and raw wound" at the heart of Israeli society.

Euro sales boom ahead of holidays

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 04:00
Britons are cashing in on the strong pound by buying foreign currency ahead of the holiday season, currency brokers say.

McGuinness' home attacked with paint

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 03:56
The home of Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness is attacked with paint.

Top tourist attractions revealed

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 03:56
The National Museum of Scotland is named the country's most popular visitor attraction during 2014, with more than 1.6 million visitors.

C-word drama is 'lasting legacy'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 03:52
The brother of author Lisa Lynch, who wrote a candid book and blog about her battle with breast cancer, says a BBC drama on her life will be "a lasting legacy".

Outcry over tax-free MP salaries

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 03:51
Outcry over MPs' tax-free salaries

Labour 'arrogant' to assume support

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 03:39
Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood accuses Labour of taking her party for granted in assuming it will help put Ed Miliband in power.

Indian media facing a backlash in Nepal

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 03:20
Many in Nepal feel Indian media's coverage of the earthquake has been insensitive and jingoistic, writes Soutik Biswas.