International News

Stonehenge coach park plans approved

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 14:32
Plans for a temporary 26-space coach park at Stonehenge have been approved by Wiltshire Council.

LinkedIn buys learning firm for $1.5bn

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 14:00
LinkedIn buys online learning business Lynda for $1.5bn, making it the professional networking site's biggest acquisition to date.

Woman hit by car dies of injuries

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 13:48
An 86-year-old woman who was hit by a car in Portglenone in March dies from her injuries in hospital.

Williamson scores unique penalty

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 13:18
Leah Williamson overcomes the pressure of a five-hour wait to score a crucial penalty for England's U19 women.

Clarkson pulls out of BBC appearance

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 13:00
Former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson pulls out of his planned appearance as guest host of the BBC show Have I Got News For You.

Bodies washed ashore on Haiti coast

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 12:56
The bodies of at least 17 people have washed ashore in northern Haiti amid fears they were the victims of a shipwreck.

IPCC investigating former Met chief

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 12:45
Former Metropolitan Police commissioner Lord Stevens is to be investigated by the IPCC over allegations regarding the 1998 Stephen Lawrence public inquiry.

US markets close up on energy shares

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 12:29
US markets close higher on Thursday, buoyed by energy shares which rose along with the oil price.

Acidic oceans helped fuel extinction

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 12:21
Acidic oceans helped fuel the biggest mass extinction in the history of life on Earth, a study says.

Rose makes strong start at Masters

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 12:17
England's Justin Rose holds a share of the clubhouse lead on the first day of the Masters with Rory McIlroy four shots back.

When China woke up to Wham!

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 12:00
When China hosted its first Western pop concert

VIDEO: How Wham! helped change China

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 12:00
Singer Cheng Fangyuan remembers the day that British band Wham! became the first western pop act to play a concert in China.

Oklahoma may approve gas executions

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 11:50
Oklahoma is set to become the first state in the US to allow the use of nitrogen gas as a method of execution.

Yemen crisis reignites fear of al-Qaeda threat

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 11:47
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) is benefitting from the crisis in Yemen, but will it turn its attention once again to Western targets, asks Frank Gardner.

Lawro's predictions v The Vaccines singer Justin Young

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 11:23
BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on The Vaccines singer Justin Young in the weekend Premier League games.

UKIP candidate sorry for HIV tweet

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 10:47
UKIP's candidate in a key general election seat is forced to apologise after she appeared to question the cost to the NHS of treating British people who are HIV positive.

Cowell on Zayn: I knew for a while

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 10:41
Simon Cowell reveals he didn't try to talk Zayn Malik out of leaving One Direction and he knew for a while that Zayn was thinking about his future.

Railway consultation angers union

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 10:39
A union is considering industrial action over a Translink consultation on railway changes.

Somalia bounty on al-Shabab leaders

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 10:20
Somalia's government offers rewards for information leading to the capture of the top 11 commanders of the militant Islamist al-Shabab group.

Easyjet cancels nearly 600 flights

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 10:18
Easyjet cancels hundreds of flights as a strike by French air traffic controllers continues.