International News

Apple profits beat expectations

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 14:23
Technology giant Apple plans a share buyback after it reports profits of $10.2bn, selling a more than 43 million iPhones in the second quarter of 2014.

Real Madrid 1-0 Bayern Munich

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 13:59
Karim Benzema's goal gives Real Madrid the advantage as holders Bayern Munich lose semi-final first leg in Spain.

VIDEO: NYPD's Twitter campaign backfires

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 13:47
NYPD asked followers to tweet a photo of themselves with officers and add the hashtag "myNYPD" as part of a social media campaign.

VIDEO: Russia in new Ukraine attack threat

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 13:42
Moscow has again warned that it will retaliate if it judges that the interests of Russian people are being threatened in Ukraine.

Plan to end corroboration on hold

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 13:29
Controversial plans to end the need for evidence in Scottish criminal trials to come from two sources are put on hold for at least a year.

VIDEO: Tribute to youngest Hillsborough victim

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 13:29
The mother of the Hillsborough disaster's youngest victim has said he would have been ''very proud'' of his cousin, England Captain Steven Gerrard.

Daley ready for 'special' competition

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 13:27
Tom Daley is set to compete at the London Aquatics Centre for the first time since winning Olympic bronze.

'I survived the Bangladesh factory collapse'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 12:57
Survivors recall Rana Plaza disaster one year on

Everest Sherpas discuss boycott

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 12:52
Sherpa guides in Nepal are meeting climbers at Everest base camp to decide whether to continue ascents after an avalanche on Friday killed 16 of their colleagues.

Deadly car bomb strikes Nairobi

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 12:46
Four people, two of them police, are killed in the Kenyan capital Nairobi by a car bomb outside a police station.

Seven or eight on Murray's coach list

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 12:24
Wimbledon champion Andy Murray is considering "seven or eight" candidates in his search for a new coach.

Jets scrambled over Russian planes

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 12:19
RAF fighter jets were scrambled to investigate two Russian military aircraft spotted approaching UK airspace, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) says.

VIDEO: Scottish referendum: An English view

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 12:15
Only those living in Scotland can actually vote - but what do people living in England think of the referendum?

Yes vote 'boon' for northern England

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 12:08
Scotland's first minister Alex Salmond insists Scottish independence would be a boon for the north of England because it would rebalance the UK economy.

Liverpool reveal Anfield expansion plan

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 12:01
Liverpool plan to redevelop parts of Anfield to increase the ground's capacity to around 59,000.

Russia in new Ukraine attack threat

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 11:42
Russia will respond to any attack on its interests in Ukraine, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says, drawing a parallel with the 2008 Georgia war.

Hamas and Fatah declare end to rift

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 10:59
Rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas announce a reconciliation deal, saying they will seek to form a unity government in the coming weeks.

Tasered for throwing pants at police

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 10:59
A naked man who threw his boxer shorts at a police officer during a strip search was unlawfully Tasered, a court hears.

Farbrace named as England assistant

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 10:36
Paul Farbrace is confirmed as England's new assistant coach to Peter Moores after quitting as Sri Lanka head coach.

VIDEO: Horror of S Sudan massacre filmed

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-23 10:35
The White House has strongly condemned the massacre of civilians in South Sudan calling it a betrayal of the people by their leaders.
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