International News

Will it be a tech election?

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 03:30
According to Martha Lane Fox, the role the internet can play in the UK should be one of the key issues in the upcoming election.

In pictures: Open, Youth and Mobile

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 03:27
Open and Youth winners in Sony World Photo Awards

Turkey hit by massive power cut

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 03:20
A huge power cut hits several cities in Turkey, including Istanbul's public transport network.

Falling window hits woman in street

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 03:19
A fifth-storey hospital window falls on a woman in the London Bridge area during high winds.

Chichester theatre bosses to leave

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 03:19
Chichester Festival Theatre is to lose both its artistic director Jonathan Church and executive director Alan Finch at the end of September 2016.

Poorer children's brains 'smaller'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 03:18
Poorer children 'have smaller brains' than their more prosperous counterparts, researchers from California have found.

Sinfield to make rugby union switch

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 03:17
Leeds Rhinos captain Kevin Sinfield is to join Championship rugby union side Yorkshire Carnegie at the end of the current rugby league season.

Granddad 'did not have baby grudge'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 03:09
Amelia Jones's mother says she was shocked when her accused father said he did not 'hold grudges against a baby'.

France scraps payment for sex fines

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 03:09
France's Senate rejects a planned 2013 law penalising people who pay for sex and decides to maintain the offence of soliciting.

'More teachers leave in first year'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 02:46
Rising numbers of new teachers are leaving the profession within a year of qualifying, says a teachers' union leader.

Jail for man who punched doctor

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 02:44
Dundalk man has been sentenced to six months in prison after two separate assaults on medical staff

'Slave contract' teacher struck off

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 02:40
A teacher who admitted having sex with a teenage girl and asked her to sign a "slave contract" with him, is banned from the classroom.

Living standards back at May 2010 level

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 02:27
It is the slowest recovery on record, but living standards are now back to where they were at the time of the last election

Peru prime minister deposed in spy row

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 02:19
Peruvian Prime Minister Ana Jara is sacked by Congress over allegations that the country's spy agency gathered information on thousands of Peruvians.

Williams family to talk out of court

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 02:15
The wife and adult children of late actor and comedian Robin Williams agree to meet outside court to try and resolve their dispute over his belongings.

Eurozone deflation eases in March

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 02:12
Deflation in the eurozone eased during March while the rate of unemployment dipped slightly in February, figures show.

Falcons lose pick after fake noise

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 01:57
NFL side Atlanta Falcons lose their draft pick for 2016 and are fined $350,000 for using fake crowd noise at home games.

Tourist died from gunshot wounds

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 01:45
A British tourist killed in a terror attack at a museum in Tunisia died from gunshot wounds, a coroner hears.

Alarm as Turkey backs new police powers

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 01:35
Turkish MPs back sweeping new powers for police - and critics fear that intolerance is becoming entrenched, Selin Girit reports from Istanbul.

VIDEO: Joey Essex on meeting Nick Clegg

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 01:28
Joey Essex talks about interviewing Nick Clegg, praising the deputy prime minister for his "honesty".