International News

Manor name Stevens as first driver

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 04:49
The former Marussia team, now known as Manor, name Englishman Will Stevens as their first race driver for the new season.

South African budget raises taxes

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 04:48
South Africa's budget raises taxes and cuts spending as the government tries to restore growth to an economy hit by power shortages, strikes and high unemployment

5G researchers achieve record speed

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 04:46
Scientists researching 5G at the University of Surrey achieve data connection many thousands of times faster than the average 4G.

Men arrested in missing woman search

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 04:30
Two men are arrested in connection with the disappearance of a woman in County Antrim, as police search a river close to her home.

VIDEO: PM 'not ruling out' second jobs changes

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 04:26
The PM says he is not ruling out further changes on second jobs but says the existing rules should be "properly applied".

Council house 60 after hall fire

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 04:19
Sixty residents are temporarily re-housed after a large fire destroyed a derelict bingo hall in Cardiff.

EU plans to merge energy markets

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 04:09
The European Commission approves proposals for a single European market in the supply, purchase and consumption of energy.

Anti-Boko Haram force takes shape

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 04:07
Efforts to create an 8,700-strong regional force to fight Nigeria's militant Islamist group Boko Haram are taking shape, writes the BBC's Tomi Oladipo.

Nervy Ireland beat UAE in World Cup

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:56
Kevin O'Brien and Gary Wilson hit fifties as Ireland recover from a nervy start to beat UAE by two wickets at the Gabba.

Day in pictures: 25 February 2015

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:54
Images from around the world: 25 February

Egypt league to resume without fans

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:52
Egypt's Premier League will resume from its suspension next month with fans banned from attending matches following violent clashes.

Lego hails 'highly satisfactory' year

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:50
Lego reports a 15% rise in sales and profits for 2014, hailing the performance as "highly satisfactory".

VIDEO: Replica US ship targeted in Iran drills

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:48
Iranian military fires at replica US aircraft carrier during exercises in the Strait of Hormuz.

Leaders in PMQs second jobs clash

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:46
Ed Miliband challenges David Cameron to back his party's proposed ban on MPs from working as consultants or directors of private companies.

French appeal to kidnappers in Yemen

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:45
The French foreign minister urges the release of a Frenchwoman kidnapped along with her interpreter in the Yemeni capital Sanaa.

One dead, two hurt after crash

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:44
One man dies and two others suffer minor injuries following a three vehicle crash near Brynmawr.

Brown out after concussion setback

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:42
England's Mike Brown is out of Sunday's Six Nations match in Ireland after suffering a setback in his recovery from concussion.

Galloway rival withdraws in Bradford

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:41
The Labour Party's candidate to fight the seat of Bradford West at the general election withdraws, days after she was selected.

Red Arrows reveal tail fin redesign

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:37
The Red Arrows reveal a new design inspired by the union jack on the tailfins of their jets.

New commission on primary assessment

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:25
A teacher-led commission is being set up to help primary schools in England find new ways of assessing their pupils' progress.