International News

Two SNP members suspended after demo

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 10:00
The SNP suspends two party members following scuffles at rally held by Scottish Labour leader and comedian Eddie Izzard in Glasgow.

Coloccini writes open letter to fans

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 09:55
Newcastle United captain Fabricio Coloccini writes an open letter to fans apologising for the club's poor run of form.

Pacquiao accused of dishonesty

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 09:55
Manny Pacquiao "wasn't honest" about an injury before his loss to Floyd Mayweather, says the Nevada Athletic Commission.

VIDEO: Migrants scramble to safety

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 09:45
Footage has emerged of migrants on a sinking dinghy desperately trying to reach safety off the coast of Sicily.

PSNI step up patrols and checkpoints

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 09:21
There will be more checkpoints and patrols by police in Northern Ireland to counter a "severe" dissident republican threat.

Mental health spending cuts forecast

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 08:56
Mental health trusts in England are forecasting significant cuts to their funding over the next four years, figures seen by the BBC suggest.

Dozens injured in M1 coach crash

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 08:50
Dozens of people are taken to hospital following a coach crash on the M1 in Derbyshire.

Gambaccini to write bail memoir

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 08:48
Broadcaster Paul Gambaccini says he has written a memoir about the 12 months he spent on bail, before being told he would not face charges over historic sex offences.

Pavey to miss Worlds in Beijing

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 08:47
Jo Pavey will miss the World Championships in Beijing this August to aid her preparation for the 2016 Olympics.

Mass grave found on Venezuela border

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 08:40
A mass grave containing seven bodies has been found on the border between Venezuela and Colombia, according to officials.

Turkey probes 'ruined' mosaics

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 08:39
Roman mosaics 'ruined' during restoration

Suspended prison term for bombmaker

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 08:21
A former soldier who pleaded guilty to making explosives under suspicious circumstances and having pistols is given a suspended sentence.

Gum 'may have played role' in death

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 08:21
Chewing gum "may have played" a role in the death of a Carmarthenshire teenager, an inquest hears.

Miliband: Labour won't borrow more

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 08:17
Ed Miliband tells the BBC he does not believe Labour would end up borrowing more money than the Conservatives plan to if he wins Thursday's election.

Army sergeant guilty of sex attacks

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 08:04
Army sergeant Edwin Mee is found guilty at Southwark Crown Court of 13 sex attacks on seven female recruits.

Huckabee makes second White House bid

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 08:03
Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee has said he will make a second attempt at getting the Republican nomination for the presidency.

Details of HP Autonomy suit emerge

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 08:02
New details of Hewlett-Packard's $5bn fraud suit against Autonomy emerge in a court filing, but former Autonomy boss Mike Lynch says there is no "smoking gun".

Ice cores show 200-year climate lag

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 07:55
Scientists find 200 year lag time between past climate events at poles, according to a new study in Nature.

Jagger and Knight record Nepal track

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 07:51
Sir Mick Jagger and Ronnie Wood of the Rolling Stones join Beverley Knight on a charity single in aid of Save the Children's Nepal Earthquake appeal.

Pregnancy op blunder woman given £8m

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 07:31
A pregnant woman left brain damaged after her heart was accidentally punctured during an NHS operation is awarded an £8m compensation pay-out.