International News

Chester returns for Belgium game

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 02:58
Defenders James Chester, Paul Dummett and Adam Matthews are included in the Wales squad for the Euro 2016 qualifier against Belgium.

Inside Jordan's fight against extremism

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 02:57
Inside Jordan's fight against home-grown extremism

Eurovision 'a poisoned chalice'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 02:55
British pop star Will Young says he would not enter the Eurovision Song Contest because it is "a poisoned chalice".

Crash death teen was 'amazing son'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 02:48
The mother of an 18-year-old who died in a four-vehicle crash in Carmarthenshire pays tribute to her "amazing son".

Iraq starts anti-IS Anbar offensive

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 02:43
Iraqi government forces formally launch an operation to drive Islamic State (IS) out of the western province of Anbar, days after the fall of Ramadi.

VIDEO: Baddiel: 'My son gave me book idea'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 02:43
At this year's Hay Festival, writer and comedian David Baddiel has launched his first book for children, The Parent Agency.

Kendall gets Umunna Labour backing

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 02:39
Chuka Umunna backs Liz Kendall to be the next Labour leader, saying she will drag the party out of its "comfort zone".

Volcano erupts on Galapagos Island

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 02:14
Volcanic eruption on one of the Galapagos Islands potentially puts Charles Darwin's evolution ecosystem at risk.

Eight years for rapist and abuser

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 02:12
A convicted sex offender who was found guilty of rape, indecent assault and abduction charges against three women is jailed for eight years.

Family man dies at Dignitas clinic

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 01:48
A father-of-three who had developed a tumour dies at the Dignitas clinic in Switzerland, the BBC confirms.

China's yuan 'no longer undervalued'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 01:48
China's yuan has strengthened over the past year to its correct value, according to the International Monetary Fund.

Murders suspect post-mortem tests due

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 01:44
Police are expecting to find out later how a triple-murder suspect, whose body was found in woodland, died.

Should animals be given human rights?

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 01:44
A New York court is considering whether chimps are legal persons - and whether animals should be granted the same rights as humans?

Malaysia exhumes mass 'migrant' graves

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 01:41
Malaysia exhumes bodies suspected to be migrants buried in 139 grave sites as fresh details of alleged human trafficking camps emerge.

Riders injured in 'thunderball' stunt

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 01:36
Two circus performers are injured in a crash during a motorcycle "thunderball" stunt.

Clement set to become Derby boss

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 01:28
Real Madrid assistant manager Paul Clement is set to replace Steve McClaren as head coach of Championship side Derby.

Pair earn World Tin Bath race crowns

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 01:26
One of the Isle of Man's strangest sporting competitions, the World Tin Bath Championships, celebrates its 44th anniversary.

Islamic State PR gloss masks Iraqi forces' gains

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 01:25
The loss of Ramadi revealed a disturbing weakness in the Iraqi army, but it is difficult to believe Iraq's government is losing its war against Islamic State, says John Simpson.

Chinese navy to focus on 'open seas'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 01:14
China announces its strategy to focus the navy beyond its borders into open water, in a military strategy document.

VIDEO: Do pre-pay meters hit the poorest?

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 01:13
The energy watchdog Ofgem says it will investigate the installation of pre-payment energy meters in the homes of customers who have run up debt on their bills.