International News

VIDEO: India's tense relationship with NGOs

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 17:51
India is cracking down on foreign-funded NGOs, with nearly 9,000 seeing their registration cancelled. Pratiksha Ghildial reports.

What will happen after 8 May?

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 17:23
May the 8th is not the end of the argument about the purpose and worth of politics, only the beginning.

Bond giant Pimco hires Ben Bernanke

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 17:00
US bond giant Pimco hires former US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke after the departure of 'bond king' Bill Gross last year.

Messenger heads for crash on Mercury

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 16:52
After a decade in space and four years in orbit, Nasa's Messenger spacecraft will end its mission on Thursday by crashing into the surface of Mercury.

More older carers 'risking health'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 16:48
The number of older carers in England is rising, with signs the responsibility of looking after loved ones is damaging their health, research suggests.

Ukraine rebels shut down aid agency

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 16:37
Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine close down the office of the International Rescue Committee, accusing the aid agency of spying.

Mayweather might not show - Roach

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 16:26
Manny Pacquiao's trainer fears Floyd Mayweather might not turn up for Saturday's super-fight in Las Vegas.

Men 'catching up on life expectancy'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 16:25
Men are narrowing the gap on women when it comes to life expectancy in England and Wales, research in the Lancet indicates.

'Shortage of doctors' for detainees

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 16:23
Lives could be put at risk due to a shortage of medical staff for detainees in the East of England, a health worker warns.

Chelsea deserve respect - Terry

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 15:35
Chelsea captain John Terry says his side deserve credit after beating Leicester to close in on the Premier League title.

VIDEO: Egyptian woman's life as a man

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 15:33
An Egyptian woman has been dressing and working as a man for 42 years to be able to earn money for her family.

Borders rail works at 'final phase'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 15:29
The final phase of earthworks gets under way ahead of the return of rail services between the Borders and Edinburgh.

Searching for the truth about my mother

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 15:28
My mum, who went to war when I was one, and never returned

Final week to win Scottish vote

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 15:28
Scottish political parties are likely to clash over election issues at First Minister's Questions, with exactly a week until voters go to the polls.

VIDEO: Solving the big cat conflict

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 15:28
How thorn bushes and donkeys could save Africa’s predators

The birth of the weather forecast

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 15:27
How accurate were the first weather forecasts 150 years ago?

What's it like living under a curfew?

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 15:23
What's it like living under a curfew in a big city?

'Mayweather not most dangerous'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 15:20
Manny Pacquiao's fight against Floyd Mayweather is "not his most dangerous", according to his advisor Michael Koncz.

Pluto may have ice cap at pole

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 15:20
Pluto may have a polar cap of nitrogen ices. This is the tantalising prospect revealed in the latest images to come down from the New Horizons spacecraft.

Tories planned benefit cuts-Lib Dems

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 15:14
Liberal Democrat Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander says the Tories proposed to "slash" child benefit while the two parties were in government together.