International News

Convictions in 'sectarian song' case

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 08:49
Thirteen members of a loyalist flute band have been convicted of provocatively playing a sectarian tune outside a Catholic Church.

Judge objects to Facebook training

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 08:47
A Texas judge whose Facebook posts led to a mistrial is appealing against a ruling that she take social-media classes.

VIDEO: Taxes, immigration and YouTube: Day 30

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 08:38
David Cameron talked about taxes, Nigel Farage talked about immigration and Ed Miliband talked to Russell Brand.

O'Sullivan level with Bingham at 8-8

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 08:25
Ronnie O'Sullivan recovers from 6-3 down and is level at 8-8 against Stuart Bingham in the World Championship quarter-finals.

Egypt jails 69 for church attack

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 08:24
A court in Egypt sentences 69 Islamists to life in prison for looting and setting fire to a church in a town near Cairo in August 2013.

The Baltimore minefield for 2016 hopefuls

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 08:12
Hillary Clinton says Freddie Gray's death 'demands answers', while Republican candidates tread lightly - and sometimes unsuccessfully

Call for bolder EU action on migrants

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 08:06
The European Parliament adopts a resolution calling for the EU to take bolder action to deal with the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean.

Japan PM offers war repentance to US

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 07:59
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe expresses "deep repentance" over Japan's role in WW2 during a historic address to the US Congress.

Teenager guilty of terror grooming

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 07:51
A teenager who groomed his friend to kill soldiers is found guilty of preparing to commit acts of terrorism.

VIDEO: Baltimore riot mother: 'It's unacceptable'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 07:43
A mother filmed berating her son for his involvement in the Baltimore riots has spoken about the incident to US TV programme CBS This Morning.

Nasa unveils shape-changing plane wing

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 07:28
Nasa jointly develops a plane wing that can change shape during flight, reducing drag and improving fuel efficiency.

'Outsource marking' to cut workload

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 07:11
A more radical approach to cutting teachers' workload needs to be investigated, such as sending marking overseas, researchers suggest.

VIDEO: Hatton: Why Mayweather will win

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 07:11
Former two-weight world champion Ricky Hatton speaks to BBC Sport ahead of this weekend's super-fight in Las Vegas between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao.

BP Portrait Award 2015 shortlist

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 07:00
The BP Portrait Award reveals its 2015 shortlist, with artists from the UK, Israel and Spain in the running.

Election 2015 in pictures: 29 April

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 06:46
Images from the campaign trail: 29 April

Mandela widow calls for African unity

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 06:44
Graca Machel, widow of Nelson Mandela, appeals for African unity at a memorial service for a Mozambican victim of South African xenophobic violence.

VIDEO: Woman denies starting petrol pump fire

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 06:35
A woman has denied deliberately setting fire to a petrol pump on a Jerusalem forecourt, after being refused a cigarette by a motorist, according to local police.

VIDEO: Footage of 'out of control' spacecraft

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 06:33
Footage showing an unmanned Russian spacecraft spinning above the earth has been released by Nasa.

Death row Briton 'could be next'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 06:32
A British drug smuggler on death row in Indonesia calls the executions of two fellow prisoners "senseless and brutal" as her lawyer says she could be next.

US court hears execution drug case

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 06:17
The US Supreme Court is hearing arguments over whether states can use midazolam as a lethal injection drug.