International News

VIDEO: 'Dream come true' for The Voice winner

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 00:19
Scottish firefighter Steve McCrorie's has told BBC Breakfast that winning the The Voice UK was a "dream come true.

Pension cash changes come into force

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-06 00:02
Sweeping changes to pension rules which will give savers much more control over their money have come into force.

Australians' death row appeal fails

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 23:54
Two Australian drug smugglers sentenced to death in Indonesia cannot challenge the president's rejection of their clemency pleas, a court rules.

VIDEO: Steph's biscuits: Corporation tax explained

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 23:48
From the beginning of this month a new levy has been introduced to encourage big companies like Starbucks and Apple to pay their fair share of taxes.

Murray seeks end to Djokovic problem

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 23:47
Andy Murray says he will analyse why he has struggled against Novak Djokovic after his latest loss to his rival, in Miami.

Tobacco display ban for all shops

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 23:42
Restrictions on the display of cigarettes and tobacco products in small shops in Wales come into force.

130 annual Welsh skin cancer deaths

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 23:26
New figures show 130 people die from skin cancer in Wales every year.

Bangladesh war criminal loses appeal

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 23:01
Bangladesh's Supreme Court rejects a final appeal against the death sentence given to senior Islamist leader Mohammad Kamaruzzaman.

Lincicome wins first major of 2015

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 22:24
Brittany Lincicome wins her second major by beating Stacy Lewis on the third play-off hole at the ANA Inspiration event.

VIDEO: Warm welcome for Harry in Australia

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 22:20
Prince Harry has arrived in Australia for a four-week placement with the Australian Defence Force.

Vintage photos show Latin America's deadliest war

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 22:06
Vintage photos show Latin America's deadliest war

VIDEO: Life in Lesotho's textile factories

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 21:56
Lesotho's textile industry is the biggest employer in the country, with exports worth $340 million a year.

VIDEO: Ukraine arrests 'corrupt' oligarchs

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 21:46
Ukrainian authorities have launched what they say is a major crackdown on corruption.

VIDEO: Yemen locals 'without water for days'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 21:40
Fighting in the Yemeni city of Aden has intensified despite continued air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition.

VIDEO: Argentines taste giant Easter egg

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 21:20
Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Bariloche, Argentina, to taste what is being described as the world's biggest handmade Easter egg.

VIDEO: Chinese help for Athens?

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 20:35
As crucial negotiations get underway between Athens and its creditors this week, will Greece turn to China for help?

Red Cross to send planes to Yemen

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 20:09
The Red Cross is due to make two emergency aid flights into Yemen's capital Sanaa, as fighting intensifies in the southern city of Aden.

Rolling Stone retracts rape article

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 19:45
Rolling Stone magazine retracts a 2014 article about a rape on the campus of a US university, after a report calls it "a failure of journalism".

Lagarde welcomes Athens payment news

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 18:02
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has welcomed the news that Athens will make a loan payment due to the IMF this week.

80,000 'might die' in future outbreak

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-05 17:56
About 80,000 people could die if there was a "widespread outbreak" of an antibiotic-resistant blood infection, according to a government document.