International News

Air passenger duty cut from 1 April

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 15:01
A number of tax changes come in on 1 April, which will mean cheaper flights for thousands of people who travel over 4,000 miles.

VIDEO: Young surfers taught to save lives

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 14:38
The number of people drowning in Australian has continued to fall as children are being taught to be safe in the water.

Bosses sign letter supporting Tories

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 14:27
More than 100 company leaders, including the boss of BP, declare support for a Conservative-led government in a letter published in the Daily Telegraph.

Portugal 0-2 Cape Verde Islands

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 14:21
Portugal rest captain Cristiano Ronaldo and suffer a shock defeat at home to African side Cape Verde Islands.

VIDEO: 'Homophobic' Indiana bill 'needs fix'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 14:14
The governor of Indiana is calling on lawmakers there to "fix" a controversial law meant to protect religious freedoms.

VIDEO: Bandleader Last bows out

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 14:06
Bandleader and composer James last talks to David Sillito as he performs his last shows in Britain before his retirement

Detectives revisit scene of rape

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 14:06
Detectives investigating the rape of a woman in Uddingston revisit the scene a week after the crime took place.

US lifts Egypt weapons freeze

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 13:56
President Barack Obama has told his Egyptian counterpart, Abdel Fattah al Sisi, that the US will resume military aid to Egypt, frozen since 2013.

Israel 0-1 Belgium

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 13:54
Belgium knock Wales off top spot in their Euro 2016 qualifying group with a narrow win over Israel.

Murray reaches 500 career wins

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 13:13
Andy Murray reaches 500 career wins with victory over Kevin Anderson at the Miami Open, beating the South African 6-4 3-6 6-3.

Buffett 'wouldn't raise US rates'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 13:10
The billionaire investor, Warren Buffett, says if he ran the US Federal Reserve, he wouldn't raise interest rates significantly.

Boston bombing defence finishes

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 13:09
The defence in the Boston Marathon bombing trial rests its case against defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, charged with 30 counts related to the attack.

To the moon & back: Murray's 500 wins

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 13:08
Andy Murray has won 500 matches - but how many times has he gone round the earth & how many sweatbands has he used?

Wasps' Hughes banned for North blow

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 13:07
Wasps forward Nathan Hughes is banned for three weeks for "striking with the knee and/or shin" against Northampton.

Amazon launches home ordering kit

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 12:38
In an attempt to attract more household shoppers, Amazon unveils a button for replenish items such as washing powder and razors.

Fatal storms hit northern Europe

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 11:46
Four people have been killed in gales that have battered Germany, Austria, the Netherlands and the UK.

Evidence links China to GitHub attack

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 11:03
Security researchers say "innocent" internet users are unwittingly carrying out the attack, most likely hijacked by the Chinese government.

Election candidate's email 'stupid'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 10:43
An election candidate is criticised for telling a woman in a gay marriage that he did not want to hear from her again.

Libya Tripoli-based Islamist PM fired

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 10:28
MPs remove Omar al-Hassi as head of Libya's Islamist-backed alternative government in Tripoli amid allegations of financial irregularities.

VIDEO: £135k to move voles: Money well spent?

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 10:21
£135,000 was spent relocating water voles so work could begin dredging two Somerset rivers in 2014.

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