International News

VIDEO: Newsround kids put Nick Clegg on spot

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 22:06
Four Newsround viewers spoke to the leader of the Liberal Democrat party, Nick Clegg, to ask him questions about education, why people should trust him, and paying for the NHS.

Why riches alone can't revive boxing

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 22:05
The hype over Mayweather-Pacquiao is understandable but the super-fight excludes the average fan, says BBC sports editor Dan Roan.

Jam tart record bid for Alice party

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 21:44
A Conwy town marks the 150th anniversary of the publication of Alice in Wonderland with a world record bid for the longest line of jam tarts.

VIDEO: Fears in Odessa over fragile ceasefire

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 21:40
The ceasefire between government forces and pro-Russia rebels in eastern Ukraine is largely holding, but Nato's top military commander says he's concerned the lull is being used to prepare another offensive.

Funeral of unidentified baby boy due

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 21:35
The funeral of an unidentified baby boy found dead on a path almost two years ago is to be held.

McCausland 'acted inappropriately'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 21:29
Former Social Development Minister Nelson McCausland acted inappropriately by attempting to extend a Housing Executive contract with a maintenance firm, a Stormont committee finds.

Abortion law change 'not happening'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 21:27
The first minister has told the BBC a recommendation by the justice minister to change the law on abortion in cases of fatal foetal abnormality is doomed.

Welsh leaders' final live TV debate

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 21:13
The Welsh leaders of the main political parties do battle in their final television debate before polling day.

Child's ski death funeral held

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 21:13
The funeral of a child who died while on a skiing holiday in France is to take place in Abergavenny.

How many staff does the NHS need?

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 20:19
Increasing the number of staff in the NHS has been a major theme of the election. But does the health service really need all these doctors, nurses and midwives?

Further rail delays after power cut

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 20:15
Rail operators predict further delays to trains through south London after a power cut which left thousands stranded.

VIDEO: Chile volcano erupts for third time

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 20:04
More than 2,000 people have been forced from their homes after Chile's Calbuco volcano erupted for the third time in eight days.

In pictures: The Sim Project

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 18:37
Robotic patients helping doctors to learn

Is democracy in the doldrums?

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 18:36
Rarely before in the age of universal suffrage have politicians seemed so disconnected, says Nick Bryant.

Blind Australian sells out US show

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 18:26
Australian Indigenous singer Gurrumul sells out at a concert in New York, the first in a series of dates for his debut US tour.

Schools 'feeding and clothing pupils'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 18:22
Head teachers are warning that schools are having to act like "mini-welfare states" in providing and food and clothes to some pupils.

Animals need 'airspace reserves'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 18:14
Areas of airspace where human use is restricted could help to protect billions of animals, scientists say.

VIDEO: The virtuoso performance - at a bomb site

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 18:11
A virtuoso performance - at a bomb site

Heatwaves 'more likely' in England

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 18:11
England is set for more record-breaking warm years like 2014, say scientists.

Private GP out-of-hours care 'worse'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 18:07
GP out-of-hours services provided by commercial companies perform slightly worse than NHS or not-for-profit equivalents, an analysis shows.