International News

Evans Cycles changes hands for £100m

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 07:30
Evans Cycles has been sold in a deal thought to value the retailer at about £100m.

UN denies CAR troop abuse 'cover up'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 07:29
A United Nations spokesman denies allegations of a child abuse cover up in the Central African Republic, calling them "frankly offensive".

Police probe new Tower Hamlets claims

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 07:19
Five new allegations in the case of the corrupt ex-Tower Hamlets mayor are been identified by the Met Police.

Globe confirms new artistic director

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 07:06
Shakespeare's Globe reveals Emma Rice from Kneehigh will be its third artistic director, taking over from Dominic Dromgoole in April 2016.

Baltimore police to face charges

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 07:00
Baltimore's top prosecutor says Freddie Gray's death was a homicide and plans to file criminal charges against officers involved in the case.

'Cut Casement capacity in half'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 07:00
A west Belfast residents' group wants the capacity of the new Casement Park stadium to be halved in light of safety concerns expressed at a Stormont committee.

80 jobs to go at tree-cutting firm

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 06:58
Tree-cutting service firm Man Coed in Mold goes into administration with the loss of 80 jobs expected.

CBBC actor's killer jailed for life

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 06:53
The killer of a children's TV actor who showed "no remorse" over the fatal stabbing outside a London nightclub is jailed for life.

Hillsborough officer 'wrong over fans'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 06:52
A former police chief says he was "wrong" to issue a statement saying fans' behaviour at Hillsborough "made the job of the police harder", the inquests hear.

Clegg: No coalition without NHS cash

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 06:40
Nick Clegg says the Lib Dems will not sign up to another coalition with any party that does not guarantee £8bn in extra annual funding for the NHS in England.

Murray delayed by rain in Munich

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 06:34
Andy Murray could have to play three times on Saturday after rain delays his Munich Open quarter-final against Lukas Rosol.

Cameron: I'll close 'north-south gap'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 06:30
David Cameron says he wants to close the "growth gap" between the south and north of England by boosting transport, science, skills and infrastructure.

Weekend Edition: The best of the week's reads

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 06:28
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week, with an injection of your comments.

Pacquiao has 'killer instinct back'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 06:22
Manny Pacquiao says his hunger to win has returned for Saturday's super-fight with Floyd Mayweather.

Five reasons why we should still read maps

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 05:57
The Royal Institute of Navigation says reliance on sat-navs is undermining map-reading skills. So why should we still read maps?

Guardian urges support for Labour

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 05:54
The Guardian newspaper comes out in support of the Labour Party and says that Ed Miliband has "resilience".

Week in pictures: 25 April-1 May 2015

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 05:42
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

No prosecutions over patient care

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 05:40
There will be no criminal prosecutions over the treatment of an elderly patient at two south Wales hospitals, police say.

Election 2015 in pictures: 1 May

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 05:25
Images from the campaign trail: 1 May

Istanbul police clash with leftists

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-01 05:15
Turkish police fire rubber bullets and tear gas at left-wing May Day protesters in central Istanbul.