International News

Detained plane spotter 'suffering'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 08:58
The wife of a plane spotter held in a United Arab Emirates (UAE) jail says her husband has lost two stone in weight since his detention.

Kenya president vows tough response

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 08:47
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta vows a tough response to the "existential threat" from al-Shabab militants after the Garissa university massacre.

VIDEO: Student 'hid in cupboard for two days'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 08:32
A young Kenyan student has described how she drank body lotion because she was so thirsty while she hid from al-Shabab attackers for two days.

Manchester United 3-1 Aston Villa

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 08:20
Ander Herrera scores twice as Manchester United beat Aston Villa to move up into third in the Premier League table.

Leicester City 2-1 West Ham United

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 08:18
Bottom club Leicester revive their Premier League survival hopes with a dramatic late victory over West Ham.

Leinster 18-15 Bath

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 08:12
Leinster keep on track to become champions of European for the fourth time in seven years as they edge past error-strewn Bath.

Prince Harry flies a rolling Spitfire

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 08:10
Footage is released of Prince Harry flying a Spitfire upside down in a stunt to promote a charity that offers in-the-air training for wounded service personnel.

Footballer's knife apology to fans

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 08:09
A Galatasaray player apologises for endorsing knives as Leeds United paid tribute to fans fatally stabbed before a match against his side.

850 people left without electricity

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 07:51
A problem with an electricity conductor has left up to 850 people without electricity in County Down, NIE confirms.

Thomas enjoys Flanders favourite tag

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 07:04
Britain's Geraint Thomas says it is "pretty special" to be one of the favourites for Sunday's Tour of Flanders in Belgium.

Jobs 'at risk under Labour' - Hague

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 06:54
Improved living standards and a growth in jobs would be at risk under Labour, former Tory leader William Hague says.

Two men die in Ceredigion collisions

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 06:52
Two men die in separate road incidents in Ceredigion and a third is in a serious condition in hospital.

Charges over cigarettes theft plot

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 06:44
Sixteen people are charged with plotting to steal millions of pounds worth of duty free cigarettes from a company at Gatwick Airport.

Sewol parents in inquiry protest

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 06:38
Relatives of the victims of the Sewol ferry disaster march to press the South Korean government for a truly independent inquiry.

Bedene wins first match as a Briton

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 06:30
Aljaz Bedene makes a winning start to life as the British number two in Casablanca after becoming a UK citizen last week.

Arsenal 4-1 Liverpool

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 06:14
Arsenal tighten their grip on a Champions League place with a comfortable win over Liverpool at Emirates Stadium.

Dragons 25-21 Blues

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 05:35
Newport Gwent Dragons win a thrilling European Challenge Cup tie against Cardiff Blues to reach semi-finals.

Hunt promises teachers 'respect'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 05:20
Labour's Tristram Hunt says he wants to put "trust back in the relationship" between education ministers and teachers.

Shia militia pulled out of Tikrit

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 04:44
Iraqi Shia militia, who helped recapture Tikrit from Islamic State, are pulled out of the city amid reports of violence and looting.

How do you survive 66 days lost at sea?

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 04:30
A sailor who was missing at sea has been found alive and well on his upturned boat after two months adrift. How is it possible for someone to survive being stranded for that long?