International News

Pedestrian, 78, struck by car dies

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 01:41
A 78-year-old pedestrian dies after being struck by a BMW 3 series car on the Gallowgate in the east end of Glasgow.

Man due in court over 'skunk' drugs

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 01:36
A 37-year-old man is due in court later after being charged over an international investigation into the supply of 'skunk' cannabis to Northern Ireland.

New Zealand 'start as underdogs'

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 01:34
Before Sunday's Cricket World Cup final, BBC Sport rounds up the best quotes, stats and video to preview the MCG showcase.

Public to create new WW1 woodland

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 01:30
Members of the public are invited to help plant a new woodland in County Londonderry to mark the centenary of World War One.

Saudi diplomats evacuated from Yemen

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 01:14
Saudi Arabia evacuates its diplomats from Yemen as a Saudi-led coalition carries out a third night of air strikes.

Weapons and drugs seized in raid

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 00:46
Weapons, drugs and cash are seized following police raids on a bar and a home in Cardiff.

Weekend disruption on train lines

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 00:31
A restricted timetable is in place at the weekend on the Cardiff and valleys network.

Alps co-pilot 'predicted notoriety'

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 00:29
The co-pilot of the Germanwings Airbus which crashed in the French Alps predicted "one day everyone will know my name", his ex-girlfriend says.

Steel finishes in top 20 in China

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 00:12
Britain's Gemma Steel and Rhona Auckland finish inside the top 20 at the World Cross Country Championships in China.

Africa's dreams shattered?

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 23:55
BBC Africa's Piers Edwards considers whether the new work permit rules for foreign players in England is all bad news for Africa.

Rosberg heads Hamilton in practice

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 23:11
Nico Rosberg edges out Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to set the pace in final practice at the Malaysian Grand Prix.

What not to do on the campaign trail

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 21:51
What not to do on the election campaign trail

Sri Lanka president's brother killed

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 21:26
The youngest brother of Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena dies after being attacked with an axe.

VIDEO: 'Super councils' seek public money

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 21:05
In the wake of greater powers being devolved to Scotland, councils in England have been banding together to demand extra power for their local areas.

VIDEO: A year in space: Soyuz docks at ISS

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 20:09
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft has docked at the International Space Station carrying three astronauts, two of whom are due to spend a record 12 months there.

Michael Clarke to retire from ODIs

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 19:56
Australia captain Michael Clarke says he will retire from one-day international cricket after Sunday's World Cup final against New Zealand.

VIDEO: Amanda Knox: 'I'm so grateful'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 19:34
Amanda Knox has been speaking after she and her Italian ex-boyfriend were again cleared of the murder of her former flatmate, Meredith Kercher in the final ruling of a long-running case.

Nigerians to choose new president

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 19:20
Voting is to begin in Africa's most populous nation, Nigeria, to elect a new president.

VIDEO: Knox and Sollecito convictions overturned

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 19:10
Italy's highest court has acquitted American Amanda Knox, and her Italian former boyfriend Rafael Sollecito, of murdering the British student Merdith Kercher eight years ago.

Alps air crash co-pilot knew region

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 19:03
The co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing an airliner into the French Alps knew the region from gliding holidays, people who knew him say.