International News

VIDEO: Day one election campaign highlights

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 12:06
In the run-up to the general election on 7 May, we'll bring you a daily guide to the key stories from the campaign trail.

Uganda al-Shabab prosecutor killed

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 12:03
Joan Kagezi, the top Ugandan state prosecutor in the trial of 13 men suspected of a deadly al-Shabab bomb attack, is shot dead in Kampala.

Indiana to 'clarify' religion law

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 11:58
Republicans in the US state of Indiana say they will amend a controversial "religious freedom" law, as accusations grow that it permits businesses to discriminate against gays.

Police get £10.7m Hillsborough costs

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 11:28
South Yorkshire Police is awarded £10.7m of government funding to cover legal fees and other costs incurred from the new Hillsborough inquests.

Litvinenko suspect can give evidence

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 10:47
Dmitry Kovtun, one of the men accused of murdering former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko, will be allowed to give evidence at the inquiry into his death.

Women give tech sector wake-up call

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 10:46
Lack of gender diversity and alleged discrimination against women are uncomfortable issues once again in the spotlight for the technology sector.

VIDEO: England keeper involved in fracas

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 10:35
Man City's Karen Bardsley and Birmingham City's Freda Ayisi trade blows during Sunday's 0-0 draw in Women's Super League One.

VIDEO: 1,000-year-old eye remedy 'kills MRSA'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 10:35
A 1,000-year-old treatment for eye infections could hold the key to killing antibiotic-resistant superbugs, experts have said.

Silk Road agents charged with theft

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 10:20
Two former US agents are charged with stealing digital currency that came into their possession during an investigation into the notorious marketplace.

Banned boss watches game from window

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 10:19
Poole Town manager Tom Killick defeats a six-game stadium ban by watching from the skylight of groundsman's home.

Striker Kane to start against Italy

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 10:08
Tottenham striker Harry Kane will make his first England start in Tuesday evening's friendly against Italy.

#InMyShoes - The Conversation You Want To Have

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 10:04
If you could tell a politician what your life was like, what would you say?

Boston bombing prosecution rests

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 09:58
The prosecution in the Boston Marathon bombing trial rests its case against defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, charged with 30 counts related to the attack.

UN to investigate ex-chief's death

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 09:56
A UN panel is to start investigating the mysterious 1961 death in a plane crash of its former Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold in Zambia.

VIDEO: Election leaders - little known facts

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 09:45
Rarely heard information about the leaders of the UK's bigger political parties

Stephen Fry 'hounded off' Instagram

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 09:30
TV presenter and actor Stephen Fry says he's deleting his Instagram account telling his followers he was "hounded off".

VIDEO: MH17 probe's plea for missile witness

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 09:19
An international team investigating the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane over eastern Ukraine in July 2014 has urged witnesses to come forward who saw a Buk missile launcher in the area.

MH17 appeal for Buk missile witnesses

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 09:08
A team investigating the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane over eastern Ukraine appeals to witnesses who saw a Buk missile launcher in the area.

VIDEO: Kercher mother 'shocked' by verdicts

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 09:02
The mother of Meredith Kercher, Arline Kercher has said she was shocked by the verdict acquitting Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito of her daughter's murder in Italy in 2007.

Mercury 'painted black' by comets

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 08:59
The mystery of Mercury's dark surface can be explained by a steady dusting of carbon from passing comets, research suggests.