International News

IS arms dump 'blown up' in Syria

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 07:06
An arms dump explodes in Deir Ezzor province in eastern Syria, killing 25 Islamic State (IS) militants, according to a UK-based activist group.

Photo of last wartime raid discovered

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 07:03
A previously unpublished picture has been found showing an RAF crew preparing for the very last RAF wartime bombing raid against Nazi Germany.

Ennis-Hill building to Rio 2016

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 06:59
Jessica Ennis-Hill says she is learning to cope with the expectations on her to be the athlete she was in London 2012.

German police 'foil terrorist plot'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 06:58
Police in Germany believe they have foiled a terror plot after seizing weapons and explosives in an apartment near Frankfurt, local media say.

Gurkhas march to remember fallen

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 06:56
Hundreds of Gurkhas march in London to remember comrades who have sacrificed their lives for Britain.

'First natural birth' for diabetic

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 06:56
A diabetic woman is the first in the world to give birth naturally after using an artificial pancreas while pregnant, experts say.

Farage accuses BBC of election bias

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 06:53
Nigel Farage accuses the BBC of "bias" in its coverage of UKIP's election campaign.

Pearson apologises for 'ostrich' rant

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 06:48
Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson apologises for calling a journalist an "ostrich", "stupid" and "daft".

Cash machine explosion men jailed

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 06:48
Two men who blew up at cash machines at banks in south Wales and stole more than £80,000 are jailed.

No action over Ched Evans website

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 06:35
No action will be taken against a website supporting rapist Ched Evans following an inquiry into whether his victim was identified.

Leaders in last TV election set-piece

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 06:31
David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg are to be quizzed by a BBC Question Time audience later, the final leaders' TV event - a week before polling day.

Arsenal ban player's mother after row

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 06:19
Arsenal ban the mother of young player Ainsley Maitland-Niles after she confronted executive Dick Law and the player's agent.

S Africa court backs 'right to die'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 05:53
A South African court grants a terminally ill man the right to die, in a landmark ruling on assisted suicide.

Murray makes winning start on clay

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 05:50
Andy Murray begins his clay-court season with a comfortable win over Germany's Mischa Zverev at the Munich Open.

NIE: Power cut hits 100,000 in NI

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 05:46
Around 100,000 premises are affected by a power cut in Northern Ireland on Thursday afternoon.

What happens at Weight Watchers clubs?

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 05:45
What happens at Weight Watchers clubs?

Dead man cleared of attempted rape

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 05:35
A man who was convicted of attempting to rape a doctor is cleared of the crime six months after his death.

VIDEO: The election 'muffinometer'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 05:26
Jon Kay visits a family of bakers in Manchester to see what they think about the election campaign

VIDEO: Woolly promises? Knitted party leaders

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 05:03
A woman in Deal has knitted versions of all the seven main party leaders.

Police boss 'asked to concoct story'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 05:03
A former South Yorkshire Police chief told a man he had been asked to "concoct a story" blaming Liverpool fans for the Hillsborough disaster, the inquests hear.