International News

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.

Museum displays IS beheadings

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 08:55
A museum defends a decision to exhibit graphic images of beheadings by the Islamic State militant group.

Stephen Fry 'hounded off' Instagram

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 08:53
Author and broadcaster Stephen Fry swears off Instagram, claiming to have been "hounded off" the photo-sharing service.

Iran nuclear crisis: Six key points

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 08:50
Six key points to understanding what the crisis over Iran's nuclear programme is all about.

'Trevor who?' reaction to Noah as host

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 08:49
South African is surprise replacement for Jon Stewart

Dozens dead near Yemen refugee camp

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 08:35
At least 45 people have died in a blast near a refugee camp in western Yemen, aid workers say, but officials deny Saudi air strikes were the cause.

Free nursery has 'no academic benefit'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 08:33
Free nursery places for three-year olds have helped mothers back to work, but have made "no difference" to academic performance later on, researchers claim.

Family of four dead in Gibraltar flat

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 08:25
Four people including a British man and two children have been found dead in a flat in Gibraltar, police in the British territory have said.

My best position is striker - Barkley

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 08:21
Everton's Ross Barkley says he is best played as a striker, despite most of his career being as an attacking midfielder.

Legal high boy, 14, speaks out

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 08:00
A 14-year-old schoolboy from the Neath Valley tells how he was hospitalised after taking a "legal high".

VIDEO: On board Tory election 'battle bus'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 07:54
The BBC's Carole Walker took a look inside the Conservative Party's campaign bus, as it headed off to its first election rally.

Plastic bag tax to plug funding gap

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 07:31
Up to £800,000 raised from the tax on plastic bags could help sustain environmental groups whose funding was slashed in the Stormont budget.

Teachers' 'British values' warning

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-30 07:15
Teachers should ignore rules on promoting "fundamental British values", a teachers' union conference has heard.