International News

Singapore advises against Lee queues

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 01:14
Singaporean authorities say the queue to view statesman Lee Kuan Yew lying in state is now nine hours long and urge people not to join.

Kathmandu graffiti

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 01:08
The walls of the Nepali capital come to life

Zayn Malik says 'I've let fans down'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 00:55
The former One Direction star Zayn Malik reveals in his first interview since quitting the boyband that "I've let the fans down".

Housing market activity 'subdued'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 00:49
UK housing market activity has "remained subdued", the Nationwide says, as annual house price growth slows for the seventh month in a row.

VIDEO: Toddlebox - voters on leaders' questions

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 00:28
Today chief correspondent Matthew Price gets the assessment of five voters on Thursday's questions to the Labour and Conservative leaders.

How F1 is shaping English football

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 00:24
What can big names in English football hoping to forge a career in management learn from changing tyres in Formula 1?

Sierra Leone in Ebola lockdown

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 00:22
The authorities in Sierra Leone are enforcing a three-day national lockdown to curb the spread of Ebola, except for short windows to pray.

Hamilton quickest despite problems

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 23:54
Mercedes' world champion Lewis Hamilton sets fastest time in second practice despite a series of technical problems.

Lifeless Uzbek election hides power struggle

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 23:47
Huge crowds honouring a deceased Islamic scholar in Uzbekistan were in marked contrast to a lifeless campaign for this weekend's one-horse presidential election, writes Johannes Dell.

Co-op Bank still has 'much to do'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 23:39
The Co-operative Bank says it is making a "significant improvement" as it reports a lower pre-tax loss and confirms its chief executive will stay in post until December 2016.

Sharapova suffers shock Miami exit

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 23:14
Maria Sharapova suffers a surprise second-round defeat at the Miami Open but Caroline Wozniacki goes through.

World Cup stage set for ideal final

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 23:05
Australia v New Zealand is the best final the World Cup could have hoped for, says BBC cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew.

Police appeal after A83 coach crash

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 22:37
Police appeal for witnesses after a coach came off the A83 at the Rest and Be Thankful in Argyll and overturned.

Penguin book picks up book prize

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 22:35
A book about a penguin who flies to the tropics with the aid of a kite is named the winner of the 2015 Waterstones Children's Book Prize.

'Babies heads & bouncing bikes'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 22:33
British sprinter Mark Cavendish gives his seven steps for success in cycling's cobbled classic mini-season.

22% of students 'think of sex work'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 22:32
More than a fifth of students think about being involved in the sex industry, according to a major research project.

Bangladesh pilgrims die in stampede

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 22:32
At least 10 Hindu pilgrims are killed in a stampede during a bathing ritual at a holy site in Narayanganj, Bangladesh, local reports say.

VIDEO: 'Discovery' at Alps co-pilot's home

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 22:23
Media reports suggest police in Germany have made a significant discovery at one of the homes of Andreas Lubitz, the pilot who apparently flew his airliner into a mountainside in the French Alps killing all 150 people on board.

Neglected horse numbers 'critical'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 22:21
The number of unwanted and neglected horses, ponies and donkeys in Wales is at a "critical" point, according to the RSPCA.

'Unprecedented' chance for Wales

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-26 22:18
The general election offers Wales an "unprecedented opportunity", Plaid Cymru's leader will say at the party's campaign launch.