International News

Efforts to find cause of power cut

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 11:37
Engineers are still trying to establish what caused a power cut which blacked out most of northern Scotland on Wednesday night.

French troops free Mali aid workers

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 11:20
French troops in Mali free five aid workers who were kidnapped in the north of the country by suspected Islamist militants in February.

Sydney airport go-ahead

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 11:00
Economic gold or nightmare reality?

VIDEO: Publishing pair pitch own novels

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 10:54
Antonia Hodgson and Luke Brown are both publishing editors, who have decided to switch sides and become authors

Lawro's predictions v Ken Doherty

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 10:27
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on former snooker world champion Ken Doherty in this week's predictions

'Most Earth-like planet yet' found

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 10:04
A planet that is close in size to the Earth and that could hold water on its surface has been identified by the Kepler telescope.

Rodgers hopeful on Sturridge return

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 10:04
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says striker Daniel Sturridge is likely to make a quick return from a hamstring injury

Analysis: Putin's hopes and fears

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 09:59
Putin's chilling threats on Ukraine are clear, says Bridget Kendall

Female MPs shunning PMQs - Bercow

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 09:53
Some female MPs have stopped attending Prime Minister's Questions because it is so "bad", says Speaker John Bercow.

Robson out of French Open & Wimbledon

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 09:48
Britain's Laura Robson confirms she will miss the French Open and Wimbledon after having minor wrist surgery.

VIDEO: PMQs 'so bad' female MPs avoid it

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 09:38
The Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow has said several seasoned female MPs have told him the weekly Prime Minister's Questions is so rowdy they no longer take part.

Lucas cleared over fracking protest

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 09:17
Green MP Caroline Lucas and four co-defendants are cleared of obstructing a public highway during an anti-fracking protest in Balcombe, West Sussex.

Police rubber bullets found by road

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 08:50
Cumbria Police reviews its security measures after a bag of the force's rubber bullets is found on a traffic island.

Abu Hamza 'used cover of religion'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 08:46
A radical cleric extradited from the UK "used the cover of religion" to hide his part in a global terror campaign, a prosecutor in New York says.

Bus operator to axe 14 services

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 08:44
The biggest bus operator in Wales announces it will axe 14 services and reduce eight others as it cuts its fleet by 10%.

Pensioners could get death estimate

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 08:31
Retirees could be told how long they are likely to live after stopping work, says pensions minister Steve Webb.

VIDEO: S Korea ferry boss admits 'grave sin'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 08:25
The president of the company that operated the South Korean ferry that sank with 475 people on board has said executives have committed a "grave sin".

It's getting mighty crowded

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 08:17
Parents face tough time getting primary school places

EU green light for UK carbon project

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 08:12
A British project to capture CO2 and bury it under the North Sea looks set to receive a 300m-euro boost from the EU.

'I'll play it out until the song is over'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 08:01
Boxing's oldest world champion Bernard Hopkins talks metaphysics, prison, chess and delusion - and why he's not ready to quit
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