International News

VIDEO: 'He really was a one-off'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 15:11
Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died in Mexico aged 87, in paying tribute author Ian McEwan described him as a 'one-off'.

Weather blights S Korea ferry search

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 15:09
Bad weather, murky water and strong currents are hampering the search for more than 270 people missing after a South Korean ferry sank.

Selling globally is child's play

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 15:09
The technologies making e-commerce easier for small firms

Alfa Romeo plots a US comeback

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 15:06
After 20 years, Alfa Romeo returns to the US

Celebrating Easter in Spring

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 15:06
Australia's Bishop Kay at Westminster Abbey for Easter

VIDEO: Alfa Romeo plots US comeback

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 15:05
Alfa Romeo, the Italian sports car maker, returns to the US market after 20 years. Michelle Fleury takes a tour of the car the firm hopes will appeal to American drivers.

Iran has 'cut uranium stock' - IAEA

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 15:04
Iran has neutralised half of its higher-enriched uranium stockpile, in keeping with a deal agreed earlier this year, the world's nuclear watchdog says.

Sci-fi fans to descend on Glasgow

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 15:01
Hundreds of science fiction fans from around the world are expected to descend on Glasgow this weekend for a major sci-fi convention.

Bullied children still suffer at 50

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 15:01
Children can experience the negative effects of bullying on their physical and mental health more than 40 years later, says a study from King's College London.

'There's a secret language only us drivers know'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 15:00
In his regular BBC Sport column, Lewis Hamilton talks about his thrilling Bahrain battle with team-mate Nico Rosberg

Obama: Healthcare law 'is working'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 14:54
President Barack Obama defends his signature healthcare law, saying the debate over its repeal is "over" as he touts high enrolment numbers.

VIDEO: French far-right 'opens arms' to UKIP

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 14:42
The leader of the French far right-wing Front National party has said that she would welcome collaboration with UKIP with "open arms".

Channel Tunnel train delay 'chaos'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 14:33
Hundreds of Channel Tunnel rail passengers heading off for the Easter weekend face train cancellations and major delays after technical problems led to a backlog in services.

VIDEO: 'We want to be part of Russia'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 14:24
The BBC's Natalia Antelava visits a camp site of the self-declared people's Republic of Donetsk.

Chelsea Clinton announces pregnancy

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 14:20
The daughter of former US President Bill Clinton and former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announces she is pregnant with her first child.

Dowie gives Liverpool winning start

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 14:01
Natasha Dowie's goal gives Super League champions Liverpool a winning start to their title defence against Manchester City.

Deal struck to calm Ukraine crisis

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 13:48
Russia, Ukraine, the US and the European Union say all sides have agreed to steps to "de-escalate" the crisis in eastern Ukraine at talks in Geneva.

Deadly attack on South Sudan UN base

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 13:44
Dozens of civilians sheltering in a UN base in the South Sudan city of Bor have been killed in an attack by armed youths, the UN says.

VIDEO: Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 13:42
Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died in Mexico aged 87.

Kelpies lit up for launch event

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 13:41
The Kelpies, a massive new art installation overlooking the M9 near Falkirk, are lit up as part of a pyrotechnic launch event.
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