International News

Events mark WWI Gallipoli centenary

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 11:00
World leaders gather to mark the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli campaign, one of the bloodiest of World War One, in which 141,000 soldiers died.

Top Gear producer Wilman quits show

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 10:29
Top Gear executive producer Andy Wilman has quit the BBC show in the wake of Jeremy Clarkson's departure, the BBC has confirmed.

US Senate confirms Lynch nomination

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 10:22
The US Senate confirms the nomination of Loretta Lynch as the next US Attorney General, making her the first black woman to take up the post.

VIDEO: S Africa rallies against xenophobia

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 10:17
As thousands march in South Africa to protest against xenophobic violence, the BBC's Karen Allen looks at what is fuelling the mistrust of foreigners.

Is Osborne right on Labour and SNP?

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 10:15
Is George Osborne right to say a Labour SNP government would mean higher borrowing?

Parents sue Ferguson over son's death

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 10:12
The parents of Michael Brown, whose killing by a police officer in the US city Ferguson sparked riots, announce that they are suing the authorities.

VIDEO: 'I heard scream as woman fell in hole'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 09:42
A woman with a shopping trolley had to be rescued after she "disappeared" into a hole which had opened up in the pavement.

Lawro's predictions v Mark Selby

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 09:39
BBC Sport expert Mark Lawrenson takes on snooker star Mark Selby with his Premier League predictions.

Armenian 'genocide' victims canonised

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 09:36
The Armenian Church canonises 1.5 million victims of what it calls "genocide" by the Ottoman Empire during World War One.

Airport police to begin using drones

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 09:30
Police guarding London airports will start using drones for surveillance following a review by counter-terrorism officers.

The Med's migrant survivors

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 08:52
Two migrants who made it across the Mediterranean

Mammoth genome sequence completed

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 08:49
Swedish scientists have decoded the DNA of woolly mammoths raising the possibility of recreating the now extinct creatures

UK boy charged over Australia 'plot'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 08:22
A 14-year-old British boy is charged by UK prosecutors with two counts of inciting terrorism in Australia.

Kidman to return to London stage

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 08:01
Nicole Kidman is to return to the London stage, in a play directed by Michael Grandage, 17 years after her critically acclaimed appearance in The Blue Room.

Tinnitus mapped inside human brain

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 08:00
For the first time, brain signals relating to the constant ringing noise of tinnitus have been mapped across a wide area inside a patient's brain.

EU leaders in migrant crisis talks

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 07:49
European leaders hold an emergency summit on how to deal with the large numbers of migrants risking a journey across the Mediterranean.

Fognini stuns Nadal in Barcelona

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 07:41
Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal loses in straight sets to Italy's Fabio Fognini in round three of the clay-court Barcelona Open.

Sherwood issues warning to Grealish

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 07:35
Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish is warned by boss Tim Sherwood after he was pictured apparently inhaling nitrous oxide.

Exam board investigates question leak

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 07:34
A UK exam board says some overseas students taking an IGCSE exam last week knew in advance what questions they would face.

VIDEO: Who's saying hello to David Cameron?

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 07:31
The little voice saying hello to David Cameron, clapping for Ed Miliband and probably the best speech in the world.