International News

VIDEO: 'Out of control' Dartmoor gorse fire

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 22:46
Firefighters spend more than six hours dealing with a large gorse fire which was burning out of control on Dartmoor.

Clarkson return 'not ruled out'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 22:27
The BBC's creative director Alan Yentob says he would not rule out Jeremy Clarkson making a return to the BBC in the future.

Fans to protest over ticket prices

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 22:22
Fans from all 20 Premier League clubs are set to protest against match ticket prices when top-flight club executives meet.

Young people 'worse off' in Wales

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 22:20
Wales is one of the worst regions of the UK for young people to live in, a charity says.

£5m college cuts threaten 130 jobs

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 22:11
A south Wales college is cutting courses and 130 jobs are under threat as it faces cutting £5.7m from its budget.

Paramilitary tribute at WW1 memorial

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 22:10
A public housing organisation is criticised after a memorial garden it built and paid for is re-imaged with a stone commemorating loyalist paramilitaries killed in the Troubles.

Schools 'facing big budget cuts'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 22:01
Schools in England will have less to spend per pupil over the next five years, no matter who wins the election, according to analysis by the Institute for Fiscal Studies.

Support for death penalty below 50%

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 21:27
Support for the death penalty in Britain has dropped below 50% for the first time on record, the British Social Attitudes survey says.

What are the Designs of the Year?

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 21:00
The finalists hoping to be Design of the Year 2015

Where is the inspiration in this election?

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 20:54
Mark Mardell asks whether a lack of passion, vision and big ideas among campaigning politicians is a result of cowardice or humility.

Families to visit Alps crash site

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 20:45
Relatives of Germanwings plane crash victims go to the crash site in France, as reports say one of the pilots on the doomed flight had left the cockpit.

In pictures: I'm not voting because...

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 20:30
Denise Felkin's pictures of those choosing not to vote in the coming election.

Ruling due on Prince Charles letters

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 20:09
The UK's highest court is set to rule on whether Prince Charles's letters to government should be made public.

MPs warn on growth of UK jihadists

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 19:27
Not enough is being done to prevent people leaving the UK to join Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, a group of MPs warns.

Tracking jihadists: The Britons in Syria and Iraq

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 19:27
The BBC launches a database of British jihadists in Syria and Iraq. What does it tell us about the conflict?

VIDEO: The widowed sisters of IS

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 19:04
Zahra and Salma Halane are teenage twins from Manchester, who travelled to join Islamic State in the summer of 2014. Their husbands have died, but they continue to spread IS propaganda on social media.

'Unhealthiest High Streets' revealed

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 18:55
Preston tops a league table of the UK's "unhealthiest High Streets" according to the Royal Society for Public Health.

Deadly tornado rips through Oklahoma

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 18:50
At least one person is killed and several others are injured after a tornado roared through the city of Tulsa in the US state of Oklahoma.

VIDEO: Video shows US police beating driver

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 18:44
A video of Inkster police officers brutally beating a man has been causing outrage in the US.

Public 'don't want more coalitions'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 18:43
The public's enthusiasm for government by a coalition is at its lowest in at least 30 years, an annual opinion survey says.