International News

Clegg backs new top rate council tax

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 04:29
Nick Clegg insists a Lib Dem plan to introduce higher council tax bands for expensive properties is "fully deliverable".

VIDEO: Theatre group takes the arts to jail

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 04:17
When it comes to the arts, one theatre group goes into jails regularly. Their plays touch on themes which affect those inside. And their work with prisoners goes beyond the drama.

VIDEO: Pistorius: 'I did not fire at Reeva'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 04:11
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius breaks down in tears as he is pressed by prosecutor Gerrie Nel about the moment he fatally shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

Arrest over police mortar attack

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 04:08
A 44-year-old man is arrested by detectives investigating a mortar bomb attack on police Land Rover in west Belfast last month.

Ex-policeman jailed over child abuse

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 04:08
A former police officer is jailed for 11 years after admitting sexually abusing four girls and two boys in Ayrshire and Dumfriesshire.

VIDEO: Zac Efron strips off at award ceremony

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 04:05
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire took the prize for best film at the MTV Movie Awards. Watch highlights from the evening

Oil prices steady as Libya woes ease

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 03:56
Crude oil prices rise in early Monday trading amid tensions in Ukraine, but fall again after Libyan protesters end their occupation of an oil port.

Inquest into teenager's sudden death

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 03:49
An inquest into the sudden death of a 15-year-old boy in Swansea will be opened on Tuesday.

Wiggins' anxious Tour de France wait

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 03:42
Sir Bradley Wiggins, the 2012 Tour de France winner, admits there are doubts around him making Sky's team for this year's race.

VIDEO: A week through Google Glass

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 03:27
The BBC's Technology Correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones tried out Google Glass for a week, documenting his work and home life.

Tories eye new Royal Mail sell-off

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 03:22
Tories believe Royal Mail sale would boost coffers

VIDEO: Cleaning up Cairo's waste system

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 03:19
The Egyptian government is turning to its traditional rubbish collectors - the Zabaleen - to revolutionise Cario's waste disposal industry.

Ukraine crisis: What now?

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 03:14
Jonathan Marcus on next possible moves by Kiev and Moscow

VIDEO: Watson's five best shots of the Masters

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 02:57
BBC Sport looks back at five of Bubba Watson's best shots at the 2014 Masters as he clinched his second Green Jacket in three years.

French Connection sees sales surge

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 02:56
Shares in High Street fashion chain French Connection jump almost 12% after it reports a sharp rise in sales.

Protest fears led to Red Road U-turn

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 02:38
Plans to blow up five tower blocks as part of the Commonwealth Games were abandoned over fears protestors would threaten safety and security.

Royals remember earthquake victims

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 02:26
The royals pay their respects to the victims of the 2011 Christchurch earthquakes in New Zealand, and also play cricket against each other.

Nicaragua shaken by third quake

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 02:23
A quake hits the Nicaraguan capital, Managua, raising fears that a fault line beneath the capital may have been reactivated.

In pictures: Royals tour New Zealand

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 02:20
Duke and Duchess in New Zealand and Australia

Hunger Games leads MTV Movie Awards

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-14 02:08
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire takes the prize for best film at the MTV Movie Awards, as well as female performance and best male for Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson.
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