International News

Size of UK oil find as yet unproven

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 01:05
The company which announced a "significant" oil find near Gatwick airport last week now says its tests were not "sufficient to comment" on the potential size of the whole field.

Raonic/Kyrgios set for Queen's Club

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 01:00
Wimbledon semi-finalist Milos Raonic and teenager Nick Kyrgios make their Aegon Championships debuts at Queen's Club in June.

VIDEO: Live: Lib Dems' manifesto launch

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 00:58
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg is unveiling the Party's 2015 General Election manifesto.

Voters sent duplicate polling cards

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 00:53
Voters in a marginal seat are sent duplicate polling cards, raising the potential for electoral fraud at the general election.

Man held by counter terrorism police

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 00:31
A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences in Birmingham, police say.

VIDEO: Bergen-Belsen liberated 70 years ago

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 00:28
British troops liberated the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in northern Germany 70 years ago. Graham Satchell has been speaking to one of the survivors.

Corrie set in mock fireball 999 drama

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 00:02
Firefighters are called to the set of Coronation Street after reports of an explosion and flames, only to find it was special effects during filming.

Maaxi - will we care for sharing?

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 23:44
Maaxi, Uber, Splyt, Hailo - is the competition in the taxi app market really improving consumers' lives?

Who is F1's new English driver?

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 23:17
Manor’s new English driver Will Stevens has bought his way into F1 but Andrew Benson says critics are unfair and he has the talent to prosper.

VIDEO: Alice turns 150 years old

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 23:04
150 years on and Alice in Wonderland continues to inspire. Tim Muffett meets a new theatrical production celebrating the book.

Dark matter becomes less 'ghostly'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 22:59
Scientists have uncovered a vital new insight into the nature of dark matter.

VIDEO: How Libyan coastguard patrols Misrata

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 22:57
Quentin Sommerville reports from the quay in Misrata, as the Libyan coastguard seizes a boatload of migrants bound for Europe.

Police continue stabbing probe

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 22:47
Police are continuing to investigate a serious incident which saw a grandmother airlifted to hospital after being stabbed.

Four arrested in terrorism inquiry

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 22:33
Four people have been arrested at Manchester Airport on suspicion of terrorism, Great Manchester Police say.

Nokia agrees deal with Alcatel-Lucent

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 22:28
Nokia says it has agreed a deal to buy smaller French rival Alcatel-Lucent in a €15.6bn takeover deal.

Why Australia protects 'Anzac'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 22:09
After outrage over its use by Woolworth's, BBC Online's Australia editor Wendy Frew looks at why "Anzac" and other words are protected in Australia.

Search continues for missing student

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 22:00
Police in Glasgow are continuing to search for a missing student who was reported after leaving a nightclub in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Woman charged over car boot murder

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 21:54
A 25-year-old woman is charged with assisting an offender in connection with the murder of north Belfast man Kyle Neil.

'Tentative England still on top'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 21:47
England remain in a strong position in the first Test against West Indies but should be bolder, says Jonathan Agnew.

VIDEO: Inside Libya migrant detention centre

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 21:27
Quentin Sommerville reports from a migrant detention centre in the Libyan port of Misrata.