International News

McCoy horse out of Scottish National

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 01:06
AP McCoy's intended Scottish Grand National mount Benvolio is declared a non-runner for Saturday's race at Ayr.

Sterling & Ibe warned by Rodgers

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 01:02
Raheem Sterling is reminded of his responsibilities by Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers after recent images of him in the media.

Scotland's jobless total rises again

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 00:50
Unemployment in Scotland rose by 9,000 between December and February and now stands at 167,000, according to official statistics.

Election 2015: April 17 at-a-glance

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 00:46
All the key stories, quotes and newspaper headlines from the general election campaign on 17 April.

Tories press Miliband over SNP 'deal'

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 00:44
David Cameron urges Ed Miliband to rule out co-operating with the SNP, after the Labour leader rejects any coalition deal during Thursday's TV debate.

UK unemployment falls to 1.84m

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 00:38
UK unemployment fell 76,000 to 1.84 million in the three months to February, official figures show.

Sicily fishing boat seized off Libya

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 00:31
Sicilian fishing boat with seven crew seized by armed men off Libya, reports say

Branagh unveils new theatre company

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 00:30
Sir Kenneth Branagh is setting up a theatre company, with Dame Judi Dench, Rob Brydon and Lily James among stars set to perform in a season of plays.

Smart waders go fishing for science

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 00:25
Scientists are developing smartphone-connected waders that fly-fishing enthusiasts could wear to help them find their catch, but also to collect key data about water properties.

Shock exit for National Theatre boss

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 23:47
Tessa Ross steps down as chief executive of the National Theatre just six months into the job.

The Ed v Nicola Show (part two)

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 23:34
On the morning after the debate before, it is clear the election is increasingly being defined by two competing narratives.

Greece fears fail to depress FTSE

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 23:31
London's leading shares are marginally higher in early Friday trading, despite continued concerns over a possible Greek default.

SA shops hit by xenophobic attacks

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 23:26
Foreign-owned shops in South Africa are attacked and looted overnight in Johannesburg, despite thousands rallying against xenophobia on Thursday.

IMF praises UK economic strategy

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 23:26
Head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde endorses the coalition government's economic strategy, during a meeting in Washington.

Syria attack video moves UN to tears

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 23:22
A video showing desperate attempts by doctors to save three children after an apparent chlorine gas attack in Syria moves UN Security Council members to tears.

Kashmiri separatist leader arrested

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 23:06
Police in Indian-administered Kashmir arrest a prominent separatist leader who they say has been responsible for encouraging his supporters to wave Pakistan flags in the valley.

VIDEO: Star Wars fans greet trailer with glee

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 22:46
Footage from the new Star Wars film has been included in a trailer shown at an official fan convention in California.

VIDEO: Dead fish problem in Rio rowing lake

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 22:40
Tonnes of dead fish are being removed from a lake in the centre of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, which is due to host rowing and canoeing events at the 2016 Olympic Games.

Chelsea 'will be happy with draw'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 22:38
Robbie Savage looks at the battles that will decide whether Manchester United can stop the Blues taking another step towards the Premier League title on Saturday.

Airline launching Star Wars plane

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 22:26
Star Wars plane being launched by All Nippon Airways later this year ahead of the release of The Force Awakens.