International News

In pictures: Alps plane search operation resumes

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 02:40
A search and recovery operation resumes in the southern French Alps

Kraft Foods to merge with Heinz

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 02:38
US food giant Heinz is to merge with Kraft Foods Group, creating the third-largest food company in the US.

Major 'skunk' cannabis seizure in NI

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 02:37
Eight people are arrested as part of an international investigation into the supply of 'skunk' cannabis into Northern Ireland.

Leaders set for final Commons clash

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 02:32
David Cameron and Ed Miliband are preparing for their final Prime Minister's Questions before the general election.

Church appoints second woman bishop

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 02:32
A second woman is appointed a bishop by the Church of England.

Clarkson: 'I haven't heard a thing'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 02:30
Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson says he "hasn't heard a thing" despite press reports he will be sacked by the BBC this morning.

Ambulance figures improve again

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 02:30
The latest Welsh ambulance service response times show improvement for a second month in a row.

Lobbyists must 'conform' with rules

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 02:24
The woman in charge of the government's new register of lobbyists says she will enforce the rules with "extreme vigour".

VIDEO: Video Ref: Should Blanc be sent off?

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 02:21
BBC Sport gives you the chance to be the video ref and decide whether France's Laurent Blanc deserves a red card after an altercation with Croatia's Slaven Bilic in the semi-final of the 1998 World Cup.

VIDEO: Evans responds to Top Gear rumours

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 02:20
Chris Evans refutes suggestions that he is being lined up to replace Jeremy Clarkson as a Top Gear presenter.

VIDEO: Video Ref: Is the ball over the line?

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 02:20
BBC Sport gives you the chance to be the video ref and decide whether a shot from striker Geoff Hurst crosses the line during the 1966 World Cup final between England and West Germany.

VIDEO: Video Ref: Is Rooney tripped?

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 02:19
BBC Sport gives you the chance to be the video ref and decide whether Manchester United's Wayne Rooney is tripped or dives to win a penalty against Preston North End.

EU and Cuba push for closer ties

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 02:19
The EU's top diplomat meets Cuban leaders and says the EU will intensify talks aimed at normalising ties with Havana.

VIDEO: Video Ref: Does Michael Owen dive?

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 02:19
BBC Sport gives you the chance to be the video ref and decide whether England's Michael Owen is tripped or dives to win a penalty against Argentina at the 2002 World Cup.

Alps air crash 'killed three Britons'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 02:11
At least three Britons died in the Alps air crash that killed 150 people, UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says.

VIDEO: Italian court to rule over Knox case

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 01:56
Italy's highest court will rule on whether or not to uphold the convictions of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the murder of Meredith Kercher.

Crematorium damaged by large fire

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 01:50
Mortonhall Crematorium in Edinburgh is badly damaged by a fire that broke out in its roof.

Two-year-old sets archery record

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 01:45
A two-year-old Indian girl sets a new national record in archery, according to the India Book of Records.

India 'ready for anything' in semi

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 01:42
Opener Rohit Sharma says India will not be daunted by Thursday's World Cup semi-final against Australia.

'Men, 46, most likely fraud victims'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 01:39
Sophisticated identity theft "on an industrial scale" is on the rise with a 46-year-old man the most likely victim, a new report says.