International News

Sturgeon's offer to Miliband examined

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 15:48
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon's use of a TV election debate to set out of the terms of her proposals to work with Ed Miliband attracts headlines.

Vigil to be held for Karen Buckley

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 15:22
A candlelit vigil is to be held in Glasgow's George Square after the death of student Karen Buckley whose body was found by police on Thursday.

Labour to launch Scottish manifesto

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 15:19
Jim Murphy is to unveil Scottish Labour's manifesto with a claim that people north of the border could "unlock change" by voting for his party on 7 May.

Festival payment complaints persist

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 15:18
The Big Burns Supper festival encounters fresh complaints about the time it has taken to pay some of the acts at this year's event.

Children 'put off sport by parents'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 15:18
Children as young as eight are being put off sport by the behaviour of their parents, a new study has found.

Could a ‘miracle tree’ help end malnutrition

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 15:08
Could the moringa help eradicate malnutrition in Zambia?

AA: Drivers' pockets being plundered

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 15:03
The AA has accused fuel retailers of "plundering drivers' pockets" by putting up the price of petrol and diesel disproportionately.

'Win more important than record'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 15:03
Beating West Indies is more important than James Anderson breaking the England wicket record, says Gary Ballance.

VIDEO: BBC election debate in two minutes

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 14:52
A two minute summary of the 2015 General Election debate.

Why you should watch FA Cup semi-finals

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 14:37
Semi-finals have long been the stage for memorable upsets, will there be two more this weekend?

Dyke continues to look at Rooney rule

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 14:36
FA chairman Greg Dyke reiterates his desire to see greater opportunities for black and ethnic minority players in football.

Han Solo in new Star Wars trailer

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 14:02
Star Wars fans are given a first glimpse of Han Solo in the new trailer for The Force Awakens - the first film in the new series of the sci-fi franchise.

Chelsea suffer most online abuse

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 13:36
Chelsea receive more social media abuse than any other Premier League club, a new study by Kick It Out shows.

Murs and Flack to host X Factor

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 13:30
Olly Murs and Caroline Flack are confirmed as the new presenters of The X Factor

VIDEO: Hague on 'coalition of chaos'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 13:27
The Conservative Party's William Hague says the possibility of a combination of any of the opposition parties would lead to a "coalition of chaos".

VIDEO: Opposition leaders in debate clash

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 13:24
The leaders of Labour, SNP, UKIP, Greens and Plaid Cymru take part in a pre-election debate.

England push for West Indies victory

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 13:24
Gary Ballance's century and a stunning Chris Jordan catch set up England's bid for victory over West Indies in Antigua.

Smith into final on GB comeback

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 13:24
Louis Smith qualifies top for the European pommel final in his first GB appearance for Britain since London 2012.

In pictures: Singapore in transit

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 13:16
Photographer captures Singapore in transit

Waterman train sale makes £600,000

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 13:09
An auction of part of the model railway collection owned by record producer Pete Waterman raises more than £600,000.