International News

McCullum eager to enjoy semi-final

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 01:35
Captains Brendon McCullum and AB de Villiers are in confident mood for the World Cup semi-final between New Zealand and South Africa.

Why Greek default looms

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 01:30
The emotional and ideological gulf between Greece and its eurozone government creditors remains dangerously wide.

Crowds to view Richard III coffin

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 01:27
Thousands of people are expected to view the coffin of Richard III while it is on public view at Leicester Cathedral.

UKIP backing 2% defence target

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 01:19
UKIP says it is committed to spending 2% of the UK's GDP on defence, to be funded partly by cutting the foreign aid budget.

Person missing after house fire

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 01:17
One person is missing and two others are taken to hospital following a fire which severely damaged a house in Swansea.

Taylor Swift buys .porn domain name

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 00:57
The singer buys and ahead of new web addresses going on sale.

Pensioner robbed of holiday money

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 00:45
An 84-year-old man suffers a broken leg after being robbed of the 4,000 euros (£2,900) he had just exchanged ahead of a holiday.

FirstGroup awarded new rail deal

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 00:29
Transport company FirstGroup extends its franchise to run rail services between London, South Wales and the South West until 2019.

Singapore mourns founding father

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 00:26
Singapore begins seven days of national mourning following the death of its founding father, Lee Kuan Yew.

Drone used in prison smuggling bid

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 00:22
A drone was used to try to smuggle a package into the grounds of Bedford prison, it has been revealed.

VIDEO: Robotic glove used for stroke rehab

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 00:16
Researchers at the University of Hertfordshire have been working on a robotic glove that could help stroke patients.

VIDEO: Why are Germany Greece relations sour?

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 00:07
The Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras is due to meet Angela Merkel in Berlin later to discuss the ongoing Greek financial crisis.

England & Ireland to both make semis

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 23:48
England and Ireland should make the World Cup last four, says Jeremy Guscott, while Wales and Scotland can make the knockout phase.

VIDEO: Ashya King 'cancer-free', say parents

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 23:13
The parents of five-year-old Ashya King, who were jailed after taking him abroad for brain tumour treatment, say their son is now free of cancer.

Fatal dog attack accused in court

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 23:02
A man charged with two offences under the Dangerous Dogs Act after a woman died following an attack is due to appear in court.

VIDEO: Charity slams global Ebola response

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 23:02
The delayed global response to the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa "increased the spread" of the virus, medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres claims.

In pictures: Indian soldiers during World War One

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 22:48
Rare photographs chronicling the lives of Indian soldiers

VIDEO: Security guards 'working illegally'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 22:31
Widespread fraud in the licensing of security guards to work in some of the UK's most sensitive sites is exposed by a BBC investigation.

NI golf tourism target 'set at £50m'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 22:30
A five-year plan to increase golf tourism and the economic benefits the sport brings to Northern Ireland is announced by Stormont's enterprise minister.

VIDEO: Best tries of the 2015 Six Nations

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 22:29
Watch the best tries of the 2015 Six Nations, featuring Scotland's Stuart Hogg against Wales and Jonathan Joseph's score in England's match with Italy.