International News

Kenyan activist wins environment prize

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 08:05
Kenyan environmental activist Phyllis Omido wins the high-profile Goldman prize for her campaign against a smelting plant in a slum community in Mombasa.

Hillsborough drunk-fan blame denied

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 07:18
A former senior police officer denies telling officers to put the blame for Hillsborough on "drunken, ticketless Liverpool supporters".

Star Wars exec 'staggered' by teaser reaction

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 07:17
Lucasfilm boss 'staggered' by the reaction to Star Wars teaser

Six US men 'supported Islamic State'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 07:08
US authorities arrest and charge six men in the state of Minnesota with conspiring to support the Islamic State militant group.

Asean economic growth 'to outdo EU'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 07:06
The 10-member Association of South East Asian Nations (Asean) will surpass the EU in growth once its economies have been integrated, the World Economic Forum in Jakarta is told.

Athlete's foot drug may be MS therapy

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 07:02
Two common drugs - one for treating athlete's foot and another for alleviating eczema - might be useful therapies for multiple sclerosis, scientists believe.

Fake email prison escapee jailed

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 06:59
A convicted fraudster who used an "ingenious" escape plot to trick prison officers into releasing him is jailed for seven years.

Dozens feared dead in huge Yemen strike

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 06:56
An air strike on an arms depot in Yemen's capital Sanaa causes a huge explosion, flattening nearby buildings and shattering windows in far away neighbourhoods.

VIDEO: Live: Migrant crisis EU news update

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 06:54
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini holds news conference after a meeting on the growing migrant crisis.

Is Rodgers still right for Liverpool?

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 06:47
Former Liverpool players, an ex-manager, pundits and fans discuss boss Brendan Rodgers' future after another trophy-less season.

Draw made for 2017 women's Euros

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 05:59
The draw for the qualifiers for the 2017 Women's European Championship sees England in a group with Belgium and Serbia.

VIDEO: Xenophobic attack captured on camera

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 05:53
James Oatway, a South African photojournalist, witnessed the killing of a Mozambican man. He tells the BBC's Southern Africa Correspondent Karen Allen how he tried to save the man.

Election 2015 in pictures: 20 April

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 05:33
Images from the campaign trail: 20 April

'Dozens of injuries' on dead child

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 05:23
A seven-year-old girl who was found dead in her bed had more than 50 injuries to her face and body, a murder trial hears.

Rosetta's comet throws out big jet

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 05:18
Europe's Rosetta probe catches its comet quarry in the act of producing a huge jet of gas and dust.

Delhi hires first woman bus driver

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 05:07
Delhi's first woman bus driver takes the wheel - with messages of support and malfunctioning doors.

Why is EU struggling with migrants and asylum?

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 05:02
What are the current pressures on Europe from non-EU migrants fleeing war and poverty? The BBC's Laurence Peter explains.

VIDEO: Migrant boat capsizes off Greek island

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 05:01
Another boat packed with migrants has run aground - this time off the Greek Island of Rhodes.

Language school ditches 'Isis' name

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 04:58
A leading UK English language school, called Isis, is having to change its name because of the associations with the extremist group.

Veteran Labour politician dies

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-20 04:49
Former Labour MP Lord Mason of Barnsley has died at the age of 91, it is announced.