International News

'One-size-fits-all' on obesity opposed

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 15:01
Doctors need to move beyond 'one-size-fits-all' approach to tackling obesity, say scientists in Sheffield.

Focus on post-election power plans

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 14:58
Speculation about the preparations being drawn up by the political parties for potential post-election deals and policies attracts headlines.

Univision cancels Sabado Gigante

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 14:55
Television variety show Sabado Gigante, much loved among Hispanics in the US, is to end after 53 years, network Univision announces.

VIDEO: Week three of election campaigning

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 14:37
BBC News rounds up the third week of election campaigning.

Russian opposition parties to unite

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 14:29
The political party founded by murdered Russian dissident Boris Nemtsov says it will form a loose anti-Putin alliance ahead of 2016 elections.

Six things the SNP, Greens and Plaid have in common

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 14:24
An image of the leaders of the SNP, the Green Party and Plaid Cymru hugging went viral after Thursday's BBC debate. But what do their parties have in common?

VIDEO: Divine art Africa-style

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 14:16
African artists give their take on the Divine Comedy

VIDEO: Zebras crossing Brussels roads

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 14:12
Zebras went on the loose in Brussels but were soon captured

VIDEO: Does Branagh want to run the NT?

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 14:03
Will Gompertz meets Sir Kenneth Branagh to talk about the actor and director's new project - launching his own theatre company.

Labour plans exploitation crackdown

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 13:42
Labour leader Ed Miliband is to announce plans for a new task force to crack down on the illegal exploitation of workers in a speech on immigration.

Farage to face BBC audience questions

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 13:34
UKIP's Nigel Farage will be among leaders to face audience questions in BBC regional election special broadcasts.

West Indies hold on to deny England

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 13:27
West Indies hold on to draw the first Test on the day James Anderson becomes England's leading Test wicket-taker.

The death and rebirth of Y264 TKP

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 13:02
There's no such thing as the scrapheap

Britain’s foreign policy calculations

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 13:01
China is keeping Britain on its toes in the global race to capture China's attention.

Norwich City 0-1 Middlesbrough

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 12:44
Middlesbrough move back to the top of the Championship table with an edgy win over fellow promotion-chasers Norwich.

Edinburgh 45-16 Dragons

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 12:31
Edinburgh book their place in the Challenge Cup final with a comprehensive five-try victory over Newport Gwent Dragons.

Anderson: Story of a record-breaker

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 12:20
From his Burnley breakthrough to beating Sir Ian Botham, BBC Sport traces James Anderson's journey to the top.

VIDEO: Footage of US train track rescue

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 12:19
Footage of a man falling from a subway platform in Philadelphia in front of shocked passengers before being rescued by a passer-by, Charles Collins.

VIDEO: Glasgow vigil for murdered student

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 12:08
Hundreds of people have attended a candelit vigil in Glasgow for murdered student Karen Buckley.

Peaty sets breaststroke world record

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 12:07
Adam Peaty sets a world record in the 100m breaststroke on the penultimate night of the British Swimming Championships.