International News

VIDEO: Pistorius faces tough questions

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 01:32
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius says he "made a terrible mistake" when he shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in his home.

Talks over Games tower explosions

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 01:32
Talks are to be held next week over controversial plans to demolish Glasgow tower blocks as part of the city's Commonwealth Games opening ceremony.

Call over forces widows' pensions

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 01:29
Campaigners call on ministers to change rules that mean forces widows have to give up their spouse's pension if they remarry or cohabit.

Custody death 'charges considered'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 01:17
The Crown Prosecution Service is to consider whether criminal charges should be brought against two officers after a man died in police custody in south London.

Benefit claims take 'double time'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 01:14
The head of a company assessing people in Wales for a new disability payment says they are taking double the time anticipated.

Patsy Palmer to leave EastEnders

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 00:54
Actress Patsy Palmer, familiar to millions as EastEnders' Bianca Butcher, is to leave the BBC soap after 31 years.

AUDIO: Miller resignation 'her own decision'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 00:40
Education secretary Michael Gove discusses culture secretary Maria Miller's resignation over expenses.

Why Co-op's woes are deepening

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 00:40
Why Co-op's woes are deepening

Venezuela formal talks 'to go ahead'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 00:40
After weeks of anti-government protests in Venezuela in which 39 people have been killed, the administration and opposition agree to formal talks.

Pistorius: Reeva died in my arms

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 00:22
An emotional Oscar Pistorius returns to court to recount how he found his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp after shooting her on Valentine's Day 2013.

'Yes' vote 'could hit energy sector'

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 23:57
An independent Scotland could expect to lose subsidies to green energy investment from the rest of the UK, the UK government warns.

Toyota to recall 6.4 million vehicles

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 23:30
Japanese carmaker Toyota is recalling 6.4 million vehicles globally due to five separate issues, including problems with steering columns.

Wisden honour for England's Edwards

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 23:30
Charlotte Edwards is one of Wisden's Cricketers of the Year along with Joe Root, Ryan Harris, Chris Rogers and Shikhar Dhawan.

Indonesians vote in parliament polls

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 23:22
Indonesians cast their ballots to elect representatives in national and local parliaments, in a move that sets the stage for presidential elections in July.

Python Palin 'never really grew up'

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 23:11
Python star Palin looks back at his career

VIDEO: Firm creates drone fitted with Taser

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 23:06
Spencer Kelly meets the team behind a drone which can fire 80,000 volts of electricity through a wired dart.

Living up to a Mackintosh classic

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 23:03
How do you live up to a Mackintosh classic?

Coltrane to open art school building

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 23:02
Scottish actor Robbie Coltrane will help open a new £30m building at Glasgow School of Art later.

In pictures: Indonesia elections

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 22:57
People cast their ballots

Boy shot in head in phone robbery

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-08 22:55
A 14-year-old boy has surgery to remove a ball bearing from the back of his head after being shot by a man trying to steal his phone.
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