International News

Iggy Pop to join 6 Music roster

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 04:03
US garage punk legend Iggy Pop is to host a new weekly show on BBC 6 Music after a successful stint on the station last year.

Final appeals before Israel election

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 03:54
Rival party leaders in Israel are making their final appeals to voters on the last day of campaigning ahead of Tuesday's keenly contested elections.

UKIP but not Greens 'are major party'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 03:46
The UK Independence Party has been added to the list of parties entitled to at least two party election broadcasts, regulator Ofcom announces.

Met probed over abuse 'corruption'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 03:43
An investigation into alleged corruption in the Met Police will examine claims it covered up child sex offences involving police officers and MPs.

Grant Thornton sued for £49m

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 03:39
The big accountancy firm Grant Thornton is being sued by the Manchester building society for £49m for the negligent auditing of its accounts.

French police trial for teen deaths

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 03:39
Two French police officers are to appear in court accused of failing to help two boys whose deaths prompted weeks of rioting in 2005.

Teen 'planning to head to Syria'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 03:36
An 18-year-old man has been arrested at his Birmingham home on suspicion of preparing to travel to Syria to join IS, police say.

Pakistan protests over church blasts

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 03:31
Pakistan's Christian minority block roads and burn tyres in protest against attacks on two churches which killed 15 people.

118 jobs promised in site move

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 03:31
A Swansea electronics company is to move to new premises, creating 118 jobs by 2018, after securing £2.5m in funding.

Budget a 'watershed' for North Sea

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 03:24
Wednesday's Budget could be the most important in the 40-year history of the North Sea oil and gas industry, a leading industry figure says.

Anwar's daughter held for 'sedition'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 03:14
The eldest daughter of Malaysia's jailed opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is arrested for alleged sedition.

Race should be discussed - Phillips

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 03:04
Former Equalities and Human Rights Commission head Trevor Phillips warns about "not being able to have a straight conversation" about people's "racial or religious differences".

Israel election: An end or new era for Netanyahu?

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 03:02
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is fighting for his political survival in Tuesday's elections, but despite his party lagging in polls he may well still emerge the victor, says the BBC's Kevin Connolly.

Poyet to hold Sunderland job talks

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 03:01
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet will hold talks with the club's hierarchy on Monday with doubts over his future.

Cuba approves first public wi-fi hub

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 03:00
Cuba grants approval to the artist Kcho to operate the country's first public wireless hub at his Havana cultural centre.

Who will win the Cricket World Cup?

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 02:50
Test Match Special pundits size up the eight teams competing for World Cup glory in Melbourne on 29 March.

WPP boss receives £36m pay boost

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 02:44
WPP boss Sir Martin Sorrell will receive £36m from the advertising giant's controversial incentive plan.

Absent Putin 'orders Arctic alert'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 02:21
President Vladimir Putin puts Russia's navy on a state of full combat readiness in the Arctic as part of major military drills, reports say.

VIDEO: Israel election in numbers - 60 secs

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 02:15
The BBC looks at some of the numbers involved in Israel's election this week.

Cinderella happy ever after at box office

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-16 02:05
A new live-action version of Cinderella, directed by Sir Kenneth Branagh, tops the North American box office.