International News

VIDEO: New generation fuels Mexican violence

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 13:31
The Mexican authorities have killed or captured some of the country's leading drugs traffickers in recent months, but a new generation are continuing the deadly business, as Paul Wood reports.

Apology over Jay-Z lift attack

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 13:29
Beyonce, her sister Solange and her husband Jay Z say they have "moved forward as a united family".

Bangladesh ferry capsizes in storm

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 13:19
A ferry carrying at least 200 people capsizes on a river during a storm in Bangladesh; a number of bodies have been recovered, police say.

Deadly blast at Syria-Turkey border

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 13:16
At least 43 people have been killed and dozens hurt by a suspected car bomb blast near a border crossing between Syria and Turkey, activists say.

We need to regain respect - Lancaster

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 13:13
Stuart Lancaster wants England to restore their reputation when they travel to New Zealand for June's three-Test tour.

Pilot, 55, dies in microlight crash

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 12:55
A pilot dies after his aircraft crashed at Caernarfon Airport, say emergency services.

EU leadership rivals hold big debate

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 12:52
Rivals for the EU's top job argue about the debt crisis, immigration and other key issues live on TV, in a landmark event for the EU.

Three guilty of machine gun murder

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 11:53
Three men are facing life sentences after pleading guilty to killing Mohammed Abdi with a sub-machine gun in Duddingston last year.

YouTube in 2015 election debate bid

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 11:45
YouTube, the Daily Telegraph and the Guardian are making a joint bid to host a leaders' debate before next year's election.

US trio return $40,000 found in sofa

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 11:19
Three friends in New York find $40,000 (£24,000) in an old couch they bought but return it to the woman whose name was written on the envelope.

Homes on floats call after UK floods

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 11:15
Developers should consider building "floating" houses to combat the risk of flooding, the chairman of the Environment Agency suggests.

VIDEO: Hong Kong burns Ivory stockpile

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 11:04
Kong Kong says it will burn 30 tonnes of ivory over the course of a year to help combat the illegal trade.

Two dead in five-vehicle M11 crash

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 10:38
Two people die in a crash on the M11 motorway involving three cars, a lorry and a horsebox carrying five horses from trainer Brian Meehan's stables.

PM says No vote 'not for status quo'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 10:33
The prime minister calls for "cross-party consensus" on further devolution if there is a No vote in the referendum on Scottish independence.

Extradition couple taken to hospital

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 10:31
A couple due to be extradited to the United States on Thursday to face fraud and money-laundering charges are taken to hospital after police force entry to their home.

Murray to face Nadal in Rome last eight

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 10:16
Andy Murray beats Jurgen Melzer to set up an Italian Open quarter-final against world number one Rafael Nadal.

Sunken body clue to American origins

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 10:14
The ancient remains of a teenage girl discovered in a flooded cavern in Mexico are providing additional insights on how the Americas came to be populated.

Syria elections a 'parody', says UK

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 10:13
Presidential elections in Syria will be a "parody of democracy", UK Foreign Secretary William Hague says.

VIDEO: Analyst explains Dixons' survival

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 10:09
Bryan Roberts, an analyst from Kantar Retail, explains how has Dixons has managed to survive in a time of struggling high streets and failing electronics retailers.

Investigation call over scoutmaster

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 10:03
The Scout Association should be investigated after it failed to tell police a scoutmaster had abused children, a MP says.

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