International News

Salon burned in 'racist hate crime'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 02:14
Arsonists set fire to a nail salon in Belfast in an overnight attack that police are treating as a racially-motivated hate crime.

Comet lander tells magnetic story

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 02:09
The comet being trailed through space by Europe's Rosetta probe has no global magnetic field of its own - an important observation in the understanding of how the icy dirt-ball formed billions of years ago.

VIDEO: Greens: 'A vision of a fair economy'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 02:08
The Green Party has launched its manifesto promising to end austerity and tackle climate change.

Election 2015: Day at-a-glance

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 02:04
All the key stories, quotes and newspaper headlines from the general election campaign on 14 April.

River lights photos go on display

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 02:01
An exhibition featuring photographs of hundreds of multi-coloured lights floating down a Derbyshire river opens.

'Suspicious' blaze at former club

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 01:57
About 70 firefighters have been tackling a large "suspicious" fire overnight at a former nightclub in Warrington.

VIDEO: Live: Conservative manifesto launch

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 01:57
The Conservative Party is launching its manifesto for the 2015 General Election in Wiltshire.

Nokia in talks to buy Alcatel-Lucent

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 01:50
Nokia is in talks to buy French rival Alcatel-Lucent in a deal that could create a European telecoms equipment group worth over €40bn.

Man traced in search for student

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 01:30
A man who was seen with missing student Karen Buckley has been traced and is helping police with inquiries.

UK house prices continue to cool

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 01:20
House prices across the UK are continuing to cool down, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

VIDEO: From vlogger to top-selling author

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 01:20
Online video bloggers, or vloggers, are increasingly turning their hand to print - a market that is proving lucrative, as Jeremy Howell reports.

Digging begins in cold case murder

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 01:14
Forensics experts begin digging an area in Ramsey near where they believe a man was murdered 25 years ago.

Greece denies default accusations

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 00:54
Greece denies reports it is preparing to default on its loans if it cannot reach agreement on its bailout terms with international creditors.

Shop 'sold alcohol to 55 children'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 00:50
A Newport newsagent could lose its licence over allegations it sold alcohol to 55 children aged as young as 11.

Duggan apologises for Van Gaal photo

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 00:46
Manchester City striker Toni Duggan apologises for an "error of judgement" after posing for a photograph with Louis van Gaal.

UK inflation rate remains at zero

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 00:31
UK's inflation rate remained at zero last month, official figures show

Missing girl, 12, seen with stranger

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 00:27
Detectives searching for a missing London schoolgirl release a CCTV image of her with a unknown man on a city street.

VIDEO: Fire crews trained to rescue animals

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 00:27
Firefighters across the UK are being trained to cope with large animals that have got into difficulty, as Sian Lloyd reports.

Japan court blocks nuclear restart

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 00:26
A Japanese court blocks the restart of two nuclear reactors in the western city of Takahama after locals raise safety concerns.

Is the West losing its edge on defence?

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 00:10
The BBC's Mark Urban looks into the consequences of Western nations not spending enough on their military capability.