International News

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.

Centrica names new British Gas boss

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 23:17
Centrica says Mark Hodges will be the new managing director of British Gas, ending an 11-month search for a new leader.

'Robot chef' aimed at home kitchen

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 23:14
From chopping the ingredients to doing the washing up - an all-action "robo-chef" for the home is being developed by a London-based company.

Ebola test 'unlikely' to be positive

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 23:08
A Scottish man is tested for Ebola after returning from west Africa but health officials said it was "very unlikely" he would have the virus.

VIDEO: Crackdown on abuse websites steps up

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 22:50
A child abuse watchdog says it has helped to identify and remove more than double the number of sexually explicit web pages depicting youngsters in 2014 - than in the previous year.

Poundland's annual sales top £1bn

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 22:48
Budget retailer Poundland reports annual sales of more than £1bn for the first time, a rise of 11.8% on the previous year.

'Syria-bound' Waheed Ahmed back in UK

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 22:27
A 21-year-old man has been arrested at Birmingham Airport on suspicion of terrorism, police say.