International News

Arrest over burka disguise escape

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 02:50
A 17-year-old boy is arrested over the disappearance of terror suspect Mohammed Ahmed Mohamed, who absconded from a London mosque in a burka.

MEPs vote to scrap roaming fees

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 02:50
The European Parliament votes to scrap the roaming fees charged for using a mobile phone while abroad, to take effect next year.

VIDEO: No progress in hunt for flight MH370

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 02:48
The BBC's Jon Donnison says almost 100 search flights have taken off but no debris belonging to flight MH370 has been found.

India rape convicts face new charge

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 02:46
A court in the Indian city of Mumbai finds three men who had already been convicted of two gang rapes guilty under a new law that carries the death penalty.

Ultra-high grade in GCSE shake-up

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 02:45
A new higher GCSE grade will identify England's most talented pupils, and grades will be linked to international tests under proposals from the exam regulator.

Osborne: 'Vigilance' needed on debt

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 02:43
Authorities must closely watch household debt, said Chancellor George Osborne at a Treasury Select Committee hearing.

No Downing Street call says Orde

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 02:40
The former head of police in Northern Ireland has said if Downing Street had asked him to release prisoners he would have remembered it to his "dying day".

Grand National field is finalised

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 02:31
A maximum of 40 horses will run in Saturday's Grand National at Aintree headed by the Paul Nicholls-trained Tidal Bay.

All the best bits of Clegg v Farage

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 02:15
Highlights of the Clegg v Farage debate

Ward gets singles spot against Italy

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 02:14
James Ward is named as second singles player while Andy Murray suffers with a stomach bug ahead of GB's Davis Cup tie in Italy.

No US deaths in Afghanistan in March

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 02:09
There were no US military deaths in Afghanistan in March, the first zero-fatality month in the country since January 2007, Pentagon says.

Kate Winslet: 'Hollywood shocked me'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 02:05
Kate Winslet says she wishes she had been given more support to help her cope with the pressures of early fame.

Analysis: Yashika and the law

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 02:01
Why has a 19-year-old student been sent back to Mauritius?

Brussels baffled by Britain's EU debate

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 01:49
Brussels baffled by Britain's EU debate

Sentences over Brazil jail massacre

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 01:47
A Brazilian court sentences 15 policemen to lengthy jail terms for their role in putting down a notorious 1992 prison riot in which 111 inmates died.

Flats blown up for Games opener

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 01:44
Five blocks of high rise flats which have been part of Glasgow's skyline for almost 50 years will be blown up as part of the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony.

RBS to close 44 branches across UK

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 01:41
Taxpayer-backed Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) announces the closure of 44 branches, 14 of which are classed as the "last banks in town".

MEPs urge sanctions over Magnitsky

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 01:16
The European Parliament urges EU governments to impose sanctions on 32 Russian officials over the death of whistleblower Sergei Magnitsky.

AUDIO: Vodafone to increase 'physical presence'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 01:15
Vodafone's decision to open 150 new shops is designed to provide a greater "physical presence", its UK chief executive Jeroen Hoencamp says.

Weir: Yes vote would 'create costs'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 01:14
A report for one of Scotland's biggest companies concludes that independence would create "costs and uncertainties" for business.
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