International News

Dieudonne guilty of condoning terror

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 07:40
Controversial French comedian Dieudonne is found guilty of condoning terrorism over a Facebook comment about January's Paris attacks.

Birds 'died in soaring heat at farm'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 07:29
Thousands of chickens were killed when temperatures at a poultry farm soared to 36 C (97 F), a court hears.

VIDEO: Prince Harry launches 1,000 mile walk

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 07:16
Prince Harry has met some of the wounded service personnel who are taking part in the 1,000 mile (1,609 km) trek around Britain later this year.

Father's apology from disaster chief

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 07:04
A bereaved father who lost his son in the Hillsborough disaster receives a personal apology from police match commander David Duckenfield after confronting him outside court.

PhD student loans up to £25,000

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 07:03
The chancellor tries to boost research and innovation with plans for loans for postgraduate research students.

The world's wettest classroom

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 07:03
Pupils from The Observatory School in the Wirral are sailing a yacht to MediaCityUK in Salford for BBC School Report day. Follow their progress here.

Caroline Kennedy threatened in Japan

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 07:01
The US embassy in Tokyo reports receiving phone calls threatening Ambassador Caroline Kennedy and another diplomat.

VIDEO: Unusual Northern Lights head south

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 06:57
The Aurora Borealis, also known as the Northern Lights, have been creating a fabulous show across large parts of the Britain, and across the globe.

Ramakrishnan set for Royal Society

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 06:56
The BBC understands that Nobel-winning structural biologist Venki Ramakrishnan is set to become the next president of the Royal Society.

Osborne sets out vision for the North

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 06:48
George Osborne outlines his vision for building a "northern powerhouse" in his final budget ahead of the general election.

EU plans tax transparency clampdown

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 06:44
The European Commission lays out plans to clamp down on so-called sweetheart tax deals between governments and multinational corporations.

US executes inmate with brain injury

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 06:35
A Missouri death row inmate is executed despite legal appeals that he had a diminished mental capacity because of a brain injury.

Homes evacuated over alert at church

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 06:30
Bomb disposal officers are called to a security alert in the grounds of a Catholic church in Coalisland, County Tyrone.

VIDEO: Budget headlines in four minutes

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 06:25
The headlines of the tax, spending and borrowing announcements in the Budget are explained in a four minute guide.

What the Budget means for you

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 06:24
The chancellor has delivered his pre-election Budget, so what do the announcements mean for your finances?

VIDEO: 'Nerves' as huge cathedral re-roofed

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 06:17
An operation to lift a 27-tonne frame on to the roof of Winchester Cathedral is under way.

Cuts to Severn Bridge tolls in 2018

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 06:11
Severn Bridge tolls for cars and vans will be cut to £5.40 in 2018, the chancellor announces in his Budget speech.

Chancellor introduces 'Google Tax'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 06:10
Companies that move their profits overseas to avoid tax will be subject to a "diverted profits tax" from next month, the chancellor has said.

Chancellor reduces surplus target

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 06:03
Chancellor George Osborne has reduced the amount of Budget surplus he is aiming for by the end of the next parliament.

Europe drops asteroid sampling idea

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 06:02
Europe will not be mounting a sample-return mission to an asteroid, having rejected the MarcoPolo concept at the third time of asking.

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