International News

Scottish artist takes on Venice

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 15:19
A Dundee art school lecturer launches a solo exhibition at the renowned Venice Biennale arts festival.

Nepal appeal raises £4m in Scotland

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 15:17
People in Scotland have donated £4m to an appeal to help survivors of the Nepal earthquake.

Venezuela court sentences policeman

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 15:02
A court in Venezuela sentences a policeman to 18 years in jail for the death in February of a 14-year-old protester in the western state of Tachira.

China 'expanding island building'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 14:57
The Pentagon says that China has expanded its programme of land reclamation in the South China Sea, an area disputed by several countries.

Emma and Noah are top US baby names

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 14:35
Noah and Emma are the most popular baby names in the US, according the Social Security Administration.

Mistrial declared in Etan Patz case

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 14:09
A New York judge declares a mistrial in the murder case of six-year-old boy who went missing in 1979 after the jury could not reach a verdict.

David Cameron's 'sweetest victory'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 14:00
The Tories' poll-defying general election win attracts bumper coverage with many front pages highlighting the "awkward" meeting between the prime minister and his rivals at VE Day commemorations just hours after he walked back into Number 10.

Dazzled by Australia's precious opals

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 13:34
Already legally defined as Australia's "National Gemstone", the country's precious opals are punting for a new international designation - that of Global Heritage Stone Resource.

Motherwell 3-1 Kilmarnock

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 12:48
Motherwell breathe new life into their fight to avoid the play-offs and confirm St Mirren's relegation.

Brentford 1-2 Middlesbrough

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 12:43
A late Fernando Amorebieta winner gives Middlesbrough a slim advantage in their Championship play-off semi-final against Brentford.

VIDEO: Dimbleby presents Ashdown with a hat

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 12:31
David Dimbleby presents Paddy Ashdown with a cake-shaped hat at the start of Question Time programme.

Murray & Nadal in Madrid semis

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 12:28
Andy Murray beats Milos Raonic 6-4 7-5 to reach the Madrid Masters semi-finals, joining Rafael Nadal in the last four.

Gay marriage 'makes economic sense'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 12:24
Could gay marriage give Australian economy a boost?

Thousands flee South Sudan fighting

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 11:52
Close to 100,000 people have been displaced by renewed fighting in South Sudan's Unity state in the last week, the United Nations warns.

Sturgeon: Scotland 'voted for change'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 11:42
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon warns David Cameron that it cannot be "business as usual" in Scotland after her party's historic election success.

VIDEO: What's kept Obama away from S Dakota?

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 11:09
President Obama's visit to South Dakota now means he has visited every state in the US while serving in the White House.

England win in Cookey's 100th game

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 10:51
Pamela Cookey wins her 100th cap as England beat Trinidad and Tobago 67-42 at London's Copper Box Arena.

Pele expected to leave hospital soon

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-08 10:33
Brazil legend Pele is expected to be released from hospital on Saturday after undergoing surgery for a prostate condition.