International News

VIDEO: Treasury Committee

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 02:59
MPs take evidence on the Bank of England Foreign Exchange Market Investigation.

Is another NHS scandal brewing?

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 02:52
The Morecambe Bay inquiry has chilling echoes of one into Stafford Hospital. So could there be another scandal happening elsewhere?

Alabama halts gay wedding licences

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 02:43
Alabama's Supreme Court orders its judges to stop issuing same-sex marriage licenses despite a federal ruling saying a ban is unconstitutional.

South Sudan hits out at UN sanctions

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 02:40
South Sudan's foreign minister warns that the imposition of any US-backed sanctions would be counter-productive to the peace process.

Lovers convicted of killing girl

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 02:40
A woman and her lover are convicted of killing her eight-year-old daughter, who suffered 50 injuries at her London flat, in a cyber fantasy world death.

Sotherton's stolen gold medal found

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 02:39
A Commonwealth Games gold medal stolen from the home of former heptathlete Kelly Sotherton is found.

Tipper truck deaths inquest opened

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 02:31
The inquest into the deaths of four people who died in a tipper truck crash in Bath is opened and adjourned.

VIDEO: Prince's warning about ivory trade

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 02:30
The Duke of Cambridge gives a speech warning over the risks to elephants from poaching and illegal trade.

Blurred Lines track made $16m profit

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 02:28
Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams made more than $5m (£3.26m) each from 2013 hit Blurred Lines, according to figures revealed during a copyright trial.

Phelps may be reinstated for Worlds

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 02:28
Michael Phelps may be allowed to compete at swimming's World Championships in Russia after originally being banned.

Putin urges end to political murders

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 02:23
Russian President Vladimir Putin demands an end to "shameful" political killings in Russia, after the murder of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov.

Economy grows despite oil price drop

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 02:22
The Scottish economy will continue to pick up pace, despite the impact for the oil and gas industry of the lower oil price.

Tanzanians die in heavy floods

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 02:15
Flooding in north-western Tanzania has killed at least 38 people and left hundreds of others homeless, police tell the BBC.

'Blame fans' Hillsborough police told

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 02:15
An ex-police inspector tells the Hillsborough inquest officers were told to put the blame for the disaster on "drunken Liverpool supporters".

Cyclist escorted off M1 motorway

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 02:13
A cyclist is escorted off the M1 in Hertfordshire and given "words of advice" by police.

Man proposes with 8-tonne digger

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 02:10
A romantic road worker uses an eight-tonne digger to pop the question by writing his proposal with the heavy metal grab.

Court backs UK in euro trading case

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 01:55
The UK has won a court ruling against the European Central Bank which could have forced British firms handling large euro transactions to be based in the eurozone.

Boston Marathon bomb trial to begin

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 01:51
The trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, accused of the Boston Marathon bombing two years ago, opens in the city shortly after exhaustive jury selection.

The man protecting China's elephants

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 01:50
The man protecting the home of China's wild elephants

Australia hit World Cup record score

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-04 01:37
Australia record the highest Cricket World Cup score in history, posting 417-6 against Afghanistan to beat India's 413-5.