International News

Kerry stays on for more Iran talks

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 23:55
US Secretary of State John Kerry cancels a planned return to the US to stay in Switzerland as the Iran nuclear talks approach their deadline.

'A female jockey can win National'

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 23:54
Rider Katie Walsh on nearly making Grand National history and competing against the men at Aintree

VIDEO: Singapore is Lee Kuan Yew's legacy

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 23:53
Thousands lined the streets to view the funeral procession of founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, who died on Monday aged 91.

UKIP pledges more funding for Wales

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 23:24
UKIP says it will "radically reform" the funding formula for the Welsh government's budget if it gets into power.

France votes in local elections

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 23:17
Parts of France head to the poll for local elections seen as a key barometer for the presidential vote in two years' time.

Empty grounds & bus depots in Brazil

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 22:49
The 2014 World Cup was the most profitable in Fifa's history, but for the host nation the legacy is expensive stadiums left vacant.

VIDEO: Girl sneaks out in search of a Slushie

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 22:39
A four-year-old girl in Philadelphia ventured out on her own in the early hours of the morning in search of a sweet drink.

VIDEO: Lew Kuan Yew's state funeral procession

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 22:10
Tens of thousands of people are lining the streets of Singapore to bid farewell to the founding father of the city-state, Lee Kuan Yew.

Jonathan Brownlee wins in Auckland

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 21:53
Britain's Jonathan Brownlee wins the second race of the 2015 World Triathlon Series in Auckland, New Zealand.

Air Canada plane 'exits' runway

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 21:12
An Air Canada aeroplane landing at Halifax 'exits' the runway while landing at Halifax, and reportedly hits a power pylon.

A very Singaporean send-off

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 20:27
The BBC looks at some of the ways the city-state of Singapore and its people have paid tribute to founding father Lee Kuan Yew.

Nigeria voting continues after delays

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 20:15
Voting is to continue for second day in some parts of Nigeria after technical problems during Saturday's presidential election.

Heads' threat to parents over gaming

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 19:07
Head teachers in Cheshire warn parents they will report them to the authorities if they allow their children to play computer games rated for over-18s.

Game of Thrones' factual fantasy

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 19:00
Games of Thrones' real-world parallels

The friends who sign up for jihad

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 18:48
The clusters of friends being drawn to jihad in Syria and Iraq

What to expect when you're electing

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 18:47
What to expect when you're electing

Dickens' desk saved for public view

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 18:37
The desk where Charles Dickens wrote Great Expectations is finally on public display thanks to a £780,000 grant.

Death threats against BBC boss probed

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 18:18
Police investigate alleged death threats against BBC director general Tony Hall, reportedly made after Jeremy Clarkson was dropped from Top Gear.

VIDEO: Islamist rebels in Syria 'capture Idlib'

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 17:55
Rebel fighters in Syria are reported to have captured most of the northern city of Idlib, as Alan Johnston reports

Retailers call for review of rates

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 17:51
Scottish retailers call for a "fundamental review" of business rates, ahead of a 2% rise which is due to come into effect on Wednesday.