International News

Four miss England's trip to Italy

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 05:33
Danny Welbeck, Raheem Sterling, Leighton Baines and James Milner have been ruled out of England's friendly with Italy on Tuesday.

VIDEO: Chocolatier creates giant Easter egg

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 05:31
A chocolatier in Lincolnshire has created a seven-foot (2.1-metre) Easter egg, which he will sell in pieces to raise money for charity, the BBC's Jill Archbold reports.

Wambach desperate for World Cup win

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 04:59
Abby Wambach says she would swap all her individual accolades to win a World Cup with the USA in Canada this summer.

Man accused of beating with crutch

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 04:56
A Belfast man accused of beating his partner with a crutch and his plastered foot is refused bail.

Labour 'would have to talk' to SNP

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 04:16
The deputy leader of the SNP Stewart Hosie believes a minority Labour government would have to negotiate with the nationalists ahead of its first Queen's speech.

VIDEO: Hamilton hangs on for pole in wet Malaysia

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 03:54
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton claims pole position in an exciting wet-dry qualifying for the Malaysian Grand Prix.

Czech tourists freed in Pakistan

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 03:47
Two Czech women tourists kidnapped two years ago in Pakistan have been released and have returned home, the Czech PM says.

VIDEO: Nigeria biometric readers 'delay voting'

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 03:42
Polling stations are open in Nigeria to elect a new president. But technical problems with some fingerprint readers are causing delays.

Landmarks switch off for Earth Hour

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 03:27
Landmarks across Scotland will switch their lights off for WWF's Earth Hour on Saturday night.

Somalia ends al-Shabab hotel siege

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 03:15
At least 14 are killed as Somali special forces end the siege of a Mogadishu hotel by the Islamist militant group al-Shabab

Man in court over 'skunk' cannabis

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 03:07
A 37-year-old man is remanded in custody charged over an international investigation into the supply of cannabis to Northern Ireland.

Policeman charged with wife's murder

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 02:58
A police constable is charged with murdering his wife in Northamptonshire.

VIDEO: LIVE: Cameron speech at spring forum

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 02:56
David Cameron is setting out how a future Conservative government would make NHS services available for seven days a week in England if his party wins the next general election.

Man charged following slavery raids

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 02:49
A man is charged with slavery and fraud offences following raids in Oxford.

Hamilton on pole after Rosberg block

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 02:41
Lewis Hamilton takes pole position for the Malaysian GP as Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel splits the Mercedes in a rain-hit qualifying.

VIDEO: Nigeria leader waits 50 minutes to vote

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 02:26
After a delay of about 50 minutes, President Goodluck Jonathan has had his biometric voter card verified.

'Final may be last match I watch'

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 02:26
New Zealand legend Martin Crowe, who has cancer, says the Cricket World Cup final could be the last game he watches.

VIDEO: Sick boy's online campaign goes global

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 01:48
People from all around the world wore yellow to support a sick boy from Corby in central England.

Apple boss 'to donate $800m fortune'

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 01:48
Apple CEO Tim Cook says he will give away most of his $800m (£537m) fortune to good causes before he dies.

Pedestrian, 78, struck by car dies

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-28 01:41
A 78-year-old pedestrian dies after being struck by a BMW 3 series car on the Gallowgate in the east end of Glasgow.