International News

The power of Le Pen

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 01:24
Why Marine le Pen may be Europe's most important opposition politician - and how her policies could have a profound impact on our way of life.

Thousands could be stopped voting

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 01:24
A survey for Newsbeat suggests half of young adults are yet to register with the electoral roll, meaning they'll be unable to vote in the General Election

Andy Samberg to host Primetime Emmys

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 01:22
The Brooklyn Nine-Nine star, best known for Saturday Night Live and comedy troupe The Lonely Island, will host this year's Primetime Emmy Awards.

Seed index hope for African farmers

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 01:21
An initiative called the African Seed Access Index is launched to help improve smallholder farmers' access to a wider variety of food crop seeds.

Pistorius loses appeal challenge

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 01:20
A South African judge turns down an application by Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius to block an appeal against his acquittal on murder charges.

New Zealand win sixth game in a row

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 01:16
Martin Guptill scores 105 as New Zealand beat Bangladesh to record their sixth successive win at the 2015 World Cup.

Measles fear for Ebola-hit countries

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 00:52
West Africa is ripe for a measles outbreak that could infect hundreds of thousands of people, US researchers are warning.

Tube overcrowding warning 'ignored'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 00:46
A transport union accuses London Underground of ignoring its warning about "lethal overcrowding" at Clapham South station after a woman fell under a train during rush hour.

Sweden 'may quiz Assange in London'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 00:27
Swedish prosecutors offer to question Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in London on sex assault allegations.

Serena ready for Indian Wells return

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 00:03
Serena Williams cites family support and Nelson Mandela as reasons for her return to Indian Wells after racism boycott.

Rosberg beats Hamilton in practice

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 23:34
Nico Rosberg pips team-mate Lewis Hamilton to set the pace in Friday practice as Mercedes dominate in Australia.

Why are young people scared of disclosing their disability to employers?

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 23:13
More than three-quarters of graduates are afraid to be open about their disability when it comes to applying for jobs, research suggests.

VIDEO: Dermot dances the weather forecast

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 23:11
Dermot O'Leary is dancing for 24 hours - he joined BBC Breakfast's Carol Kirkwood for an early morning weather forecast.

Heavy snow brings travel disruption

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 22:44
Heavy snow blocks part of the A470 in Powys, Dyfed-Powys Police says.

N Korea fires missiles amid tensions

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 22:25
North Korea fires seven ground-to-air missiles into the sea amid heightened tensions, South Korea's defence ministry says.

Business heads in Stormont call

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 22:24
Four leading business organisations in Northern Ireland call on politicians to resolve the deadlock at Stormont over welfare changes.

VIDEO: Could there be life on Ganymede?

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 22:20
The Hubble telescope obtains compelling evidence that Ganymede - the largest moon in the Solar System - has an ocean beneath its icy crust.

£50m to tackle substance abuse

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 22:18
More than £50m will be invested by the Welsh government in programmes to tackle substance misuse over the next year.

Caravan park murder probe continues

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 22:12
A murder investigation continues following the death of teenager Connor Marshall who was attacked at a south Wales caravan park.

Burned husband left in 'searing pain'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 21:42
A man left in "unbearable, searing pain" after his wife poured boiling water over his head tells male victims of domestic abuse they should not feel ashamed.