International News

£700k mortgage cheat may face jail

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 07:36
An award-winning mortgage broker involved in almost £700,000 worth of fraud and deception could face jail, a court hears.

Tiernan-Locke: I want to race again

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 07:25
Former Team Sky rider Jonathan Tiernan-Locke wants to return to cycling in 2016 after serving a two-year doping ban.

Aerobatics pilot dies in plane crash

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 07:13
A aerobatics pilot has died in a plane crash at an airfield in Norfolk.

US police custody death protests grow

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 07:09
Protesters in Baltimore have launched a week of demonstrations against police violence as pressure to explain the death of man in police custody grows.

Cup final ref Moss a 'political pawn'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 06:58
FA Cup final referee Jon Moss is 'political pawn' whose appointment does not make any sense, former official Mark Halsey claims.

Election 2015 in pictures: 22 April

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 06:56
Images from the campaign trail: 22 April

SFA's Meekings ruling wrong - Fifa

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 06:56
Fifa's head of referees Jim Boyce says the SFA is setting a dangerous precedent by trying to ban Inverness player Josh Meekings.

Nigeria targets last Boko Haram bases

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 06:54
Nigerian ground troops have joined an offensive on the last known hideout of the Boko Haram Islamist militants, an army spokesman tells the BBC.

Valverde wins third Fleche Wallonne

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 06:54
Spain's Alejandro Valverde wins a sprint finish to claim his third victory at the Fleche Wallonne one-day classic in Belgium.

VIDEO: Sheepdog 'drives' on to motorway

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 06:44
The owner of a sheepdog who stopped the traffic by 'driving' on to one of Scotland's busiest motorways, has been telling of his relief that no drivers were hurt.

VIDEO: Boris Johnson's jigsaw and other election news

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 06:41
Public sector pay, childcare and the NHS were all hot topics on day 23 of the UK General Election campaign.

ENO cuts ticket prices for new season

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 06:40
English National Opera announces it is slashing ticket prices for its new season as it attempts to secure its financial future.

UKIP candidate in beheading threat

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 06:17
A threat to behead a UKIP candidate in Newcastle is being investigated by the police.

Environment groups set to share £2m

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 06:03
Environment minister to distribute a share of £2m raised by the carrier bag levy among groups which suffered budget cuts

Election 2015: Who are the candidates?

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 05:56
More than 4,000 candidates are standing at the general election. Who are those fighting to be MPs?

VIDEO: Inside Hatton Garden heist vault

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 05:39
Images of the hole drilled by burglars to access the vault at a Hatton Garden safe deposit company are released by police.

Evans would take men's tour wildcard

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 05:39
Ten-time world snooker champion Reanne Evans says she would accept another wildcard to play on the men's tour again.

VIDEO: Mother: 'Why I abducted my son'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 05:35
With the number of British children abducted by their parents and taken abroad rising, one woman explains why she took her son without her husband's permission.

Saudis halt Yemen air campaign with goals unfulfilled

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 05:29
Saudi Arabia's claim that it won its air campaign in Yemen won't be credible if it cannot achieve its main goal of restoring President Hadi to power, says the BBC's Jeremy Bowen.

VIDEO: Vintage cars race through France

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-22 05:18
The oldest motor race in France is underway with at least 200 vintage cars taking part.