International News

Tories deny funding policy change

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 05:56
The Conservatives insist their policy on minimum funding for the Welsh government has not changed, as their manifesto suggests it requires an income tax referendum.

Manifestos and mockery

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 05:49
For political parties, they are the key to power. But for social media devotees, manifesto launches present an opportunity to poke fun, as Kerry Alexandra reports.

Man charged with hacking lottery

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 05:36
The former security boss of a US lottery is charged with fraud after allegedly hacking the computer that picks the winning numbers.

Chibok: What we know a year on

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 05:04
It has now been a year since 276 girls were abducted from a secondary school in northern Nigeria, and 219 are still missing. BBC News looks at what we know a year on.

IMF warns of 'moderate' growth

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 05:00
The International Monetary Fund warns that global growth remains moderate, with 'uneven prospects' across the major countries.

Hawking voices Pythons' Galaxy Song

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 04:42
Professor Stephen Hawking has lent his voice to Monty Python's famous Galaxy Song as part of Record Store Day 2015.

Sharp creates 4K smartphone screen

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 04:36
Japanese display-maker Sharp announces a 4K resolution smartphone screen destined for handsets next year.

Man charged with preacher murder

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 04:34
A man is charged with the murder of Syrian-born preacher Abdul Hadi Arwani in north-west London

Claudia case man released from bail

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 04:34
A man arrested in connection with the disappearance of Claudia Lawrence is released from bail without charge.

'Marking bias boosts girls' maths'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 04:28
Girls in French secondary schools are benefiting from an unconscious marking bias by maths teachers, finds research.

Teachers selling lesson plans online

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 04:18
Teachers in the UK are selling their own lesson plans to other teachers online.

VIDEO: How to solve Singapore's viral logic problem

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 04:18
Author and mathematician Alex Bellos demonstrates how to solve the logic problem given to Singaporean TV students that went viral.

Kenyan athlete hits out over agent

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 04:14
Reigning London marathon champion Wilson Kipsang hits out at the sports authorities in Kenya for suspending his foreign agent without informing him.

Bin lorry crashes into front garden

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 04:14
A bin lorry crashes into the front garden of a house in the south side of Glasgow.

Boy, 6, left at Edinburgh tram stop

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 04:10
An investigation is launched after a six-year-old boy is left on a platform when his mother boarded a tram in Edinburgh.

Man in court over car boot murder

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 04:09
A 26-year-old man appears in court charged with the murder of north Belfast man Kyle Neil.

VIDEO: Passenger 'blocks' police in chase

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 04:05
Police have released footage of a high-speed car chase through Birmingham with officers pursuing a man believed to be in a stolen car.

QUB announces jobs and student cuts

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:59
Queen's University Belfast cuts 236 jobs and 290 student places after DEL funding reduction

Mobster held in Spanish post office

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:56
One of Italy's most wanted gangsters is detained on the Costa del Sol in Spain while trying to withdraw money from a post office.

People are human - PFA on Sterling

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:55
Liverpool's Raheem Sterling is only human and made a mistake, according to the PFA's deputy chief executive Bobby Barnes.