International News

Strauss confirms ECB role interest

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 02:12
Former England captain Andrew Strauss confirms his interest in an ECB role but says they must "move on" from Kevin Pietersen.

VIDEO: Abbott talks tough on vaccination

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 02:08
The Australian government has announced that it intends to stop welfare payments to parents who refuse to vaccinate their children.

Rapper Nelly arrested on drug charges

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 02:05
Grammy Award-winning rapper and reality TV star Nelly is arrested after police allegedly find drugs on the bus in which he was travelling.

Estonia seeks permanent Nato force

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 01:56
Estonian President Toomas Ilves calls for a permanent Nato force to be stationed in his country, amid concerns over Russian intentions in the region.

King Arthur film set in Snowdonia

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 01:51
Snowdonia's renowned natural beauty is to play a starring role in a Hollywood film featuring Jude Law.

Racegoer held over 'assault' video

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 01:46
A man is questioned by police over an alleged assault after a video emerges online of an Aintree racegoer appearing to deliberately knock an elderly man to the ground.

VIDEO: On patrol with Saudi's border guards

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 01:36
As the conflict in Yemen rages, guards protecting Saudi Arabia's border are on high alert for attacks by Houthi rebels.

Sainthood bid for Titanic priest

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 01:22
A campaign is under way to have the Catholic priest who stayed aboard the Titanic instead of taking a lifeboat seat made a saint.

VIDEO: Osborne tackled on NHS £8bn pledge

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 01:16
George Osborne has been tackled by the BBC's Andrew Marr on the Conservative Party's announcement that it would put £8bn more into the NHS should it remain in power after the election.

Hunters set to win Malta referendum

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 01:06
Malta looks set to narrowly reject proposals to ban controversial spring hunting, during which migrating birds are shot before they can breed.

I did not back Rosberg up - Hamilton

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 00:56
Lewis Hamilton rejects claims from Nico Rosberg that he tried to compromise his Mercedes' team-mate during the Chinese Grand Prix.

Two killed in separate road crashes

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 00:53
A man and a woman are killed in separate road crashes in the County Tyrone towns of Strabane and Cookstown.

Alps skiing death boy is named

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 00:53
A seven-year-old boy who fell to his death on a skiing holiday in the French Alps is named locally as Carwyn Scott-Howell from Brecon.

Training cuts 'will hurt NI economy'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-12 00:15
An organisation that provides science and technology programmes to schools across Northern Ireland warns that budget cuts mean it will have to scrap some of its programmes.

Hamilton cruises to victory in China

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 23:58
Lewis Hamilton takes a controlled victory for Mercedes in the Chinese Grand Prix as the Ferrari revival is stopped in its tracks.

VIDEO: Dumping ground camp for Calais migrants

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 23:54
The French government has designated an area for homeless migrants in Calais on what was an old dumping ground - and those living there have no power and no accommodation.

Safety barriers fitted after deaths

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 23:33
Safety barriers are being installed on The Kingsway in Swansea ahead of a council meeting on potential changes to the road layout following two deaths.

Australia crackdown on non-immunisers

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 23:07
The Australian government announces its intention to stop welfare payments to parents who refuse to vaccinate their children.

Benaud family rejects state funeral

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 22:25
The family of the late former Australian cricket captain and legendary commentator Richie Benaud declines PM Tony Abbott's offer of a state funeral.

Labour plans abuse case review power

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-11 21:00
Labour says it would give victims of sexual offences the right to challenge decisions by the police not to prosecute suspects, if the party were elected into government.