International News

Tesla loss narrows as orders rise

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 13:13
Electric car maker Tesla reports better-than-expected first quarter results, sending shares up more than 5% in trading after US markets had closed.

Spacecraft 'to fall back on Friday'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 13:05
A Russian spacecraft that has been out of control since launching last week will fall back to Earth and burn up on Friday, scientists say.

Khan eyes September Mayweather bout

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 13:01
Amir Khan says a September fight with Floyd Mayweather could happen despite previously stating Ramadan might disrupt his training.

How 'crisis mapping' is helping in Nepal

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 12:48
A team of Nepalis, backed by groups around the world, are helping guide what aid is needed where by "crisis mapping" Nepal, reports Saira Asher.

Netanyahu in Israel 'coalition deal'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 12:33
Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu agrees an 11th-hour deal to form a new coalition government following election in March, sources say.

VIDEO: Aids can be eradicated, says Elton

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 12:11
Sir Elton John says he believes Aids can be eradicated in his lifetime if research funding is continued.

VIDEO: Japan giant solar farm from the air

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 12:03
Rupert Wingfield-Hayes visits a vast solar farm in Kagoshima to see how Japan is trying to move on from nuclear power.

Colombia investigates 'US sex abuse'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 11:28
Colombia says it will investigate accusations that US contractors and military staff sexually abused minors for four years from 2003.

US Aids fight urged by Elton John

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 11:24
Sir Elton John has told a US Senate panel that Aids could be eradicated in his lifetime, but only if the US government continues funding the fight against the virus.

Rehomed gang leader admits robbery

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 11:13
A London gang leader who was rehomed in Wales admits a robbery in his new home city of Newport.

VIDEO: Reaction to Salman Khan sentence

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 11:09
The BBC gets reaction from people in Mumbai to the sentencing of Bollywood star Salman Khan to five years in prison.

VIDEO: US-Cuba ferry services to begin

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 10:58
Authorities in the US approve passenger ferry services between Florida and Cuba for the first time in more than 50 years.

Patriots 'probably deflated balls'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 10:35
New England quarterback Tom Brady was "generally aware" of a scheme to under-inflate balls during a crucial NFL play-off game.

Spanish domestic football suspended

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 10:31
Spanish football federation suspends all end-of-season games in disputes with government including TV rights

Taylor denies 'England quota' claim

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 10:30
Former England manager Graham Taylor denies allegations he spoke about pressure to limit the number of black players he selected.

VIDEO: Pizza order rescues US hostage

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 10:24
A woman in Central Florida used an online pizza order to send a distress signal while being held hostage by her knife-wielding boyfriend.

'IS recruiters' arrested in Bosnia

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 10:07
Bosnian Serb police say they have arrested several people suspected of trying to recruit fighters for the militant group Islamic State.

Drone use to be expanded in US

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 09:56
The US aviation regulator has asked three firms to help it explore how drone use could be extended and has also unveiled a drone app for pilots.

Hackney voters told they cannot vote

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 09:51
Some voters in the London borough of Hackney are told they cannot take part in the election despite registering before the April deadline.

Boy, 6, is St Mirren player of year

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-06 09:48
St Mirren fans vote for six-year-old Aaron Woodall as their player of the year as he battles against cancer.