International News

Bodies washed ashore on Haiti coast

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 12:56
The bodies of at least 17 people have washed ashore in northern Haiti amid fears they were the victims of a shipwreck.

IPCC investigating former Met chief

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 12:45
Former Metropolitan Police commissioner Lord Stevens is to be investigated by the IPCC over allegations regarding the 1998 Stephen Lawrence public inquiry.

US markets close up on energy shares

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 12:29
US markets close higher on Thursday, buoyed by energy shares which rose along with the oil price.

Acidic oceans helped fuel extinction

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 12:21
Acidic oceans helped fuel the biggest mass extinction in the history of life on Earth, a study says.

Rose makes strong start at Masters

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 12:17
England's Justin Rose holds a share of the clubhouse lead on the first day of the Masters with Rory McIlroy four shots back.

When China woke up to Wham!

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 12:00
When China hosted its first Western pop concert

VIDEO: How Wham! helped change China

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 12:00
Singer Cheng Fangyuan remembers the day that British band Wham! became the first western pop act to play a concert in China.

Oklahoma may approve gas executions

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 11:50
Oklahoma is set to become the first state in the US to allow the use of nitrogen gas as a method of execution.

Yemen crisis reignites fear of al-Qaeda threat

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 11:47
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) is benefitting from the crisis in Yemen, but will it turn its attention once again to Western targets, asks Frank Gardner.

Lawro's predictions v The Vaccines singer Justin Young

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 11:23
BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on The Vaccines singer Justin Young in the weekend Premier League games.

UKIP candidate sorry for HIV tweet

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 10:47
UKIP's candidate in a key general election seat is forced to apologise after she appeared to question the cost to the NHS of treating British people who are HIV positive.

Cowell on Zayn: I knew for a while

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 10:41
Simon Cowell reveals he didn't try to talk Zayn Malik out of leaving One Direction and he knew for a while that Zayn was thinking about his future.

Railway consultation angers union

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 10:39
A union is considering industrial action over a Translink consultation on railway changes.

Somalia bounty on al-Shabab leaders

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 10:20
Somalia's government offers rewards for information leading to the capture of the top 11 commanders of the militant Islamist al-Shabab group.

Easyjet cancels nearly 600 flights

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 10:18
Easyjet cancels hundreds of flights as a strike by French air traffic controllers continues.

138 contest 18 NI Westminster seats

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 10:13
A total of 138 candidates are contesting 18 Northern Ireland seats at Westminster in the general election on 7 May.

VIDEO: Kardashians arrive in Armenia

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 10:13
Kim and Khloe Kardashian have arrived in Armenia, where their ancestors on their father's side hail from.

VIDEO: Trident dominates campaign day 11

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 10:08
Trident, name-calling and VAT on sanitary products dominated day 11 of campaigning.

Pylon passion

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 09:55
The people with a passion for pylons

India freezes Greenpeace accounts

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 09:50
India freezes the bank accounts of Greenpeace, accusing it of breaking the country's tax laws and working against its economic interests.