International News

VIDEO: How to referee big boxing match?

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 08:58
The pressure will be on the referee at the lucrative Mayweather v Pacquiao fight - BBC presenter Matthew Amroliwala finds out how hard it is to adjudicate.

Call to save power for Pacquiao bout

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 08:58
Residents of a Philippine island are asked to switch appliances off on Sunday to conserve power for boxer Manny Pacquiao's big fight.

Sanders enters US presidential race

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 08:53
Bernie Sanders, a US senator and self-proclaimed socialist, says he is seeking the Democratic nomination for the presidency.

VIDEO: 'Only one room untouched' by fire

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 08:50
An investigation is underway into the massive fire at Clandon Park House in Surrey - which the National Trust says has left only one room untouched.

Search for MH17 crash bodies ends

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 08:36
Investigators say they have finished recovering human remains and wreckage from the site of the MH17 plane crash in eastern Ukraine.

Prosecutors take Baltimore inquiry

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 08:10
Investigators with the Baltimore police have finished their investigation into the death of Freddie Gray and have handed the results over to the state's attorney's office.

Airbus 'to sue over US spying'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 08:08
Airbus says it is to file criminal complaint over alleged US industrial espionage, following reports in German media - AFP.

Why 'thug' has its origin in India

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 07:58
The history of a word proving controversial over Baltimore

Ex-leaders express Venezuela concerns

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 07:51
A group of 26 former heads of state and governments demands that the Venezuelan government release jailed opposition leaders.

VIDEO: Tourist captures Nepal temple collapse

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 07:50
Amateur video has emerged of the moment ancient temples in the Nepalese town of Bhaktapur were destroyed by an earthquake.

Tories have 'given up on Britain'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 07:42
First Minister Carwyn Jones says he fears the Conservatives have "given up on Britain", by attacking Scotland and Wales in the election campaign.

In pictures: Clandon Park House fire

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 07:35
Images of the aftermath of a fire at Grade I listed Clandon Park House.

Mertens dies after on-pitch collapse

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 07:35
Belgian footballer Gregory Mertens dies of heart failure, three days after collapsing during a match.

Belfast to host major air conference

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 07:27
More than 100 airlines will be represented at a major conference on air routes to be staged in Belfast.

Farah to race 1500m in Birmingham

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 07:26
Great Britain's double Olympic champion Mo Farah will run in the 1500m at the Birmingham Grand Prix on 7 June.

Murphy leads Hawkins in semi-final

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 07:24
Shaun Murphy opens up a 6-2 lead over Barry Hawkins in the semi-final of the World Championship at the Crucible.

Carver to meet angry Newcastle fans

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 07:22
Newcastle boss John Carver is to meet two disgruntled fans "for a cup of tea" to discuss their grievances.

US says no to modifying embryo DNA

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 07:19
Modifying the DNA of embryos is a "line that should not be crossed" and poses serious safety and ethical issues, a leading figure in US research says.

VIDEO: New Mount Everest avalanche footage

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 07:18
Amateur video shows climbers on Mount Everest running for cover as an avalanche triggered by the Nepal earthquake approaches their camp.

Election 2015 in pictures: 30 April

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 07:16
Images from the campaign trail: 30 April