International News

Sticker album duo draw party leaders

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 01:32
A couple who completed a World Cup sticker album with their own drawings swap football for politics, sketching party leaders instead of players.

Kenya shuts money transfer firms

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 01:29
Kenya's government orders the closure of 13 money transfer firms suspected to be used by militant Islamists, a minister tells the BBC.

Are non-doms bad for UK?

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 01:24
Would Britain be richer or poorer if Ed Miliband abolishes the tax privileges of long-term non-doms?

Ben Miller to star in election comedy

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 01:18
Death in Paradise star Ben Miller is to play a stressed Liberal Democrat campaigner in a "real-time" Channel 4 sitcom broadcast in the run-up to the Election 2015.

Safety box jewel raid 'worth £200m'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 01:08
Jewellery stolen in a raid at a vault in London's Hatton Garden "could be worth £200m", a former Scotland Yard commander believes.

Payout over cyclist pothole death

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 01:01
The widow of a charity cyclist from Somerset who died when he hit a pothole on his bike receives a six-figure payout from a council.

Mother attacked while out with son

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 01:00
A mother out walking with her young son and two dogs has been attacked in a wood in West Lothian.

VIDEO: Footage of high-speed chase released

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 00:59
Four men who led police on a chase reaching speeds of about 150mph after a botched raid have been jailed.

Palestinian stabs Israelis in W Bank

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 00:53
A Palestinian man stabbed two Israelis in the northern West Bank, injuring one of them seriously, before being shot dead, the Israeli military says.

VIDEO: Daredevil hits target in wingsuit stunt

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 00:46
Wingsuit daredevil Sebastian Alvarez has been showing off his flying skills by smashing through a Chilean flag on the side of a volcano.

Review of case against NHS manager

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 00:42
The General Medical Council is to review an investigation into the second most powerful person at NHS England, Dame Barbara Hakin.

VIDEO: 'It's not a gilet, it's a coat'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 00:42
Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood jokes with BBC reporter Rob Nothman after his side's thrilling 3-3 draw at home against QPR.

Jeremy Clarkson set for BBC return

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 00:37
Former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson is to appear as the guest host of Have I Got News for You later this month.

VIDEO: 'All day is empty, what am I going to do?'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 00:14
Widow Margaret Perry explains how lonely she became after her husband died, and how she managed to tackle it.

Bus tours to Indian PM's tea stall

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 00:06
A Indian travel agent plans to lay on daily bus trips to the town where Prime Minister Narendra Modi was born and worked at his father's tea stall.

VIDEO: Salmon numbers fall sharply

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 23:56
Atlantic salmon numbers have fallen at an alarming rate despite best efforts of conservation

Plaid candidate in Nazi slur row

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 23:50
Plaid Cymru is urged to remove a general election candidate over claims that he once compared English-born residents of rural Wales to Nazis.

Man found shot dead outside takeaway

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 23:33
A murder investigation is under way after a man was shot dead outside a takeaway on South Tyneside.

Cumberbatch and Colman up for Baftas

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 23:00
Benedict Cumberbatch and Olivia Colman are among the nominees for this year's Bafta TV awards, with the latter cited for the fourth consecutive year.

Ferguson elects black councillors

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 22:56
Voters in Ferguson, Missouri triple the number of black city councillors in the first poll since an unarmed black teenager was killed by police.