International News

French appeal to kidnappers in Yemen

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:45
The French foreign minister urges the release of a Frenchwoman kidnapped along with her interpreter in the Yemeni capital Sanaa.

One dead, two hurt after crash

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:44
One man dies and two others suffer minor injuries following a three vehicle crash near Brynmawr.

Brown out after concussion setback

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:42
England's Mike Brown is out of Sunday's Six Nations match in Ireland after suffering a setback in his recovery from concussion.

Galloway rival withdraws in Bradford

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:41
The Labour Party's candidate to fight the seat of Bradford West at the general election withdraws, days after she was selected.

Red Arrows reveal tail fin redesign

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:37
The Red Arrows reveal a new design inspired by the union jack on the tailfins of their jets.

New commission on primary assessment

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:25
A teacher-led commission is being set up to help primary schools in England find new ways of assessing their pupils' progress.

Civil service exit scheme to launch

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:13
A scheme for voluntary redundancy within Northern Ireland's civil service will be launched next Monday.

How will 2022 affect English season?

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:07
With the 2022 World Cup likely to be played in the winter of 2022, how will the English club season adjust to cope?

Clarke v Love: How do they match up?

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 03:05
They are good friends with vast Ryder Cup experience, but how do 2016 captains Darren Clarke and Davis Love III compare?

What happened to the air-conditioned stadium?

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 02:57
Can you really air condition an open stadium?

WHO 'taken aback' by measles outbreaks

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 02:56
Measles vaccinations must be immediately stepped up across Europe and central Asia after a series of outbreaks, the World Health Organization says.

Investors heap pressure on HSBC chairman

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 02:55
Douglas Flint will be called on to act if he is to settle nerves among the bank’s owners

RBS suspends two more employees

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 02:49
Another two Royal Bank of Scotland employees have been suspended as part of an investigation by the bank into failings in its foreign exchange business.

Dozens killed in Afghan avalanches

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 02:48
A series of avalanches in Afghanistan's mountainous Panjshir province kills 85, officials say, with a number of people still trapped.

Happy Valley up for three RTS awards

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 02:44
BBC One crime thriller Happy Valley lands three nominations for this year's Royal Television Society awards.

VIDEO: Gaza: 'Everyone has forgotten us'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 02:40
BBC correspondent Lyse Doucet talks to people in Gaza still living in rubble and destroyed buildings 6 months after a ceasefire was declared.

Bolivia flooding displaces thousands

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 02:38
Flooding forces more than 4,000 people from their homes in the town of Cobija in northern Bolivia after the river Acre bursts its banks.

Ministers to face Ukraine questions

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 02:30
Labour has been granted an urgent Commons question over the government's decision to send military personnel to Ukraine.

Syria barrel bombings 'flout UN ban'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 02:25
The Syrian government dropped barrel bombs on hundreds of sites last year, violating a UN Security Council resolution, Human Rights Watch says.

Court hears Polanski extradition case

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-25 02:13
Filmmaker Roman Polanski appears in a Polish court in connection with a request to extradite him to the US for having had sex with a 13-year-old girl.