International News

Lufthansa facing more cost-cutting

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 23:21
German airline Lufthansa, hit by a series of strikes, warns of more cost-cutting despite a profits improvement in the first quarter.

India policeman caught 'cheating'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 23:12
A senior police officer in the southern Indian state of Kerala is ordered to go on leave after he is allegedly caught cheating in a law exam.

France set to back new spying rules

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 23:04
Controversial rules to provide help for French intelligence services trying to prevent Islamist attacks are expected to be approved by parliament.

VIDEO: Snow in the sun for zoo bears

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 22:52
Grizzly bears at San Diego Zoo enjoy winter fun under the California sun after 15 tons of snow was hauled in for them to play in.

'Alonso may never win another race'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 22:45
Double world champion Fernando Alonso might not win another race in his career, according to ex team-mate Jarno Trulli.

VIDEO: Inside long-closed 'birthplace of cinema'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 22:32
The birthplace of British cinema is re-opening its doors following a multi-million pound restoration project.

'Bottler' claim spurred Bingham on

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 21:59
New world champion Stuart Bingham says his fortunes have changed since being called a 'bottler' by rival Mark Allen.

Large waste fire at recycling plant

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 21:48
Firefighters remain at a recycling plant in Newport following a blaze involving 50 tonnes of waste overnight.

'Unthinkable atrocities' in Aleppo

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 21:28
Civilians in the Syrian city of Aleppo are suffering unthinkable atrocities, with war crimes committed on a daily basis, Amnesty International says.

Independent gives coalition backing

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 21:27
The Independent newspaper backs another Conservative-Lib Dem coalition after the election but urges it to be "much less conservative, and much more liberal".

Sixth-form changes consultation ends

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 21:27
A consultation on controversial plans to alter sixth-form education in Pembrokeshire is ending on Tuesday.

Army base bombers 'endangered lives'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 21:26
Residents who live close to the scene of a bomb attack at an Army Reserve base criticise those behind the attack.

Gordonstoun school abuse claim

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 21:25
Another former pupil of Gordonstoun public school in Moray has contacted police over claims of historical sexual abuse, it has emerged.

Stabbed driver manages to deliver pizza

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 21:18
A delivery driver in America was stabbed in the back as he went to drop off a pizza but struggled on to deliver the takeaway.

Strauss ideal for ECB job - Swann

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 21:17
Andrew Strauss is the perfect candidate to become the ECB's director of cricket, says former England spinner Graeme Swann.

Clegg's '48 hour' warning to voters

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 21:13
Nick Clegg is returning to Cardiff and will warn voters they have just 48 hours to keep Britain "on track" by voting for the Liberal Democrats.

Rotherham abuse warnings released

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 21:00
Two reports that warned authorities in Rotherham in 2003 and 2006 about child sexual exploitation are released after freedom of information requests.

RBA cuts rates to historic low

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 20:53
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) cuts its key interest rate by 25 basis points to an all-time low of 2%.

VIDEO: The Le Pen family feud in France's Front National

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 20:32
Jean-Marie Le Pen, founder of France's far-right National Front, has been suspended from the party following a number of inflammatory remarks and a feud with his daughter.

VIDEO: On board Greek migrant rescue mission

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-04 20:31
The BBC's Murad Shishani was the first journalist from an international broadcaster to be allowed on board a Greek search and rescue mission in the Mediterranean.