International News

Tension mounts ahead of TV debate

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 10:33
Seven party leaders are making final preparations ahead of the first televised general election debate.

Bowie writes songs for stage show

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 09:57
Rock legend David Bowie is co-writing a stage show inspired by The Man Who Fell to Earth - including some new songs.

Kenya attack: Wanted man

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 09:49
Mohamed Kuno, the man alleged to have masterminded the attack in the Kenyan town of Garissa, is a well-known leading al-Shabab member.

Iran nuclear 'framework' deal agreed

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 09:41
An outline agreement on the future shape of the Iranian nuclear programme is reached after marathon talks between Iran and six major powers.

Pakistan army court death sentences

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 09:34
Military courts in Pakistan sentence six suspected militants to death in their first verdicts since being announced after the Peshawar school massacre.

Allitt victim must pay back £23,000

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 09:20
A woman left brain damaged by serial child killer Beverley Allitt is ordered to pay back £23,000 in benefits.

Police probe 'hang Sturgeon' tweet

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 09:13
Police are investigating a comment on social media suggesting that the SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon should be hanged.

'Seventy killed' in Kenya attack

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 08:41
At least 70 hostages have been killed in an al-Shabab militant attack on Garissa University College campus in north-eastern Kenya, officials say.

North advised not to play in April

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 08:39
Northampton Saints and Wales wing George North will not play again this month on the advice of a neurologist.

New York women arrested in bomb plot

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 08:35
The FBI says it has arrested two women accused of plotting to plant a bomb in New York City.

VIDEO: Election campaign day four in 90 secs

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 08:28
The leaders of seven UK parties are looking forward to their two-hour live televised election debate.

Traffic changes on bus death road

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 08:11
Traffic will be stopped from travelling eastbound on a Swansea road where a collision resulted in Sgt Louise Lucas's death.

VIDEO: 'Syria-bound' Brits held in Turkey

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 07:58
Nine British nationals have been seized by Turkish authorities after allegedly trying to enter Syria illegally, armed forces in the country have said.

Indiana details fix to religion law

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 07:57
Lawmakers in Indiana have announced promised changes to a highly controversial religious freedom law that has created a national outcry.

Surgery raid follows four deaths

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 07:32
The deaths of four patients prompt an investigation by police into an Alderney medical practice.

Officer who shook youth disciplined

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 07:24
A police officer is disciplined after an investigation found he grabbed and shook a youth in County Armagh.

VIDEO: Scottish leaders' debate

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 07:23
Follow live coverage of Scotland's party leaders answering questions from an audience of voters in Aberdeen.

Portugese director de Oliveira dies

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 07:20
Manoel de Oliveira, the Portuguese film director believed to be the world's oldest film-maker, dies in Porto aged 106.

New call centre creates 320 jobs

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 07:20
A Waterford-based call centre firm is creating hundreds of jobs in Lurgan, County Armagh.

VIDEO: Lego debate mock-up baffles reporter

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-02 07:16
The BBC's Norman Smith grapples with a Lego representation of the podium and its participants ahead of a TV election debate which will feature seven political parties.