International News

Focus on final push in election campaign

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 15:11
As the general election campaign approaches its frantic conclusion, the papers cover the final pushes and look ahead to the possible fallout.

NHS trust has most 'never events'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 15:11
A hospital trust at the centre of a police probe into data manipulation had more serious patient safety breaches than any other in England, it emerges.

VIDEO: Delhi's first woman bus driver

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 15:10
India's capital Delhi has got its first woman bus driver. The BBC took a bus ride with V Saritha on the city's busy roads.

Remembering the Lusitania

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 15:09
A remarkable story of survival at sea

Profits halve at Murdoch's News Corp

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 15:05
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, owner of The Times and The Sunday Times newspapers, sees third quarter net profits fall 52%.

VIDEO: Skeletons found in Thailand camps

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 15:01
Two skeletons have been found in abandoned camps in Thailand, with possible links to people smuggling.

Strike 'may lead to 999 delays'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 15:00
Wednesday's 24-hour strike by some ambulance staff may lead to delays in responding to 999 calls, the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service warns.

VIDEO: How stage managed are party campaigns?

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 14:21
Political correspondent Chris Mason has been considering how this campaign has differed from previous ones.

US approves Cuba-Florida ferry

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 14:08
Ferries are set to run between Florida and Cuba for the first time in more than 50 years after the US government approved new services.

'Texas invasion' rumours derided

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 13:55
The exercises, called Jade Helm 15, are drawing concerns that the federal government could implement martial law or confiscate citizens' guns.

Disputed NY award for Charlie Hebdo

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 13:51
French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo is to receive a controversial freedom of speech award in New York, but six writers boycott the ceremony.

VIDEO: Abducted girl safe after Boko Haram ordeal

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 13:47
A 15-year-old girl abducted by Boko Haram six months ago, has been reunited with her family following a dramatic rescue by Nigerian forces.

Family 'distressed' after death

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 13:39
Relatives of a man who died after being detained by police in Fife are said to be "extremely distressed" by his death.

Eight of top 13 to play at Queen's

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 13:02
The Aegon Championships at Queen's Club next month will feature eight of the world's top 13 players.

VIDEO: Queen visits new royal princess

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 12:47
The Queen meets her fifth great-grandchild, Princes Charlotte, on the day that the new royal baby's birth is registered.

Cuba to hold 'mass gay wedding'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 12:35
Gay rights activists in Cuba, led by the president's daughter, will hold a mass wedding this weekend, in a country where gay marriage is still not legal.

UKIP hopeful suspended over threat

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 12:33
A UKIP candidate is suspended after being filmed apparently threatening to shoot his Conservative rival.

'Syria-bound' couple held in Moldova

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 12:21
A British couple believed to have been travelling to Syria with their four children have been deported from Turkey and detained in Moldova, the Foreign Office says.

VIDEO: China's smartphone giant: In 60 secs

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 12:03
Xiaomi may well be the biggest smartphone maker you've never heard of. BBC News has made this guide to the Chinese tech giant.

Sturridge has hip surgery in USA

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-05 11:27
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has surgery on his troublesome hip injury in the United States.