International News

Ex-All Black held on assault charge

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 01:22
Former New Zealand rugby player Mils Muliaina is arrested on suspicion of a sexual assault in Cardiff last month.

Five suspects held over Kenya attack

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 01:08
Five people are being held for questioning after an al-Shabab massacre at a university in eastern Kenya that left more than 140 people dead, officials say.

Hampton Court celebrates 500 years

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 00:40
The history of Hampton Court Palace will be retold in one evening as part of celebrations to mark its five hundredth anniversary.

'Woods' days of miracles long gone'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 00:38
Tiger Woods' latest comeback will be the most demanding yet at a tournament more intense than any other, says BBC Sport's Iain Carter.

VIDEO: Polo swaps ponies for Segways

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 00:10
A new form of polo swaps the four-legged mounts for Segways, making it more accessible and cheaper.

VIDEO: 'Near-death' foal finds its feet

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-04 00:05
An abandoned foal found severely emaciated on a roadside has finally been able to stand up and run around after weeks of physiotherapy.

£1bn vow to 'build a better Wales'

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-03 23:26
The Welsh government should be able to borrow up to £1bn to fund major new projects, the Liberal Democrats say.

'Miracle near-death' foal finds feet

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-03 23:19
An abandoned, "dying" foal, found on a roadside, is finally able to run around after weeks of physiotherapy.

China 'frees' jailed US geologist

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-03 22:24
A Chinese-born US geologist is reportedly released after serving more than seven years in prison in China for stealing state secrets.

Saturday's gossip column

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-03 22:18
Man Utd join race for Sterling, three English clubs want Argentina striker, Mourinho wants post-season tour, plus more.

Obama aims to sway Congress on Iran

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-03 21:09
President Obama begins his push to persuade sceptical members of the US Congress to back the Iran nuclear agreement.

Lib Dems pledge £2.5bn care fund

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-03 21:00
The Lib Dems have set out plans for a £2.5bn healthcare fund to alleviate pressure on hospitals in England.

Tories plan porn site age checks

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-03 19:17
Pornography websites must adopt age-restriction controls to prevent children from accessing them or face closure, the Conservatives say.

VIDEO: Non-Japanese sumos filling top ranks

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-03 19:09
After sumo wrestling's streak of champions from countries such as Mongolia and Bulgaria, Japanese fans are yearning for one of their own to win the championship.

VIDEO: US death row detainee walks free

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-03 18:11
A man who spent almost three decades on death row in the United States has been freed after years of fighting to prove his innocence.

Interactive: Waterloo treasures

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-03 17:50
Take an interactive tour of rarely seen objects from the battle

The legal struggle over Europe's veil bans

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-03 17:15
A decision in Germany to overturn a ban on headscarves for teachers is the latest in a number of court cases over the wearing of veils by Muslim women. Nuno Ferreira looks at the legal situation in Europe.

Is Easter still about religion for most?

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-03 17:08
Many of us say we have no religion, but Caroline Wyatt believes there is a hunger for some kind of spiritual meaning in life.

Chinese soldiers: let them eat pickles?

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-03 17:01
Why people in China are worried about their soldiers' diet

Ukraine prospects for peace: People on the edge of war

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-03 16:52
Ukrainians hanging in the balance of a shaky ceasefire