International News

Mayweather v Pacquiao - the lowdown

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:59
Why the hype? What's at stake? Is it all about cash? The lowdown on Saturday's super-fight between Floyd Mayweather & Manny Pacquiao.

Everyman 'spectacle' opens at NT

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:56
Everyman, the first play to be directed at the National Theatre by Rufus Norris since he took charge, has largely impressed the critics.

Interpol pursues Colombia footballer

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:54
Interpol issues a red notice for the arrest of former Colombian footballer Freddy Rincon on charges of money laundering in neighbouring Panama.

Mother charged over toddler death

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:54
A mother is charged with neglect in connection with the death of her 19-month-old daughter, police say.

£500m drugs bust 'UK's biggest ever'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:49
Cocaine seized from a tug in the North Sea could have been worth more than £500m - believed to be the biggest single class A seizure in the UK.

Jobs lost as chemical factory closes

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:44
A chemical factory in Flintshire is to close with the loss of about 62 jobs, it is announced.

Man in court over UKIP behead threat

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:41
A man appears in court accused of threatening to behead a UKIP election candidate in Newcastle.

VIDEO: The Alternative Big Fight Face-Off

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:36
Ahead of Saturday's super-fight, BBC News looks at how Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquaio stack up inside and outside the ring.

Smashed Hits: Louie Louie

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:34
The bizarre story behind Louie Louie

Kenya 'ignored Garissa raid warning'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:33
Kenya's interior minister admits security officers ignored intelligence reports prior to the deadly attack on Garissa's university earlier this month.

Vicar loses harassment job appeal

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:21
A vicar who claimed he was the victim of a four-year campaign of hate loses his unfair dismissal case at the Court of Appeal.

More Nigerians 'freed from Boko Haram'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:16
Nigeria's military says it has freed another 160 more people during its offensive against Boko Haram militants in the vast Sambisa forest.

Rail 'chaos' after power outage hits

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:14
Thousands of rail passengers endure huge delays after an electrical supply problem in south London affected trains in and out of the city.

No compensation for Woolworths staff

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:13
Thousands of former staff at Woolworths stores will not receive compensation for redundancy, following a European Court of Justice ruling.

Grandfather guilty of baby murder

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:03
A south Wales man is found guilty of murdering his five-week-old granddaughter.

VIDEO: Nepal trekker 'grateful to be alive'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:02
A woman from the New Forest says she is grateful to be alive after being caught up in the earthquakes in Nepal.

Godleman banned for dangerous throw

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:02
Derbyshire batsman Billy Godleman is banned for two games for a dangerous throw during the game against Gloucestershire.

DARD's Ballykelly HQ plans unveiled

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:01
Plans for a new DARD headquarters are unveiled as the minister says 1,500 civil servants have expressed an interesting in moving to Ballykelly.

Eurozone exits deflation in April

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:00
The eurozone scraped out of deflation in April after four months, official data shows, boosting hopes of economic recovery in Europe.

Valuables saved from mansion fire

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 01:49
A "significant" number of valuable antiques are saved from a devastating fire at an 18th Century stately home, the fire service says.