International News

Alonso's world title chances over?

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 08:35
Fernando Alonso has the ability to win another world title, but does he have the time asks BBC F1 analyst Allan McNish.

McIlroy with Mickelson at Masters

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 08:33
World number one Rory McIlroy is paired with Americans Phil Mickelson and Ryan Moore for the first two days at Augusta National.

Patient 'injected in head' claim

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 08:28
A man detained under the mental health act was beaten, left handcuffed on the floor of a hospital ward and injected in the head just days before he died, an inquest hears.

VIDEO: 'Snipers everywhere' in Yarmouk camp

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 08:10
BBC Arabic's Assaf Abboud visits the centre of the Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus, Syria and finds its battered streets deserted and silent.

Dukes of Hazzard star Best dies at 88

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 08:05
US actor James Best, who was best known for his role as bumbling sheriff Rosco P Coltrane on TV show Dukes of Hazzard, dies aged 88.

Mugabe rivals to 'form new party'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 08:00
An expelled member of Zimbabwe's ruling party says a new party will be formed to challenge President Mugabe for power at the next election.

Seven children found dead at US home

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 07:55
A man and his seven children have been found dead at home, apparently overcome from carbon monoxide poisoning, says a relative.

Fast & Furious 7 tops UK box office

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 07:34
The latest instalment in the Fast and Furious franchise leaves the competition trailing at the UK and Ireland box office, making more than four times as much as its nearest rival.

Stick with the plan, says Cameron

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 07:08
David Cameron arrives in Cardiff on his whistle-stop four-nation election tour, urging voters to "stick with the Conservative team".

Cook completes century for England

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 07:03
Alastair Cook hits his first century in England colours since November 2013 on day two of their warm-up match in the Caribbean.

Election 2015 in pictures: 7 April

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 07:00
Images from the campaign trail: 7 April

VIDEO: Gurkhas prepare to scale Mt Everest

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 06:54
To mark the 200th anniversary of the Brigade of Gurkhas, the Army intends to put a serving member on top of Mount Everest.

VIDEO: What is it like to climb Everest?

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 06:48
To start a series of special reports from Mount Everest, BBC News spoke to three people about their first time reaching the world's highest point.

Pellegrini faces an uncertain future

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 06:35
Will Manchester City even qualify for the Champions League? And what does the future hold for their manager and his star players?

Dutch man jailed for horsemeat sales

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 06:32
Dutch horsemeat trader Willy Selten is found guilty of falsifying documents and sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison.

American Pie lyrics sell for $1.2m

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 06:08
The original manuscript of Don McLean's American Pie sells for $1.2m at a New York auction.

Rand Paul announces White House bid

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 06:00
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul officially announces he is launching a 2016 presidential election campaign on the Republican ticket.

Microsoft targets autistic workers

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 05:58
Microsoft is to hire more people with autism in full-time roles.

Doctor Who 'on screen until 2020'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 05:53
Sci-fi favourite Doctor Who will remain on TV for at least another five years, according to its executive producer Steven Moffat.

Fifa will not punish Dyke over watch

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-07 05:44
Fifa ends proceedings against FA chairman Greg Dyke after he returned a £16,000 watch given him at the 2014 World Cup.