International News

TV's Buzzcocks to end after 19 years

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 05:52
The BBC pulls the plug on comedy panel show Never Mind The Buzzcocks after 19 years and 28 series.

VIDEO: Writer McCall-Smith wins a pig

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 05:47
Novelist Alexander McCall-Smith has won the unusual prize of a pet pig after winning the Bollinger Everyman Woodhouse prize at the Hay Literary Festival.

Q&A: Pre-payment energy meters

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 05:34
What are pre-payment meters, are they more expensive and why are some people forced to have them?

'Spike' in Nigeria suicide attacks

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 05:33
The UN children's agency says there has been an "alarming" increase in the number of suicide attacks in northern Nigeria.

Nurse 'killed patient with overdose'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 05:27
A nurse killed a patient with a "massive overdose" of an anti-psychotic drug, a court hears.

Periscope arrives on Android

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 05:14
Twitter's live video streaming app Periscope is being launched on Google's Android platform, exactly two months after its debut in the Apple store.

NBA fans trapped by flooding in US

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 05:09
Fans of NBA team Houston Rockets are trapped overnight by flash floods after watching their team beat Golden State Warriors.

West Ham qualify for Europa League

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 05:08
West Ham United qualify for next season's Europa League after topping the Premier League Fair Play table.

Trial hears of 'systematic' hacking

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 05:07
The Andy Coulson perjury trial is told the former News of the World editor knew about phone hacking as the practice was "systematic".

VIDEO: Is Jordan next target for Islamic State?

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 04:45
As fears grow that Jordan could be Islamic States's next target the country has been redoubling its efforts to confront the extremist threat on its borders and inside the country.

VIDEO: Man covered in bees sets record

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 04:35
A man in China, Gao Bingguo, sets a new world record after coating his body with bees.

President asks for money for election

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 04:33
Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza appeals on Facebook for money to run the country's controversial elections

Bayliss named as England head coach

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 04:15
England appoint 52-year-old Australian Trevor Bayliss as their new coach, succeeding Peter Moores who was sacked in early May.

Kvitova edges through in first round

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 04:06
Fourth seed Petra Kvitova survived a scare before beating New Zealand's Marina Erakovic in the French Open first round.

Jogger dies following cycle crash

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 03:59
A jogger who was knocked down by a cyclist on a Livingston footpath at the weekend dies in hospital.

Is Ben Stokes England's new hero?

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 03:57
After his century and bowling inspire a thrilling win over New Zealand at Lord's, have England found a new hero in Ben Stokes?

Premier League best in the world? Season's key stats

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 03:54
Who ran the furthest? Who got the best value for money? Which managers made the biggest impact? BBC Sport looks at the season's key numbers.

Banking stocks weigh on FTSE 100

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 03:50
The FTSE 100 falls, with worries over the eurozone hitting banking shares following gains for anti-austerity parties in Spanish local elections.

Man admits caravan park murder

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 03:39
A man pleads guilty to murdering 17-year-old Conner Marshall in an attack at a caravan park.

FCA seeks £80m 'death bond' fines

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 03:38
Three men are facing fines of nearly £80m from the City regulator for misleading thousands of investors into buying so-called "death bonds".