International News

Clarkson live tour set to go ahead

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 09:09
Jeremy Clarkson is to appear on planned live dates with his former Top Gear co-stars Richard Hammond and James May, BBC Worldwide announces.

MS drug 'may already be out there'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 09:00
Depression and heart disease drugs are to be tested in a new trial to find treatments for Multiple Sclerosis (MS).

Man 'deliberately crashed off M1'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 08:53
A man deliberately crashed his car off the M1 motorway to kill his wife because she wanted a divorce, a court hears.

Facebook attacks data use criticisms

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 08:49
Facebook has reacted angrily to a report that said it may be in breach of EU privacy laws over its tracking policies.

HP files $5.1bn Autonomy lawsuit

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 08:40
HP sues Autonomy co-founder Mike Lynch and ex-finance officer Sushovan Hussain, as Autonomy's former management says it will launch a counter-claim.

Dutch royals to return Nazi art

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 08:39
The Dutch royal family says it will return a painting believed to have been confiscated from Jewish owners during World War Two.

Tokyo ward certifies 'gay marriage'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 08:26
The Shibuya ward in Tokyo has become the first place in Japan to recognise same-sex partnerships.

Safety fears over Windsor Park stand

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 08:24
Club and international matches at Windsor Park could be in doubt because of possible subsidence in the West Stand.

Iraqi forces in 'major Tikrit push'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 08:22
Iraqi forces have made major advances against Islamic State (IS) in Tikrit - retaking the government headquarters, officials say.

Indiana to 'fix' law on religion

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 08:19
The governor of Indiana has said that he wants state lawmakers to "fix" a religious freedom law that has created a national outcry by the end of this week.

Girls' PE lessons give 'nightmares'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 08:08
Less cross-country in "knickers and polo shirt" and improved facilities in schools would improve PE for girls, says Victoria Pendleton.

Brave new world for EU dairy farmers

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 08:01
A new era is dawning for European dairy farmers as the EU lifts milk quotas, the BBC's Laurence Peter reports.

Election 2015: Celebrities on the campaign trail

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 07:41
Celebrities who back political parties

VIDEO: Cumberbatch reads 'moon disaster' letter

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 07:28
Actor Benedict Cumberbatch reads a letter from 1969 by presidential speechwriter William Safire, on Newsnight.

Your questions to Jeremy Vine

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 07:22
Ask Jeremy Vine about election night coverage

TV channel 'sorry' over on-air curse

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 07:18
A local TV channel apologises after a presenter uses a sexually explicit swearword to describe a colleague.

Ashcroft quits the House of Lords

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 07:17
Conservative Lord Ashcroft says he is standing down as a UK peer

'Nightmare PE lessons must change'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 07:17
Less cross-country in "knickers and polo shirt" and improved facilities in schools would improve PE for girls, says Victoria Pendleton.

Yemen 'on verge of total collapse'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 07:15
The UN's human rights chief warns Yemen is "on the verge of total collapse", as Saudi-led coalition aircraft bombard Houthi rebels.

LHC fixes glitch, prepares for beams

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 06:57
The short circuit delaying the restart of the Large Hadron Collider has been fixed, after a blast of high current melted the culpable metal particle.