International News

VIDEO: Room with a tree for £100 a week

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 04:33
A bedroom in London with a tree running through the wall and into the room was found to be rented out for £100 a week.

Day in pictures: 27 March 2015

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 04:31
Images from around the world: 27 March

Officer axed over 'sexual behaviour'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 04:25
A Gwent Police sergeant is dismissed for 'inappropriate sexual behaviour' towards women held in custody and female colleagues.

Renault considers quitting Formula 1

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 04:06
Renault is considering whether to buy a team and become a constructor again or pull out of F1 altogether.

Priest jailed for child abuse

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 03:53
Catholic priest Anthony McSweeney, 68, jailed for assaulting boy at children's home in west London between 1979-1981

Alps crash co-pilot 'hid illness'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 03:53
German prosecutors say Alps crash co-pilot Andreas Lubitz hid details of an existing illness from his employers.

Royals visit Stephen Lawrence Centre

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 03:52
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are visiting the Stephen Lawrence Centre in south London.

Hamilton left 'heavily compromised'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 03:50
Lewis Hamilton says his preparations for the Malaysian Grand Prix have been "heavily compromised" by reliability problems.

Severe weather warning for Scotland

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 03:46
The Met Office is warning of gales affecting most of mainland Scotland during the day on Saturday.

Man who ran over step sister jailed

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 03:37
A man from Caerphilly who ran over and killed his step sister while racing his fathers car is sentenced to seven years in prison.

Boko Haram HQ in Nigeria 'retaken'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 03:32
The Nigerian army says it has retaken the north-eastern town of Gwoza, believed to be the headquarters of Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

'Gay cake' order taken to avoid row

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 03:28
The woman who took the order for the 'gay cake' tells a court she initially accepted it to avoid a "confrontation" in the bakery.

Flight chaos from Amsterdam power cut

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 03:19
Flights are diverted from Schipol airport after a major power cut hits Amsterdam and surrounding areas in the northwest of the Netherlands.

Oscars producers not back next year

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 03:14
Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, who have produced the last three Academy Awards, will not be returning for next year's Oscars.

Top Gear: Tymon 'won't press charges'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 02:53
Oisin Tymon, the Top Gear producer physically and verbally attacked by Jeremy Clarkson, tells police he does not want to press charges.

Sex abuse 'cover-up' inquiry extended

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 02:48
An investigation is being held into alleged police corruption over child abuse inquiries involving UK public figures, the police watchdog says.

Baddeley holes 336-yard shot in Texas

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 02:47
Australia's Aaron Baddeley makes up for a poor tee shot on the 17th with a stunning recovery in San Antonio.

'Rebel' museums face funding cuts

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 02:45
Museums who break codes on selling their collections could face severe funding cuts, it is announced.

Google loses bid over suing

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 02:27
Google loses Court of Appeal bid to stop consumers having right to sue in UK over alleged misuse of privacy settings

Vow 'not crucial in referendum vote'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-27 02:20
The promise of more powers for Holyrood made little difference to the outcome of the independence referendum, according to a new report.