International News

VIDEO: Out of control window cleaning cradle

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-03 07:59
Two people were injured on Thursday after a window cleaning cradle swung violently, crashing into a skyscraper in Shanghai.

Farage defends HIV debate comment

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-03 07:34
UKIP Leader Nigel Farage defends comments made during the leaders' debate about migrants using the NHS for HIV treatment costing £25,000 per year.

Fellaini undroppable, says Van Gaal

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-03 07:30
Manchester United's Marouane Fellaini is in such good form he cannot be dropped, says boss Louis van Gaal.

Tunisia plans Syria security ties

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-03 07:24
Tunisia says it plans to re-establish diplomatic ties with Syria in order to track its citizens who have gone to fight alongside Islamist militants.

VIDEO: How do the leaders think they did?

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-03 07:14
The seven political leaders who took part in the election TV debate on Thursday evening have been describing how they think it went.

Mugabe's party expels rival Mujuru

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-03 07:11
Zimbabwe's former vice-president, Joyce Mujuru, is expelled from the ruling party over allegations she plotted to remove President Mugabe.

Iran president vows to abide by deal

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-03 06:47
President Hassan Rouhani vows Iran will abide by the terms of the preliminary nuclear agreement with six world powers, so long as they do too.

Massive fire at Kentucky factory

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-03 06:45
Fire brigades are battling a massive fire at a GE factory in Louisville, Kentucky.

VIDEO: Huge fire engulfs warehouse in US

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-03 06:42
A huge fire has engulfed a General Electric warehouse in Louisville, Kentucky.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-03 06:28
Mice sing love songs, and more news nuggets.

Weekend edition: The best of the week's reads

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-03 06:26
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.

Shots fired at house in west Belfast

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-03 06:16
Two shots are fired at a house in west Belfast.

Teachers' strike threat on funding

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-03 06:03
Teachers' union members are to call for a ballot on strike action over worries about school funding in England

French MPs back ban on skinny models

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-03 05:50
French MPs approve a law to ban the use of fashion models deemed to be excessively thin by requiring them to have a BMI above a certain level.

VIDEO: Video shows Kenya university battle

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-03 05:49
Video has emerged showing students fleeing a Kenyan university as security forces battled al-Shabab militants during a siege in which 147 people died.

US hiring slows, adding 126,000 jobs

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-03 05:43
Employers in the United States added just 126,000 jobs in March after severe winter weather, lagging factory production and lacklustre construction started to take their toll on the job market.

Why is al-Shabab targeting Kenya?

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-03 05:42
As Kenya mourns the 147 people killed by Somali militants at a university, the BBC's Mary Harper considers why the country has become a terror target.

VIDEO: Election debate: Voters' verdicts

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-03 05:22
The Conservatives and Labour have both claimed victory in the aftermath of Thursday's TV election debate between the leaders of seven political parties.

Iran hardliners attack nuclear deal

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-03 05:17
Hardliners in Iran criticise the preliminary agreement with world powers on their country's nuclear programme, while many other Iranians celebrate.

OnLive gaming service to switch off

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-03 05:03
Video game streaming pioneer OnLive is to close after five years following the sale of several of its patents to Sony.