International News

Father Ted star joins EastEnders

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 00:58
Irish actress Pauline McLynn to have "recurring guest role' in the BBC One soap, playing Dot Cotton's daughter-in-law, Yvonne.

VIDEO: Cambridges on tour: Highlights

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 00:50
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have spent the last two weeks touring Australia and New Zealand, but their tour is due to come to an end on Friday.

Sri Lanka name Atapattu as coach

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 00:49
Sri Lanka name former captain Marvan Atapattu as their interim head coach following the resignation of Paul Farbrace.

James Earl Jones returns to Broadway

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 00:25
Veteran US actor James Earl Jones is to return to Broadway at the age of 83 in You Can't Take It With You, a zany comedy five years his junior.

Strip parks of planning, farmers say

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 00:07
Farming union calls for Wales' three national park authorities to be stripped of their planning powers.

Town 'dumping ground' for trolleys

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-25 00:07
Thousands of dumped supermarket trolleys make a south Wales town one of the worst in the UK for the problem.

Royals head home as tour finishes

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 23:59
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have waved goodbye as their three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand draws to a close.

Search for Malaysia plane to widen

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 23:56
The underwater search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane could expand if the first Bluefin-21 search yields nothing, Australian officials say.

VIDEO: Former Apple CEO opens up about Jobs

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 23:51
Former Apple chief executive John Sculley talks about business opportunities in Asia and the story behind Steve Jobs' infamous firing

UKIP bans 'racist views' candidate

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 23:32
UKIP suspends a council candidate featured in its latest election broadcast for expressing "repellent" views on Twitter.

MPs urge action on foreign prisoners

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 23:20
Foreign prisoners are not being deported quickly enough to help cut costs and relieve overcrowding in jails, MPs warn.

How Sterling can hurt weakened Chelsea - Savage

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 23:05
Robbie Savage on how Raheem Sterling has emerged as Liverpool's latest hero in their title charge

VIDEO: Sutton puts spotlight on teen cancer

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 22:55
Teen cancer patients have been "inspired" by Stephen Sutton - a teenager with terminal cancer who has has raised more than £2m for the Teenage Cancer Trust.

VIDEO: How to remove a 150m 'fatberg'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 22:50
Huge lumps of oil and grease caused by pouring hot fat down the drain are costing water companies £80 million a year to tackle.

Rutherford breaks British record

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 22:45
Olympic long jump champion Greg Rutherford becomes outright British record holder with a leap of 8.51m in San Diego.

VIDEO: Who entered this building at 4am?

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 22:44
As Ukrainian soldiers attempt to establish control over eastern areas of the country where pro-Moscow separatists taken over government buildings, the sides are also fighting an information war.

Hamid Mir issues defiant statement

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 22:42
The Pakistani journalist shot last week issues his first statement, once again blaming the country's intelligence agency for the attack.

Champion Phelps second on comeback

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 22:29
Olympic great Michael Phelps finishes second in the 100m butterfly final in his first event since coming out of retirement.

VIDEO: High hopes for Indonesia elections

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 22:21
Indonesian businessman Henri Honoris talks about the country's upcoming elections and his hopes for economic reforms.

'End uncertainty' over A&E units

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-24 22:15
Emergency care in Welsh hospitals suffers from uncertainty over the future of A&E units, an assembly committee says.

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