International News

IS militants 'kill' Syria villagers

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 04:28
Islamic State militants kill at least 30 people, including women and children, in a government-held village in central Syria, activists say.

Parties play up the tribal rhetoric

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 04:27
Even though the public do not like it, politicians are bound to turn the election campaign personal, says Gavin Hewitt.

Woman hit by bus in Swansea

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 04:26
A woman is airlifted to hospital after being hit by a bus on Swansea's Kingsway.

Clubs to share £1.67bn European cash

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 04:20
Britain's leading clubs are set for a huge financial boost for competing in the Champions League and Europa League.

Cash pledged at Syria aid conference

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 04:06
A UN donors' conference set up to raise billions of dollars for Syria opens in Kuwait with the host country, the EU and US among those pledging aid.

Turkish prosecutor taken hostage

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 04:03
Armed men take hostage a Turkish prosecutor heading an inquiry into the death of a boy during anti-government protests in 2013.

Samsung and LG bury legal hatchet

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 04:00
After a lengthy battle, the two firms have said they will seek talks in future disputes and leniency for each other in existing ones.

Photo awards reveals mobile winners

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 03:57
The Sony World Photography Awards reveals the winners of its first mobile phone category, alongside winners of 2015's open and youth competitions.

Weather in pictures: 31 March

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 03:49
How winds have been battering parts of Britain

Man admits 'hit and run' killing

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 03:49
A 33-year-old man admits killing an 11-year-old girl in a hit-and-run in Glasgow's Maryhill area last November.

Why doesn't McDonald's sell all-day breakfasts?

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 03:49
McDonald's plans to test all-day breakfast in the US. Why can't you buy an Egg McMuffin after 10:30?

Thai PM plans martial law replacement

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 03:46
Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha says he has asked for permission to end martial law, replacing it with new curbs.

Will it be a tech election?

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 03:30
According to Martha Lane Fox, the role the internet can play in the UK should be one of the key issues in the upcoming election.

In pictures: Open, Youth and Mobile

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 03:27
Open and Youth winners in Sony World Photo Awards

Turkey hit by massive power cut

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 03:20
A huge power cut hits several cities in Turkey, including Istanbul's public transport network.

Falling window hits woman in street

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 03:19
A fifth-storey hospital window falls on a woman in the London Bridge area during high winds.

Chichester theatre bosses to leave

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 03:19
Chichester Festival Theatre is to lose both its artistic director Jonathan Church and executive director Alan Finch at the end of September 2016.

Poorer children's brains 'smaller'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 03:18
Poorer children 'have smaller brains' than their more prosperous counterparts, researchers from California have found.

Sinfield to make rugby union switch

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 03:17
Leeds Rhinos captain Kevin Sinfield is to join Championship rugby union side Yorkshire Carnegie at the end of the current rugby league season.

Granddad 'did not have baby grudge'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-31 03:09
Amelia Jones's mother says she was shocked when her accused father said he did not 'hold grudges against a baby'.