International News

Questions as Ford plant set for deal

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 08:04
Ford in Bridgend could be building the company's new generation of petrol engines from 2018 but the plant could be producing only a third of what it does at the moment, BBC Wales understands,

Charles Taylor to stay in UK jail

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 08:02
Former Liberian President Charles Taylor is ordered to serve the rest of his jail term in the UK, after losing a request to be transferred to Rwanda.

VIDEO: Ford tech 'stops people speeding'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 08:01
Ford is to sell a car that can read road signs and adjust its speed accordingly to ensure the vehicle is not driving too fast.

Richard III coffin visited by 20,000

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 07:50
Leicester Cathedral closes to visitors hoping to see Richard III's coffin after 20,000 pass through its doors.

Swimmer has Russian Ross Sea talks

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 07:39
The record-breaking endurance swimmer Lewis Pugh discusses the possibility of an Antarctic Ross Sea marine reserve with the Russians.

VIDEO: May: 'Dropping Clarkson a tragedy'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 07:28
Former Top Gear colleague James May has said that the departure of Jeremy Clarkson is a "tragedy".

Children's mental-health windfall

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 07:26
Groups offering mental-health support to children and young people are to receive a multi-million-pound funding boost from April, the government announces.

VIDEO: BBC boss on 'sacking biggest star'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 07:23
Director General of the BBC Tony Hall says that Jeremy Clarkson "crossed a line".

Ministers back child car smoking ban

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 07:10
The Scottish government says it will support a bill to ban smoking in cars when children under 18 are present.

Car slows when it sees speed signs

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 06:45
Ford announces it is to start selling cars that restrict their speed to the limits shown on the road signs they pass.

Insurer creates 170 new Swansea jobs

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 06:35
A motor insurer announces plans to create almost 170 news jobs as part of an expansion at its Swansea operation.

Red Bull's Newey accused of lying

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 06:32
Renault chief Cyril Abiteboul accuses Red Bull's Adrian Newey of lying after he blamed the car's problems on the engine.

VIDEO: Tony Hall statement on Jeremy Clarkson

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 06:30
BBC director general Tony Hall's statement announcing that Jeremy Clarkson's contract will not be renewed.

Jeremy Clarkson dropped from Top Gear

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 06:27
Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson will not have his contract renewed after the BBC concludes an investigation into his "fracas" with a producer.

VIDEO: Clarkson's time as Top Gear host

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 06:22
David Sillito looks back over Jeremy Clarkson's time as Top Gear host.

Nigeria shuts borders ahead of polls

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 06:19
Nigeria orders the closure of land and sea borders to prevent foreigners from voting in Saturday's tightly contested elections, a minister says.

The Jeremy Clarkson story

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 06:03
How did the controversial star get to where he is now?

Bloodhound car has engine fitting

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 05:46
The Bloodhound Super Sonic Car has a fitting with the Rolls-Royce jet engine it will use to try to break the world land speed record.

Day in pictures: 25 March 2015

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 05:44
Images from around the world: 25 March

Workers 'forced to live under stairs'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 05:42
Vulnerable Eastern Europeans were trafficked to Plymouth and ordered to live under the stairs "like some grotesque Harry Potter concept", a court hears.