International News

VIDEO: How to beat the housing crisis

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-24 00:07
BBC's Newsbeat meets two first-time buyers who have teamed up in a bid to beat the housing crisis.

Coalition deal 'led to heart attack'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 23:06
Former First Minister Rhodri Morgan admits the stress of coalition negotiations with Plaid Cymru after the 2007 assembly election "could have been fatal" as he suffered a heart attack.

No doping crisis, say sprint stars

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 22:39
British sprinters Dina Asher-Smith and Richard Kilty deny athletics is in crisis after a winter of doping headlines.

Critical care building delayed again

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 22:35
The BBC understands the opening of Northern Ireland's new £150m critical care building has been delayed for a third time.

Three executed over Kunming attack

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 22:31
Three men convicted of involvement in the Kunming knife attack that left 31 people dead have been executed, a court in China says.

Big rise in solar energy use predicted

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 22:26
Solar energy could provide up to 4% of the UK's electricity by the end of the decade, the government forecasts.

'Radical' schools change on agenda

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 22:23
A radical school shake-up is debated in Powys, with 120 schools having closed in Wales over the last few years as councils tackle changing pupil numbers.

Ennis-Hill to return after two years

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 22:19
Olympic gold medallist Jessica Ennis-Hill is poised to return to action for the first time since giving birth to her son.

VIDEO: The front line in battle for Tikrit

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 22:19
In Iraq, coalition aircraft have joined the effort to regain control of Tikrit from Islamic State forces, as Jonathan Beale reports.

Funeral for car crash grandmother

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 22:16
A service for Margaret Elizabeth Challis, from Merthyr Tydfil, is taking place at Georgetown Chapel on Tuesday.

Gove defends PM's third-term comments

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 22:16
The Conservative chief whip defends David Cameron after the prime minister told the BBC he would not serve a third term if the Conservatives remained in government.

India court scraps online arrest law

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 21:50
India's Supreme Court strikes down a controversial law which allows police to arrest people for comments made online and on social media.

Libya 'security threat' to UK say MPs

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 21:35
Libya's collapse since the overthrow of Colonel Gaddafi has turned it into a potential security threat to the UK, the Foreign Affairs Committee says.

Funeral for footballer Dave Mackay

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 21:25
Footballers past and present are expected to attend the funeral of former Hearts, Tottenham and Scotland captain Dave Mackay today.

Return to Iwo Jima 70 years on

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 21:09
Return to Iwo Jima 70 years on

The rise of 'cosmopolitan' politics

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 20:04
How the question of cosmopolitanism became critical to the election campaign.

Labour to pledge not to increase VAT

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 19:20
Labour's general election manifesto will contain a pledge not to raise VAT, shadow chancellor Ed Balls will say.

VIDEO: Family's story after 'hell' of Donetsk

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 18:38
Ukrainian soldier Sergeant Major Anatoly Svyryd tells BBC News how his family were reunited after he fought in the vicious battle for Donetsk Airport.

Cuts 'hitting poor children hardest'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 18:35
Government cuts have disproportionately affected disadvantaged children, a cross-party committee of MPs says.

Devolution plans 'rushed through'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-23 18:25
UK government proposals for further devolution for Scotland were rushed through with insufficient consultation, a parliamentary report warns.