International News

VIDEO: Making houses earthquake resistant

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 15:10
The tech to help houses stand up to a major earthquake

Two die during Chile student protest

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 15:02
Two young men have been shot dead during a student protest in Chile, according to officials.

Brazil gun killings rise to new high

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 14:51
The Brazilian government and the UN say more than 42,000 people were shot dead in 2012 - the highest figures for gun crime in 35 years.

Obama reassures Gulf allies on Iran

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 14:36
US President Barack Obama pledges to stand by his Gulf allies, with military force if needed, amid heightened tensions with Iran.

VIDEO: Hunting relatives taken by traffickers

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 14:30
Jonah Fisher reports on the conditions in the Ohn Taw Gyi camp in Rakhine State where Rohingya Muslims have fled persecution.

SDLP needs leader change says Durkan

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 14:05
Former SDLP leader Mark Durkan says the party leadership needs to change in time for next year's assembly election.

VIDEO: Fierce fighting in Burundi's capital

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 14:02
Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza is said to have returned to the country, following an attempted coup.

US family has 13th consecutive boy

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 13:50
A man whose wife has given birth to their 13th consecutive son says "medically, it's just not possible" for them to have a daughter.

Forest swallows the Beatles' Indian retreat

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 13:49
The Beatles' Indian retreat is swallowed by the forest

VIDEO: Navy ship brings migrants to safety

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 13:39
The Royal Navy flagship the HMS Bulwark has arrived in Sicily, after rescuing about 600 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea.

No-one safe at Spurs - Pochettino

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 13:31
Mauricio Pochettino suggests "no-one is sure" they will stay at Spurs as he looks to build a stronger side for 2015-16.

Dnipro & Sevilla reach Europa final

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 13:31
Dnipro and Sevilla reach the Europa League final after victories over Napoli and Fiorentina respectively.

UKIP's Farage rules out quitting

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 13:08
Nigel Farage says he enjoys a "phenomenal" level of support as UKIP leader and will not resign, despite a bitter row over his future.

VIDEO: Farage: 'I will continue as UKIP leader'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 13:03
UKIP leader Nigel Farage has told the BBC's Question Time that he does not support a leadership election and that he is standing by his decision to continue as UKIP leader.

Brady appeals 'Deflate-gate' ban

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 12:38
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady appeals against the ban given to him after an inquiry into under-inflated balls.

Frankfurt win Champions League final

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 12:34
FFC Frankfurt strike late to beat Paris St-Germain 2-1 and secure a record fourth Women's Champions League title.

IS releases 'al-Baghdadi message'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 12:13
Islamic State releases an audio message it says is from its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, which would be the first in months.

Nato to counter 'hybrid warfare'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 11:35
Nato has pledged to counter the "hybrid warfare" tactics that it says that Russia is using in the Ukraine conflict.

VIDEO: On the road, helping people in crisis

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 11:17
The BBC's Ed Thomas has been given access to a team in Cheshire, where police officers and mental health specialists work together to help people in crisis.

Did Prince Charles's letters change anything?

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-14 10:15
Did Prince Charles's letters change anything?