International News

Chancellor overhauls North Sea taxes

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 05:57
Chancellor George Osborne announces major changes to the North Sea tax regime, in response to difficulties facing the UK oil and gas sector.

Uber: Police swoop in two countries

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 05:56
Police in France raided Uber's offices on Monday and nearly 30 people connected to the company were charged with running an illegal firm in South Korea

Osborne hails more power for Wales

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 05:55
Chancellor George Osborne says more power is being given to Wales, backing a tidal lagoon project for Swansea and a city region deal for Cardiff in his Budget speech.

Priest suspended in sex abuse probe

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 05:53
A Roman Catholic priest is suspended from his North Lanarkshire parish amid a police investigation into allegations of historical sexual abuse.

Selectors wrong to drop me - Cook

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 05:53
England batsman Alastair Cook criticises the selectors for dropping him as one-day captain ahead of the cricket World Cup.

Prince Harry to join wounded UK trek

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 05:51
Prince Harry reveals he will join wounded service personnel for part of a 1,000-mile trek around the UK later this year.

Huge marine reserve for Pitcairn

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 05:50
The UK government is to establish the largest marine reserve in the world around the Pitcairn Islands in the Pacific.

VIDEO: Cyclone Pam: Aid trickles in to Tanna

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 05:48
As aid begins to trickle into remote islands of Vanuatu authorities in the Pacific nation of Vanuatu, some have still received no assistance, as Jon Donnison reports from Tanna.

VIDEO: £1m plan to celebrate Agincourt

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 05:36
The chancellor teases Labour and SNP opponents with a £1m plan to celebrate the 600th anniversary of Agincourt.

US church recognizes gay marriage

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 05:17
The largest Presbyterian denomination in the US will formally recognize same-sex marriages after decades of debate.

Women's Super League Two preview

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 05:08
BBC Sport looks at the prospects for all 10 Women's Super League Two clubs as the 2015 season gets under way.

Day in pictures: 18 March 2015

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 05:05
Images from around the world: 18 March

Key points of Budget: At-a-glance

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 04:59
An at-a-glance summary of the main points of the 2015 Budget, updated as it is delivered.

Alba backs Venezuela over US spat

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 04:58
Members of the left-wing Latin American Alba group express their support for Venezuela as tensions between the country and the US rise.

VIDEO: 'A Britain growing and paying its way'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 04:57
Britain is "walking tall again" says the chancellor, opening his final Budget speech ahead of the general election.

Builder jailed for 140k OAP scam

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 04:50
A rogue builder who charged an elderly woman £140,000 for repairs to her home worth just £6,000 is jailed for 15 months.

'Truth never known' over Crufts dog

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 04:42
The owners of a pedigree dog who wrongly claimed their pet was poisoned at Crufts say they accept they will never know the true circumstances surrounding his death.

Doctors in 'no confidence' vote

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 04:40
Doctors unhappy at proposals to close consultant-led obstetrics and gynaecology services at a north Wales hospital pass a vote of no confidence in the health board.

Rebuilding Taloa after Cyclone Pam

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 04:38
The BBC's Phil Mercer in Vanuatu visits Taloa village on the island of Nguna to see how locals are faring in the wake of Cyclone Pam.

The road to obscurity

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 04:36
Is the rate of obsolescence getting faster?

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