International News

Asia tops global school rankings

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 15:02
A global school league table from the OECD puts Asian countries at the top, the UK in 20th and the US trailing in 28th place, behind countries including Vietnam.

VIDEO: Rescued Syria migrant's journey to Germany

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 14:15
As the British government says it will opt out of European plans for a quota system for migrants, Damian Grammaticas meets one Syrian who has reached Germany.

31 hours in another Pietersen saga

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 13:58
How the Kevin Pietersen drama unfolded, from a triple century to being again told he will not be selected for England.

VIDEO: People on streets after second Nepal quake

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 13:53
Another earthquake has hit Nepal, only two weeks after more than 7,000 people died in a earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8.

Russia delays ISS astronauts' return

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 13:51
Russia delays for about a month the return of three astronauts on the International Space Station after the recent failure of its supply spaceship.

Bayern Munich 3-2 Barcelona (agg 3-5)

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 12:57
Barcelona reach their first Champions League final since 2011, despite a return-leg defeat by Pep Guardiola's Bayern Munich.

No charges over Wisconsin shooting

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 12:54
A Wisconsin prosecutor decides not to charge a white police officer in the death of a mixed race man in Madison.

VIDEO: Boy's ballot box lost Lego returned

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 12:06
A four-year-old boy has been reunited with a Lego toy he accidentally dropped into a ballot box during the election.

Woman froze to death at school

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 12:02
A woman froze to death after climbing into a school at night after drinking and taking drugs and not being able to get out, an inquest hears.

Luxury smash-and-grab raiders jailed

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 11:27
A gang of teenage moped-riding armed robbers are jailed for a spate of smash and grab raids at some of London's most exclusive businesses.

Hollande in historic visit to Haiti

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 11:24
President Francois Hollande makes the first official visit to Haiti by a French head of state since the former colony won independence.

Pietersen anger at 'deceitful' England

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 11:02
Kevin Pietersen says he is "angry and hurt" at being told he will not be considered for selection by England.

US helicopter missing in Nepal

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 10:52
A US Marine helicopter involved in disaster relief efforts in Nepal has been declared missing by the Army.

VIDEO: Nigel Farage: 'I did keep my word'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 10:20
Nigel Farage is back to work as UKIP leader, three days after resigning.

Review of Becky Watts death launched

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 10:08
A "detailed analysis" of the authorities' contact with teenager Becky Watts prior to her death is to be launched, it is announced.

Man, 51, sneezes out childhood toy

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 09:45
A 51-year-old man is reunited with the rubber sucker off a toy dart that he played with as a child - after he sneezes it out.

Watchdog blamed over ex-MP's claims

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 09:17
Parliament's expenses watchdog was "complicit" in a bill of thousands of pounds owed by ex-MP Eric Joyce, a report says.

Man Utd - better off under Glazers?

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 09:15
The impact of the Glazers on Manchester United

Gerrard tickets on sale for £1,300

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 09:13
Tickets for Steven Gerrard's final home game for Liverpool this weekend are on sale for more than £1,300.

Arrests over canal suitcase body

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-12 09:04
Three men are arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman's body is found in a suitcase dumped in a London canal.