International News

Body of hillwalker found in search

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 09:18
The body of missing hillwalker Kyle Knox is found by a Royal Navy helicopter conducting a search of the Glen Nevis area.

Thousands show interest in pay-offs

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 09:16
Over 7,200 civil servants register for a new voluntary redundancy scheme aimed at saving £90m annually

Brothers have jail terms increased

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 09:14
Two brothers from Enniskillen received unduly lenient sentences for beating a man unconscious in a bar in 2013, the Lord Chief Justice rules.

Rosberg beats Hamilton in practice

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 08:46
Nico Rosberg beats Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to fastest time in second practice at the Bahrain Grand Prix.

CBC sackings after Ghomeshi inquiry

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 08:38
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has let go two executives after an independent report found that management condoned the actions of former radio host, Jian Ghomeshi.

Gothic city centre hotel on fire

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 08:37
A hotel in the centre of Oxford is ablaze, sending a huge black smoke cloud across the city.

What is misconduct in public office?

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 08:28
Misconduct in public office is an ancient common law offence, created by judges, which can be traced back to the 13th century.

King of Clubs Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri: Saddam's ally and enforcer

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 08:25
Profile of Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, Saddam Hussein's right-hand man, who later became a fugitive and a leading Sunni insurgent.

UN makes $275m appeal for Yemen aid

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 08:21
The UN launches an appeal for nearly $275m to help civilians after fighting and air strikes worsen the country's humanitarian crisis.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 08:01
The week's big numbers, visualised.

Weekend edition: The best of the week's reads

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 07:53
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.

Abandoned arcade baby's mother found

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 07:53
The mother of a newborn baby girl, abandoned inside an amusement arcade toilet block, is found.

Charges dropped for nine journalists

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 07:49
Charges against nine journalists accused of making illegal payments to public officials are dropped by the Crown Prosecution Service.

Boy, 13, detained for woman's murder

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 07:42
A 13-year-old boy is given a life sentence for murdering a woman he punched and then stamped on.

Anderson equals Botham wicket record

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 07:34
James Anderson draws level with Sir Ian Botham as England's highest Test wicket-taker with his 383rd dismissal.

Djokovic beats Cilic to reach semis

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 07:12
Novak Djokovic progresses to the semi-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters after beating US Open champion Marin Cilic 6-0 6-3.

Doctor in court on tax fraud charges

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 07:02
Former leading ear, nose and throat specialist hid money from HMRC over four years, a Belfast court hears

Aston Villa v Liverpool

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 06:59
Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's FA Cup semi-final between Aston Villa and Liverpool.

VIDEO: Selfies and other election happenings

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 06:57
On campaign day 19, the politicians tried to move on from the TV debate, but journalists would not let them

VIDEO: Lorry full of bees overturns in US

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 06:49
A lorry carrying honeybees overturned in the US state of Washington, spewing bees across a motorway.

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