International News

Singer Jenkins announces pregnancy

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 03:36
Neath-born singing star Katherine Jenkins is expecting her first child - a baby girl - with her husband Andrew Levitas.

Iran halts Saudi pilgrimage flights

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 03:29
Iran suspends flights for pilgrims to Saudi Arabia following the alleged sexual assaults of two Iranian boys in Jeddah.

ENO's 9/11 opera has 'awesome power'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 03:28
An opera about five people trapped in one of the Twin Towers during the 9/11 attacks is called a "remarkable piece of work" by one UK critic.

Bianchi still fighting, says father

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 03:24
Formula 1 driver Jules Bianchi is still fighting to recover from the head injury he suffered in a crash, says his father.

Spieth - the making of a champion

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 03:22
BBC Sport looks at Jordan Spieth's rise to Masters glory and asks where next for golf's new superstar?

'Body found' in Laos river search

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 03:19
Family of missing Johanna Powell say the Foreign Office has told them that the body of a woman has been found in a search of a river in Laos, south-east Asia.

At-a-glance: Labour manifesto

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 03:15
Labour launches its manifesto ahead of the general election. Here are some of the key points.

Chelsea to face Man City in Cup semi

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 03:11
Chelsea will face Manchester City in the FA Women's Cup semi-finals, while Everton host Notts County.

Turkey mine disaster trial opens

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 03:09
The trial opens in Turkey of 45 managers and employees charged over a mine disaster in which 301 people were killed last year.

Tulsa police shooting video released

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 03:06
A video is released of a white reserve sheriff deputy in Oklahoma fatally shooting a black man after apparently mistaking his gun for his Taser.

VIDEO: Miliband: Labour pledges fully funded

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 03:06
Labour has launched its election manifesto with a promise to be responsible with the country's finances.

Bin lorry crash inquiry set out

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 03:05
The fatal accident inquiry into the Glasgow bin lorry crash will look at the driver's medical background and his fitness to hold a licence.

New Bowie songs 'sound like classics'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 03:00
David Bowie has written a number of new "classics" about love and violence for his forthcoming stage show, its director reveals.

Hatton Garden raid: The mystery deepens

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 02:22
As more details emerge of the jewel robbery in London's Hatton Garden, questions about how the thieves got away with it proliferate.

German author Guenter Grass dies

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 02:18
Guenter Grass, German Nobel literature prize winner and author of The Tin Drum, has died aged 87.

Balls: Scots 'not exempt' from cuts

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 02:13
Labour's Ed Balls tells the BBC he could not guarantee that Scotland would be exempt from spending cuts if he became the next chancellor.

Russians reel from economic crisis

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 02:13
Ordinary Russians are struggling with a shrinking economy, which their government blames on Western sanctions, says Bridget Kendall.

VIDEO: UK vinyl chart launched as sales soar

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 02:05
Soaring sales of old-fashioned records have led to the launch of an official weekly vinyl chart, as Jon Ironmonger reports.

VIDEO: Live: Labour manifesto launch

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 01:57
Labour is launching its manifesto for the 2015 General Election in Manchester, the first of the main parties to do so

QPR condemn missile-throwing fans

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 01:53
QPR say they will ban any fans who threw missiles in the side's home defeat by Chelsea and will liaise with police.