International News

Lib Dems won't want coalition - Steel

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 20:14
The former Liberal leader Lord Steel has said "the most" Liberal Democrats would accept in another hung parliament is a confidence and supply deal.

VIDEO: 'No mood' for second Lib Dem coalition

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 20:13
A senior Liberal Democrat peer and former party leader has said there is "no mood" in the party to be part of a second coalition.

Lib Dem peer quits over allegations

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 19:53
A Liberal Democrat peer resigns from his party's group in the House of Lords following allegations expected to be made in a Channel 4 Dispatches investigation.

Injured Williams out of semi-final

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 19:40
Serena Williams withdraws from her semi-final against Simona Halep in Indian Wells because of a right knee injury.

VIDEO: Pharrell Willliams addresses UN

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 19:24
The UN's International Day of Happiness is marked with a plea from Ban Ki-Moon for people to share a song which brings them joy, and an address from Pharrell Williams.

Asia powers set for renewed talks

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 19:09
The foreign ministers of China, Japan and South Korea are set to meet for the first time in three years, amid territorial and diplomatic tensions.

LHC restart 'not before Wednesday'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 19:07
The second run of the Large Hadron Collider is set to ramp up next week but beams will not go 'full circle' before Wednesday, say scientists at Cern.

Academics to draw up fossil fuel plan

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 19:06
Climate scientists at leading universities are joining forces to discuss the basis for a set of principles governing investment in fossil fuels.

Campaigners make Men B vaccine plea

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 18:57
Health campaigners says they are concerned by the delay in introducing a vaccine that protects against a deadly form of meningitis, called Men B.

Is the tide turning against Boko Haram?

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 18:04
Do the people of Nigeria believe Boko Haram can be beaten, or are some sceptical that the current government military offensive is all being done for political gain ahead of postponed elections, asks Chris Ewokor.

Rennie warns of 'see-saw' economics

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 17:47
Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie will say that only his party can prevent a return to the "see-saw economics of the past".

VIDEO: Tunisia attack 'a blow' for tourism

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 17:19
Two Tunisians who rely on the tourism industry reflect on the effect the gun attacks could have on their livelihood.

'False documents' Navy captain fined

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 16:38
A Royal Navy officer is fined £5,000 for forging the signature of an officer who complained against him.

Focus on party funding - papers

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 16:21
Political donations are back in the news, with the "unmasking" of a Labour donor from a City hedge fund and fresh claims about Lib Dem funding.

Raonic shocks Nadal in Indian Wells

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 16:19
Canada's Milos Raonic saves three match points to beat world number three Rafael Nadal in the last-eight at Indian Wells.

Wild watches at Baselworld 2015

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 16:11
Watchmakers pushing the boundaries of a centuries-old craft

VIDEO: Making the arts for everyone

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 16:02
Will Gompertz considers the contributions of Kevin Spacey and Richard Attenborough towards making the arts for everyone.

The ancient city that's crumbling away

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 16:02
The ancient city that's quickly crumbling away

A baby called Somme

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 16:01
On 20 March 1917, a baby girl was given a name heavy with history.

VIDEO: Diary of a Prince super-fan

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 16:00
From London to Minneapolis to probe one of Prince's secrets