International News

VIDEO: Asda expansion 'great for business'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-07 08:51
Asda president Andy Clarke speaks to the BBC's business editor Kamal Ahmed, following the announcement that the company will create up to 12,000 UK shop posts over five years.

Emotional Oscar Pistorius apologises

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-07 08:44
Oscar Pistorius makes a tearful apology at the start of his testimony in his murder trial, but proceedings adjourn early due to his "exhaustion".

Home's head nun was 'very caring'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-07 08:40
A nun in charge of a Londonderry children's home in the 1970s was "very caring", according to a former social worker.

Army helicopter in emergency landing

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-07 08:27
An army Apache helicopter is forced to make an emergency landing on the outskirts of Aberdeen.

US mudslide death toll reaches 33

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-07 08:24
The number of dead in a mudslide that destroyed a town in the US state of Washington rises to 33 as workers battle the elements to locate the missing.

Collector does deal on art hoard

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-07 08:23
German art collector Cornelius Gurlitt, whose collection was seized by police in 2012, reaches a deal on the future of the 1,400 works.

VIDEO: Candle-lit vigil amid 'black box' hunt

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-07 08:23
Families are holding a candle-lit vigil for 239 people still missing after Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 disappeared on 8 March.

Three attacked with hammer in hotel

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-07 08:21
Three women are bludgeoned by a hammer-wielding attacker in a room at a central London hotel.

Asda to create 'up to 12,000 jobs'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-07 08:20
Supermarket giant Asda will create up to 12,000 UK shop posts over the next five years, Asda owner Wal-Mart says.

Gunman kills Dutch priest in Syria

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-07 08:20
An elderly Dutch priest who had become well known for refusing to leave the besieged Syrian city of Homs has been shot dead by a gunman.

VIDEO: 'I saw a girl and had to help her'

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-07 08:13
Eyewitness Adam Cramer has described how he saved a child from drowning off the island of Tenerife, where two women died after being swept out to sea.

GB's Smith claims historic bronze

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-07 08:03
Zoe Smith becomes only the second British woman to win an overall European weightlifting medal by finishing third in Israel.

President urges apology for violence

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-07 08:01
The president of Ireland, Michael D Higgins, says those who inflicted violence in Northern Ireland should apologise and show more humility about the past.

Cavendish to miss l'Escaut race

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-07 08:00
Mark Cavendish pulls out of the Grand Prix de l'Escaut as he continues his recovery from a bout of flu.

Selfie Day: Who do we think we are?

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-07 07:59
BBC journalists think about who they are - by taking selfies

Life for 'brutal' murder of woman

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-07 07:53
A former soldier who stabbed his ex-girlfriend's flatmate to death and attempted to murder his former partner while holding them hostage for eight hours is jailed for life.

Hillsborough boy had stadium fears

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-07 07:52
A boy who died at the Hillsborough disaster had expressed concern about the stadium, his sister tells the inquest jury.

Obituary: Mickey Rooney

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-07 07:52
Hollywood's Mickey Rooney had a life as dramatic as any of his films

Fresh push to free Egypt reporters

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-07 07:52
Media organisations are renewing a call for the release of three al-Jazeera journalists who have been held for 100 days since being arrested in Egypt.

UN 'shame' over Rwanda genocide

BBC - Mon, 2014-04-07 07:44
The UN is ashamed over its failure to prevent the Rwandan genocide, Ban Ki-moon, amid emotional scenes on the 20th anniversary of the slaughter.
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