International News

Car sales see biggest rise in decade

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 00:51
Sales of new cars rose at their fastest pace for a decade, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) says.

Darth Vader 'out' of Ukraine election

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 00:41
Ukrainian officials reject a bid from a man calling himself Darth Vader to run in the presidential election.

Flash floods hit Solomon Islands

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 00:21
Flash floods kill several people and leave more than 10,000 homeless in the Solomon Islands capital of Honiara, officials say.

Alan Partridge for Alpha Papa sequel

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 00:18
Henry Normal, co-founder of Steve Coogan's production company, announced the follow-up was in the pipeline.

House prices accelerate says Halifax

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 00:11
House price inflation has increased once again, according to figures from the UK's biggest mortgage lender.

Stevie Wonder to headline Montreux

BBC - Fri, 2014-04-04 00:00
Stevie Wonder will be joined by Pharrell Williams and Damon Albarn when he headlines the 48th Montreux Jazz Festival in July

VIDEO: Rare 'goat-sheep' born on Irish farm

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 23:52
What do you get when you cross a sheep and a goat?

Oil and gas firms expect jobs growth

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 23:45
Companies in the UK oil and gas sector expect to create up to 39,000 new jobs over the next two years.

Labour's rubber to hit the road?

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 23:37
What will come of Ed Miliband's attempts to get moving on policy?

VIDEO: Mozilla boss quits following gay row

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 23:30
The chief executive of Mozilla, who had been heavily criticised for supporting a ban on same-sex marriage, has stepped down.

VIDEO: 100 books... and still writing

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 23:25
Dame Jacqueline Wilson's books have been adored by children around the world for decades and this year the former children's laureate will publish her 100th book.

'My car? Wow! And I'm still exploring what it can do'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 23:14
In his regular BBC Sport column Lewis Hamilton talks of his happiness with the new Mercedes ahead of the Bahrain GP

Heineken ties as hardcore as it gets - Guscott

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 23:00
The away teams in the Heineken Cup quarter-finals face a huge task, says BBC rugby union expert Jeremy Guscott

Ice Age horse bone art returns home

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 22:08
A prehistoric horse's jaw bone, which features what is believed to be the oldest known work of art in Wales, returns to the town where it was found in a cave.

50 jobs could be lost as dairy sold

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 22:05
Fifty jobs at Fivemiletown Creamery in County Tyrone are likely to be lost after shareholders sell the milk supply to Glanbia co-op.

Huge security as Afghan poll looms

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 21:47
There is huge security in Afghanistan as presidential candidates prepare for Saturday's vote, which will be the first democratic transfer of power.

Skilled small firms 'face barriers'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 21:46
Small business owners in Wales are keener than UK firms to invest in skills but struggle more to raise cash, a trade group claims.

VIDEO: Poll safety and logistical challenge

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 21:40
As Afghans prepare to cast their votes in the presidential election, organisers face security and logistical challenges.

VIDEO: Tobacco smuggling Gibraltar border row

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 21:37
The difference in the price of tobacco is fuelling an illegal trade of smuggling from Gibraltar to Spain that appears to be increasing rapidly.

VIDEO: White House objects to Obama selfie

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-03 21:26
The White House has objected to the tweeting of a selfie snapped by a member of a leading baseball team which included President Obama in the photograph.
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