International News

Baby rape plot was 'pie in the sky'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 11:30
A paedophile accused of conspiring to rape a baby tells a court in Bristol the alleged plan was "fantasy" and "pie in the sky".

Spanish politician makes vote gaffe

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 11:18
The leader of Spain's opposition Socialist party apologises after accidentally voting to reopen a debate on abortion laws, which his party opposes.

Jones defends dad's private hip op

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 11:02
Carwyn Jones defends his dad's decision to have a private hip op, despite his own stance against the privatisation of the NHS.

VIDEO: The African migrants risking everything

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 10:49
Around 400 people, including many women and children, are still missing after their boat capsized off Libya.

Man detained over missing student

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 10:35
Police investigating the disappearance of an Irish student in Glasgow detain a 21 year-old man, BBC Scotland understands.

Suicide blast at UN base in Mali

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 10:24
A suicide attack on a UN base in northern Mali kills three civilians and seriously injures nine peacekeepers, the UN says.

Will US Congress scupper Iran deal?

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 10:17
The US Congress will have a say on a nuclear deal with Iran - does this mean they could scupper this global agreement?

Aircraft lands on US Capitol lawn

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 10:13
A small aircraft known as a gyrocopter has landed on the west lawn of the US Capitol building.

IMF says UK still in deficit in 2020

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 10:07
How embarrassing for Tories is it that the IMF says UK official projection of a return to surplus is wrong?

VIDEO: Cameron rejects 'rich party' tag

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 10:05
David Cameron has said accusations the Conservatives are "the party of the rich" make him "more angry than almost anything else".

Greece in new credit rating downgrade

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 09:42
S&P downgrades Greece's credit rating saying it expects its financial commitments will be "unsustainable".

Labadie given six-month biting ban

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 09:32
Dagenham & Redbridge striker Joss Labadie is banned for six months for biting Stevenage's Ronnie Henry in March.

Sight of rescuers 'led to capsize'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 09:29
A shipwreck in which about 400 migrants are feared dead off Libya was caused by excitement at the arrival of rescue ship, survivors say.

PM anger at 'party of the rich' claim

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 09:19
David Cameron tells the BBC accusations that the Conservatives are "the party of the rich" make him "more angry than almost anything else".

Call for tougher 'legal highs' laws

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 09:03
A Belfast based anti-drugs group calls for tougher laws to be introduced to deal with the sale of "legal high" drugs.

Huawei phone gets 'pro' camera

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 09:02
Huawei says a new type of sensor and image stabilisation technology allows its new flagship phone to outclass other premium rivals.

Where next for Klopp?

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 08:37
Manchester City, Liverpool, Arsenal - are any of these clubs interested in Jurgen Klopp? BBC Sport assesses the German's next move.

US minimum wage protests expand

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 08:16
US workers and labour supporters demanding a raise to the minimum wage paid to fast food employees expand to include airport and homecare workers, among others.

US and Europe 'ignore' Uzbek torture

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 07:46
Amnesty International accuses the US and some European Union countries of turning a blind eye to "endemic" torture in Uzbekistan.

Protester crashes ECB growth update

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 07:32
A protester crashes a press briefing as the European Central Bank explains how its 1.1 trn euro bond buying plan is reviving the eurozone economy.

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