International News

Indonesia protest at Saudi beheading

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 03:29
Indonesia's government summons Saudi Arabia's ambassador in Jakarta to protest against the execution of an Indonesian domestic worker.

Bank of New York Mellon fined £126m

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 03:25
The Bank of New York Mellon's London branch has been fined £126m by the City regulator for failing to protect client funds.

Police attack footballer avoids jail

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 03:18
A Scottish Premiership footballer avoids a prison sentence after admitting assaulting a police officer for the third time.

Venus withdraws from US Fed Cup team

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 03:05
Venus Williams withdraws from the United States Fed Cup team to face Italy on Saturday and Sunday for personal reasons.

Six hurt as car crashes into house

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 02:54
Six people, including three children, are taken to hospital after a serious crash involving three vehicles in Whitefield.

The first Bergen-Belsen liberator

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 02:54
The Bergen-Belsen liberator who pushed open the gates of horror with his tank

VIDEO: Guard falls outside Buckingham Palace

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 02:43
A Queen's guard falls over during the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace.

Deaf schoolgirl gets hearing dog

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 02:34
Schoolgirl Poppy becomes the first to be given an official hearing dog in Wales, one of just 27 children to be partnered with one in the UK.

VIDEO: Police ram car into armed man

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 02:33
Andy Moore reports on a video released showing a police vehicle slamming into a suspect at high speed in Arizona.

EU accuses Google of search 'abuse'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 02:06
The European Union's competition commissioner has announced details of its case against Google over its search engine.

Greece 'not considering snap poll'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 02:03
Greek State Minister Alekos Flambouraris rules out early elections amid speculation over the government's debt negotiations.

Klopp 'is set to leave Dortmund'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 02:00
Borussia Dortmund call a news conference for 12:30 BST amid reports coach Jurgen Klopp has asked to leave the club.

Dementia 'halted in mice brains'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 01:58
Tweaking the brain's immune system with a drug has prevented mice developing dementia, a study shows.

Mishal Husain wins broadcast award

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 01:54
BBC presenter Mishal Husain, who hosts Radio 4's Today programme and TV news, has been named broadcaster of the year at the London Press Club Awards.

Chinese rival Ninebot buys Segway

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 01:52
Chinese vehicle maker Ninebot has bought iconic US rival Segway for an undisclosed amount, the company announced.

An ode to the election

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 01:47
Election poetry: Your linguistic affection for the general election

VIDEO: Live: UKIP manifesto launch

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 01:47
UKIP unveils its 2015 General Election manifesto.

Wiggins to try hour record in London

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 01:46
Sir Bradley Wiggins will make his attempt on the world hour record at London's Olympic velodrome on Sunday 7 June.

Seven Up! director Paul Almond dies

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 01:45
Paul Almond, the Canadian director who started the groundbreaking Seven Up! documentary series about a group of British children, has died aged 83.

Digital music matches physical sales

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 01:44
Digital music revenues matched physical sales for the first time in 2014, says the music industry body IFPI.