International News

Netflix 4K streaming goes live

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 04:29
Netflix 4K streaming is now available to regular subscribers but the new feature of the on-demand video service will not work on pre-2014 televisions.

Deadly bombing hits Pakistan market

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 04:29
A powerful bomb blast strikes a market on the outskirts of the Pakistani capital Islamabad, killing at least 20 people, police and medics say.

Geldof post-mortem 'inconclusive'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 04:28
The post-mortem into the death of Peaches Geldof has proved inconclusive pending the result of toxicology tests, police say.

Miller quits as culture secretary

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 04:02
Maria Miller resigns as culture secretary following a row over her expenses, but Labour says David Cameron's handling of the affair has "undermined trust in politics".

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 03:55
The PM is challenged over his support for Maria Miller following a row over her expenses.

Priest's Hallelujah wows wedding

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 03:54
A priest stuns wedding guests at the end of a ceremony with a pitch-perfect version of Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah.

Javid handed cabinet culture post

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 03:53
Sajid Javid succeeds Maria Miller as culture secretary, becoming the first Asian male Conservative cabinet minister.

Ayckbourn play 'holds up' 27 years on

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 03:51
Veteran playwright Sir Alan Ayckbourn says he is "delighted" a play he wrote about greedy entrepreneurs during the Thatcher era still "holds up" on stage.

12 treated after chemical incident

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 03:46
Two people are taken to hospital and 10 are treated following a chemical incident in Flintshire.

Doreen Lawrence 'most powerful woman'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 03:33
The mother of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence is ranked the most powerful woman in the country in a BBC Woman's Hour "power list".

VIDEO: Anger 'very raw and needs to be acted on'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 03:26
Asked about Maria Miller, David Cameron says the anger over expenses was "very raw and needs to be acted on".

VIDEO: Pistorius court shown gun video

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 03:00
During cross-examination, South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been shown a Sky News video of himself at a shooting range.

Israel PM curbs Palestinian contact

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 02:49
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu tells ministers to stop high-level meetings with Palestinians, who he accuses of breaching a peace talks deal.

School governor denies 'Islam plot'

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 02:39
A governor at Birmingham's Park View School says claims of an "Islamist takeover plot" are unfounded.

Goalscorer Ba backs Chelsea strikers

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 02:01
Chelsea's Demba Ba defends the club's strikers after they were criticised recently by manager Jose Mourinho.

18 reasons why we love the Masters

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 02:00
Oak trees, green jackets, champions, caddies, curses, rules and roars - 18 things to love about golf's unique event

EU proposes new executive pay rules

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 02:00
The European Commission proposes new rules to boost shareholder power and control executive pay, in the latest Brussels move over remuneration.

UK trade deficit narrows in February

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 01:59
The UK's goods trade deficit with the rest of the world narrowed in February by more than expected, helped by a fall in imports, official data shows.

Prince George appears on royal tour

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 01:47
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge take their son to meet his contemporaries on their tour of New Zealand.

Hard disk pioneer wins tech prize

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-09 01:39
A British scientist who made it possible for hard disks to become radically bigger and cheaper wins a one million euro technology award.
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