International News

VIDEO: Mountain lion hides under LA house

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:46
A young mountain lion has taken up residence under a house in Los Angeles, and is resisting all efforts to dislodge it.

Perkins on Twitter break after threats

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:34
TV presenter Sue Perkins says she is taking a break from Twitter after receiving threats over reports she was replacing Jeremy Clarkson on Top Gear.

Dutch court bid on climate change

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:32
Campaigners in the Netherlands are taking the government to court for allegedly failing to protect its citizens from climate change.

At-a-glance: Conservative manifesto

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:29
The Conservative Party launches its manifesto ahead of the general election. Here are some of the key points.

New wildfires spread in east Siberia

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:28
New wildfires take hold in eastern Siberia, after 23 died in similar blazes to the south-west, Russian officials say.

Tory manifesto - the cross-dressing goes on

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:27
David Cameron tried to re-brand the Conservatives as the party of working people - the day after Ed Miliband claimed that it was the party of economic responsibility.

Garmin unveils two HD action cameras

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:16
Sat-Nav maker Garmin unveils two new high definition action camera models to compete with market leader GoPro.

Game of Thrones sets ratings record

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:10
The season five premiere of Game of Thrones sets a new overnight ratings record for Sky Atlantic, with 1.57m tuning in.

VIDEO: Conservatives 'party of working people'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 03:06
The Conservative Party has launched its manifesto, with David Cameron declaring, "we are the party of working people, offering you security at every stage of your life".

United for title next year - Cantona

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 02:53
Manchester United are capable of winning the Premier League next season says their former striker Eric Cantona.

Teen's death 'linked to legal highs'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 02:46
The parents of a teenager from County Down who was found dead in a housing estate have called for a ban on "legal high" drugs.

Flower has served sentence - Wane

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 02:41
Wigan's Ben Flower will have "more than served his sentence" when he returns from a six-month ban on Thursday, says coach Shaun Wane.

Ennis-Hill set for Anniversary Games

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 02:39
Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill will compete at the Anniversary Games in London's Olympic Stadium on 24-25 July.

VIDEO: Man traced in missing student inquiry

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 02:36
A man who was seen with missing student Karen Buckley has been traced and is helping police with inquiries.

Schools reopen in Sierra Leone

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 02:34
Children in Sierra Leone go back to school for the first time in nine months, after they were closed to halt the spread of Ebola.

Iraq 'retakes 25% of IS territory'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 02:32
Islamic State (IS) has lost more than a quarter of its territory in Iraq since US-led coalition air strikes began in August, the Pentagon says.

VIDEO: Crocodile bites golfer who lost ball

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 02:30
A golfer bitten by a crocodile as he tried to retrieve a lost ball from a course pond is recovering in hospital.

Gun battle at Somalia ministry

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 02:20
At least seven people have been killed in an attack on the higher education ministry in a busy area of Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, witnesses say.

Clydesdale fined £20.7m over PPI

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 02:20
The Clydesdale Bank is fined £20.7m by the City regulator for "serious failings" in the way it handled complaints about Payment Protection Insurance (PPI).

Singapore's mind-bending maths quiz

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 02:17
Are Singapore's students really expected to solve this?