International News

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.

UN urges action to save migrants

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 01:41
The UN says not enough is being done to save the lives of migrants in the Mediterranean, with 400 feared drowned after their boat capsized.

Mayweather 'no longer enjoys boxing'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 01:39
Unbeaten world champion Floyd Mayweather says he will fight just one more time after next month's clash with Manny Pacquiao.

Father admits killing teenage son

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 01:14
A father admits killing his 13-year-old son at a house in Cumbria.

Inquiry into 'IRA informer' murders

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 01:14
Northern Ireland's police watchdog is carrying out a major investigation into claims that British security forces failed to stop a number of IRA murders during the Troubles.

Size of UK oil find as yet unproven

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 01:05
The company which announced a "significant" oil find near Gatwick airport last week now says its tests were not "sufficient to comment" on the potential size of the whole field.

Raonic/Kyrgios set for Queen's Club

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 01:00
Wimbledon semi-finalist Milos Raonic and teenager Nick Kyrgios make their Aegon Championships debuts at Queen's Club in June.

VIDEO: Live: Lib Dems' manifesto launch

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 00:58
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg is unveiling the Party's 2015 General Election manifesto.

Voters sent duplicate polling cards

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 00:53
Voters in a marginal seat are sent duplicate polling cards, raising the potential for electoral fraud at the general election.

Man held by counter terrorism police

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 00:31
A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences in Birmingham, police say.

VIDEO: Bergen-Belsen liberated 70 years ago

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 00:28
British troops liberated the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in northern Germany 70 years ago. Graham Satchell has been speaking to one of the survivors.

Corrie set in mock fireball 999 drama

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 00:02
Firefighters are called to the set of Coronation Street after reports of an explosion and flames, only to find it was special effects during filming.

Maaxi - will we care for sharing?

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 23:44
Maaxi, Uber, Splyt, Hailo - is the competition in the taxi app market really improving consumers' lives?

Who is F1's new English driver?

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 23:17
Manor’s new English driver Will Stevens has bought his way into F1 but Andrew Benson says critics are unfair and he has the talent to prosper.

VIDEO: Alice turns 150 years old

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 23:04
150 years on and Alice in Wonderland continues to inspire. Tim Muffett meets a new theatrical production celebrating the book.

Dark matter becomes less 'ghostly'

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 22:59
Scientists have uncovered a vital new insight into the nature of dark matter.

VIDEO: How Libyan coastguard patrols Misrata

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 22:57
Quentin Sommerville reports from the quay in Misrata, as the Libyan coastguard seizes a boatload of migrants bound for Europe.

Police continue stabbing probe

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 22:47
Police are continuing to investigate a serious incident which saw a grandmother airlifted to hospital after being stabbed.

Four arrested in terrorism inquiry

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 22:33
Four people have been arrested at Manchester Airport on suspicion of terrorism, Great Manchester Police say.

Nokia agrees deal with Alcatel-Lucent

BBC - Tue, 2015-04-14 22:28
Nokia says it has agreed a deal to buy smaller French rival Alcatel-Lucent in a €15.6bn takeover deal.

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