International News

VIDEO: Writer Guenter Grass dies at 87

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 05:03
Guenter Grass, German Nobel literature prize winner and author of The Tin Drum, has died aged 87.

Spoiler alert! Or how to avoid them

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 04:48
With the latest Game of Thrones episodes online before broadcast, here's a few tips if you don't want to know what happens next.

Podcast 'patent troll' faces setback

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 04:43
A crowd-funded campaign claims victory after patent authorities invalidate rights granted to a company that sought payments from podcasters.

No complaint over Aintree 'collision'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 04:32
A man who was pictured online being knocked over by an Aintree racegoer declines to make a complaint of assault to police.

Obituary: Guenter Grass

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 04:05
Guenter Grass was Germany's greatest post-war writer

US anger over Russia plane intercept

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 04:00
US officials say they will formally complain over Russia's intercept of a US reconnaissance plane over the Baltic Sea.

Mechanic caught out by dash cam

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 03:50
A Halfords customer's dashboard camera catches a mechanic speeding in his car during service.

Travelodge see 63% surge in profit

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 03:46
UK budget hotel chain Travelodge has reported a more than 60% surge in profits three years after its near-collapse.

Hamilton row in the past - Rosberg

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 03:43
Mercedes' Nico Rosberg says his latest row with team-mate Lewis Hamilton at the China Grand Prix is a "thing of the past".

Labour pledges more powers for Wales

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 03:40
Wales will be given more power over transport, energy and assembly elections if Labour wins the general election, says the party as it launches its manifesto.

Singer Jenkins announces pregnancy

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 03:36
Neath-born singing star Katherine Jenkins is expecting her first child - a baby girl - with her husband Andrew Levitas.

Iran halts Saudi pilgrimage flights

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 03:29
Iran suspends flights for pilgrims to Saudi Arabia following the alleged sexual assaults of two Iranian boys in Jeddah.

ENO's 9/11 opera has 'awesome power'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 03:28
An opera about five people trapped in one of the Twin Towers during the 9/11 attacks is called a "remarkable piece of work" by one UK critic.

Bianchi still fighting, says father

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 03:24
Formula 1 driver Jules Bianchi is still fighting to recover from the head injury he suffered in a crash, says his father.

Spieth - the making of a champion

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 03:22
BBC Sport looks at Jordan Spieth's rise to Masters glory and asks where next for golf's new superstar?

'Body found' in Laos river search

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 03:19
Family of missing Johanna Powell say the Foreign Office has told them that the body of a woman has been found in a search of a river in Laos, south-east Asia.

At-a-glance: Labour manifesto

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 03:15
Labour launches its manifesto ahead of the general election. Here are some of the key points.

Chelsea to face Man City in Cup semi

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 03:11
Chelsea will face Manchester City in the FA Women's Cup semi-finals, while Everton host Notts County.

Turkey mine disaster trial opens

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 03:09
The trial opens in Turkey of 45 managers and employees charged over a mine disaster in which 301 people were killed last year.

Tulsa police shooting video released

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 03:06
A video is released of a white reserve sheriff deputy in Oklahoma fatally shooting a black man after apparently mistaking his gun for his Taser.

Pages