International News

'Attempt to smear' Plaid candidate

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 04:07
Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood condemns a "deliberate attempt to smear" the party's candidate at the centre of a Nazi slur row.

TV channels hit Ofcom subtitling targets

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 04:04
A new report by Ofcom finds the UK's domestic channels all met or exceeded targets for the amount of programmes with subtitles, audio transcription and signing in 2014.

Dog walker finds 'poisoned' sausages

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 04:02
Cocktail sausages believed to have been stuffed with toxic slug pellets are found at a popular dog-walking spot in East Sussex.

The fight for Boat Race equality

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 03:57
From fishnet stockings and angry hecklers to professional coaches and training camps: how women got Boat Race equality.

Iran: 'No guarantee' of nuclear deal

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 03:53
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says that there is "no guarantee" of a final deal with world powers on its nuclear programme.

Scrutiny for discount stores' tie-up

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 03:45
Discount store Poundland's proposed purchase of rival 99p Stores for £55m faces an in-depth investigation by competition authorities.

Miliband attacks 'desperate smears'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 03:42
Ed Miliband says Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has "demeaned himself and... his office" by calling the Labour leader a backstabber.

UK's new oil find: How big is it?

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 03:41
We look at what the effect will be if there really is 100 billion barrels of oil under the southern counties of England, as claimed by UK Oil & Gas Investments.

Caption Challenge: One unhappy dog

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 03:30
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

Lowest Ebola cases in nearly a year

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 03:27
The lowest weekly cases of Ebola are recorded in West Africa since May 2014 leading to the closure of some treatment centres, officials say.

UK interest rates kept at record low

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 03:22
The Bank of England keeps the benchmark UK interest rate at 0.5%, more than six years after it first cut the rate to its current record low.

UK pollution forecast prompts warning

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 02:58
Parts of the UK face soaring levels of air pollution on Friday, prompting heath warnings for vulnerable people.

Kenya row over 'missing students'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 02:57
Kenya's government dismisses a claim that 166 students are still unaccounted for after the attack on Garissa University College.

Wobbly chick gets leg splint to walk

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 02:56
A newborn chick which damaged both its legs breaking out of her egg is given leg splints to help her walk.

VIDEO: LIVE: Cameron speech at PM Direct event

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 02:55
David Cameron gives a speech during his PM Direct event in the East Midlands.

VIDEO: Andrew Neil's Thursday campaign report

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 02:27
A collapsing stage, accusations that politicians are backstabbers, and a 'boy band' feature in Andrew Neil's report.

VIDEO: 'Greater heart risk' for shorter people

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 02:24
A study has found that the shorter you are, the greater your risk of heart problems.

'New' Cezanne sketches to go on show

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 02:23
Two newly discovered sketches by the French artist Paul Cezanne are to go on display in Philadelphia.

Shots fired in city disturbance

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 02:21
A teenager is arrested after police vehicles came under attack during disturbances in Derry on Wednesday evening.

Family tribute to bus crash officer

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-09 02:16
The family of an off-duty police officer who died after being hit by a bus crash in Swansea say her death has left a hole that can never be filled.