International News

Why mega-merger is so important for Shell

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 02:57
With tumbling oil prices, making money out of energy is becoming harder.

Coalition 'undermined NHS' - doctors

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 02:55
The government has "undermined and weakened" the NHS in England, a letter signed by 140 doctors says.

Coroner criticises city death road

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 02:46
A coroner says safety issues on the road where an off-duty police officer was killed in a collision "must be addressed" by Swansea council.

MacGregor to leave British Museum

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 02:40
Neil MacGregor announces he is to step down as director of the British Museum.

Police accused over logger shootings

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 02:38
Indian police are accused of excessive force after shooting dead 20 suspected red sandalwood smugglers in Andhra Pradesh state.

Balls to share Labour economy vision

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 02:38
Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls will explain Labour's vision for the economy on an election visit to Carmarthenshire as campaigning continues across Wales.

VIDEO: Joey Essex: 'Nigel Farage is reem'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 02:21
Reality TV star Joey Essex has described UKIP leader Nigel Farage as "reem", during a trip to Grimsby.

Car sales hit 21st Century high

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 02:17
UK new car registrations see their highest monthly level since 1998, up from 6% this time last year.

Dead baby's mum traced after 27 years

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 02:11
The mother of a baby found dead in a water-filled pit almost 27 years ago is traced using DNA taken from the boy's body.

Source of disease outbreak not found

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 02:09
An investigation into a fatal outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in Edinburgh has concluded it is not possible to identify the source of the bacteria.

Roy Keane denies road rage charge

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 02:07
Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane denies an alleged road rage offence involving a taxi driver.

US lifts India airline safety rating

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 02:02
US authorities upgrade India's aviation safety rating, allowing Indian airlines to increase the number of flights they operate to the country.

Blues legend BB King leaves hospital

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 02:01
Blues guitarist BB King says he is "feeling much better" after being treated in hospital for dehydration.

VIDEO: LIVE: Ed Miliband speech

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 01:55
Labour leader Ed Miliband makes a speech in Warwickshire.

Man in shorts 'at risk of avalanche'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 01:44
Four people - one of them wearing shorts and deck shoes - are criticised for putting themselves at risk of being avalanched.

Le Pen opposes father's candidacy

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 01:33
The head of France's far-right Front National Marine Le Pen moves to stop her father Jean-Marie from standing in polls later this year.

Sticker album duo draw party leaders

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 01:32
A couple who completed a World Cup sticker album with their own drawings swap football for politics, sketching party leaders instead of players.

Kenya shuts money transfer firms

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 01:29
Kenya's government orders the closure of 13 money transfer firms suspected to be used by militant Islamists, a minister tells the BBC.

Are non-doms bad for UK?

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 01:24
Would Britain be richer or poorer if Ed Miliband abolishes the tax privileges of long-term non-doms?

Ben Miller to star in election comedy

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-08 01:18
Death in Paradise star Ben Miller is to play a stressed Liberal Democrat campaigner in a "real-time" Channel 4 sitcom broadcast in the run-up to the Election 2015.