International News

Children dead in Angolan flooding

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 12:17
At least 35 children are among more than 62 people killed by flooding and torrential rains in the Angolan city of Lobito, the authorities say.

Search in US Army crash called off

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 12:05
The US Coast Guard has ended a search and rescue mission for seven Marines and four soldiers likely killed by a helicopter crash

Britain 'best place to invest'

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 12:05
China's richest man says that he considers the UK the best place in the world to invest as it has an open market and is subject to less scrutiny.

VIDEO: Why does Alibaba want some Snapchat?

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 11:59
BBC News looks at why Chinese internet giant Alibaba might be interested in Snapchat - even though the messaging app is blocked in China.

Frozen sequel announced by Disney

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 11:56
Disney announces it will produce a sequel to runaway hit Frozen, which last year became the highest-grossing animated film of all time.

VIDEO: Wearable graffiti

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 11:26
The jewellery made from urban decay

Evans' actions disgusting - FA

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 11:23
Manchester United defender Jonny Evans spitting at Newcastle's Papiss Cisse was "simply disgusting", says an FA panel.

VIDEO: Joy as baby found after 17 years

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 11:14
A couple is celebrating being reunited with their long-lost daughter, 17 years after she was snatched from her mother's bedside as a baby in a hospital in South Africa.

Cheltenham jockey taken to hospital

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 11:13
Amateur jockey Tom Weston is airlifted to hospital following a fall at the Cheltenham Festival on Thursday.

Frozen 2 confirmed by Disney

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 11:11
It's time to build another snowman - Disney bosses confirm that a Frozen sequel is in the works.

Swatch counter-attacks smartwatches

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 10:46
Swatch, the world's bestselling watchmaker, reveals plans to install Bluetooth and near-field communication chips in its products.

Clifford in Operation Yewtree arrest

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 10:46
Former celebrity publicist Max Clifford - serving an eight-year jail term - has been arrested by Operation Yewtree officers, the BBC understands.

McCall relishing Rangers challenge

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 10:35
New Rangers interim manager Stuart McCall says it's "an honour and privilege" to be named Ibrox boss.

Historic abuse blamed for rape rise

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 10:34
Historic sexual abuse is fuelling the rise in the number of child rape cases being recorded in some parts of Wales, say two police forces.

New mystery 'suicide' in Ukraine

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 10:33
A former regional governor becomes the latest ally of Ukraine's deposed president to be found dead in mysterious circumstances.

Day in pictures

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 10:17
Images from around the world: 12 March

Lawro's predictions v Dermot O'Leary

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 10:10
BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Comic Relief star Dermot O'Leary in the weekend Premier League games.

Cover for life-threatening 999 calls

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 10:10
Ambulance crews agree to respond to 999 emergency calls for cases that are life-threatening during Friday's planned strike.

Assembly no go for James Bond shoot

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 10:06
A request to film scenes for the next James Bond movie at the Senedd building in Cardiff Bay was rejected by the National Assembly for Wales.

Antivirus labels itself as malware

BBC - Thu, 2015-03-12 10:03
Two Panda Security antivirus programs marked corrupted files in their own systems as malign, causing them to stop working.