International News

VIDEO: 'I closed my shop on police advice'

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 03:28
Sharif Danis, a shopkeeper from Nigeria, tells the BBC's Milton Nkosi how the threat of mob attacks forced him to close down his business in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Ukraine crisis: The factory that has been shelled 165 times

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 03:21
The Ukraine factory that has been shelled 165 times

BBC Election debate draws 4.3 million

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 03:18
More than four million tune into the BBC's televised election debate, more than two million short of the previous debate on ITV.

US schools seek Apple iPad refunds

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 02:59
Schools in Los Angeles seek refunds from Apple and others over a $1.3bn (£870m) iPad-based education project that has gone awry.

Upside down taxi blocks train line

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 02:40
A car blocks a railway line in West Yorkshire after crashing through a barrier and flipping upside down onto the tracks.

Why aren't UK pay rises delivering votes to Cameron?

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 02:37
The economic recovery is translating into serious pay rises and a record level of employment. So why no electoral dividend for the Tories and Lib Dems?

UKIP pledges more money for Wales

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 02:30
UKIP promises more money for Wales, as it launches its Welsh manifesto for the general election.

Mike Leigh tackles Peterloo Massacre

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 02:27
Director Mike Leigh is to make a big budget film about the events of the 1819 Peterloo Massacre in Manchester.

'It's hard to break Crucible curse'

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 02:13
Defending world champion Mark Selby knows he must buck the trend if he is to recapture his Crucible crown.

Bolasie is a £20m player - Pardew

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 02:08
Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew says in-form winger Yannick Bolasie's value is soaring and values him at £20m.

Record $9.2bn order for Rolls-Royce

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 02:02
Rolls-Royce receives its largest order to date, worth $9.2bn, to supply engines for Emirates airline A380 planes.

Why it's not murder to kill an unborn child

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 01:49
The lawyer for a teenager who punched his pregnant girlfriend says it's hard to convict people for harming unborn babies.

Jobless in Wales dips to 90,000

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 01:43
The number of people out of work in Wales drops by 2,000 to 90,000, according to latest figures.

US troops to train Ukraine army

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 01:30
About 300 US paratroopers arrive in western Ukraine to train with Ukrainian forces - a move condemned by Russia.

Greece police break up Athens sit-in

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 01:28
Police end a 19-day sit-in by anti-establishment protesters at Athens University, hours after clashes with protesters in the city.

VIDEO: Sole-d: Why Northampton shoes are big in Japan

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 01:10
Around a third of all shoes made in the UK end up in Japan.

Man injured in yacht explosion

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 01:07
A yachtsman was treated for burns in hospital after an explosion aboard his boat anchored off Puilladobhrain.

McCoy horse out of Scottish National

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 01:06
AP McCoy's intended Scottish Grand National mount Benvolio is declared a non-runner for Saturday's race at Ayr.

Sterling & Ibe warned by Rodgers

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 01:02
Raheem Sterling is reminded of his responsibilities by Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers after recent images of him in the media.

Scotland's jobless total rises again

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-17 00:50
Unemployment in Scotland rose by 9,000 between December and February and now stands at 167,000, according to official statistics.