BBC News - World
The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
Plot to Star Wars spin-off revealed
A new Star Wars spinoff movie will tell the story of how the Rebel Alliance stole plans to the infamous Death Star.
Posted: April 19, 2015, 11:42 pm
Item Club predicts UK growth of 2.8%
Low inflation and stronger eurozone growth should help the UK economy expand 2.8% this year despite political uncertainty, says an EY Item Club report.
Posted: April 19, 2015, 11:02 pm
Eight killed at Brazil football club
Eight men are shot dead at a football fan club in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in what police believe may be a drug related attack.
Posted: April 19, 2015, 10:33 pm
Cuban dissidents stand in local vote
For the first time in Cuba, at least two government opponents will be standing in municipal elections in Havana on Sunday.
Posted: April 19, 2015, 10:27 pm
Poland fury at FBI Holocaust comment
Poland summons the US ambassador and demands an apology over comments on the Holocaust by FBI director James Comey.
Posted: April 19, 2015, 10:17 pm
Finnish PM Stubb concedes defeat
Finnish PM Alexander Stubb concedes his conservatives have lost the general election to the main opposition Centre Party.
Posted: April 19, 2015, 9:41 pm
IS releases new 'killing' video
Islamic State militants release a video purportedly showing the killing of up to 30 Ethiopian Christians seized in Libya.
Posted: April 19, 2015, 9:39 pm
Migrant deaths renew pressure on EU
Italy's PM leads calls for more EU action on migrants after the latest boat capsize in the Mediterranean leaves hundreds feared dead.
Posted: April 19, 2015, 9:26 pm
Police appeal to 'Syria-bound' family
A family of six who have been reported missing could already be in Syria, police say, as they call on the parents to get in touch.
Posted: April 19, 2015, 6:06 pm
Cameron wants Lloyds shares sell-off
Up to £4bn worth of Lloyds Bank shares would be offered to the public if the Conservatives win the election, David Cameron says.
Posted: April 19, 2015, 5:56 pm