International News

Series of attacks linked to the UDA

BBC - 25 min 26 sec ago
Police believe loyalists linked to the UDA may have been involved in a series of paramilitary attacks in North Antrim including the murder of Brian McIlhagga in Ballymoney in January.

Easyjet to require two on flightdeck

BBC - 37 min 59 sec ago
Budget airline Easyjet says it will require two crew in the cockpit at all times, after UK airlines are told to review procedures following the Alps crash.

Terry signs new deal with Chelsea

BBC - 1 hour 17 min ago
Chelsea captain John Terry extends his contract at the club until the end of the 2015-16 season.

Rotherham police probe expanded

BBC - 1 hour 36 min ago
The police watchdog says it is investigating complaints against 42 South Yorkshire Police officers over the handling of child sexual exploitation in Rotherham.

VIDEO: Rescuer describes plane crash scene

BBC - 1 hour 59 min ago
Jean Sebastein Beaud from the mountain police, who arrived at the French Alps site soon after the plane crash, describes the scene as "surreal".

FTSE slides 1.4% as oil prices jump

BBC - 2 hours 6 min ago
The London stock market falls as investors react to a jump in oil prices following airstrikes by Saudi Arabia on rebel targets in Yemen.

Oklahoma race chant student ‘sorry’

BBC - 2 hours 9 min ago
A university student in Oklahoma who led a videotaped racist chant that caused a national uproar has apologised.

US soldier 'plotted to support IS'

BBC - 2 hours 23 min ago
A US soldier and his cousin are arrested and charged with conspiring to support the Islamic State, the Department of Justice says.

VIDEO: Clarkson: 'Leave the producer alone'

BBC - 2 hours 33 min ago
Jeremy Clarkson has said that he wants people to stop blaming the producer he hit for his departure from Top Gear.

Tinder prank 'tricked flirting men'

BBC - 2 hours 45 min ago
After a series of men on Tinder were reportedly tricked into flirting with each other, an expert attacks the app's security.

Shia militias 'in Tikrit pullback'

BBC - 3 hours 22 min ago
A US general says Iranian-backed Shia militias in Iraq are no longer leading the battle to recapture Tikrit from Islamic State.

Downton Abbey to end after six series

BBC - 3 hours 26 min ago
The next season of ITV's period drama Downton Abbey will be its last, its makers announce.

Indiana emergency for HIV 'epidemic'

BBC - 3 hours 29 min ago
The governor of Indiana has declared a public health emergency and authorised a needle sharing programme, after an HIV outbreak "reached epidemic proportions" in part of the state.

Coach overturns on A83 in Argyll

BBC - 3 hours 32 min ago
A coach which is believed to have been carrying dozens of people has overturned on the A83 at the Rest and Be Thankful in Argyll.

PayPal fined for illegal payments

BBC - 3 hours 36 min ago
PayPal agrees a £5.1m payout over allegations it allowed payments from accounts deemed enemies of the state by the US government.

Harrison retires over brain injuries

BBC - 4 hours 2 min ago
Audley Harrison announces his retirement from boxing after revealing he is suffering from the effects of head injuries.

Joan Collins made a dame by prince

BBC - 4 hours 14 min ago
Actress Joan Collins says becoming a dame had "never even crossed her mind" as she receives the accolade from the Prince of Wales for services to charity.

VIDEO: Quad bike teen 'lucky to be a live'

BBC - 4 hours 25 min ago
A teenage boy who rode a quad bike the wrong way into oncoming traffic in Liverpool is "lucky to be alive", police say.

Day in pictures: 26 March 2015

BBC - 4 hours 35 min ago
Images from around the world: 26 March

VIDEO: King Richard III laid to rest

BBC - 4 hours 42 min ago
King Richard III's body is laid to rest at Leicester Cathedral, marked by a service presided over by the Archbishop of Canterbury.

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