International News

Amputation for quad bike crash boy

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 04:16
A man appears in court after a quad bike crash left a seven-year-old boy needing an amputation.

McIlroy posts nightmare opening 80

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 04:07
Rory McIlroy faces a battle to make the cut at the Irish Open after slumping to a first-round nine-over-par 80 at Royal County Down.

Ban after footballer pitch assault

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 04:05
A man is banned from football matches for three years after admitting assaulting Chesterfield captain Ian Evatt after the League One club's play-off defeat at Preston.

Benitez confirms Napoli departure

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 04:04
Rafael Benitez - favourite to become Real Madrid boss - says he will be leaving Napoli after two years in charge of the club.

Arts Council boss makes funding plea

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 04:00
Arts and culture should be spared further funding cuts as the government seeks to balance the books, the new head of Arts Council England says.

Increase in outside visitors to NI

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 03:57
The number of visitors to Northern Ireland from outside the country increased in 2014, but they spent less money, new statistics show

'Moose' worm targets home routers

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 03:56
A malicious worm called moose that targets poorly protected home routers has been uncovered by security researchers.

VIDEO: Dyke: Blatter 'must take responsibility'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 03:53
The chairman of England's Football Association Greg Dyke says Fifa president Sepp Blatter ''must take responsibility'' following the arrests of several senior officials on corruption charges.

Wozniacki loses to Goerges in Paris

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 03:50
Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki loses in straight sets to Julia Goerges in the French Open second round.

Scores plan for university degrees

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 03:47
Universities should show students' achievement with points scores, as well as the existing degree grades, says a higher education think tank.

More UK students study overseas

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 03:47
Students are increasingly opting to study overseas as part of their undergraduate degrees, research suggests.

GoPro to make a quadcopter drone

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 03:43
The action camera-maker GoPro reveals plans to make its own quadcopter drone, and also unveils kit to aid virtual reality filmmakers.

The siblings who share a donor parent

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 03:41
The donor-conceived siblings connecting across the world

Blatter hosts emergency Fifa meeting

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 03:25
Fifa president Sepp Blatter chairs an emergency meeting as football's world governing body is mired in crisis following the arrest of seven top officials.

EU reform: What's in it for the others?

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 03:13
How open is the rest of Europe to David Cameron's EU reform plans and can he win their support? The BBC's Laurence Peter examines the diplomatic battle.

Man dies after lorries crash on M74

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 03:08
A 49-year-old man dies after the cattle lorry he was driving collided with another lorry on the M74 in South Lanarkshire.

Trident concerns 'not been proved'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 03:03
The UK's Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says a whistleblower's concerns about Trident nuclear submarine safety at Faslane on the Clyde have not been proved.

Cameron kicks off difficult diplomatic EU dance

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 03:03
The UK prime minister will find a widespread appetite for change in Europe, but not always the change he has in mind.

'I didn't come back to be second'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 03:01
Four-time Olympic medallist Katherine Grainger has one thing in mind ahead of her European Rowing Championships return.

Officer in 'prostitute sex' charge

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 02:55
A Merseyside police officer who allegedly engaged in a sex act with a prostitute while on duty is charged.

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