International News

Proms: Pianist's 'intense' relationship with Beethoven

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 01:13
Proms ends pianist's intense relationship with one composer

Racer remains critical after crash

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 01:11
A motorcyclist who was involved in a crash while competing in the Armoy Road Races in County Antrim remains critically ill in intensive care.

Ballymena crash victim is named

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 00:50
The woman who died after being hit by a car in Ballymena, County Antrim, on Friday night is named as Yvonne Richmond.

Twin-seat plane in emergency landing

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 00:44
A light aircraft is forced to make an emergency landing in Pembrokeshire.

Farah questioned by Usada lawyer

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 00:41
Mo Farah is questioned by Usada as part of an investigation into claims coach Alberto Salazar breached anti-doping rules.

Ex-TA man accused of Adams bomb hoax

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 00:39
The man charged with causing a hoax bomb alert at the home of Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams is an ex-Territorial Army soldier, it is reported.

VIDEO: Obama address in Kenya stadium

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 00:39
US President Barack Obama is concluding his visit to Kenya with a televised address at a sports stadium in the capital, Nairobi.

VIDEO: Cruise and Pegg on stunts and chefs

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 00:12
Tom Cruise and Simon Pegg hit the red carpet in London on Saturday night for the premier of the latest film in the Mission: Impossible series.

Pearson to sell Economist stake

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-26 00:08
Publishing company Pearson is to sell its 50% stake in the Economist Group, days after announcing the sale of the Financial Times.

VIDEO: Aiming to hit a home run in China

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 23:54
Many of the world's biggest sports organisations see China as a key target in their global expansion plans, but cracking the market can be a whole new ball game.

Israeli police enter al-Aqsa mosque

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 23:49
Israeli police officers briefly enter Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque to tackle Palestinian rioters who they say were throwing stones and fireworks at them.

Orchid spotters map shifting blooms

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 23:44
A UK citizen science project to study when and where different orchids bloom has already revealed 200 new flowering locations for particular species.

Bomb kills soldiers in tense Turkey

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 23:22
A car bomb attack on a military convoy in south-eastern Turkey kills two soldiers and injures four others, Turkish officials say.

Shift in disability views needed

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 23:19
Wales' most successful Paralympian says more must be done to shift perceptions towards people with disabilities.

Australian farmers fight huge mine

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 22:55
Australian farmers fight back as mines eat into prime land

Tokyo plane crash 'leaves three dead'

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 21:48
A light plane crashes shortly after departing from Chofu airport in Tokyo, setting fire to several houses and reportedly killing three people.

Australian nurse on terror charges

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 20:57
Australian nurse Adam Brookman is charged with terrorism offences after he voluntarily returned to the country from Turkey.

Obama speech to conclude Kenya visit

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 20:20
US President Barack Obama is to conclude his visit to Kenya with a televised address at a sports stadium in the capital, Nairobi.

Wall of death rider injured in fall

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 19:15
A motorcycle stunt rider suffers serious injuries in an accident on a wall of death carnival show in Norfolk.

'Laughing gas' party teenager dies

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-25 19:07
A teenager believed to have taken nitrous oxide - also known as laughing gas - at a party in south-east London dies in hospital.