International News

'Dozens killed' in CAR mine collapse

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 04:14
At least 25 people have died in the collapse of a rebel-held gold mine in the southern Central African Republic, officials say.

VIDEO: SpaceX rocket explodes during testing

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 03:52
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded shortly after lift-off on Friday at the company's site in McGregor, Texas.

Three in court over city shooting

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 03:49
Three prominent loyalists appear in court charged with the attempted murder of two men in north Belfast earlier this week.

Buying '£1,300 cheaper than renting'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 03:41
First-time buyers save £1,300 a year by taking out a mortgage rather than renting, according to Britain's largest lender, the Halifax.

VIDEO: Israel continues Gaza air strikes

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 03:35
Air strikes on targets in the Gaza Strip have continued following the death of a four-year-old Israeli killed in a mortar attack. as Quentin Somerville reports.

Freckleton Air Disaster memorial

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 03:32
A memorial service takes place to mark the 70th anniversary of an aeroplane crash on a Lancashire village which killed 61 people.

Mackay faces fresh text allegations

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 03:15
Malky Mackay is facing fresh allegations about text messages he is claimed to have shared with Iain Moody while Cardiff boss.

Bottas quickest in final practice

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 02:34
Williams' Valtteri Bottas sets the pace from Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo in a wet-dry final practice at the Belgian Grand Prix.

New Zealand cruise to record victory

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 02:08
New Zealand secure a bonus point in a record 51-20 win over Australia in the second round of the Rugby Championship.

Coach children made ill by fumes

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 02:04
School children on a church trip are treated for the effects of fume inhalation after falling ill on a coach.

AUDIO: How well does comedy travel?

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 01:47
How well does stand up comedy travel outside the US and UK?

Motorcyclist dies in road crash

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 01:46
A motorcyclist dies following a crash on the A465 in Monmouthshire.

VIDEO: Stand up paddle boarding takes off

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 01:40
BBC Breakfast's Mike Bushell tries out stand up paddle boarding ahead of the national water sports festival to see why it has become so popular.

Man assaulted by gang in house

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 01:34
A 22-year-old man has been assaulted with an iron bar by a gang of masked men in west Belfast.

Galileo satellites on wrong orbit

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 00:56
The European Space Agency says the latest two satellites for Europe's version of the US GPS sat-nav system have not gone into the correct orbit.

Disk of patient records 'missing'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 00:42
An NHS trust loses a computer disk containing 42,000 records of ambulance patients from its headquarters in Nottingham.

VIDEO: How to have a day out on the cheap

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 23:49
Finance reporter Kevin Peachey looks at the popularity of attractions that are both free and those that charge an entrance fee and considers how you can keep costs down on a day out.

Village asked to 'rate its pong'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 23:48
Residents living in a Cambridgeshire village surrounded by a sewage plant and two recycling centres are encouraged to "rate the pong" online.

Museums set for more strike action

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 23:38
Visitors to six National Museum Wales sites are warned to expect disruption for the third weekend running due to strike action by staff.

Student hardship fund cuts 'shock'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-22 23:31
Student leaders say they are "shocked" the Welsh government is cutting funding for students who find themselves in financial difficulty.
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