International News

VIDEO: Woolly mammoth skeleton up for auction

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 13:33
A rare skeleton of a woolly mammoth is set to be sold at auction in the UK in November with a guide price of £150,000 to £250,000

Nationalist anger at 'parades move'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 13:21
A nationalist residents' group says it is angered by reports of a government plan to set up a legal inquiry into the issue of parades.

VIDEO: DiCaprio: Climate change 'not a fiction'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 13:21
The Hollywood actor, Leonardo DiCaprio, tells a UN climate change meeting in New York that climate change is not ''a fiction''.

Vatican arrests ex-envoy over abuse

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 13:05
The Vatican places its former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, Jozef Wesolowski, under house arrest on charges of sexually abusing children.

Arsenal 1-2 Southampton

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 13:01
Southampton come from behind to beat Arsenal in a superb Capital One Cup third-round tie at the Emirates Stadium.

Pilot dies as two aircraft collide

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 13:00
A pilot dies when two single-seater light aircraft collide in mid-air over Bedfordshire, causing one to crash to the ground.

Activists occupy coal-carrying train

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 12:58
Greenpeace activists halt a train carrying 1,500 tonnes of coal to a power station, the campaign group says.

Leeds appoint Milanic as head coach

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 12:51
Leeds United appoint Slovenian Darko Milanic as their new head coach to replace the sacked Dave Hockaday,

Colorado taco truck 'sold meth'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 12:34
Police in Denver arrest 17 people they say were part of a drug ring that sold methamphetamine and cocaine from a taco food truck.

VIDEO: Singapore's love of birdsinging

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 11:54
In Singapore, local bird enthusiasts spend thousands of dollars on birds and cages, and birdsinging is even a competitive sport.

VIDEO: Ex-DJ Travis guilty of sex assault

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 11:47
Ex-BBC DJ Dave Lee Travis has been convicted of one count of indecent assault, but cleared of a second charge.

VIDEO: Norfolk Sea Life Sanctuary reopens

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 11:42
Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary in Norfolk is set to re-open in October after tidal surge damage.

Can Obama's Arab coalition hold?

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 11:02
Can Obama's Arab coalition hold?

Purr-gatory: Previous politicians' off-air despairs

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 11:01
The off-air gaffes which preceded 'Purr-gate'

Robinson rejigs DUP Stormont team

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 10:59
The DUP's Edwin Poots and Nelson McCausland are being replaced as Stormont ministers, party leader Peter Robinson announces.

Cape Town shuts pro-gay mosque

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 10:46
A gay-friendly mosque opened in Cape Town last week is closed because it does not have any parking spaces, a South African official tells the BBC.

PM: Queen purred over Scotland vote

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 10:41
The Queen "purred" when David Cameron told her about Scotland's rejection of independence referendum, he apparently reveals.

Trafficked women feared witchcraft

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 10:19
Two Nigerian woman trafficked into the UK sex trade were put through 'witchcraft' ordeals to ensure they obeyed, Cardiff Crown Court hears.

Ukraine rebels declare early vote

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 09:59
Rebel leaders in eastern Ukraine say they will hold elections on 2 November, in an apparent show of defiance towards the government in Kiev.

Should 16-year-olds get the vote?

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 09:57
Should 16 and 17-year-olds get the vote?

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