International News

VIDEO: Same-sex couples register to marry

BBC - Thu, 2014-03-13 00:05
Large parts of new gay marriage laws in England and Wales have come into effect, meaning same-sex couples can now register to marry. The first ceremonies will take place on 29 March.

One in 10 NI children self-harm

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-12 23:56
One in ten young people in Northern Ireland have self-harmed, according to a study by Glasgow University and the Northern Ireland Department of Health.

Study: Facebook spreads mood virally

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-12 23:37
A study by researchers at the University of California finds that moods can be spread virally through social media sites such as Facebook.

'Shocking' scale of pangolin trade

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-12 23:20
Official records show that pangolins are being illegally traded on a "shocking" scale, according to a report.

Report highlights barriers to sport

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-12 23:16
Sports club membership rises to new highs but concerns over barriers to participation for some people are raised by a Welsh assembly committee.

Salvador ex-rebel 'wins presidency'

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-12 23:15
Election officials say ex-rebel Salvador Sanchez Ceren has won El Salvador's presidential poll after a manual vote count, but his rival can still appeal.

NI leaders to meet US vice-president

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-12 22:58
The first and deputy first ministers arrive in the United States for a round of engagements with the American vice-president.

New China figures point to slowdown

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-12 22:49
China's industrial output and retail sales grow less than expected, figures show, adding to fears of a slowdown.

Hamilton unsure what to expect in 2014

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-12 22:43
Mercedes driver and 2008 world champion Lewis Hamilton says the new season is the most unpredictable of his career.

VIDEO: F1 - What makes Australia awesome?

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-12 22:37
BBC Sport looks back at some of the Australian Grand Prix's most exciting moments.

Vloggers star in new abuse campaign

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-12 22:23
The videos cover relationship abuse issues like consent, sexting and controlling behaviour.

Jet 'farce' and Farage 'affair' - front pages

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-12 22:08
The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet is back on the front pages, with the i describing it as a "farce". Other papers report claims UKIP's leader had an affair.

Indian diplomat row charges dropped

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-12 21:52
Charges against Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, whose arrest cooled US-Indian relations, are dropped by a US judge.

Flood payouts reach nearly £450m

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-12 21:33
More than £446m is expected to be paid out to people whose homes and businesses were damaged in the severe winter floods, insurers say.

Pope marks first year in office

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-12 21:24
Pope Francis marks his first year in office on Thursday, but spends it in characteristically low profile - in a spiritual retreat outside Rome.

VIDEO: In 90 secs: Pope Francis' first year

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-12 21:22
Francis' first year at the helm reviewed - in 90 seconds

Gay couples to register for marriage

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-12 20:30
Same-sex couples in England and Wales who want to marry on the day gay unions become legal on 29 March can register to do so from Thursday.

VIDEO: Three die in new Venezuela protests

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-12 20:09
Three people have died in fresh protests in Venezuela, this time in the central city of Valencia.

Housing market slows during February

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-12 19:52
The growth in Scotland's housing market is slowing but a lack of properties means prices continue to rise, according to surveyors.

'Two dead' amid Turkey protests

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-12 19:40
Two people die as protests erupt across Turkey, Turkish media say, after the funeral of a teenager who had been in a coma since clashes last year.

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