International News

VIDEO: How has Amazon become so profitable?

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-24 00:03
As Amazon announces better-than-expected sales figures, Michelle Fleury explains how the company has become so profitable.

Man charged with double murder

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 23:55
A 23-year-old is accused of murdering a man and woman who were found dead in a house in Essex.

Allenby caddie 'sacked' mid-round

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 23:50
Robert Allenby says he sacked his caddie mid-round at the Canadian Open after disagreeing over club selection.

VIDEO: How and why a mosquito bites you

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 23:28
Malarial mosquitoes are posing a new threat - they have started biting during the day in some parts of Africa

Ex-Russia ambassador in 2018 warning

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 23:18
Stripping Russia of the World Cup would exacerbate the Ukraine crisis, warns a former British ambassador to the 2018 hosts.

Bookies Ladbrokes to merge with Coral

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 23:15
Bookmakers Ladbrokes has announced it plans to merge with Gala Coral in a deal expected to create the country's biggest betting shop chain.

Seat-swap drama at Anne-Marie Duff play

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 22:56
The National Theatre is asking audience members to swap seats half-way through its forthcoming mining drama Husbands and Sons.

VIDEO: Obama's 'blunt message' on gay rights

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 22:53
President Obama tells the BBC he will deliver a blunt message on gay rights and discrimination when he travels to Africa.

VIDEO: What next for coal mining communities?

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 22:51
Dan Johnson considers the future of British industrial communities as a new report suggests they are struggling to survive.

Friday's gossip column

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 22:31
Manchester United want to re-sign Cristiano Ronaldo, Newcastle stand firm on valuation of QPR's Charlie Austin, plus more

Man's body found at Royal Welsh Show

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 22:11
A 39-year-old man's body is found near a block of toilets at the Royal Welsh Show in Powys.

VIDEO: 'I just grabbed my child and we ran'

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 21:52
Eyewitnesses describe the moment when a gunman opened fire at a cinema in the US state of Louisiana, killing two people and injuring several others.

NI plastic bag use continues to fall

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 21:33
Plastic bag use is continuing to fall in Northern Ireland, according to the latest figures from a waste prevention charity.

VIDEO: CCTV: Ram-raid like 'bomb' going off

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 21:29
Dramatic CCTV footage is released of a ram-raid on an agriculture store in Hampshire.

Two killed in US cinema shooting

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 21:24
A gunman has opened fire at a cinema in the US state of Louisiana, killing two people and injuring several others, before shooting himself.

Court bid over 'rat infested' house

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 21:24
A County Antrim man is going to court after his newly-built turnkey house in the town was made uninhabitable by rats.

S Korea arrest over US envoy threat

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 21:23
Police in South Korea arrest a man accused of posting a threat to kill US ambassador Mark Lippert on the White House website.

Jurassic World sequel revealed for 2018

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 21:13
Jurassic World is getting a sequel, according to film studio Universal Pictures, which says it'll be released in June 2018.

Anti-violence scheme 'encouraging'

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 21:13
A scheme to tackle alcohol-fuelled violence in two Welsh cities is showing "extremely encouraging" results, a report says.

Motorbike crashes at seven-year high

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-23 21:07
The number of motorcyclists killed or injured on roads in Wales rises for the fourth year in a row and is at a seven-year high, official figures show.