International News

Searches follow report device left

BBC - 17 hours 54 min ago
Searches are continuing in Strabane, County Tyrone, following reports that a device had been left in the town.

Museum staff strike over pay changes

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 23:19
There will be disruption at six of Wales' national museums this weekend as staff strike in a dispute over planned changes to weekend and bank holiday pay.

Bus station closes ahead of revamp

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 23:09
Cardiff bus station will shut on Saturday night ahead of a major redevelopment of the site, with services instead operating from nearby streets.

Taliban split over Omar successor

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 22:38
The Afghan Taliban's Supreme Council was not consulted over the election of a new leader following the death of founder Mullah Omar, the BBC learns.

Wrestler 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper dies

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 21:55
The former professional wrestler 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper, known for wearing a kilt in the ring, dies aged 61.

Clarke could be finished - Maxwell

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 21:54
Australia captain Michael Clarke has lost his confidence and could be playing his last Test series, says Jim Maxwell.

Charities warned over 'harassment'

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 20:40
Charities could face criminal sanctions unless they stop aggressive fundraising tactics, the Charity Commission chairman warns.

Crashed jet 'belonged to Bin Ladens'

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 20:22
A plane that crashed in Hampshire killing four people is believed to have belonged to Osama Bin Laden's family.

'Progress' but no deal at TPP talks

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 20:13
Twelve Pacific nations fail to agree a regional trade deal which would cover 40% of the world economy, despite talk of "significant progress".

Wanted: A personal assistant to help me wash and dress

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 19:51
A personal assistant to help me wash and dress

MtGox bitcoin chief held in Japan

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 19:34
The founder of MtGox - once the world's biggest Bitcoin exchange - is arrested by Japanese police investigating loss of nearly $400m.

VIDEO: 'Blue moon' as seen around the world

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 18:27
There has been a rare opportunity to witness a unique lunar event in the night sky; a so-called "blue moon".

Balls criticises Labour on business

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 17:55
Former shadow chancellor Ed Balls attacks Labour's approach to business under Ed Miliband.

Country singer Lynn Anderson dies

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 17:39
US country singer Lynn Anderson, best known for her 1971 hit (I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden, dies, aged 67.

VIDEO: Skydivers set 'giant flower' record

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 16:47
A new record for the largest ever vertical skydiving formation has been set in Ottawa, Illinois, by 164 flyers who formed the shape of a flower in the sky.

Warning over ash dieback threat

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 16:40
Landowners should prepare for a future in which ash trees have disappeared, the Woodland Trust warns.

Why there's no such thing as gay adultery in UK law

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 16:12
Why there's no such thing as gay adultery in UK law

Week in pictures: 25 - 31 July 2015

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 16:11
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world taken over the past week.

Does Merkel retain a stranglehold on power?

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 16:10
It has been a bruising few months for the German chancellor, but she is still popular with the public, says Jenny Hill.

VIDEO: Ohio shooting: After the gun went off

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 16:04
David Thomas, a former police officer and expert in police ethics takes a look at the body camera footage of the death of Samuel DuBose. He explains how officers reacted to the scene they found.