International News

Man 'belly bounced' elderly woman

BBC - 13 hours 46 min ago
A Belfast man is convicted of assaulting an elderly neighbour by using his belly to "bounce" her away from his home.

Argentine president case dismissed

BBC - 14 hours 15 min ago
A federal judge in Argentina dismisses accusations that President Cristina Fernandez had covered up alleged Iranian involvement in 1994 a bomb attack.

Hockney art inspired by fly-tipping

BBC - 14 hours 33 min ago
Artist David Hockney creates a new artwork after learning the landscape that inspired a recent painting has been blighted by fly-tipping.

Charity boss jailed for Kenya abuse

BBC - 14 hours 55 min ago
A UK charity boss who abused Kenyan street children he lured to his home is jailed for more than 17 years.

'Vandals' cut off Arizona internet

BBC - 14 hours 56 min ago
Police in Arizona are investigating a data cut that disrupted internet and telephone service across northern Arizona for much of Wednesday.

Female driver Jorda joins Lotus team

BBC - 15 hours 10 min ago
Spaniard Carmen Jorda becomes the second woman to join a Formula 1 team in a back-up role after signing up with Lotus.

Coutts' Swiss bank in tax probe

BBC - 15 hours 19 min ago
German prosecutors are investigating the Swiss private banking arm of Coutts over allegations it helped clients evade tax.

Devon councillor 'lives in France'

BBC - 15 hours 26 min ago
A Devon councillor who moved to live across the English Channel in France faces calls to resign.

Islamic State 'smashes Iraq statues'

BBC - 15 hours 38 min ago
A video released by the Islamic State group shows the destruction of statues said to be ancient artefacts from northern Iraq.

Donuts sorry for Liverpool tweet

BBC - 15 hours 42 min ago
One of Liverpool FC's sponsors apologises after tweeting a version of the club's badge replacing the Hillsborough eternal flames with coffee cups.

Rob Ford 'memorabilia' up for auction

BBC - 15 hours 54 min ago
Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has put several personal items up for auction, including the tie he wore while confessing to smoking crack cocaine.

Window cleaner guilty of OAP robbery

BBC - 15 hours 55 min ago
A window cleaner who tied up a pensioner, threatened her into silence and stole £15 is found guilty of robbery.

VIDEO: Madonna and other famous fallers

BBC - 16 hours 11 min ago
Madonna is not the only famous name to take a tumble - she is joined by Naomi Campbell, Jennifer Lawrence, Neil Kinnock, Bob Dole, Robert Mugabe and Zola Budd.

Netanyahu invitation riles Obama

BBC - 16 hours 24 min ago
Congress's invitation to Benjamin Netanyahu may rile the Obama administration but the two countries have fallen out before, the BBC's Kevin Connolly writes.

Farage requests police bodyguards

BBC - 16 hours 25 min ago
UKIP has requested police bodyguards for Nigel Farage as he prepares to tour the country for the general election campaign.

MLA speaks about losing baby girl

BBC - 16 hours 31 min ago
Sinn Féin MLA Cathal Ó hOisín speaks about what it is like to lose a baby due to a fatal foetal abnormality.

Algeria hostage death 'unlawful'

BBC - 16 hours 34 min ago
The judge in the inquest into the deaths of seven British men killed in the 2013 Algerian hostage crisis begins giving his verdicts.

Savile's brother 'also an abuser'

BBC - 16 hours 35 min ago
The older brother of Jimmy Savile was implicated in seven sex attacks at south London's Springfield Hospital, a report finds.

Buhari rules out Boko Haram talks

BBC - 16 hours 45 min ago
Nigeria's main presidential challenger Muhammadu Buhari rules out negotiating with Boko Haram militants if he wins elections next month.

China's loans to Latin America rise

BBC - 16 hours 45 min ago
Loans from China to Latin America rose by 71% to $22bn in 2014, new figures from the China-Latin America Finance Database suggest.

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