International News

EU sets 30% energy savings target

BBC - 11 hours 56 min ago
Members of the European Union will have to boost their energy efficiency by 30% by 2030 according to Commission.

S Korea ferry boss 'hid in closet'

BBC - 11 hours 59 min ago
The fugitive South Korean tycoon wanted in connection with the Sewol ferry disaster hid in a closet to evade arrest during a police raid, prosecutors say.

Feed firm launches morphine inquiry

BBC - 12 hours 1 min ago
A horse feed company launches an inquiry after five racehorses, including the Queen's mare Estimate, test positive for morphine.

Lib Dem MP apology over Gaza tweet

BBC - 12 hours 3 min ago
The Lib Dems say MP David Ward has given a "categorical apology" over his widely criticised comments on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Man shot in legs 'by appointment'

BBC - 12 hours 15 min ago
A man who was injured in a gun attack in Londonderry was "shot by appointment", says a DUP MLA.

VIDEO: Peaches Geldof died of heroin overdose

BBC - 12 hours 18 min ago
Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose, a coroner rules.

VIDEO: Drones overhead on streets of Gaza

BBC - 12 hours 25 min ago
The United Nations says about 102,000 displaced people are now using shelters across Gaza as the Israeli offensive continues. Those who have stayed are adjusting to the sounds and sights of conflict, as Yolande Knell reports from Gaza.

Prior 'hunted mercilessly' by media

BBC - 12 hours 26 min ago
The media played a part in wicketkeeper Matt Prior's decision to stand down from England duty, says Sussex boss Mark Robinson.

Windows systems set to be 'unified'

BBC - 12 hours 31 min ago
Microsoft's chief executive details plans to "converge" the various Windows operating systems to aid app creators.

Loud welcome for loud US tourists

BBC - 12 hours 47 min ago
The business community in a County Kerry village hits back at a cafe owner who has refused to serve "loud Americans".

Is it normal to search envoys?

BBC - 12 hours 49 min ago
Is it acceptable to search ministers for weapons?

India MPs 'force-fed' Muslim worker

BBC - 13 hours 2 min ago
Both houses of India's parliament are adjourned in uproar after reports that some Hindu MPs tried to forcibly feed a Muslim man fasting for Ramadan.

BBC trials high-frame-rate TV

BBC - 13 hours 7 min ago
The BBC is experimenting with new ways to deliver TV coverage of live events, with a series of trials at the Commonwealth Games.

Costa Concordia heads for scrapyard

BBC - 13 hours 11 min ago
The wreck of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia is being towed away for scrap, in one of the biggest maritime salvage operations ever staged.

VIDEO: Jews and Arabs refuse to be enemies

BBC - 13 hours 26 min ago
Refusing to hate each other despite Gaza conflict

Geldof died of heroin overdose

BBC - 13 hours 30 min ago
TV presenter Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose after relapsing from a period of abstinence, a coroner rules.

Trott makes century for Warwickshire

BBC - 13 hours 38 min ago
Jonathan Trott hits his first century for Warwickshire since leaving England's winter Ashes tour because of stress.

Prisoner 'blinding' prompts questions

BBC - 13 hours 38 min ago
An inmate at Nottingham Prison is taken to hospital after reportedly trying to blind himself.

VIDEO: Healthy start for newborns

BBC - 13 hours 49 min ago
A new study shows that newborn babies can reap the health benefits of a delay in cutting their umbilical cord - whilst they're safe in their mothers' arms.

Commonwealth edged out of Booker

BBC - 14 hours 4 min ago
Commonwealth writers are sidelined from the Man Booker Prize longlist with US authors, including Joshua Ferris and Richard Powers, included for the first time.
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