International News

NI21 leaders clash on 'crazy' claim

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 02:31
The leader of Northern Ireland newest political party Basil McCrea wants an explanation from his deputy for calling NI21 "crazy" and "dysfunctional".

Man charged in care home abuse case

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 02:24
A 74-year-old Wrexham man, Peter Steen, has been charged with seven offences of assault and child cruelty, in an inquiry into historical abuse in children's homes.

Parks in peril

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 02:23
Funding cuts have left UK's parks "on the edge of a precipice"

VIDEO: Have the political parties been in touch?

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 02:16
Birmingham voters are asked about the level of contact from canvassers ahead of Thursday's elections.

How far will tech fitness products run?

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 02:16
Are fitness tech products on a road to nowhere?

Voters warned: Don't take selfies

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 02:12
Polling station staff will try to stop voters taking selfies on Thursday in case they accidentally break the law.

Two editors leaving Media Wales

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 02:06
Editors at two of Wales' newspapers are leaving their jobs, it is announced.

Scotland pick Lamont for Games Sevens

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 02:00
International wingers Sean Lamont and Tommy Seymour are included in Scotland's Sevens squad for the Commonwealth Games.

Austen's hidden note linked to novel

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 02:00
A handwritten note by author Jane Austen "hidden" for 150 years on the back of a scrap of paper is revealed for the first time.

Couple to be extradited to US later

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 01:52
A British couple facing extradition to the US on fraud charges are to be flown out of the UK later, their solicitor confirms.

House sales 'strongest since 2007'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 01:51
Northern Ireland house prices are rising, according to new figures covering the first months of 2014.

VIDEO: Voice judges want Jacko 'holograms'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 01:49
The judges of the show, American Voice, say they would like to have 'holograms' made of themselves.

Retail sales growth at 10 year high

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 01:46
UK retail sales rose by 6.9% in April compared with the same month a year earlier, new official figures show.

The England captain who married her team-mate

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 01:21
"It's a shame you can't be open in football," says Kate Richardson-Walsh, England hockey captain and partner of team-mate Helen.

AUDIO: Parents 'may give up' on child support

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 01:17
Janet Allbeson and Steve Webb discuss changes to child maintenance arrangements.

McIlroy ends engagement to Wozniacki

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 00:53
Two-time major winner Rory McIlroy ends his engagement with former world number one tennis player Caroline Wozniacki.

Man held after body found in river

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 00:51
A man is arrested after the body of a woman is recovered from the River Clyde in South Lanarkshire.

Obesity op rules stricter in Wales

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 00:34
People in Wales needing bariatric surgery to help lose weight have to meet stricter criteria than patients in England, a report finds.

Greens' message resonating - Bennett

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 00:30
The Green Party of England and Wales is "on track" to make gains in Thursday's European elections, its leader says.

Search for missing boat resumes

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-21 00:28
The search for a fishing boat missing off the north east coast of Scotland resumes, as the two men on board are named locally.
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