International News

Murderer had 'known risk factors'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 06:01
A man who brutally murdered two people while on the run from police had "significant known risk factors", a report finds.

Top Gear car plate complaints rejected

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 05:54
The BBC Trust rejects complaints over Top Gear's Patagonia special, in which a car number plate appeared to refer to the Falklands conflict.

Chip maker Avago buys rival Broadcom

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 05:51
Avago Technologies, one of the world's biggest manufacturers of semiconductors, is buying its California-based rival Broadcom for $37bn.

Quiz: Test your FA Cup knowledge

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 05:10
Fifteen years since 2000, 15 questions on the FA Cup final. How much do you know?

Wiccan funeral for 'Eron the wizard'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 05:02
More than 100 people dressed as elves, druids and witches attend a Wiccan funeral in Cornwall to mark the passing of 'Eron the wizard'.

Iraq exhumes IS victims in Tikrit

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 04:50
The Iraqi authorities say they have exhumed the remains of 470 people believed to have been summarily killed by Islamic State near Tikrit last June.

VIDEO: Why children love the # symbol

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 04:48
Hashtag has been declared "children's word of the year" by the Oxford University Press.

What was Militant?

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 04:44
What was the Militant tendency of the 1980s?

Women to feature in Fifa 16 game

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 04:34
England are one of 12 teams included in the latest version of the Fifa computer game as women feature for the first time.

Why are MPs banned from clapping?

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 04:31
Why are MPs not allowed to applaud?

Toddler thrown out of Kiddu car seat

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 04:25
A toddlers' car seat is removed from sale by its manufacturer after a boy was thrown out of one into the front of his mother's car.

Tajik special ops chief 'joins IS'

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 04:22
Tajikistan's special forces chief appears in a video claiming to have joined Islamic State forces in Syria.

VIDEO: 1330: Uefa president news conference

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 04:18
European football's governing body, Uefa, holds a news conference, as the Fifa Congress takes place in Zurich amid arrests on corruption charges.

Amputation for quad bike crash boy

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 04:16
A man appears in court after a quad bike crash left a seven-year-old boy needing an amputation.

McIlroy posts nightmare opening 80

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 04:07
Rory McIlroy faces a battle to make the cut at the Irish Open after slumping to a first-round nine-over-par 80 at Royal County Down.

Ban after footballer pitch assault

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 04:05
A man is banned from football matches for three years after admitting assaulting Chesterfield captain Ian Evatt after the League One club's play-off defeat at Preston.

Benitez confirms Napoli departure

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 04:04
Rafael Benitez - favourite to become Real Madrid boss - says he will be leaving Napoli after two years in charge of the club.

Arts Council boss makes funding plea

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 04:00
Arts and culture should be spared further funding cuts as the government seeks to balance the books, the new head of Arts Council England says.

Increase in outside visitors to NI

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 03:57
The number of visitors to Northern Ireland from outside the country increased in 2014, but they spent less money, new statistics show

'Moose' worm targets home routers

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-28 03:56
A malicious worm called moose that targets poorly protected home routers has been uncovered by security researchers.