International News

Belfast to host Sports Personality

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 05:00
The 2015 Sports Personality of the Year will be held in Belfast - the first time Northern Ireland will stage the awards show.

VIDEO: DEC Nepal appeal raises over £19m

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 04:53
The British public has donated over £14m to the DEC Nepal Earthquake Appeal, a day after it was launched.

Victim warns of stalking 'loophole'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 04:52
Stalkers must be stopped from using a loophole in the legal system to harass their targets, a victim who was pursued through the courts has said.

Russian spacecraft 'out of control'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 04:51
A Russian spacecraft delivering supplies to the International Space Station is out of control and may fall back to Earth, unnamed officials say.

US economic growth slows to 0.2%

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 04:46
The US economy grew by an annual rate of just 0.2% in the three months to the end of March, official figures show.

VIDEO: Miliband defends Brand interview

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 04:43
Labour leader Ed Miliband defends his decision to give an interview to Russell Brand, who has in the past urged people not to vote.

Minister examines gay blood ruling

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 04:37
Northern Ireland's temporary health minister Simon Hamilton says he will examine a ruling by Europe's highest court on gay men giving blood.

O'Sullivan good for snooker - Hendry

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 04:34
Stephen Hendry says the World Championship would be a "poorer event" without Ronnie O'Sullivan despite his controversies.

Rodgers' season is a failure, simple

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 04:32
With Champions League qualification now gone and the trophy cabinet bare, this season has been a failure for Brendan Rodgers writes Phil McNulty.

VIDEO: Migrants cross desert in hay-bale truck

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 04:19
Many migrants trying to get to Europe cross the desert to Libya. For some the journey ends there.

Parker 'never liked' Bugsy on stage

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 04:18
Director Alan Parker sings the praises of a new stage version of his film Bugsy Malone while confessing he had "never liked" previous adaptations.

Brake-fail car smashes conservatory

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 04:17
A car smashes into the conservatory of a house after it rolled off a car park when its handbrake failed.

How a tweet wiped $8bn off Twitter

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 04:16
How Twitter lost more than 25% of its value after a tweet prompted traders to sell the stock.

UK families 'dizzy with relief'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 04:14
Families of Britons found safe after quake speak of their joy

Brand/Miliband: Is this the real start of the 'social media election'?

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 03:59
Are young people really getting their news through online video and social media?

Abuse inquiry to review Janner case

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 03:48
Goddard Inquiry into historical child sex abuse says it will conduct a "full investigation" into claims made against former Labour MP Lord Janner.

Crew of ship seized by Iran ‘safe’

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 03:44
The crew of a container ship seized by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz on Tuesday are safe and "in good spirits", Danish shipping company Maersk says.

Togo leader extends family rule

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 03:41
Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe is re-elected, officials say, extending his family's 48-year hold on power.

Sentinel images quake aftermath

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 03:21
Europe's Sentinel-1a satellite gets its first good look at the aftermath of Saturday's big quake in Nepal.

Planes grounded by iPad app error

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 03:13
American Airlines delay dozens of flights after an iPad app used by its pilots stopped working.