International News

Electrician to return Picasso works

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 03:12
An elderly electrician is ordered to return more than 200 pieces to Pablo Picasso's family after a court finds him guilty of possessing stolen goods.

Suicide attacks hit Yemen mosques

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 03:11
Suicide bombers have blown themselves up at two mosques in the centre of Yemen's capital, Sanaa, killing at least 16 people, reports say.

VIDEO: Nigel Farage: 'I was deeply shocked'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 03:11
UKIP leader Nigel Farage has said he was shocked to find out about allegations of a "serious financial nature" against UKIP MEP Janice Atkinson.

Brigade fined over firefighter death

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 03:11
The Scottish Fire and Rescue service is fined £54,000 after admitting health and safety breaches that contributed to a firefighter's death.

Australia hold nerve to reach semis

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 03:09
Australia withstand a pulsating spell from Pakistan's Wahab Riaz to set up a meeting with India in the World Cup semi-finals.

Tunisia president to address nation

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 03:06
The president of Tunisia is to address the nation, two days after the museum attack that killed 23 people, mostly foreign tourists.

Blackpool fans to watch AFC Blackpool

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 03:02
Blackpool fans plan to protest against the club's owners, the Oyston family, by going to watch AFC Blackpool on Saturday instead.

Solar eclipse finishes in NI

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 02:59
A rare eclipse of the sun in Northern Ireland which was visible to many ends.

VIDEO: Moment of total eclipse over Svalbard

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 02:57
Millions of people in the UK and northern Europe have observed spectacular scenes as the Moon passed between the Earth and the Sun.

'Cash dash' fear in pension overhaul

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 02:53
Pension policyholders have been warned not to be tempted to "dash for the cash" when the new rules come into effect in April.

VIDEO: Anonymity sought for sex crime suspects

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 02:44
People arrested for sexual offences in England and Wales could have their identities protected if a cross-party group of MPs get their way.

Contraceptive implant for girl, 11

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 02:37
An 11-year-old is among more than 600 girls under the age of 16 in Northern Ireland given contraceptive implants in the last five years.

VIDEO: Six Nations meets Game of Thrones

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 02:28
The Six Nations gets the Game of Thrones treatment, with everyone asking 'who will wear the crown'?

Indian train derails killing many

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 02:06
A passenger train derails in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, killing at least 30 people and leaving dozens injured.

Tax receipts cut government borrowing

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 02:06
Britain's public finances improve in February with government borrowing down by a third from a year earlier thanks to a pick up in seasonal income tax payments.

In pictures: Solar eclipse

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 01:15
People gather to see the best solar eclipse in years

Richard III buried with village soil

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 01:10
Soil from the village where Richard III was born will be placed in his coffin when he is reburied, after a donation from the owner of the former king's birthplace.

Pharrell: Everything inspired by something

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 01:09
In his first interview since being sued for copyright for $7.3m (£4.8m) Pharrell Williams warns other musicians could face similar legal action.

VIDEO: Ukraine ceasefire being violated

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 01:09
Fighting is continuing around the government-controlled town of Peski in eastern Ukraine despite the ceasefire.

VIDEO: Six Nations: Best moments so far

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 01:07
Watch the best moments so far from this year's Six Nations Championship before the weekend's deciding matches.