International News

Ministers in joint trade mission

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-08 01:12
Ministers from Stormont, Dublin and Westminster go on their first-ever joint trade mission, to Singapore, next week.

Spike in Afghan civilian casualties

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-08 01:11
The number of civilians killed and wounded in Afghanistan rose 14% in 2013, with women and children particularly badly affected, the UN says.

Bullied soldier 'attempted suicide'

BBC - Sat, 2014-02-08 01:11
A former soldier tells the BBC he tried to commit suicide several times after the Army ignored his claims of bullying.

VIDEO: Stag imitation contest held in Germany

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 21:21
The 16th annual stag competition has taken place in Dortmund, Germany.

'Stormageddon' and Sochi spectacle - the papers

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 21:07
The flooding crisis - with warnings of worse to come - appears on virtually every front page on Saturday. The Winter Olympics opening ceremony also features.

Woody Allen denies abusing daughter

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 19:33
The filmmaker again denies abusing adopted daughter Dylan Farrow, saying in the New York Times she has been "used as a pawn for revenge".

VIDEO: Stars gather for Hoffman funeral

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 19:28
Friends and family of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman have paid their respects at a funeral in New York City.

Stabbed man found in car crash dies

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 19:03
A man found stabbed in a car which was involved in a crash with a bus near a south London tube station dies.

Argentine head-on bus crash kills 17

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 17:50
At least 17 people are killed near the Argentine city of Mendoza when a lorry driving on the wrong side of the motorway hits a bus.

VIDEO: Does Russia have #SochiProblems?

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 17:27
Russians say stop moaning and enjoy the games

In pictures: Bokassa's ruined palace in CAR

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 17:27
Pictures of a crumbling palace now home to an abandoned army

Are typewriters the answer to snooping?

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 17:14
Some diplomats have reverted to typewriters to evade electronic snooping - but they too have their weaknesses, says security correspondent Gordon Corera.

The rise of drug overdoses in the US

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 17:14
Philip Seymour Hoffman has become the latest celebrity to die from a drugs overdose, which is a growing problem in the US.

'I didn't let bowel disease beat me'

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 17:13
Former rugby star Lewis Moody on his struggle with colitis

Lord Lichfield's portraits on show

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 17:08
Lord Lichfield's royal and celebrity portraits go on show

Kosovo students clash with police

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 16:24
Police in the Kosovan capital Pristina use tear gas to disperse hundreds of mostly student protesters in the country's main public university.

Composing music with your thoughts

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 16:14
Headset that helps you compose with your thoughts

Skiers warned of terrain trap risk

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 16:12
Skiers, climbers and walkers are being warned to be aware of a danger created by huge amounts of snow and high winds.

Women 'fare worse after strokes'

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 16:00
Women have a poorer quality of life after a stroke than men, especially if they are older, a study has found.

Fresh protest over legal aid cuts

BBC - Fri, 2014-02-07 16:00
Barristers, solicitors and law students are set to meet at a protest to voice their opposition to proposed cuts to legal aid.

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