International News

NI benefits claimants fall by 1,700

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 02:30
The number of people claiming unemployment benefit in Northern Ireland falls by 1,700 in February.

Chung Ling Soo posters on sale

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 02:25
Vintage posters on sale

Chernobyl: Containing the world's worst nuclear accident

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 02:21
Our science editor David Shukman inspects the colossal dome being constructed to house the crippled Chernobyl nuclear power station.

Bolivia withdraw from Nigeria match

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 02:17
Bolivia cancel a friendly away to Nigeria over security fears, delaying Super Eagles goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama's 100th cap.

VIDEO: The story of the economy since 2010

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 02:13
Ahead of the final coalition Budget, the BBC looks back at the economic story of the government.

Sunderland review Johnson suspension

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 02:07
Sunderland are to review their suspension of midfielder Adam Johnson following an extension to his police bail.

VIDEO: Cheap drug destroying SA townships

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 02:02
A cheap, highly addictive drug called nyaope is destroying impoverished townships in South Africa.

'Partridge for Top Gear' petition

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 01:55
A petition calls on the BBC to hire Alan Partridge as the new presenter of Top Gear.

UK unemployment falls to 1.86m

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 01:52
The number of people out of work in UK fell by 102,000 to 1.86 million in the three months to January, official figures show.

Scottish unemployment up by 6,000

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 01:45
Unemployment in Scotland rose by 6,000 between November and January to stand at 162,000, according to official figures.

VIDEO: New shield for Chernobyl site

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 01:44
A new protective dome is being built to shield the site of the world's worst nuclear accident, at Chernobyl in Ukraine.

Van der Garde settles Sauber dispute

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 01:42
Dutch driver Giedo van der Garde reaches a settlement with Sauber after ending his legal action against the Formula 1 team.

Winkleman honoured for Strictly debut

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 01:32
Claudia Winkleman is named best entertainment presenter at the Royal Television Society Awards, beating Graham Norton and Keith Lemon.

The soup method

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 01:28
Why is a UK town following Detroit's example?

South Africa ease into semi-finals

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 01:04
South Africa thrash Sri Lanka by nine wickets in Sydney to cruise into the semi-finals of the World Cup.

'More victims' of PC in sex case

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 01:00
A police officer from Gloucestershire who admitted having sex with three vulnerable women he met while on duty has "more victims", his force says.

Man killed in M6 lorry collision

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 00:45
A man dies in a crash involving three lorries on the M6 near the Warwickshire/Leicestershire border.

VIDEO: Darpa creates dark web search engine

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 00:39
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has created a search engine that can analyse the dark web.

Aid starts reaching Vanuatu islands

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 00:28
Emergency aid is beginning to reach some of the worst-hit islands of Vanuatu, after a cyclone tore through flattening entire villages.

Riot in Frankfurt targets new ECB HQ

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 00:15
Anti-austerity protesters in the German city of Frankfurt burn police cars in protest at the opening of the European Central Bank's new building.

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