International News

Child held hostage in robbery bid

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-19 06:47
A child is held hostage by a kidnapper who attacked the child's father and forced him to drive to a Belfast post office and demanded money.

Kerry Dixon jailed over pub assault

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-19 06:46
Former England and Chelsea footballer Kerry Dixon is jailed for nine months for punching and kicking a man who is said to have called him "fatso".

Top seed Halep beaten by Mladenovic

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-19 06:35
Kristina Mladenovic beats world number three Simona Halep 2-6 6-0 7-6 in the quarter-finals of the Aegon Classic.

Woman guilty of murdering husband

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-19 06:27
A woman is found guilty of murdering her husband on Skye in February last year.

Saucy QR porn code too hot for Heinz

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-19 06:22
A QR code on a bottle of Heinz ketchup directs browsers to a site now used to host porn.

Evans 'not dropped from UKIP role'

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-19 06:17
UKIP denies Suzanne Evans has been dropped as a party spokeswoman, claiming a leaked e-mail suggesting otherwise was sent to the BBC "without proper authority".

Vettel top as Hamilton struggles

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-19 05:45
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel tops second practice at the Austrian GP with Lewis Hamilton fifth after an error-strewn session.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-19 05:43
Which insect is more valuable than the monarchy to the UK economy?

Petrobras case nets top businessman

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-19 05:29
One of Brazil's top businessmen, Marcelo Odebrecht, is arrested as part of a major investigation into corruption at state-owned oil giant Petrobras.

VIDEO: Church relatives 'only feel love'

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-19 05:14
The teenage children of one of the victims of the shooting at a church in Charleston, say they have forgiven their mother's killer.

Facebook drops photo app in Europe

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-19 05:07
Facebook's photo-synching app Moments will not be launched in Europe because of its use of facial recognition technology.

Vanessa-Mae's skiing ban overturned

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-19 05:01
Vanessa-Mae's four-year skiing ban is overturned after she is cleared of helping fix races to qualify for the Sochi Olympics.

I have never taken drugs, says Farah

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-19 04:42
Double Olympic champion Mo Farah says the last two weeks have been the "toughest of my life" after allegations against his coach.

VIDEO: Muslims 'buying in' to IS prejudices

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-19 04:35
Prime Minister David Cameron warns of the dangers posed by those who "quietly condone" Islamic State militants' extremist ideology.

Jehovah's Witnesses in abuse payout

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-19 04:33
A woman who claimed Jehovah's Witness elders failed to protect her from sex abuse carried out by a convicted paedophile wins a six-figure payout.

Healthcare worker jailed for theft

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-19 04:27
A healthcare worker who stole cash and jewellery from vulnerable cancer patients is jailed for 16 months.

VIDEO: Jehovah's 'not serious on child abuse'

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-19 04:24
A woman who successfully argued in court that the Jehovah's Witness failed to protect her from sexual abuse as a child, says they didn't take the issue seriously.

In pictures: Americans share images of racial imbalance after Charleston

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-19 04:22
Americans share images of racial imbalance after Charleston

Killer son was like a 'sleepwalker'

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-19 04:22
A man accused of sexually assaulting his mother before killing her was in a "dissociated state", similar to sleepwalking, a court hears.

Administrators cut 129 Arches jobs

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-19 04:00
Administrators for the Arches venue in Glasgow make 129 staff redundant after the business collapsed following the loss of its nightclub licence.