International News

Five properties evacuated after fire

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 05:39
Emergency services evacuate five properties as a commercial building catches fire in Newbridge.

Two injured in wedding shooting

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 05:32
Two men are shot and injured at a wedding in Newtownbutler in County Fermanagh.

Kill switches cut 'smartphone crime'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 05:30
Anti-theft "kill switch" tools that prevent criminals from being able to use stolen smartphones appear to be cutting the number of phone thefts.

MEPs back EU anti-terror measures

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 05:23
The European Parliament calls for greater sharing of information among security forces to combat terrorism, in the wake of the Paris attacks.

VIDEO: LIVE: Nicola Sturgeon speech

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 05:18
Scotland's first minister Nicola Sturgeon is giving a speech on austerity and public spending in London

Drink-driver had car wheel missing

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 05:13
A woman drove for almost three miles with just three wheels on her car while more than twice the drink-drive limit, a court hears.

Costa Concordia captain sobs in court

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 05:05
Francesco Schettino, captain of the Costa Concordia, breaks into sobs as he makes a last-ditch appeal to judges ahead of a verdict in his trial.

Popcorn's perfect recipe revealed

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 04:50
Physicists in France work out several details of what makes popcorn pop, including the critical temperature required.

Husband attempted to murder nurse

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 04:46
A man is found guilty of attempting to murder his wife by strangling her as she worked in an intensive care unit.

London bus driver strikes postponed

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 04:41
Two days of planned strike action over pay by London bus drivers are postponed.

Europe's mini 'spaceplane' launches

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 04:40
The European Space Agency launches its mini "spaceplane" demonstrator.

'No intention' of QPR job - Laudrup

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 04:24
Michael Laudrup rules himself out of taking QPR role and will stay with Qatari side Lekhwiya.

How North Carolina murders sparked global outrage

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 04:21
How murder in US sparked global anger

CAR gunmen free kidnapped minister

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 04:18
The Central African Republic's sports minister has been freed after being kidnapped by gunmen last month, his family says.

Low sun warning after 16-car pile-up

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 04:17
Police issue a warning after 16 vehicles were caught up in a series of crashes on the A92 as the road was affected by a low sun.

Fred Talbot jury considers verdicts

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 04:07
The jury in the sex abuse trial of former weather presenter Fred Talbot retires to consider its verdicts.

VIDEO: Miliband: 'Something rotten and it's him'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 04:02
Exchanges between David Cameron and Ed Miliband descend into insults as their PMQs clashes come to an end.

VIDEO: Hang-glider rescued from cliff face

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 03:51
A hang-glider in Sydney was left dangling from the Mona Vale cliff after she crashed into the rock face

Mugged pensioner receives donations

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 03:50
Disabled mugging victim Alan Barnes is presented with a cheque for more than £330,000, raised through online donations.

Day in pictures: 11 February 2015

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 03:49
Images from around the world: 11 February