International News

VIDEO: Whales left to die on Donegal beach

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 00:44
Efforts to save a pod of 13 whales stranded on a beach in the Republic of Ireland fail.

Sniffer dog finds child abuse images

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 00:36
A suspect is arrested after a dog trained to detect electronic circuitry found a memory stick containing images of child sexual abuse hidden in a tin box inside a metal cabinet.

Girl killed by falling fireplace

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-08 00:07
A toddler dies as a fireplace at her family home falls on top of her.

Festival moving 'in right direction'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 23:57
Organisers of the Llangollen International Eisteddfod say they hope the festival's fortunes are heading in the right financial direction, as the event opens.

'Extensive' search for missing man

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 23:41
A North Wales Police officer says an extensive search has been carried out by local forces for a Denbigh pensioner missing in Crete.

UK doctor death not suicide - inmates

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 23:31
A UK doctor who was found dead in prison in Syria did not not kill himself as Syrian officials claim, two of his former inmates say.

Police attacked at bomb alert scene

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 23:21
A bomb alert in County Tyrone which forced a number of families to leave their homes overnight ends.

'Corruption sank' South Korea ferry

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 22:26
An interim report says the 16 April sinking of South Korea ferry Sewol was partly due to government negligence and corruption.

Welfare reform 'takes toll on poor'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 22:06
Vulnerable people are being forced into hardship due to welfare reform, Citizens Advice Cymru claims, with a big impact on their mental and physical health.

VIDEO: Japan braced for 'huge' Typhoon

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 22:06
Typhoon Neoguri is approaching Japan's Okinawa island chain, packing strong winds and torrential rain.

'Biggest ever' child sex inquiry - papers

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 20:48
Most of Tuesday's papers focus on the home secretary's launch of inquiries into the way historical child sex abuse claims were handled by public bodies.

VIDEO: Germany's World Cup semi-final record

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 20:37
BBC Sport takes a look at Germany's impressive record at World Cup semi-finals, featuring goals from all their last-four games since 1966.

In Pictures: Ryan Gander in Manchester

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 19:57
Artist Ryan Gander on why painting is "an illogical act"

What is 'raw' chocolate?

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 19:46
Chocolate claimed to be a "superfood" is hitting shops and cafes.

The Jehovah's Witnesses' new tactic

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 19:44
Why are the Jehovah's Witnesses targeting train stations?

India to unveil new railway budget

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 19:39
India's new government is expected to recommend a bigger role for the private sector as it prepares to present its first railway budget.

VIDEO: Samsung faces smartphone challenge

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 17:26
As Samsung forecasts a 25% drop in profit, the BBC's Puneet Pal Singh looks at the challenges facing the company.

Samsung forecasts 25% drop in profit

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 17:09
Samsung Electronics forecasts a 25% drop in profit for the April-to-June quarter due to a slowdown in the smartphone market and a strong Korean currency.

Disc awards include streaming data

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 17:04
The disc awards for 80 singles including Jessie J's Price Tag are upgraded after the incorporation of streaming data, the BPI has announced.

VIDEO: The councillor with Down's syndrome

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 16:35
How one man with learning difficulties serves his local community
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