International News

VIDEO: Detroit cracks down on carjackers

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 16:54
Authorities in the US city of Detroit have set up a special force to deal with the escalating problem of carjacking.

The actor with Down's syndrome tackling Dickens

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 15:50
The actor with Down's starring in BBC classic serial

Judge orders serial rapist's release

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 15:31
A man who raped and assaulted at least 40 women has been ordered to live in a remote California community, despite objections from residents.

The man killed by an automaton

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 15:27
The moral of the tale, don't stand close to a clock.

Madrid rivals in European showdown

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 15:14
Divided loyalties as Madrid's teams face off in European Cup

Afghan notebook: Helmand homecoming

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 15:10
A reporter's emotional return to Lashkar Gah

NI election counts still going on

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 15:00
Counting of votes in Northern Ireland's local government elections is continuing well into the night.

VIDEO: Conchita praises 'tolerant' Europe

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 14:59
Newsnight speaks to the winner of the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, Conchita Wurst, as countries across Europe head to the polls.

The world's worst stadium disaster

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 14:58
The world's worst stadium disaster - and one of the least known

Extradited pair remanded in US jail

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 14:54
A British couple who lost their fight against extradition are remanded in custody by a US court to face fraud charges.

Teen suicide after Facebook threats

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 14:36
An inquest hears that a 17-year-old boy killed himself after receiving violent threats on Facebook.

VIDEO: Film Review - the week's new films

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 14:18
Film critic Mark Kermode reviews the week's film releases, including X-Men: Days Of Future Past, Heli and Fading Gigolo.

Farage: UKIP now 'serious players'

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 13:37
Nigel Farage says UKIP can win seats at the general election after it made gains in English council polls at the expense of other parties.

Bale and Real share La Decima dream

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 13:35
Humble Gareth Bale avoids Real Madrid hubris as city rivals Atletico stand between them and a historic 10th European Cup.

Call for cap on fuel bill surcharges

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 13:30
Pressure is mounting on energy suppliers to cut the amount they charge customers who do not pay their bills by direct debit.

Oldest American celebrates 115 years

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 13:29
The oldest living American, one of the few people still alive worldwide to be born in the 19th Century, celebrates her 115th birthday.

Irish and Czechs vote in Euro polls

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 13:17
Voters in Ireland and the Czech Republic go to the polls on the second day of European elections.

McCrea 'must quit' amid sex inquiry

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 12:45
The deputy leader of NI21 calls for his party leader to step aside while allegations of sexual impropriety against a young woman are investigated.

Parents' legal win on nursery cuts

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 12:23
Parents campaigning against cuts to nursery provision in Rhondda Cynon Taf win the latest stage of their battle at the High Court in London.

Hospital services shake-up supported

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-23 12:18
Controversial plans to centralise hospital services in five south Wales sites are expected to go ahead after a patients' watchdog chose not to refer the decision to the health minister.
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