International News

Voters heading to polls across UK

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 10:25
Millions of people are voting on Thursday in the European elections and for local councillors in England and Northern Ireland.

VIDEO: First footage from yacht search scene

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 10:02
Debris has been found in the Atlantic near to where the UK yacht Cheeki Rafiki disappeared.

Bombers target Shia pilgrims in Iraq

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 09:58
At least 24 Shia Muslim pilgrims have been killed and dozens wounded in three bomb attacks in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, officials say.

Ex-Sussex pair charged with fixing

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 09:53
The England and Wales Cricket Board charges former Sussex players Lou Vincent and Naved Arif with match-fixing.

Moffett forces extraordinary meeting

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 09:51
Welsh Rugby Union prepares to call an Extraordinary General Meeting after challenger David Moffett gets enough backing from clubs.

Malawi poll marred by 'rigging'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 09:50
Malawi's elections were marred by "serious irregularities", including computer-hacking, President Joyce Banda says, as one of her ministers kills himself.

'Boko Haram' destroy Nigeria village

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 09:48
Suspected militant Islamists kill more than 25 people and burn nearly all the homes in a village in north-eastern Nigeria, residents say.

VIDEO: Nile Rodgers collects Ivor Novello

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 09:46
Nile Rodgers and London Grammar are just two of the winners at the Ivor Novello Awards 2014.

Lightning strikes Shard skyscraper

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 09:43
Several bolts of lightning hit London during a brief thunderstorm, including one captured over the Shard in south London.

Cardiff striker Bellamy retires

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 09:43
Former Wales captain Craig Bellamy retires from football following Cardiff City's relegation from the Premier League.

Fishermen 'survived on two biscuits'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 09:36
Two fishermen feared lost at sea off the Aberdeenshire coast survived on two biscuits and a bottle of water in the two days before their rescue.

Ex-DJ charged with 41 sex offences

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 09:16
Former BBC Radio 1 DJ Chris Denning is charged with 41 sexual offences, after an investigation by Operation Yewtree.

Vodafone raises UK call charges

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 09:13
The company announces price increases that could add 10% to customers' monthly bills - but gives them the option to leave contracts free of charge

Police seek all Boston College tapes

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 09:05
Police confirm that they are seeking to obtain all material relating to Boston College's Belfast Project.

Teen animal beater banned for life

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 09:03
A teenager who had footage on his mobile phone of him kicking a cat in the face and repeatedly beating a dog is banned from keeping animals for life.

Fleetwood Mac star honoured at awards

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 08:53
Fleetwood Mac's Christine McVie is honoured with a lifetime achievement at this year's Ivor Novello songwriting awards.

NUT withdraws strike threat for June

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 08:38
The National Union of Teachers has withdrawn its threat of strike action in England and Wales in June.

Call for church gay marriage rethink

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 08:25
A gay Church of Scotland minister says he hopes the Kirk will eventually come to accept same-sex marriage.

Kinki University to change name

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 08:24
Kinki University in Japan is going to change its name as it seeks to raise its international profile and appeal to English-speaking overseas students.

Lee Rigby remembered one year on

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-22 08:18
The widow of Fusilier Lee Rigby breaks down as she and the soldier's mother visit the scene of his murder in south-east London.
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