International News

VIDEO: The debate over competition in the NHS

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 12:40
Recent large contracts are fuelling the debate over competition for services within the NHS.

Newry no confidence vote defeated

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 12:35
A motion of no confidence in the Sinn Féin mayor of Newry and Mourne District Council is defeated.

UKIP MEP uses 'outrageous' term

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 12:22
Comments made by a UKIP MEP about a Thai constituent are described as offensive, rude and outrageous by the woman's husband.

Ship death Afghans in asylum plea

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 12:18
A group of people from Afghanistan rescued from a shipping container in Essex are seeking asylum in the UK, the Home Office confirms.

VIDEO: Birthday girl an 'unintended target'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 11:37
Sabrina Moss became the unintended victim of a battle between drug gangs when she was shot dead on her birthday.

Iceland raises volcano alert level

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 11:06
The risk of an eruption at Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has increased, as well as the risk level to the aviation industry, meteorologists say.

Elephant deaths reach tipping point

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 11:01
Africa's elephants have reached a tipping point, where more are being killed each year by poachers than are being born, a study suggests.

Break-in at Canada party leader home

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 10:54
Canadian police investigate a break-in at the home of Canadian Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau, as he considers requesting a security detail.

Khan's MPs to quit Pakistan seats

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 10:35
The Pakistan opposition party led by Imran Khan says it is to resign all its seats in parliament in a bid to oust Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

VIDEO: Abseilers clean Big Ben's clock face

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 10:32
The clock face of the Elizabeth Tower, which houses the famous Big Ben bell, is being cleaned, with the hands frozen at 12 o'clock.

PM defends 'clear' Iraq strategy

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 10:02
Prime Minister David Cameron insists the government's position on Iraq is "clear" and says the UK will not deploy "boots on the ground".

Norway's Statoil in Russian deal

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 09:57
Norway's Statoil partners with Russian state energy giant Rosneft to search for oil in the Arctic, despite Western sanctions against Moscow.

MP wants answers on Sir Cliff search

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 09:49
South Yorkshire Police and the BBC are asked to explain to a committee of MPs how the broadcaster knew in advance Sir Cliff Richard's home was to be searched.

'Refugee convoy hit' in east Ukraine

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 09:31
Many people died when rockets and mortars hit vehicles moving refugees from the Luhansk area of eastern Ukraine, the Ukrainian military says.

England call up Hales for ODI series

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 09:31
England call up Nottinghamshire batsman Alex Hales for the one-day series against India starting next week.

VIDEO: NI pipe band wins tenth world title

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 09:27
The Field Marshal Montgomery Pipe Band, the most successful pipe band of all time, wins a tenth world title at the World Pipe Band Championships in Scotland.

Daughter smothered alcoholic mother

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 09:24
A 19-year-old who suffered "long-term cruelty" at the hands of her alcoholic mother is sentenced to four years and eight months' detention for killing her.

Many tributes paid to Sam Galbraith

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 09:19
Former Scottish education minister Sam Galbraith, thought to be the world's longest-surviving lung transplant patient, dies at the age of 68.

US health data hack hits 4.5 million

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 09:09
A major US hospital group said it was the victim of a cyber-attack resulting in the theft of 4.5 million people's personal data.

Calls for ambulance service inquiry

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-18 09:04
Members of the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service trade union call for an external inquiry into how it is managed.
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