International News

Sports bar action after complaints

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 23:44
A sports bar which has attracted a series of complaints from police and residents has its licence suspended for 10 weeks.

Plea to prevent deliberate fires

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 23:28
Parents are urged to help stamp out deliberate fires by keeping an eye on their children during the Whitsun holiday.

VIDEO: Huge sinkhole appears at golf course

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 23:18
A large sinkhole is discovered at a Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course in the US state of Missouri.

Determined Poulter in Colonial mix

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 23:10
Ian Poulter moves second at the Crowne Plaza Invitational as he looks to respond to criticism from PGA Tour professionals.

VIDEO: Ireland awaits referendum result

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 22:32
Ballots are being counted in the Republic of Ireland, where voters have been taking part in a referendum on whether to legalise same-sex marriage.

Depression makes heart failure worse

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 22:31
People with heart failure must be screened for signs of depression and offered counselling, scientists say.

US Senate blocks surveillance bill

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 22:19
The US Senate blocks a bill that would have ended bulk collection of phone records by the National Security Agency.

Passport, money, racquets, shoes

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 22:07
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova on her packing routine, her recent comeback, and how she approaches the French Open.

Warning councils 'turning off' CCTV'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 21:01
Councils in England and Wales are turning off CCTV cameras in an attempt to cut costs, a surveillance watchdog warns.

VIDEO: Who's in charge of IS? In 90 secs

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 20:41
How does Islamic State govern an area the size of Belgium? BBC News explains in 90 seconds.

Service to mark Dunkirk rescue

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 20:09
A service is to be held later in Dunkirk to mark the 75th anniversary of the rescue of thousands of allied troops during World War Two.

VIDEO: Mexico shoot-out leaves dozens dead

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 18:22
A shoot-out on the border between the Mexican states of Michoacan and Jalisco leaves at least 43 people dead.

Spiders strum on leaves for love

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 18:07
Purring spiders use leaves as microphones and speakers to transmit their purring courtship song to a female, scientists find.

End adoption delays, councils told

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 18:05
Councils in England could be forced to merge their services to speed up adoption rates, under new government powers to be announced next week.

Baghdad halts Ramadi refugee flow

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 18:00
Authorities in Baghdad close a key bridge, stopping the flow of refugees fleeing the city of Ramadi captured by Islamic State militants this week.

The strange day my father saved Harold Wilson’s life

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 17:02
The strange day my father saved Harold Wilson’s life

VIDEO: Is this the new face of the £20 note?

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 16:57
Julia Margaret Cameron was a pioneering British photographer, and should be the face of the £20 note, says Will Gompertz.

Email error reveals bank's EU project

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 16:46
The Bank of England confirms it is researching the financial risks of the UK leaving the EU after it "inadvertently" sent details of the project to the Guardian newspaper.

Assessing Syria's chemical weapons

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 16:10
For the past year, there have been reports that chemicals such as chlorine and ammonia continue to be used for attacks in Syria. So why is it so difficult to monitor what weapons Syria has?

Spain's political masters face bloody nose

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-22 16:03
Spaniards are poised to give their political masters a bloody nose in a bumper election year, reports James Badcock.