International News

Husband found wife 'still breathing'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 03:47
The husband of a woman who was killed in a Glasgow park tells a court how he thought she was still breathing when he found her fatally injured.

Police apology over child abuse

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 03:45
Essex Police apologises to alleged victims of child abuse over the way it handled investigations.

Orphaned otter cub on the mend

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 03:44
A poorly otter cub found orphaned in a Perthshire village is on the road to recovery after being taken in by the Scottish SPCA.

Coast guard jailed over Sewol ferry

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 03:36
A former coast guard captain is jailed for four years in South Korea for negligence over the attempted rescue from the stricken Sewol ferry.

Rapidshare to close within weeks

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 03:30
It was once one of the most popular file-sharing sites, but Rapidshare will close down in March after users abandoned it.

Niger emergency after militant raids

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 03:30
Niger declares a state of emergency along its south-eastern border with Nigeria after a spate of attacks by militant Islamists, giving troops sweeping new powers.

Leaders clash over HSBC accounts

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 03:30
Ed Miliband and David Cameron trade verbal blows over political donors who held Swiss bank accounts with HSBC.

TransAsia pilots fail safety tests

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 03:26
Some 29 pilots working for Taiwanese airline TransAsia are suspended after failing or missing safety tests, a week after a fatal crash.

Who will replace Jon Stewart?

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 03:17
Who could replace Jon Stewart on The Daily Show?

Toucan 'to get prosthetic beak'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 02:58
A toucan in Costa Rica, which lost part of its beak in an attack by youths, looks set to be fitted with a prosthetic replacement.

The humble teacher inspiring Ireland

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 02:57
Passionate, obsessive, humble; schoolteacher, Guinness drinker, litter monitor: How Joe Schmidt inspired Ireland to new heights.

Bambi savaged 'by a pack of dogs'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 02:56
A hand-reared deer called Bambi is believed to have been mauled to death by dogs at a Powys wildlife park.

Man detained by anti-terror police

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 02:56
A 31-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of planning acts of terrorism as police search five addresses on Merseyside.

Crashed plane's fuel gauge 'faulty'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 02:49
The fuel gauge of a plane which nosedived at a Flintshire airport killing two people must have been faulty, an inquest hears.

German ex-president laid to rest

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 02:42
Former German President Richard von Weizsaecker is laid to rest in a state funeral in Berlin.

3D-printed knuckle dusters seized

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 02:37
Police in Queensland, Australia arrest a 28-year-old man after finding 3D-printed knuckle dusters and suspected gun parts.

Charity must surrender castle land

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 02:35
A High Court judge orders a charity to hand over the coffee shop it runs in the grounds of Hillsborough Castle to the government.

England lose final warm-up match

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 02:34
England lose their last World Cup warm-up game by four wickets as Pakistan prevail in a tense finish in Sydney.

UN pulls out of DR Congo offensive

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 02:29
The UN withdraws support for a planned offensive against rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo after the government refuses to sack two generals.

Western powers close Yemen embassies

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 02:20
The US, UK and France are closing their embassies in Yemen due to the deteriorating security situation and political crisis in the country.