International News

Driver reversed over pensioner

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 11:02
A driver who knocked down and killed an 85-year-old woman while reversing out of her driveway pleads guilty to careless driving.

Kurds' fallen marine airport tribute

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 10:47
Hundreds of Kurds gather at Manchester Airport to honour a former Royal Marine killed fighting Islamic State in Syria.

Invisible men make Liverpool and Man Utd tick

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 10:41
Robbie Savage on the part Joe Allen and Michael Carrick will play in deciding whether Liverpool or Manchester United win at Anfield on Sunday.

Greens criticise SF over welfare

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 10:22
Green Party MLA Steven Agnew has strongly criticised Sinn Féin's handling of the issue of welfare reform.

Weekend edition: The best of the week's reads

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 10:15
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.

'Rethink needed' on college plan

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 10:06
The final nail appears to have been hammered into the coffin of plans for a joint training college for the police and other emergency services at Desertcreat, County Tyrone.

German Grand Prix cut from schedule

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 10:03
The German grand prix is cut from the Formula One World Championship calendar for the 2015 season.

Twisted Sister drummer dies at 55

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 09:54
AJ Pero, the drummer with US heavy metal band Twisted Sister, dies aged 55.

Sporting moments that make you smile

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 09:54
A selection of the most joyous sporting moments from BBC followers to mark this, the UN's International Day of Happiness.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 09:48
The country where it's embarrassing for a man to hold an umbrella for a woman, and more nuggets.

Viner appointed new Guardian editor

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 09:48
Katharine Viner is to become the first female editor-in-chief of The Guardian, taking over from the departing Alan Rusbridger

Brothers of Thai ex-princess jailed

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 09:41
The brothers of former Thai princess Srirasmi are jailed for defaming the monarchy following her divorce from the crown prince.

Clegg on life outside politics

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 09:29
James Landale profiles the Lib Dem leader

Man jailed for footballer murder

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 09:26
A man is jailed for murder after fatally stabbing a teenage footballer in the neck with a broken bottle.

Woman falls to death from flats

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 09:25
A woman dies after falling from the window of a flat in Quarry Street, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire.

Gutierrez 'born again' after return

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 09:22
Newcastle's Jonas Gutierrez feels "born again" following his return to Premier League action after overcoming testicular cancer.

UKIP in turmoil over candidates

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 09:15
UKIP is facing claims from rivals it is in disarray after two election candidates were suspended and a third stood down.

Carrick signs Man Utd extension

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 09:13
Manchester United's 33-year-old midfielder Michael Carrick signs a one-year contract extension at Old Trafford.

Syria fears prompt court travel ban

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 09:13
Five teenage girls who had shown an interest in going to Syria are barred from travelling abroad by a High Court judge.

FTSE 100 surges to record high

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 09:10
Shares gains for building supplier CRH help the benchmark FTSE 100 index surge to an all-time record of more than 7,000.