International News

China group 'stole US trade secrets'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 10:14
The US charges six Chinese nationals with economic espionage, accusing them of stealing mobile phone technology to benefit Beijing.

Germanwings victims all identified

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 09:26
All the human remains recovered from the scene of the Germanwings air crash have been identified and can now be returned to their families, a French prosecutor says.

Disgust at paedophile doctor appeal

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 09:25
A paedophile doctor's appeal against his 22-year sentence is "utterly contemptible", says the mother of one his victims.

US police call for biker gang truce

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 09:24
Police in Texas are calling on members of rival motorcycle gangs to stop fighting after a deadly shootout over the weekend left nine dead.

Student's road 'suicide' was 'set-up'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 09:19
The apparent suicide of a British student in Germany is likely to have been a "constructed set-up", an inquest is told.

PCS boss: 'Fight like never before'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 09:11
The leader of the biggest civil service union has urged trade unions to join forces to head off attacks from the new Conservative government.

Whales told apart 'by their voices'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 09:09
US researchers say that they can distinguish individual right whales based on the sound of their vocalisations.

NI largest law firm quits in protest

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 09:00
The largest law firm in Northern Ireland withdraws from all major criminal cases in a protest against new rules reducing the level of legal aid payments.

Chechen call for WhatsApp wife ban

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 08:59
Chechen leader urges men to stop their wives using WhatsApp after outcry over a controversial forced marriage spread on the messaging service.

'Huge drugs haul' in Sahara desert

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 08:59
The French army says it has seized 1.5 tonnes of drugs and a cache of weapons from militant Islamists in the desert in Niger.

Pitch Perfect 2 tops UK box office

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 08:38
Musical comedy Pitch Perfect 2 tops the UK box office in its opening weekend, beating Mad Max: Fury Road into second place.

Four in 10 say too much TV violence

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 08:31
Four in 10 adults say there's too much violence and swearing on British TV, while a third complained of too much sex on screens, according to an Ofcom survey.

Infection ate into student's eye

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 08:18
A student almost loses her sight from an infection she caught using contact lenses.

Passport pants smuggler jailed

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 08:13
An air steward who tried to smuggle fake passports into the UK by hiding them in his underpants is jailed for five years.

VIDEO: Lightning strike hits Dublin college

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 08:11
A bolt of lightning struck the ground of the Dublin Institute of Technology in Dublin on Monday during stormy weather.

Cardiff City Deal funding doubts

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 08:11
A deal to provide hundreds of millions of pounds of funding for building and transport projects in Cardiff and the surrounding areas could be in doubt.

'I want to be best of my generation'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 08:00
World number one Rory McIlroy tells BBC Sport his ambition is to remain at the top and how he is learning from Tiger Woods.

DUP bullying claim councillor quits

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 07:56
A DUP councillor who claimed she had been "bullied" by the party resigns ahead of an internal disciplinary inquiry.

MPs gather to be sworn into Commons

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 07:50
David Cameron is among the first MPs to take the oath - and retake his seat - at the start of the new parliamentary session.

Deepcut family in exhumation plea

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-19 07:47
The family of a soldier found dead at Deepcut Barracks urges a coroner to let her body be exhumed so a "full inquiry" can be held.