International News

Anti-fracking vigil at borehole site

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 13:22
Anti-fracking protesters celebrate a decision to block permission for an exploratory borehole for shale gas in County Fermanagh.

Aid mission to Ukraine 'agreed'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 13:20
Ukraine and Russia say they agree to a Red Cross-led humanitarian aid mission to the eastern Ukrainian rebel stronghold of Luhansk.

British hopes high for Zurich gold

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 13:20
Established stars and talented British youngsters can shine at the European Athletics Championships, writes Tom Fordyce.

VIDEO: 'Supermoon' lights up world skies

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 13:09
Stargazers have been taking images of the spectacular ''supermoon'' overnight, where the moon appears bigger and brighter than usual because of its proximity to the earth.

Orwell’s own Indian animal farm

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 13:01
The remote Indian town trying to claim George Orwell

Met Police chief makes theft arrest

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 12:46
The Metropolitan Police Commissioner cuts short a BBC radio interview to jump into a minicab and make an arrest.

Cannibals wins Edinburgh drama prize

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 12:36
Cannibals, a play set in an ex-Soviet war zone by British playwright Rory Mullarkey, is awarded the £10,000 James Tait Black prize for drama.

NI team star at GB Transplant Games

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 12:35
The Northern Ireland team arrive back home from the British Transplant Games in Bolton having won 53 medals.

Tornados to be ready for Iraq role

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 12:29
RAF Tornado jets are to be sent for possible use in the aid operation in northern Iraq, where many thousands of people are fleeing Islamist fighters.

VIDEO: MPs call for alcohol warning labels

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 12:07
A parliamentary group is lobbying for health warnings on all alcohol packaging, similar to those found on cigarette packs.

Travel warning after storm hits

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 12:04
Parts of Scotland are badly affected by high winds and heavy rain in the wake of what was Hurricane Bertha.

Maliki spurned in new Iraq PM choice

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 12:04
Iraq's president asks a Shia politician to replace embattled PM Nouri Maliki, as details emerge of the plight of Yazidis in Kurdistan.

VIDEO: Rural crime up 5% in last year

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 11:59
Rural crime in the UK has risen by more than 5% in the last year, according to latest figures from farm insurance company, NFU Mutual.

Bale targets six trophies this season

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 11:47
Gareth Bale is targeting a clean sweep of six trophies with Real Madrid this season, starting with Tuesday's Uefa Super Cup.

VIDEO: Fleeing families 'starving and scared'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 11:42
Ten of thousands of civilians in northern Iraq are fleeing for their lives, desperate to avoid the advance of the Islamic State.

VIDEO: Man who shot at bad drivers in court

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 11:05
A man appears in court in the German city of Wuerzberg accused of firing more than 700 bullets at vehicles on motorways over five years.

Nigeria soldiers' wives protest

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 11:01
The wives of Nigerian soldiers have protested against their husbands being sent to fight militant Islamist group Boko Haram, a demonstrator says

Row over Nato schools disruption

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 10:52
Plans to disrupt opening times of schools in the Vale of Glamorgan during the Nato summit, despite it being held 25 miles away, are criticised.

VIDEO: Child's buggy rolls on to Tube tracks

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 10:50
British Transport Police have released CCTV images showing a pushchair with a small child rolling on to the tracks at a London Underground station, moments before a train arrived.

Kenyan men hide from circumcision

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 10:44
Men from several ethnic groups in a small town in western Kenya have gone into hiding fearing they will be forcibly circumcised after a spate of attacks.
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