International News

Alert as zoo animals escape in flood

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 01:08
Residents of the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, are told to stay indoors after flooding kills eight people and leads a number of zoo animals to escape.

S Korea hospital 'spread Mers cases'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 01:04
A hospital in Seoul suspends services after being identified as the source of almost half the cases in the outbreak of the Mers virus.

Warburton and Weir to manage Rangers

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 00:59
Mark Warburton and David Weir will sign a deal to become Rangers' new management team within 24 hours.

Twice attacked man dies in hospital

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 00:52
A man has died after he was attacked twice in Cambridge by different people within a half hour period, police say.

VIDEO: Monster truck front flip record bid

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 00:33
Tom Meents has completed a full forward rotation front flip in a monster truck but has missed out on a Guinness World Record title because the truck over rotated.

Further arrests over Dublin shooting

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 00:23
Police arrest two more men after a father of three was shot dead at a pigeon club in Dublin on Friday.

5SOS guitarist burnt on stage

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 00:09
Five Seconds of Summer's Michael Clifford walked in to a shooting flame at a concert in London.

VIDEO: 'Nude photo' woman arrives in UK

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 00:08
Eleanor Hawkins, a British woman jailed for taking her clothes off on a mountain in Malaysia, has returned to the UK.

NI pupils 'need workplace training'

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 23:57
Northern Ireland's education system must adapt to train student for "real jobs in the real world", according to the boss of an engineering firm.

VIDEO: Edinburgh waits for 'smelly' giant plant

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 23:42
Senior Horticulturist at Edinburgh's Royal Botanical Gardens, Sadie Barber, describes the ''amazing strategy'' of the titan arum, which is expected to flower in Scotland's capital for the first time.

VIDEO: UK's Ramadan fast 'should be shortened'

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 23:31
There is a call for British Muslims to reduce their fasting hours during Ramadan, which begins this week.

Harris jail song 'must affect parole'

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 23:27
Rolf Harris should be denied parole after he reportedly called his victims "slimy little woodworm" in lyrics to a song he has penned in prison, their lawyer says.

Community cash 'spent on salaries'

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 23:24
Money to help the poorest communities in Wales is being spent on "shiny new offices" and staff salaries instead of improving lives, the Conservatives claim.

Disruption warning over cycle race

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 23:19
Motorists are warned they could face disruption around south Wales as roads are closed for a major cycle race.

Mountain strip woman back in UK

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 23:18
A British woman jailed in Malaysia for taking her clothes off on a mountain is back in the UK.

Kirby England's mini Messi - Sampson

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 22:43
Fran Kirby, who suffered depression and quit the game four years ago, receives high praise after helping England beat Mexico.

Faulty goods 'cause 12,000 fires'

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 21:01
Malfunctioning household appliances caused almost 12,000 fires in Britain in just over three years, research by consumer group Which? finds.

Nicaraguans march against canal

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 20:57
Thousands of Nicaraguans protest against a planned canal linking the Atlantic and Pacific oceans that they say will damage the environment.

Thousands in Macedonia protest

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 19:45
About 2,000 people march in Macedonia's capital Skopje demanding equal rights for the country's Albanian minority, amid political turmoil.

Slovakia tests South Korean for Mers

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 18:40
Slovakia is testing a South Korean man for the potentially deadly Mers virus, as further cases are reported in South Korea.