International News

Missing boy's mum in Greek TV appeal

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 23:03
The mother of missing Ben Needham makes a new appeal on Greek television over the disappearance of her son 24 years ago.

VIDEO: Auschwitz survivor testifies at trial

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 22:49
When Susan Pollack was 13, she was sent to the concentration camp at Auschwitz, where more than one million people, mostly Jews, were killed by the Nazis during the Second World War.

Brownlee pipped by Gomez in Japan

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 22:24
Great Britain's Alistair Brownlee loses to Spain's Javier Gomez after a sprint finish in the World Triathlon Series.

McIlroy in Quail Hollow contention

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 21:42
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy moves to within three shots of the lead in the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow.

India and China sign $22bn in deals

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 20:40
India signs trade and economic co-operation deals worth $22bn ($14bn) in Shanghai as PM Narendra Modi's visit to China draws to a close.

US anti-nuclear activists 'released'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 20:13
A US federal appeals court orders the immediate release of three anti-nuclear activists, including an elderly Catholic nun, the group's lawyer says.

Co-op Group to vote on party funding

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 20:10
The Co-operative Group is to vote on whether to continue financially supporting the Co-operative Party, which has strong ties to Labour.

Traffic fears 'curb walks to school'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 18:00
Almost two-fifths of parents in Great Britain are put off letting their primary-age children walk to school by other parents' driving, suggests a survey.

Heart screens 'needed for athletes'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 17:33
Olympic athletes should have tailored heart screening to check for life-threatening conditions before they can compete, a leading Italian doctor says.

175 years of The Tablet celebrated

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 17:28
The 175th birthday of Catholic journal The Tablet is celebrated with a thanksgiving Mass at Westminster Cathedral.

Step inside the secret robot house

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 16:51
Robot house sleepover at the home that hums

Arctic pollution rules 'not enough'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 16:41
New guidelines are passed to prevent pollution from ships passing through polar waters, but environmentalists are calling for tougher measures.

How the ozone hole changed our lives

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 16:40
How the hole in the ozone layer changed our lives

Saturday edition for pro-indy paper

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 16:26
Scotland's pro-independence daily newspaper The National is to publish six days a week from now on.

Rail crash mercy killings 'probable'

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 16:25
A senior retired army officer says some Scottish soldiers were "probably" shot in mercy killings after a rail disaster near Gretna a century ago.

Church to vote on gay ministers

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 16:23
The ordination of Church of Scotland ministers in same-sex relationships could be adopted this week as Kirk law.

Why do people join losing parties?

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 16:22
Why do people join losing parties?

Colombian bishop offends both sides

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 16:17
A Roman Catholic bishop in Colombia manages to offend both conservative believers and the gay community at a conference on gay marriage and adoption.

Murphy may face 'no confidence' vote

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 16:16
Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy could face a vote of no confidence at a meeting of the party's executive later.

Concern over pension cold calls

BBC - Fri, 2015-05-15 16:02
The number of people being cold calls about their pensions appears to be increasing, says the Information Commissioner's Office.