International News

BBC Radio Ulster wins gold award

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 15:07
BBC Radio Ulster wins station of the year at the Radio Academy awards.

Car tech driving a greener future

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 15:05
Can technology make us more sustainable drivers?

China's answer to Warren Buffett?

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 15:00
The man aiming to be the East's answer to the Sage of Omaha

VIDEO: China's answer to Warren Buffett

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 15:00
Fosun founder and chair Guo Guangchang is trying to transform his firm into a top asset manager, similar to Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway.

'Arrogance' over need for sleep

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 14:59
Society has become "supremely arrogant" in ignoring the importance of sleep, leading researchers have told the BBC's Day of the Body Clock.

RBS US arm Citizens in share sale

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 14:50
The Royal Bank of Scotland announces plans for a public share sale of part of its US subsidiary, Citizens, later this year.

VIDEO: Egyptian doctor stands trial for FGM

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 14:46
For the first time a doctor in Egypt is to stand trial on charges of female genital mutilation, following the death of a 13-year-old girl.

'Idol' Aiken's US House rival dies

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 14:43
A businessman vying against one-time American Idol star Clay Aiken for the Democratic nomination for a US House seat dies suddenly in a fall.

VIDEO: A journey to Boko Haram territory

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 14:19
The Nigerian government is under increasing pressure to deal with Boko Haram militants who have been engaged in a violent campaign since 2009 which has claimed thousands of lives.

Queens Park Rangers 2-1 Wigan (agg 2-1)

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 14:06
Charlie Austin scores twice as QPR come from behind to defeat Wigan after extra-time and reach the Championship play-off final.

Migrants drown as Libya boat sinks

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 13:54
At least 17 people died and 200 were rescued when a boat carrying hundreds of migrants sank between Libya and southern Italy, navy officials say.

VIDEO: X-Men stars at UK premiere

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 13:43
The cast of the latest X-Men film have been hitting the blue carpet in London's Leicester Square ahead of its UK premiere.

Pfizer in AstraZeneca legal pledge

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 13:38
US firm Pfizer says commitments to preserve UK science jobs - if it wins a $106bn (£63bn) takeover of AstraZeneca - are legally binding.

Bold Hodgson's brave Brazilian blend

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 13:30
Roy Hodgson's squad is laced with youth, says Phil McNulty

Labour attacks free schools spending

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 13:20
Education Secretary Michael Gove defends free schools after Labour calls them a "pet political project".

UN: Indigenous Canadians 'in crisis'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 13:12
Canada faces a "crisis" over the living conditions of its aboriginal residents, the UN special rapporteur for the rights of indigenous peoples says.

Ferdinand to leave Man Utd in summer

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 12:51
Rio Ferdinand is to leave Manchester United in the summer after the defender is not offered a new contract.

Doctors' mental health unit concerns

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 12:47
Two senior doctors at a mental health unit say they are concerned about the way it is being run but the health board says the correct procedures are being followed.

VIDEO: Twin babies born holding hands

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 12:44
US twin sisters, who were born holding hands, are breathing on their own after being removed from a ventilator, their mother has said.

Ukraine rebels seek to join Russia

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 12:41
A Ukrainian separatist leader wants Russia to "absorb" Donetsk region after a self-rule referendum that Kiev and the EU condemned as illegal.
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