International News

130 jobs boost for NI bus company

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 01:52
Wrightbus, the Ballymena bus company, is creating 130 jobs.

Pension age plan 'not fair on Scots'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 01:49
Holyrood's new pensioners' rights minister Shona Robison believes UK-wide plans to raise the retirement age are not fair on Scots.

Yemen drone strike 'kills militants'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 01:48
At least six suspected militants are killed in a drone strike in eastern Yemen, as the army continues an offensive against al-Qaeda strongholds.

Dewani condition 'has improved'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 01:41
The condition of Shrien Dewani, accused of arranging his wife's killing on their honeymoon in South Africa "has improved", the South African Press Association reports.

VIDEO: 'Flashbacks of bullets overhead'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 01:32
Jake Wood, a former Lance Sergeant in the Territorial Army who served in Afghanistan and suffers from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, explained the flashbacks that he has experienced apart of his condition.

Eurovision splits juries and public

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 01:30
The latest Eurovision figures reveal the differences between the public phone vote and the jury vote at Saturday night's competition.

VIDEO: On the campaign trail with Farage

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 01:23
Giles Dilnot with UKIP leader Nigel Farage on the campaign trail for the local and European elections.

Did David Miliband ignore Gordon Brown on Chagos?

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 01:17
Why did Foreign Office ignore No 10 over the Chagos islands?

Freddie Starr angered by TV interview

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 01:11
Comedian Freddie Starr stops an interview with ITV's Susanna Reid after the Good Morning Britain host asked him about allegations of sex offences.

Aston Villa put up for sale by owner

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 01:06
Aston Villa owner Randy Lerner announces that the Premier League club is being put up for sale.

Charger likely cause of fatal fire

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 00:54
A fire which killed five people was most likely caused by an "electrical fault involving a faulty charging device", investigators say.

Better supply teacher support call

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 00:50
More needs to be done to ensure children's education does not suffer when teachers are absent, it is claimed.

Man held over Belfast reg car bomb

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 00:45
A man in his 50s is arrested after a bomb is found in a Belfast registered car at a hotel in County Dublin at the weekend.

Sterling admits 'terrible mistake'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 00:22
The owner of the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team apologises for making widely-reported racist remarks, but says he was "baited" into the comments.

Fire crews to drive ambulances

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 00:20
Fire crews in Lincolnshire are to take patients to hospital as part of a new pilot to work more closely with the region's ambulance service.

England open 2015 Ashes in Cardiff

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 00:12
England will begin the 2015 Ashes in Cardiff, with Lord's, Edgbaston, Trent Bridge and Kia Oval also hosting Tests.

'Do right thing' death driver urged

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 00:06
Police renew their appeal to the driver of a car who killed a 14-year-old girl in Sheffield, to "do the right thing and come forward".

Greek far right gets poll go-ahead

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-12 00:05
The Greek Supreme Court gives the go-ahead for the ultra-nationalist Golden Dawn party to run in the European elections.

Mexican troops 'kill Zetas founder'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 23:56
One of the original founders of Mexico's most violent drugs cartel, the Zetas, has been shot dead in a gun battle in the city of Reynosa, officials say.

Tens of thousands lost in fraud

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 23:55
Up to 30 people in Limavady, County Londonderry, have lost tens of thousands of pounds in "serious and sophisticated" banking fraud in the past two months.
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