International News

AUDIO: Government accused over fracking survey

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 01:07
A Green Party MP has accused the government of having "something to hide" after the publication of a partly redacted analysis of the potential effects of fracking for shale gas.

Poots 'sees merit' in A&E drunks fee

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 01:05
Northern Ireland’s health minister says he can see merit in the idea of charging fees to people who end up needing hospital treatment as a result of taking drugs or alcohol.

Driver dies after being hit by Stewart

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 00:59
An American racing driver has died after being struck by the car of three-time Nascar champion Tony Stewart in New York.

Energy industry 'over-regulated'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 00:55
Five former energy regulators have suggested that too much regulation may have hindered competition among energy suppliers and kept energy prices high.

VIDEO: Maradona slaps journalist in face

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 00:54
Argentina football legend Diego Maradona slaps a journalist in the face after his car was surrounded by media in Buenos Aires.

Kings of Leon in tour bus accident

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 00:52
Kings of Leon postpone a concert in New York after drummer Nathan Followill breaks his ribs in an accident on their tour bus.

Pegg hails new Star Trek director

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 00:44
New Star Trek director Roberto Orci makes "perfect sense" as the replacement for JJ Abrams, says star Simon Pegg.

Gatwick and Heathrow see July record

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 00:42
The debate over expanding the UK's air capacity has heated up after record passenger numbers at both Heathrow and Gatwick airports in July.

Mickelson secures Ryder Cup place

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 00:41
Phil Mickelson secures a 10th successive Ryder Cup appearance after finishing second at the US PGA Championship.

Figures reveal ward occupancy rates

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 00:23
Wards in many of Scotland's hospitals consistently have higher than recommended occupancy rates, according to data obtained by BBC Scotland.

AUDIO: Why I changed my birth certificate

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 00:21
The first donor-conceived person in Britain to have the man named as her father legally removed from her birth certificate is supporting a campaign to overhaul the way births are registered in the UK.

Murder inquiry into woman's death

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 00:10
A murder investigation is launched following the death of a woman in Sheffield.

The rise of the Islamic State

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 00:00
Visual guide to the growth of the jihadist group

Xinjiang man held over 'rumours'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 23:20
Chinese authorities detain a man accused of spreading online rumours about recent violence in Xinjiang that Beijing says left 96 people dead.

VIDEO: Remittances costing African migrants

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 23:19
The United States has offered billions to contribute to Africa's economic development, but many who left the continent to build a new life in America may be missing out.

Man stabbed to death after argument

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 23:18
A 26-year-old man is stabbed to death in south-east London after an argument with two other men.

Iraq's political crisis deepens

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 23:17
Iraqi PM Nouri Maliki says he will sue the president for violating constitutional rules, as he struggles to manage a raging insurgency in the north.

Gutsy McIlroy battles to win US PGA

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 23:05
World number one Rory McIlroy, 25, wins the fourth major of his career after digging deep to edge a gripping US PGA at Valhalla.

Heavy showers follow torrential rain

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 22:44
Heavy thundery showers are expected to hit mid and south Wales on Monday while the remains of ex-hurricane Bertha push north.

18-year-old woman killed in crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 22:42
An 18-year-old woman dies following a road crash on the Portaferry Road in Newtownards, County Down.

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