International News

SNP submits fiscal amendment to Bill

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 00:36
The SNP submits an amendment to the Scotland Bill calling for the Scottish Parliament to be given the power to introduce full fiscal autonomy.

Funeral for triple murder family

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 00:26
A funeral service is held for a family found fatally stabbed at their home in Didcot, Oxfordshire.

Burundi mediator quits his role

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 00:25
UN official Said Djinnit steps down from the role of mediating talks between the two sides in the Burundi crisis after calls for him to resign.

Ryanair told to sell Aer Lingus stake

BBC - Thu, 2015-06-11 00:20
Low-cost airline Ryanair has been ordered to sell most of its shares in its Irish rival Aer Lingus by the Competition watchdog.

How to ride 3,000 miles in 12 days

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 23:49
After breaking a bone while cycling 3,000 miles, the daughter of a famous space scientist explains why she's doing it all again.

Westminster house prices 'fall 22%'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 23:40
House prices in the smartest parts of London have fallen by up to 22% since last Autumn, according to the property services group LSL.

VIDEO: Astronauts prepare for return to earth

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 23:28
Three astronauts have begun their return to Earth from the International Space Station, one month after a rocket failure delayed an earlier attempt.

Raid on Chicago home over nude leaks

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 23:26
Documents reveal a building in Chicago was raided by the authorities over last year's leak of hundreds of nude photos of female stars including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence.

Iconic Degas dancer statue to be sold

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 23:18
Little Dancer Aged Fourteen, one of Edgar Degas' most famous works, is to be sold at auction.

Milk digestion's 'more recent rise'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 23:15
The ability to digest milk appears to have become common only very recently in Europe, according to a new study.

All-female team win Ocean Race leg

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 23:03
Team SCA become the first all-female crew for 25 years to win a leg of the round-the-world Volvo Ocean Race.

Delayed astronauts to return to Earth

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 23:01
Three astronauts are due to return from the International Space Station after their original departure was delayed by a month over a rocket failure.

Police 'solving fewer crimes'

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 22:52
An independent think tank claims Police Scotland is solving fewer crimes, in spite of hiring more officers.

China frees UK investigator's wife

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 22:32
Yu Yingzeng, the wife and business partner of British GSK investigator Peter Humphrey, is freed early from prison days after her husband.

VIDEO: Standing up for fitness in schools

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 21:59
Children as young as three are being taught the importance of getting up and about - to help them prevent the diseases of old age.

City deal benefits for region hailed

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 21:54
A multimillion-pound 'city deal' of major investment for Cardiff could benefit people across south Wales, council leaders will be told.

Queen presents soldiers new colours

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 21:43
The Royal Welsh receive new regimental colours from the Queen in Cardiff on Thursday.

Amnesty urges journalist death probe

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 21:39
Rights group Amnesty International calls for an investigation into the killing of a journalist in India.

Ronan parents in online safety plea

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 21:25
The mother and father of Tyrone schoolboy Ronan Hughes urge parents to start a conversation with their children about online safety.

Robin voted Britain's national bird

BBC - Wed, 2015-06-10 21:03
The robin tops a poll of more than 200,000 people organised by ornithologist David Lindo to select Britain's first national bird.