International News

Bank of England cuts UK growth rate

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 01:59
The Bank of England cuts its 2015 growth forecast from 2.9% to 2.5%, as governor Mark Carney unveils his quarterly inflation report.

EU to launch migrant quotas plan

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 01:52
The European Commission is to unveil key proposals for tackling the EU migration crisis, including a controversial quota scheme.

Welsh voters are 'not so different'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 01:49
Labour needs a break with the past and an honest assessment of why so many Welsh voters chose the Conservatives over them, one of its MPs says.

VIDEO: Cameras capture Nicaraguan volcano eruption

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 01:46
Camera crews capture a dramatic eruption from Nicaragua's Telica volcano.

NI unemployment falls to 44,300

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 01:41
The number of people claiming unemployment benefit in Northern Ireland fell by a further 900 in April, according to the latest statistics.,

Somalia executes two MP assassins

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 01:40
Two suspected members of al-Shabab are executed after being found guilty of killing five people including four MPs, one of whom was a famous musician.

Elton John plans new Billy Elliot film

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 01:32
Elton John reveals plans for a film big screen adaptation of his stage show Billy Elliot the Musical as it celebrates its 10th birthday.

Four injured as speedboat overturns

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 01:28
Four people are injured when a speedboat overturned in waters off Hamble, Hampshire.

MH370 search discovers shipwreck

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 01:16
The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 uncovers a previously unknown shipwreck, raising hopes that the missing jet could be found.

VIDEO: Our Tune: Kevin & Andrew love affair

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 01:13
The BBC's iconic 'Our Tune' presenter Simon Bates takes us through the rocky relationship of former team-mates Kevin Pietersen and Andrew Strauss.

VIDEO: 'The horror and barbarity just hit us'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 01:11
Auschwitz survivors continue to testify at trial of a former SS guard Oskar Groening.

Burundi police 'fire on protesters'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 01:04
Police in Burundi's capital open fire on a big crowd of protesters in unrest over the president's re-election bid, eyewitnesses say.

Scottish unemployment up by 19,000

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 00:54
Unemployment in Scotland climbed by 19,000 to 168,000 in the first quarter of the year, according to official figures.

UK unemployment falls to 1.83m

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 00:51
UK unemployment in the January to March period fell to 1.83 million, official figures show, down 35,000 from the previous quarter.

VIDEO: North Korea Defence Chief 'executed'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 00:45
North Korea's Defence Minister Hyon Yong-chol has been executed for showing disloyalty to Kim Jong-un, South Korea's spy agency says.

Murder victim 'received counselling'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 00:40
A former Northern Ireland woman allegedly murdered by her husband in Australia had been receiving domestic violence counselling months before hear death, a court hears.

VIDEO: Prince Harry does the Haka

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 00:36
Prince Harry takes part in a traditional Maori Haka during his tour of New Zealand.

N Korea 'execution' highlights Kim's insecurity

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 00:33
North Korean leadership expert Mike Madden on what the reported execution of Defence Minister Hyon Yong-chol tells us.

Pacquiao delays retirement decision

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 00:31
Manny Pacquiao says his retirement is "near" but he won't make a decision until he recovers from shoulder surgery.

VIDEO: Would you take free money?

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 00:28
They say nothing in life is free, so what happened when social media firm The LAD Bible left £25 "for people in need only" in the middle of Manchester city centre?