International News

Three caught with bomb in car jailed

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 14:50
Three men who pleaded guilty to having a bomb in a car are each sentenced to 10 years imprisonment.

Ship prompts Galapagos emergency

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 14:38
Ecuador declares an emergency in the Galapagos islands, saying a stranded cargo vessel poses a threat to the archipelago's fragile ecosystem.

VIDEO: Rescued boy hails his cat hero

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 14:13
A cat in the US has rescued a four-year-old boy who was being attacked by a dog.

Jay Z family ‘united’ despite fight

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 14:07
Jay Z, Beyonce and Solange release a statement saying they are a “united family” despite leaked footage showing them fighting in hotel lift.

VIDEO: PM 'passionate about UK'

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 14:06
David Cameron says his message to Scottish voters ahead of the referendum on independence is "unrelentingly positive".

A UK industry driven by foreign firms

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 14:01
What UK economy could learn from foreign-owned car industry

VIDEO: Wolf Hall plays in the West End

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 13:51
The stage versions of Hilary Mantel's historical novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies are having a limited season in the West End.

VIDEO: Protesters hit in Turkey PM mine visit

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 13:34
Video footage and a photos have emerged of two protesters being assaulted during the Turkish Prime Minister's visit to the town of Soma.

Turkish strike over mine disaster

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 13:34
Trade unions in Turkey hold a one-day strike in protest at the country's worst mine disaster, as the first funerals of victims are held.

VIDEO: New generation fuels Mexican violence

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 13:31
The Mexican authorities have killed or captured some of the country's leading drugs traffickers in recent months, but a new generation are continuing the deadly business, as Paul Wood reports.

Apology over Jay-Z lift attack

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 13:29
Beyonce, her sister Solange and her husband Jay Z say they have "moved forward as a united family".

Bangladesh ferry capsizes in storm

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 13:19
A ferry carrying at least 200 people capsizes on a river during a storm in Bangladesh; a number of bodies have been recovered, police say.

Deadly blast at Syria-Turkey border

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 13:16
At least 43 people have been killed and dozens hurt by a suspected car bomb blast near a border crossing between Syria and Turkey, activists say.

We need to regain respect - Lancaster

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 13:13
Stuart Lancaster wants England to restore their reputation when they travel to New Zealand for June's three-Test tour.

Pilot, 55, dies in microlight crash

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 12:55
A pilot dies after his aircraft crashed at Caernarfon Airport, say emergency services.

EU leadership rivals hold big debate

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 12:52
Rivals for the EU's top job argue about the debt crisis, immigration and other key issues live on TV, in a landmark event for the EU.

Three guilty of machine gun murder

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 11:53
Three men are facing life sentences after pleading guilty to killing Mohammed Abdi with a sub-machine gun in Duddingston last year.

YouTube in 2015 election debate bid

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 11:45
YouTube, the Daily Telegraph and the Guardian are making a joint bid to host a leaders' debate before next year's election.

US trio return $40,000 found in sofa

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 11:19
Three friends in New York find $40,000 (£24,000) in an old couch they bought but return it to the woman whose name was written on the envelope.

Homes on floats call after UK floods

BBC - Thu, 2014-05-15 11:15
Developers should consider building "floating" houses to combat the risk of flooding, the chairman of the Environment Agency suggests.
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