International News

College prepared to return NI tapes

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 00:44
Boston College says it would return interviews to former paramilitaries after some of the material was used to question Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams about a 1972 IRA murder.

Thai PM in court over abuse of power

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 00:44
Thailand's prime minister appears before the Constitutional Court in Bangkok to defend herself against allegations of abuse of power.

Another Polish home attacked

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 00:40
Police are investigating the latest in a spate of hate crimes against Polish people in east Belfast.

Asset firm has no 'Yes' move plans

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 00:37
Aberdeen Asset Management, one of Scotland's biggest companies, says it has no plans to move its headquarters under independence.

China corruption campaign: On the trail of Zhou Yongkang

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 00:33
Does China's leader dare to bring down the former security chief?

Warning over unintentional file leak

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 00:25
People using file storage services like Dropbox and Box are being warned they are at risk of inadvertently leaking their own files.

Barclays quarterly profits fall 5%

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 00:23
Barclays first quarter profits fall 5% to £1.69bn, following a slump in revenue at its investment bank.

Eurovision 2014: The ones to watch

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 23:49
Who are this year's stand-out Eurovision contenders?

'Lost' Mendelssohn song unearthed

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 23:30
A song written by the 19th century composer Felix Mendelssohn is heard for the first time in nearly 150 years.

Coca-Cola to remove drinks ingredient

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 22:51
Coca-Cola is to remove an ingredient which has been linked to negative health effects from some of its drinks brands by the end of this year.

VIDEO: Mental health patients 'hit by cuts'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 22:49
A shortage of beds has forced some mental health patients in England to travel hundreds of miles for treatment and to sleep on mattresses on the floor.

Swashbuckling Liverpool pay price

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 22:48
Never has going top of the Premier League with one game left been greeted by such grief and despair, writes Phil McNulty.

VIDEO: 'No family should be left like mine'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 22:44
The case of a terminally ill woman who was not consulted before a "do not resuscitate" notice was placed in her medical records will be heard in the Court of Appeal on Monday.

Hamilton 'close to perfection in 2014'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 22:41
Lewis Hamilton has shown his brilliance in the opening four grands prix of the Formula 1 season, says Nigel Mansell.

Selby wins snooker's battle of styles

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 22:23
Mark Selby's attritional brand of snooker successfully numbs Ronnie O'Sullivan in Sheffield, says BBC Sport's Ben Dirs

Adams denies 'backlash threat'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 22:14
Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams says he did not warn a son of murdered woman Jean McConville of a "backlash" if he released the names of those he believed killed her.

Asthma sufferers die 'unnecessarily'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 22:04
People suffering from asthma are suffering because complacency both among medical staff and themselves, according to the first national study of asthma deaths in the UK.

Early years learning still 'varies'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 21:51
One of the Welsh government's flagship education policies is having a positive impact on how pupils learn, but still "varies considerably" between schools three years after it was introduced, reports show.

Tesco to launch own-brand smartphone

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 21:39
Supermarket giant Tesco plans to launch an own-brand smartphone by the end of the year, chief executive Philip Clarke tells the BBC.

Report criticises police watchdog

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-05 21:34
The auditor general criticises the way the Policing Board holds the chief constable and the Police Service of Northern Ireland to account.
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