International News

Pope to recognise Palestinian state

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 09:58
The Vatican is to formally recognise Palestinian statehood in a treaty that will be signed shortly, officials say.

VIDEO: Nepal quake: 'I'll never feel safe'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 09:51
In Nepal, hundreds of thousands of people have spent the night out in the open after the second major earthquake to strike in less than three weeks.

Man dies in tipper truck collision

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 09:28
A pedestrian dies after a collision involving a tipper truck on a street in the Rhondda, south Wales.

'No England approach for Gillespie'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 09:25
Yorkshire's director of cricket says England have made no approach for head coach Jason Gillespie to succeed Peter Moores.

'Miracle baby' for earthquake victim

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 09:10
A pregnant woman who dug herself out of the rubble after the first Nepal earthquake has given birth to a healthy boy, say healthcare workers.

VIDEO: Wildlife laws flouted in Peru market

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 09:09
The BBC has filmed footage of endangered black caimans for sale on a market in Peru where there is meant to be a ban on the trade of any wildlife.

Aircraft engine plant to axe 90 jobs

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 08:51
GE Aviation Wales is seeking 90 voluntary redundancies at its aircraft engine plant in Nantgarw following a drop in business.

Dissident arrests and 'bomb' find

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 08:49
Police find a suspected bomb and arrested four men during a major investigation into dissident republican terrorism in the Republic of Ireland.

Out-of-hours issues 'being tackled'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 08:49
Staff shortages and management problems in the north Wales GP out-of-hours service are being "confronted", the deputy health minister says.

Murphy 'confident' of staying leader

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 08:49
Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy tells the BBC he is "confident" about remaining in the post despite last week's disastrous general election result.

VIDEO: A guide to Burundi

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 08:35
After a coup is launched against Burundi's president, BBC News takes a 50-second look at the country's recent past.

'Unhappy Falcao could leave Man Utd'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 08:27
Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao is "unhappy" at the club could leave in the summer, according to his mother.

10 things that Prince Charles wrote letters about

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 08:07
Prince Charles's letters to ministers have been published. Here are 10 issues that were discussed in the letters.

Dad beat four-year-old girl to death

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 08:01
A man is found guilty of murdering his four-year-old daughter by beating her to death.

VIDEO: Islamic State deputy reported killed

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 07:55
The second-in-command of the group calling itself Islamic State has been killed in a US-led coalition air strike in northern Iraq, the Iraqi ministry of defence says.

Woman savaged by bear in Russia

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 07:50
A woman is critically ill in hospital after being attacked and seriously injured by a bear in the far east of Russia, newspaper reports say.

Tom Hardy 'ready' for next Mad Max

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 07:48
British actor Tom Hardy says he is "totally ready" to reprise the role of Mad Max in the next film in a planned trilogy.

VIDEO: Nazi guard in court for survivor testimony

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 07:44
Auschwitz survivors continue to testify at the trial of a former guard at the Nazi death camp.

How much Short money do parties get?

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 07:33
What do parties do with the cash they are entitled to?

Inquiry call over Casement claims

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 07:24
The Ulster Unionist leader, Mike Nesbitt, calls for an inquiry into the sports minister and her knowledge of safety regarding the redevelopment of Casement Park.