International News

Abuse images caretaker walks free

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 03:36
A primary school caretaker who admitted collecting more than 600 indecent images of children is given a community order.

Google Translate 'turns interpreter'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 03:33
Google says its Translate app can now act as an interpreter, with the addition of a real-time voice-translation mode.

Song and Dance Year launched on BBC

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 03:32
The BBC launches The Year of Song and Dance 2015, which will include new programmes and live performances on BBC Two, BBC Four and Radio 3.

Kuoni puts tours business on sale

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 03:30
Swiss-based travel operator Kuoni is selling its tour operating business to concentrate on supplying others in the travel industry,

Teacher sentenced for pupil affair

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 03:29
An ex-religious studies teacher receives a suspended 18-month sentence after he was found guilty of having an affair with a student.

VIDEO: Heavy snow disrupts NI traffic

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 03:28
Two days of snowfall to the west of Northern Ireland have disrupted traffic on minor routes - with more bad weather forecast to come

Radcliffe set for London swansong

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 03:22
Britain's Paula Radcliffe will race her final marathon in London in April, organisers announce.

What is thundersnow?

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 03:18
The weather phenomenon of thundersnow

Grumpy youngsters 'complain more'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 03:15
Grumpy young men and women have pushed customer satisfaction to its lowest level for five years, according to latest analysis.

Day in pictures: 14 January 2015

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 03:15
Images from around the world: 14 January

Suspicious package sent to PSNI HQ

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 03:08
A suspicious package is found at the Police Service of Northern Ireland's headquarters in east Belfast.

Samsung sells first Tizen phones

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 02:55
Samsung launches the first smartphones to be powered by its Tizen operating system after aborted launches elsewhere.

Bodies recovered from India's Ganges

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 02:53
More than 100 bodies are recovered in the river Ganges, apparently dumped by families who could not afford cremations.

Human remains found in Honduran jail

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 02:47
The remains of at least two inmates, believed by police to have escaped months previously, are found in a makeshift grave in a Honduran jail

Injury puts Dowsett hour bid in doubt

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 02:44
Alex Dowsett's attempt on the hour record is in doubt after the Englishman broke his collarbone on a training ride.

The issue of depicting the Prophet Muhammad

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 02:33
The BBC News website explains why the publication of cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad have caused such offence.

Third bolt falls off skyscraper

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 02:22
A number of large steel bolts are to be replaced at the Cheesegrater skyscraper in London after a third bolt fell off.

Bell hits 187 in England warm-up win

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 02:14
Ian Bell smashes 187 from 145 balls as England beat the Prime Minister's XI by 60 runs in Canberra.

More than 400,000 extra A&E visits

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 02:09
The number of A&E visits in England has soared by more than 400,000 so far this financial year, doctors tell MPs.

AirAsia plane 'fuselage located'

BBC - Wed, 2015-01-14 02:04
The main body of the AirAsia plane that disappeared in December has been located and photographed in the Java Sea, say officials.