International News

Strokes 'double in men aged 40-54'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 21:10
The Stroke Association says the number of strokes suffered by men in Northern Ireland aged between 40 and 54 has more than doubled over the last 12 years.

Eurostar's artillery shell problem

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 19:55
Eurostar's problem with collectors of old artillery

VIDEO: Record Picasso auction highlights

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 18:11
Picasso's Women of Algiers has become the most expensive painting to sell at auction, going for $179.3m (£115m) at Christie's in New York.

Asian shares mixed on Greece talks

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 18:01
Asian shares trade mixed after a lacklustre lead from Wall Street as confidence was dampened by uncertainty over Greece's debt deal.

In pictures: Dennis Dinneen Archive

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 18:01
An exhibition of pictures by the Irish photographer

Funeral for cancer death presenter

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 17:11
The funeral of BBC Radio Derby presenter Colin Bloomfield, who died of cancer aged 33, is due to take place later.

Kerry to hold key talks in Russia

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 16:54
US Secretary of State John Kerry is to hold talks in Russia - on his first visit to the country since the start of the Ukraine crisis in early 2014.

Cannes 2015: Ones to watch

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 16:30
Films to watch out for in Cannes festival

Iran hardliners cling to death penalty

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 16:20
Hopes that President Rouhani would oversee a fall in the number of executions in Iran have been dashed, says Rana Rahimpour.

Mixed success for Saudi military operation

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 16:17
Michael Stephens, head of Royal United Services Institute in Qatar assesses Saudi Arabia's military intervention in Yemen.

VIDEO: The kidnapping 'experiment' that's been watched millions of times

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 16:09
Would your child go off with a stranger?

VIDEO: Why were the election polls so wrong?

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 16:07
Newsnight looks at why published polls ahead of the general election proved to be a bad prediction of the results.

Six questions on Ukraine's ceasefire

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 16:01
The BBC's Tom Burridge has spent the past month in eastern Ukraine. Here is his snapshot assessment of the latest situation on the ground.

VIDEO: Rebuilding a village that lost everything

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 15:59
Some in Nepal are starting to rebuilding their lives, but Jhalak Bahadur's family lost everything.

Picasso work smashes auction record

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 15:59
Picasso's Women of Algiers becomes the most expensive painting to sell at auction, going for $179.3m at Christie's in New York.

Strokes 'rising among younger people'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 15:52
There has been an "alarming" rise in the number of working-age men and women in England having strokes in recent years, a charity warns.

Colombia crackdown on illegal mines

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 15:45
Colombia's armed forces arrest 59 people in a major crackdown on illegal mining in the Amazon rainforest financing Farc guerrillas.

Award win for Alliance Trust CEO

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 15:42
The chief executive of Dundee-based investment firm Alliance Trust wins the Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award.

Decision due on T in the Park plans

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 15:39
Perth and Kinross councillors are set to make a decision on plans to move the T in the Park festival to Strathallan.

NHS Scotland 'needs former nurses'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 15:33
Scotland's biggest nursing agency calls on former nurses to consider doing occasional shifts, after warning of a lack of qualified nurses.