International News

Teen 'killed in IS suicide attack'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 15:01
A Melbourne schoolboy who travelled to the Middle East to fight with Islamic State militants has reportedly died in a suicide attack in Iraq.

Police prepare 'IRA rape' claim file

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 14:28
Irish police confirmed a file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions over the alleged sexual assault of two males in County Louth in the 1990s.

Jump in measles cases in Canada

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 14:15
Canada health officials have confirmed 119 cases of measles among adults and children in a Quebec town, linked to an 2014 outbreak in Disneyland.

VIDEO: When is it ok to use a selfie stick?

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 14:10
The National Gallery in London has banned selfie sticks.

Bayern Munich 7-0 Shakhtar Donetsk

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 14:09
Bayern Munich are into the Champions League quarter-finals after thrashing 10-man Shakhtar Donetsk in the last-16 second leg.

Nemtsov daughter lays blame on Putin

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 14:03
Zhanna Nemtsova, daughter of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, says Vladimir Putin must bear responsibility for his death.

Mayweather & Pacquiao face off

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 14:02
Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao come face-to-face for the last time before they weigh in for their May 2 fight.

VIDEO: Iraq making 'final push' on Tikrit

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 13:49
Iraqi security officials say government troops have retaken a large part of north-eastern Tikrit from Islamic State militants.

UK universities 'punch above weight'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 13:37
UK universities continue to punch above their weight in terms of their international reputation, suggests a new global table.

Ferguson police chief resigns

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 13:08
The police chief's resignation follows the departure of several city officials after a federal report alleged widespread racial bias.

Malori wins Tirreno-Adriatico opener

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 13:01
Italy's Adriano Malori wins the amended first stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico with Mark Cavendish 12 seconds adrift.

Briton Watson wins in Indian Wells

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 12:54
British number one Heather Watson reaches the BNP Paribas Open second round at Indian Wells by beating Julia Goerges.

European banks fail US 'stress tests'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 12:50
Santander and Deutsche Bank fail a US "stress test" designed to assess whether lenders can withstand another financial crisis.

1,000 people at crash deaths service

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 12:10
About 1,000 people attend a memorial service in Barry for the four people who died in a crash at Powys.

France objects to Waterloo euro coin

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 11:59
A new design for a €2 coin featuring a map of the famous European battle is proving divisive in Brussels.

Rangers director sent Mohammed image

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 11:08
Rangers are investigating after it emerged that a newly appointed director at Ibrox apparently tweeted a sexually explicit cartoon of the prophet Mohammed.

England in Cyprus Cup triumph

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 10:59
England win the Cyprus Cup final for the third time in seven years as Lianne Sanderson's goal earns victory over Canada.

Lego seeks ban of 'similar' figures

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 10:55
The Danish toy company claims that three firms are selling figures with "torso, head, arms legs and feet" that infringe patents and copyrights.

Sarah Payne memorial statue stolen

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 10:48
A bronze statue to commemorate murdered schoolgirl Sarah Payne is stolen from her former primary school.

Doctor jailed for child sex abuse

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 10:36
A junior doctor working in paediatrics who sexually abused a child and groomed and abused others over the internet is jailed for seven years.