International News

Fulham 'paid price' over Jackson statue

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 13:53
Former owner Mohamed Al Fayed believes Fulham's removal of their Michael Jackson statue caused their relegation.

Extra nurses brought in to RVH

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 13:45
Fifteen extra nursing staff are brought in to Belfast's Royal Victoria Hospital's emergency department to deal with the number of people waiting to be treated.

VIDEO: Sanctions ahead of S Sudan talks

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 13:44
The US has announced sanctions against individuals on both sides of the conflict in South Sudan, where violence has flared in the past few days as government forces try to take back the key oil town of Bentiu.

Colombia raids 'spying' office

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 12:56
Colombia says it has raided an office that illegally intercepted rebel and government communications to try to undermine ongoing peace talks in Cuba.

McIntyre tape in Boston archive

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 12:45
The former republican prisoner whose interviews led to Gerry Adams' recent arrest reveals to BBC Northern Ireland's Spotlight programme that he gave an account of his own IRA activity to a controversial American archive.

Federer has second set of twins

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 12:35
Roger Federer's wife Mirka gives birth to boys Leo and Lenny - following twin daughters Myla and Charlene, who were born in 2009.

Helmer to fight Newark seat for UKIP

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 12:20
The UK Independence Party chooses MEP Roger Helmer to fight the Newark parliamentary by-election next month.

Police to make hate crime arrests

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 12:14
Police are to review the number of patrols in areas of Belfast where hate attacks have taken place.

The making of Narendra Modi

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 12:12
The spectacular rise of Narendra Modi

'Skull Cracker' sighted in London

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 11:58
"Skull Cracker" armed robber Michael Wheatley, who absconded while allowed out of an open prison, has been seen in London say police.

Toronto mayor 'turned back' from US

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 11:55
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford turned back from the US shortly after he said he was entering rehab for substance abuse last week, Canadian media say.

Russia rules out fresh Ukraine talks

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 11:53
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov rules out holding a new round of talks in Geneva to defuse the Ukraine crisis unless pro-Russian opposition groups were involved.

Usain Bolt tweets over stolen shoes

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 11:52
Olympic Athlete Usain Bolt tweets his 3.3 million followers after running shoes he signed are stolen in Croydon.

Will Nigeria's abducted schoolgirls ever be found?

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 11:05
Will Nigeria's abducted schoolgirls ever be found?

McCann police in Portugal 'activity'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 11:02
Police investigating Madeleine McCann's disappearance say "activity" is to begin soon, amid reports of plans to dig for evidence in Portugal.

VIDEO: Security tight ahead of SA poll

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 10:46
Thousands of police officers and soldiers have been deployed in some townships as South Africans prepare to head to the polls on Wednesday.

Hanged teen 'posted online messages'

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 10:43
A 14-year-old girl, found hanged in her bedroom, probably posted "vile" messages about herself on a social media website, police tell an inquest.

Lord Patten to stand down from BBC

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 10:40
BBC Trust chairman Lord Patten is to stand down on health grounds after major heart surgery, the corporation says.

VIDEO: Helicopter crash bodies repatriated

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 10:39
The bodies of five UK service personnel who died in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan at the end of last month have arrived back in Britain.

VIDEO: Will Brazil be ready for kick off?

BBC - Tue, 2014-05-06 10:29
The 2014 World Cup is set to begin in Brazil in less than six weeks, but there are serious concerns that some of the venues will not be ready, while other infrastructure projects are also behind schedule.

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