International News

Ancient coins hoard found in field

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 01:26
Metal detector enthusiasts uncover more than 5,000 ancient coins in Buckinghamshire, thought to be one of the biggest hoards found in the UK.

Plane in emergency landing after fire

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 01:21
A plane with 28 passengers on board makes an emergency landing at Southend Airport after one of its engines caught fire.

Plane 'blown off' airport runway

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 01:19
Two passengers suffer minor injuries after a plane came off the runway at Stornoway Airport on the Isle of Lewis.

Robbery charge after homeowner death

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 01:17
A man is charged with the robbery of a retired caretaker who died after a break-in at his home on Christmas Day.

'I thought maybe it was time to pack it in'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 01:03
Tony O'Shea will put the whitewashes and injuries of 2014 behind him as he seeks an elusive first BDO world darts title.

VIDEO: Search for a better life down under

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 01:01
In the television series Wanted Down Under, Nicki Chapman follows British families who are considering emigrating and gives them a taste of life abroad.

UK manufacturing growth 'slows'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 00:59
Manufacturing activity in the UK hit a three-month low in December, a survey suggests.

Gambia seeks 'foreign' attackers

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 00:55
Soldiers loyal to Gambian President Yahya Jammeh are searching house-to-house for opponents after a recent reported coup attempt, sources say.

Scarlets' Ball signs dual contract

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 00:47
Wales and Scarlets lock Jake Ball is the sixth player to sign a national dual contract with his region and the Welsh Rugby Union.

Ukraine nationalists march in Kiev

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 00:36
Thousands of Ukrainian nationalists march by torchlight through Kiev to honour World War Two anti-Soviet leader Stepan Bandera.

Gilmore Girls star Herrmann dies

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 00:25
Actor Edward Herrmann, who starred in The Lost Boys and Gilmore Girls, dies after being diagnosed with brain cancer.

VIDEO: Walking the length of the Nile

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 00:23
Levison Wood is the first person to walk the length of the River Nile. On the nine month journey, the former soldier faced wildlife, armed robbers and arrest.

Bono guitar fears after bike crash

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 00:15
U2 frontman Bono says he fears that he may never play guitar again following a bike accident last year.

Gerrard confirms Liverpool departure

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 00:12
Departing Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard calls his decision to leave the club "the toughest" of his life.

Gloucester deal for England's Morgan

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 00:10
England number eight Ben Morgan signs a new contract with Premiership club Gloucester.

VIDEO: Reviving the Afghan musical soul

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-02 00:09
A new generation of musicians in Afghanistan is reviving the country's cultural traditions after years of living in a country where music was banned by the Taliban.

Rail fares rise on Welsh trains

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-01 23:55
Fares on Arriva Trains Wales services rise along with other rail operators across England and Wales.

RBS shares fall as FTSE gains ground

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-01 23:44
London's leading shares open higher in the first trading session of 2015, but Royal Bank of Scotland falls 1.2% on reports that US authorities could fine it £5bn.

Kenya court blocks security law

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-01 23:20
Kenya's High Court suspends some sections of the controversial new security law which was enacted last month despite fierce opposition.

VIDEO: Exclusive look at new train station

BBC - Thu, 2015-01-01 23:18
The cost of rail fares has been the subject of fierce debate for years, but the government argues that rail modernisation needs to be financed.