International News

VIDEO: Women Jihadists 'drawn in online'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 23:07
The BBC's Frank Gardner speaks to a woman who works with the UK government to tackle the growing problem of women from western Europe going to join Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.

NI braced for snow and blizzards

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 22:47
A snow warning is in force across Northern Ireland for the rest of the week.

Selma star defends Benedict Cumberbatch

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 22:17
David Oyelowo, who plays Martin Luther King in Selma, says it's "ridiculous" to attack Benedict Cumberbatch for using the term "coloured" during an interview.

Maths summit to improve performance

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 21:51
Maths teachers from across Wales are being brought together to improve pupil performance as the education minister orders an action plan.

Family await murder negligence claim

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 21:50
The family of a woman who was murdered by her boyfriend after twice calling 999 for help are to find out if they can sue two police forces for negligence.

N Korea leader 'to visit Russia'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 21:37
Russia says North Korea's leader has accepted an invitation to Moscow, South Korean media reports, but Kim Jong-un is not mentioned by name.

565 callouts for RNLI's crews

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 21:01
RNLI lifeboats and lifeguards answered 565 calls for help in Northern Ireland in 2014, the charity's annual statistics show.

Care calculator launched by BBC

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 21:00
The BBC has launched an online guide about how the care system for the over-65s works and how much services cost.

Childhood crimes 'can be reviewed'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 20:58
People with a childhood criminal record will be able to ask for a review under new plans revealed by the Northern Ireland justice minister.

Murray to face 'confident' Berdych

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 20:39
Andy Murray says Tomas Berdych will be confident when they meet in the Australian Open semi-finals on Thursday.

Asylum group 'legally held at sea'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 20:14
Australia's month-long detention of 157 Sri Lankan asylum seekers at sea last year was legal, the High Court rules.

Keys through to face Serena in semi

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 19:58
Unseeded Madison Keys beats Venus Williams to set up an Australian Open semi-final with top seed Serena Williams in Melbourne.

Trying to prevent radicalisation with humour

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 19:44
Can this man stop young people becoming radicals?

'Ethnic kinship' vote fraud warning

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 19:14
The Electoral Commission warns that a lack of campaigning by mainstream political parties in British Pakistani and Bangladeshi communities makes those areas vulnerable to fraud.

Kepler find reveals 'dawn of galaxy'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 19:06
An ancient solar system similar to our own is discovered by scientists at the University of Birmingham studying data from the Kepler telescope.

Miliband in the spotlight - papers

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 18:56
The front pages focus on criticism of Ed Miliband, and the first day of the inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko.

Brand invite after Trident claim

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 18:28
Comedian Russell Brand is invited to meet Barrow shipyard workers after saying the Trident nuclear submarine programme should be scrapped.

Abbott 'to consult' after Philip row

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 18:22
Australian PM Tony Abbott says he will consult more widely before announcing knights and dames, after criticism of his knighthood for Prince Philip.

What does Kim Jong-un really want?

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 17:49
Expert witnesses offer insight into the ambitions of the enigmatic North Korean leader.

'Upskirt' voyeur took 9,000 photos

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-27 17:47
A man caught taking an upskirt photo of a shopper in a Poundland store is sentenced to a three year community order after 9,000 similar images are found in his possession.