International News

McGuinness: Unionists back UVF claim

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 15:53
Martin McGuinness says unionist leaders have told him the Orange Order, Ulster Volunteer Force and Progressive Unionist Party in Belfast are acting as "one and the same thing".

Australian tennis looks to bounce back

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 15:45
Can Australian tennis match its glory days?

Israeli energy minister to visit UAE

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 15:44
Israeli Energy Minister Silvan Shalom is to travel to the United Arab Emirates - the first such visit since the 2010 murder of a Hamas commander.

VIDEO: Can Aussies be great at tennis again?

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 15:42
Tennis is a sport that Australia once dominated. Phil Mercer explores whether a new champion can emerge in the sports-mad country.

VIDEO: Does Britain still have military might?

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 15:38
Spending cuts to the UK's armed forces will prevent it having a full military partnership with America, ex-US Defence Secretary Robert Gates warns.

VIDEO: Tyre fire smoke plume reaches 6,000ft

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 15:31
A fire involving 15,000 tonnes of tyres at a recycling plant has sent a plume of black smoke into the air and caused flights at an airfield to be grounded.

VIDEO: 'Ghost towns' left behind in S Sudan

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 15:10
The United Nations Assistant Secretary-General (ASG) for Human Rights, Ivan Šimonović, has told the BBC he has strong evidence that both sides in the conflict in South Sudan were involved in atrocities.

Pochettino to decide future in May

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 15:00
Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino will make a decision on his long-term future at the end of the season.

New image of missing boy released

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 13:42
Police release a new image of missing three-year-old Mikaeel Kular, which shows him in the jacket he was thought to be wearing when he disappeared.

Coomes & Buckland win Euro bronze

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 13:14
Britain's Penny Coomes and Nick Buckland win their first European figure skating medals ahead of next month's Winter Olympics.

VIDEO: MPs brawl in Ukraine... again

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 13:07
Claire Brennan reports on a brawl that broke out between Ukrainian MPs in Parliament.

Osborne wants minimum wage rise

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 13:05
Chancellor George Osborne says he wants to see an above-inflation increase in the minimum wage, arguing the country "can afford" it.

Negredo is the new Shearer - Savage

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 12:44
The Manchester City striker is the nearest thing to an old fashioned number nine since Alan Shearer, says Robbie Savage

Tyre fire smoke visible from space

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 12:07
A fire involving 15,000 tonnes of tyres sends up a plume of smoke so huge that it can be seen from space.

Rolls-Royce plant to axe 200 jobs

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 12:01
Engineering firm Rolls-Royce is to axe 200 jobs at its aerospace plant in Renfrewshire.

VIDEO: Three held over California fires

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 12:01
A wildfire in Southern California's San Gabriel Mountains has forced the evacuation of 2,000 people, officials say.

VIDEO: 3D printing used to make knickers

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 11:59
Companies across the north west are now making products using 3D printers.

Dalgety Bay radiation plans revealed

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 11:41
The BBC obtains details of the options being considered by the MoD to deal with radioactive contamination on the beach at Dalgety Bay in Fife.

Primark death plunge 'not suicide'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 11:20
There is no evidence a woman who fell to her death in a Liverpool Primark store wanted to kill herself, a coroner rules.

VIDEO: Roache 'raped girl in his two homes'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-16 11:08
A woman said Coronation Street star William Roache "pushed her on to a bed" and was "cold and calculated" as he raped her, a jury has heard. Mr Roache denies two counts of raping a 15-year-old girl in 1967.

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