International News

VIDEO: Storms take toll on UK wildlife

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 14:59
Recent storms across the UK have caused travel chaos and left hundreds of homes flooded, and the wild weather has also taken a severe toll on wildlife.

Man dies after two-vehicle crash

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 14:59
A 67-year-old man dies following a crash between a car and a lorry in County Armagh.

Study doubts quantum computer speed

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 14:41
A new academic study has raised doubts about the performance of a commercial quantum computer in certain circumstances.

O'Sullivan wins 6-0 to reach semis

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 14:40
Ronnie O'Sullivan cruises into the Masters semi-finals with a 6-0 whitewash of Ricky Walden in less than an hour.

'Cambridge spy' recording broadcast

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 14:32
The only known audio recording of the voice of "Cambridge spy" Guy Burgess has been broadcast for the first time.

Mitchell 'happy to help PM again'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 14:29
Andrew Mitchell MP, who resigned as Chief Whip over the 'plebgate' row, refuses to rule out a return to cabinet.

Irish debt no longer rated junk

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 14:23
The credit rating agency Moody's upgrades Ireland's debt from junk status saying its economy has growth potential.

Worries over new roads in Tanzania's Serengeti

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 14:20
Worries over new roads in Tanzania's Serengeti

How smartphones can cut energy bills

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 14:18
How your phone could cut your bill by a quarter

Leinster 36-3 Ospreys

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 14:08
Leinster are through to the Heineken Cup quarter-finals as Pool One winners after a 36-3 bonus-point win over the Ospreys in Dublin.

Warning as river levels still rising

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 13:56
Flooding is expected to cause more disruption as some river levels continue to rise, the Environment Agency warns.

Obama's NSA speech and American apathy

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 13:48
Obama's NSA speech reflects Americans' apathy

Overnight search for missing Mikaeel

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 13:38
Police officers are to continue searching through the night for three-year-old Mikaeel Kular, who is missing from his Edinburgh home.

VIDEO: How Gravity was made... in England

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 13:10
Space movie Gravity, starring Sandra Bullock, is the result of some pioneering work by a special effects team based in London.

Crime 'possible' in Mikaeel case

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 12:49
Police are investigating the possibility that three-year-old Mikaeel Kular has gone missing following "a criminal act", a senior officer confirms.

Rennard 'must apologise to return'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 12:48
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg says Lord Rennard should not rejoin the party's group in the House of Lords unless he apologises to female activists over allegations of sexual harassment.

Ukraine anti-protest bill made law

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 12:43
Ukraine's president signs into law a controversial bill rushed through parliament on Thursday aimed at curbing mass anti-government protests.

Nun in Italy 'unaware of pregnancy'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 12:15
A nun who has given birth to a baby boy in the central Italian city of Rieti, says she had no idea she was pregnant, local media report.

US four-year-old shoots child dead

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 12:07
A four-year-old girl shot and killed her four-year-old cousin in what authorities in the US city of Detroit call a tragic and avoidable accident.

VIDEO: Pigeons on parade at Blackpool show

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-17 12:04
Up to 20,000 pigeon fanciers are flocking to Blackpool for the annual Homing Pigeons World Show of the Year.

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