International News

Phoenix Nights' Robbins 'doing well'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 02:40
Phoenix Nights comedian Ted Robbins is "doing well" in hospital after collapsing on stage during a show at Manchester Arena, his wife says.

Sears in 'Explicit Content' T-shirt

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 02:19
Andy Murray's fiancee Kim Sears makes light of her outburst by wearing a cheeky T-shirt at the Australian Open final.

VIDEO: Hong Kong protesters return to streets

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 02:00
John Sudworth joins pro-democracy protesters as they return to the streets of Hong Kong for the first time since the mass Occupy demonstrations ended last year.

England thumped in tri-series final

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 01:53
England crumble to a 112-run tri-series final defeat in Perth, their last competitive match before the World Cup.

Pedestrian dies after car collision

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 01:45
A pedestrian dies after being hit by a car early on Sunday morning in Monmouthshire.

New cars unveiled at F1's first test

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 01:30
Formula 1 teams Mercedes, Red Bull and Williams unveil their new cars on the first day of pre-season testing at Jerez.

Jordan vow after hostage beheading

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 01:29
Jordan vows to do all it can to secure the release of a pilot captured by IS, after a video appears to show the beheading of a Japanese hostage.

Water main burst floods city streets

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 01:03
A burst water main in Leicester floods a major road junction and is affecting supplies across the city.

Climber dies in Highlands avalanche

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 01:00
A climber from Suffolk dies after two men are caught in an avalanche on Coireag Dubh Mor in the western Highlands.

Fundraiser to meet mugging victim

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 00:47
A woman who set up a fund-raising page for a man who was mugged outside his home is to meet the victim later as donations top the £200k mark.

Ex-minister: NI is not well governed

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 00:42
A former minister under direct rule claims Northern Ireland is "not well governed", creating problems for its economy.

Beavers' return to rivers considered

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 00:39
Beavers could return to Welsh waters later this year centuries after they disappeared.

Man charged over £180k cocaine find

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 00:33
A 56-year-old man is charged after £180,000 of suspected cocaine was found during the search of a house in north Belfast.

Abbott vow after Queensland rout

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 00:11
Australian PM Tony Abbott vows he will learn the lessons of an election rout in Queensland but insists government is not a "popularity contest".

'New attack' on key Nigerian city

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 23:52
Boko Haram Islamist militants launch a fresh assault on the strategically important Nigerian city of Maiduguri, eyewitnesses say.

VIDEO: Mosques open doors to 'ease tensions'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 23:51
More than 20 mosques will be opening their doors to the public on Sunday as part of a campaign organised by the Muslim Council of Britain.

Man scattering ashes swept out to sea

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 23:30
A fifty-one-year-old man is missing after being swept out to sea while scattering ashes in North Cornwall.

Jesus stickers cause insurance row

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 23:27
An insurance company threatens to void the policy of a Christian minister who put religious stickers on her car.

VIDEO: Balloonists in sea landing off Mexico

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 23:17
Two pilots in a helium balloon complete their Pacific crossing with a sea-landing off Mexico, setting two new milestones on a six-day trip.

'Rookie' Hamilton set for deal talks

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-31 23:00
World champion Lewis Hamilton says he knows his "worth" as he prepares for contract talks with Mercedes.