International News

VIDEO: Rehabilitating al-Shabab fighters

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 03:57
In a small, heavily guarded compound on the outskirts of Baidoa in Somalia, a new programme is trying to help former al-Shabab fighters reintegrate into society.

Drogba exits Chelsea for second time

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 03:51
Didier Drogba leaves Chelsea for the second time and says he has one more season before retirement.

Two men drown on Malta holiday

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 03:50
Two British men, including one from Birmingham, have drowned on a holiday in Malta.

'No return' to easier dismissal plan

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 03:30
Business Secretary Sajid Javid says he hopes to save firms more than £10bn by cutting red tape - but rejects a fresh move to make it easier to sack employees.

The shadowy centre helping former al-Shabab members quit

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 03:22
The centre helping former al-Shabab members quit

No UK troops to fight IS, say Tories

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 03:05
Business Secretary Sajid Javid rejects a call from a former head of the army to send UK ground troops to fight Islamic State.

McLeish enters Labour 'bullying' row

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 03:00
Scottish Labour MSP Ken Macintosh needs to "spell out" his accusations against the "party machine", a former first minister tells the BBC.

Rushanara Ali goes for deputy leader

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 02:32
Labour MP Rushanara Ali tells the BBC she is entering the deputy leadership race, and will "start by going after UKIP voters who left Labour".

Greece 'cannot afford IMF repayment'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 02:26
Greece will not be able to make a debt repayment to the IMF due in early June as it does not have the money, the interior minister says.

Police hurt in rave missiles attack

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 02:21
Three police officers are injured, one seriously, after coming under attack at an illegal rave in Lincolnshire.

Large fire tackled at old factory

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 01:55
Firefighters are called out to tackle a large blaze at a disused factory near Aberdeen city centre.

Malaysia finds 'migrant' mass graves

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 01:20
Authorities in Malaysia find several mass graves near the border with Thailand suspected of containing the bodies of trafficked migrants.

Foster not wanting assembly to fall

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 01:16
Finance Minister Arlene Foster says she hopes the current impasse over social welfare does not lead to the collapse of the Assembly.

Labour to back EU referendum bill

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 01:00
Acting leader Harriet Harman says Labour has dropped its opposition to an "in/out" vote on the UK's EU membership, and will now back the government's referendum bill.

Ashley regime 'from another planet'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 00:54
Former Newcastle manager Kevin Keegan claims owner Mike Ashley "runs the club from another planet" and "disrespects fans".

Labour party in its 'deepest crisis'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 00:49
Former Labour minister Kim Howells says the party is in the "deepest crisis" he can remember.

Unrest follows US police acquittal

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 00:41
US police say they have made multiple arrests in protests in Cleveland after an officer was cleared over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black couple.

Ancelotti to take year off if sacked

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 00:23
Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti says he will take a year off from management if he is sacked by the Spanish club.

Injured man rescued from Snowdon

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 23:51
A man is airlifted to hospital in Bangor after becoming injured while walking on Snowdon.

Ethiopians in first post-Meles vote

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 23:49
Ethiopians vote in the first elections since the death of long-serving Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, with predictions his successor will retain power.