International News

VIDEO: The former white supremacist helping fight extremism

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 00:27
A new education project is being launched aimed at warning teenagers about the dangers of joining extremist groups.

Your pictures: Looking in

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 00:19
Readers' photographs on the theme of looking in.

Corfu family to meet Thomas Cook boss

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 00:18
The family of two children who died while on holiday in Corfu are to meet the chief executive of Thomas Cook later.

'Monstrous' rapist landlord jailed

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 23:46
A Pembrokeshire pub landlord is jailed for 20 years for raping two young girls and sexually assaulting two others.

Clarkson says BBC exit 'left a hole'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 23:46
Jeremy Clarkson says being dropped from Top Gear has "left a huge hole that needs to be filled" in his first interview since losing his job.

German train drivers call off strike

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 23:44
Germany's train drivers have agreed to call off their strike and enter mediation with Deutsche Bahn.

Gallacher out of PGA Championship

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 23:16
Scotland's Stephen Gallacher pulls out of the PGA Championship at Wentworth with a wrist injury.

Super-fight damaged boxing - Hatton

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 23:13
Ricky Hatton talks to BBC Sport about the state of boxing following the disappointment that was Mayweather-Pacquiao.

England v New Zealand quiz

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 23:09
Which player only has seven toes?, who has the number of the beast? who has played for both Australia and New Zealand? Acquire some useless knowledge in our England v New Zealand quiz.

Car crashes into family sitting room

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 22:47
A family has a narrow escape when a car crashes through a garden wall into their sitting room in Weymouth.

How do you measure inequality?

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 22:42
What is the best way to measure inequality in a population?

Royal Mail reports profits rise

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 22:36
Royal Mail reports a rise in profits, with cost cuts helping to offset flat revenues.

'Little General' weeps tears of joy

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 22:16
Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat wept tears of joy as they secured Premier League safety but how good a job has he done?

Potato lorry crash closes A55 route

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 22:13
The main A55 route through north Wales has been closed westbound overnight after a lorry overturned near St Asaph - spilling a load of potatoes across the dual carriageway.

£6.7m investment in health IT system

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 21:49
A £6.7m improvement is made to an IT system which will instantly share patient information between care agencies.

Stowaways found in new Maseratis

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 21:40
Ten suspected illegal immigrants are discovered hiding in the boots of brand-new imported Maserati sports cars.

Rise in blue flag beach awards

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 21:34
The number of Welsh beaches awarded the international blue flag status for high water quality rises.

NIEA 'must toughen its enforcement'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 21:29
The agency that investigates serious environmental crime needs to deal more rigorously with offenders, a review finds.

More Hillsborough witnesses sought

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 21:27
Photographs of a further 11 potential witnesses to the 1989 Hillsborough disaster are released by the police team investigating the tragedy.

Royal couple to arrive in Belfast

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 21:22
Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall are due to attend a series of events in Northern Ireland later, after spending two days in the Republic of Ireland.