International News

Tribute to 'much loved' fire victim

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 03:15
The family of a woman killed in a flat fire in Torfaen pays tribute to a "much loved" daughter.

Rolling Stones play surprise show

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 03:15
The Rolling Stones play a surprise gig in Los Angeles during which they perform the entire Sticky Fingers album.

Runaway train ran for more than mile

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 03:13
An unmanned train ran for over a mile before crashing into coaches on a heritage railway in Leicester, according to a Rail Accident Investigation Branch report.

US Army makes blast-proof wallpaper

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 03:12
Wallpaper that can protect soldiers from explosions is being developed by the US Army.

Fitzgerald's Gatsby home for sale

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 03:10
The suburban home where F Scott Fitzgerald is believed to have written The Great Gatsby goes on sale.

Froch could fight Golovkin - Hearn

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 02:55
Carl Froch could fight middleweight king Gennady Golovkin rather than retire, says Froch's promoter Eddie Hearn.

In quotes: Irish same-sex marriage debate

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 02:55
Ireland's same sex marriage debate in quotes

Third US health insurer hit by hack

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 02:45
A third US health insurance company is hacked, with over one million customer records stolen

More strike-hit rail services cancelled

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 02:39
Rail companies are starting to cancel bank holiday weekend services, as talks continue to try to avert a planned strike by Network Rail workers.

Hacked billboard shows obscene image

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 02:39
Hackers manage to make a huge video billboard in Atlanta show an obscene image favoured by internet pranksters.

Salman Khan 'confirmed' for Dubai

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 02:26
Convicted Bollywood star Salman Khan is to appear at a Dubai awards show, organisers say, despite awaiting court permission to travel.

Jail for Beijing supercar crash pair

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 02:14
Two drivers are jailed after crashing a Lamborghini and Ferrari during a "Fast & Furious" style race through central Beijing.

Invigilator dies after exam illness

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 02:13
An invigilator dies after taking ill and going to hospital during a school exam in Aberdeen's Harlaw Academy.

Hanergy defends financial position

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 02:13
The parent of Chinese solar panel manufacturer Hanergy Thin Film Power says the firm is in good financial condition despite its shares falling nearly 50%.

LHC smashes collision energy record

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 01:55
The Large Hadron Collider is smashing protons at the highest energy ever attempted - but they are only test collisions, as the LHC continues to gear up its second run.

Al-Shabab preach from Kenyan mosque

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 01:46
Islamist militants al-Shabab briefly take over a mosque in the Kenyan town Garissa, where they had previously killed almost 150 people at a university.

Gascoigne wins phone-hacking damages

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 01:41
Celebrities including Paul Gascoigne, Sadie Frost and Shobna Gulati are awarded a combined £1.2m in phone-hacking damages from Mirror Group Newspapers.

VIDEO: Sniper: I see those I killed in flashbacks

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 01:39
Sergeant Craig Harrison served as a soldier in the army between 1991 and 2014 and has been described as the world's most accurate sniper.

Hamilton tops first Monaco practice

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 01:39
Lewis Hamilton set the pace with an impressive showing in first practice at the Monaco Grand Prix, with rookie Max Verstappen second.

Minister giving Casement evidence

BBC - Thu, 2015-05-21 01:38
Culture Minister Carál Ní Chuilín is giving evidence for the committee's inquiry into the Casement Park GAA stadium redevelopment.