International News

Nigeria bank to close over fuel

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 00:54
One of Nigeria's largest banks is closing branches because of the fuel scarcity as the shortage threatens the economy ahead of the presidential inauguration.

Two killed in Carmarthenshire crash

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 00:54
Two people die in a four-vehicle crash near Peniel in Carmarthenshire, say Dyfed-Powys Police.

Solar Impulse faces 'moment of truth'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-25 00:44
In what will be its greatest challenge yet, the zero-fuel aeroplane Solar Impulse will try to fly non-stop from China to Hawaii - a journey of more than 8,000km across the Pacific Ocean.

VIDEO: Who will win £120m Wembley final?

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 23:59
Dan Walker is joined by Phil Neville and Mark Lawrenson as they look ahead to the Championship play-off final at Wembley.

Sports venue at ex-Burberry site

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 23:56
A multi-purpose sports venue opens on the site of a former Burberry clothes factory in Rhondda Cynon Taff.

Limited powers 'harming road safety'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 23:45
Limited devolution may be harming road safety progress in Wales, the motoring charity RAC Foundation claims.

China cuts taxes on range of imports

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 23:45
China will cut import taxes on consumer goods by an average of more than 50%, in a bid to kick-start its economy.

VIDEO: Exploring seven decades of kids' TV

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 23:43
A new exhibition in Coventry has been opened to explore children's television produced in the UK over the last 70 years.

VIDEO: What's the future of high street banks?

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 22:54
The BBC's Steph McGovern reports on whether there is still a need for banks to have a high street presence, as people can access their account and perform most of their transactions online or over the phone.

Japan shares at 15-year high on data

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 22:44
Japanese shares close at a 15-year high after data showed the country's trade account fell into a deficit in April, but was still better than expected.

Australian jailed for raping tourist

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 22:22
An Australian man who imprisoned a Dutch backpacker in a hotel room for six weeks, repeatedly raping and beating her, is jailed for 17 years.

Air experts examine Irish crash site

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 22:13
Air crash investigators are examining the scene of a crash in which two men were killed in the Republic of Ireland.

Israel ex-PM given prison sentence

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 22:06
The former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is sentenced to eight months in prison in a corruption trial.

VIDEO: Cunard shipping marks 175 years

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 22:05
Three famous ocean liners are meeting in Liverpool on Monday, for a majestic display to mark the 175th anniversary of the shipping line Cunard.

VIDEO: Anti-austerity votes shake Spain

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 21:41
The governing People's Party in Spain has suffered heavy losses in regional and local elections.

Same-sex marriage calls for NI

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 21:32
The yes result in the same-sex marriage referendum in the Republic of Ireland leads to calls for its introduction in Northern Ireland.

Dyslexia 'not linked to eyesight'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 21:20
There are no differences in the eyesight of dyslexics and non-dyslexics, say researchers

IS threat to rare bird near Palmyra

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 20:16
A rare bird may become extinct in Syria because of the capture of Palmyra by Islamic State, experts say.

Iraq will take back Ramadi 'in days'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 20:04
Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says that the city of Ramadi could be taken back from Islamic State militants "in days".

Hunt for stab deaths suspect goes on

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-24 19:56
The hunt for a man suspected of killing his six-year-old sister, his mother and her partner in Oxfordshire enters its second day.