International News

Falcao 'cried over form' - ex-agent

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 13:45
Radamel Falcao's former agent and mentor Silvano Espindola claims the Manchester United forward has cried over his poor form.

Comic Mel Brooks gets BFI honour

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 13:30
Comedy legend Mel Brooks says he is "deeply honoured" to receive an outstanding achievement award from the British Film Institute.

Toy gun robber jailed for store raid

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 13:23
A man who robbed a convenience store brandishing a toy gun is jailed.

Ali welcomes prince with letter

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 13:19
Former boxer Muhammad Ali welcomes Prince Charles to his home city of Louisville with a letter describing the royal as "the greatest".

Cuban officials jailed over egg scam

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 13:16
A court in Cuba jails 18 government officials for stealing more than eight million eggs and selling them on the black market.

AIG shareholders win $1bn settlement

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 13:15
Investors who bought shares in American insurance firm AIG in the lead up to the financial crisis are to receive a total of $970.5m (£649m) after reaching a landmark settlement.

Kurds targeted in Syria bombings

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 12:33
More than 20 people have been killed in a twin bomb attack targeting Kurds marking Persian New Year, or Norouz, in north-eastern Syria, activists say.

Mass grave found in Boko Haram town

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 12:23
A mass grave has been discovered in a town in north-eastern Nigeria retaken from Boko Haram, soldiers from Niger and Chad say.

VIDEO: Picasso electrician told to return art

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 12:07
An elderly electrician has been ordered to return more than 200 Pablo Picasso works after a court found him guilty of possessing stolen goods.

Suge Knight collapses in court

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 11:19
Death Row Records founder is taken to hospital by ambulance after hitting his head during a bail review

Ebola diagnosis hits Liberia hopes

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 11:17
Liberia confirms its first new Ebola case in three weeks, dashing hopes of being declared officially free of the disease.

Driver reversed over pensioner

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 11:02
A driver who knocked down and killed an 85-year-old woman while reversing out of her driveway pleads guilty to careless driving.

Kurds' fallen marine airport tribute

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 10:47
Hundreds of Kurds gather at Manchester Airport to honour a former Royal Marine killed fighting Islamic State in Syria.

Invisible men make Liverpool and Man Utd tick

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 10:41
Robbie Savage on the part Joe Allen and Michael Carrick will play in deciding whether Liverpool or Manchester United win at Anfield on Sunday.

Greens criticise SF over welfare

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 10:22
Green Party MLA Steven Agnew has strongly criticised Sinn Féin's handling of the issue of welfare reform.

Weekend edition: The best of the week's reads

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 10:15
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.

'Rethink needed' on college plan

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 10:06
The final nail appears to have been hammered into the coffin of plans for a joint training college for the police and other emergency services at Desertcreat, County Tyrone.

German Grand Prix cut from schedule

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 10:03
The German grand prix is cut from the Formula One World Championship calendar for the 2015 season.

Twisted Sister drummer dies at 55

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 09:54
AJ Pero, the drummer with US heavy metal band Twisted Sister, dies aged 55.

Sporting moments that make you smile

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 09:54
A selection of the most joyous sporting moments from BBC followers to mark this, the UN's International Day of Happiness.