International News

Swiss raid HSBC's Geneva office

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-18 00:14
Swiss police are searching offices of the Geneva subsidiary of HSBC bank in an inquiry into alleged money-laundering.

River search for boy, 11, continues

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 23:43
A major river search is continuing for an 11-year-old boy who fell into the water, police say.

Morgan mystified by loss of form

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 23:34
England captain Eoin Morgan says he "doesn't understand" his run of poor form that includes four ducks in five innings.

Tipper truck crash suspects released

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 23:22
Two men arrested over a tipper truck crash in Bath that left four dead, including a four-year-old girl, are bailed by police.

Afghan civilian deaths rise sharply

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 23:19
The number of civilian casualties of the conflict in Afghanistan increased by over 22% last year, latest UN figures say.

Rooney sorry for 'dive' - PNE keeper

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 23:09
Preston goalkeeper Thorsten Stuckmann says Manchester United's Wayne Rooney apologised for his controversial penalty.

Rolls-Royce announces SUV plan

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 22:43
Luxury carmaker Rolls-Royce says it is to add a sports utility vehicle (SUV), or "high-bodied car", to its line-up of models.

Pop-up theatre in festival line-up

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 22:37
Highlights of this year's Brighton Festival include a flat-pack theatre and artists from Margaret Atwood to Agnes Varda.

Terror raid girl, 16, released

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 22:33
A 16-year-old girl arrested by counter-terrorism police in Greater Manchester is released without charge.

VIDEO: Are looted antiquities funding IS?

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 22:04
A BBC investigation has gathered evidence of how looted antiquities are being smuggled from Syrian territory controlled by Islamic State militants.

200 new jobs at engineering firm

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 21:53
An engineering firm is creating 200 jobs at its factory in Rhondda Cynon Taf.

Man accused of robbing 92-year-old

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 21:50
A man is charged with robbery after a 92-year-old was injured when £5 was stolen from him.

Large container ship runs aground

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 21:49
A large cargo ship with nine people on board has got into difficulty near Ardnamurchan Point in the West Highlands.

VIDEO: How Italy copes with migrant influx

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 21:40
The BBC's Tom Burridge reports from the Italian island of Lampedusa, where authorities are struggling to cope with a huge influx of new migrants.

Hunt ban 'working well' 10 years on

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 21:37
The ban on hunting with dogs is "working well" 10 years after it was introduced, according to Alun Michael.

Two hurt as car bursts into flames

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 21:35
Two people are seriously injured in a crash involving two cars, one of which burst into flames.

VIDEO: Frozen falls as US snow continues

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 21:28
As cold and snowy weather continues to affect the US, part of Niagara Falls has frozen over.

Deadline over DUP adviser report

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 21:24
The social development minister faces a deadline later to hand over a report about the conduct of a special adviser to a Stormont committee.

Alabama apology for police 'assault'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 20:21
The governor of the US state of Alabama apologises to India after an Indian grandfather was thrown to the ground by police and left paralysed.

Syria 'agrees to halt' Aleppo raids

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-17 20:09
UN envoy Staffan de Mistura says Syria is prepared to halt aerial attacks on Aleppo for six weeks as part of a UN "hostility freeze" plan.