International News

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.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 09:48
The country where it's embarrassing for a man to hold an umbrella for a woman, and more nuggets.

Viner appointed new Guardian editor

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 09:48
Katharine Viner is to become the first female editor-in-chief of The Guardian, taking over from the departing Alan Rusbridger

Brothers of Thai ex-princess jailed

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 09:41
The brothers of former Thai princess Srirasmi are jailed for defaming the monarchy following her divorce from the crown prince.

Clegg on life outside politics

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 09:29
James Landale profiles the Lib Dem leader

Man jailed for footballer murder

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 09:26
A man is jailed for murder after fatally stabbing a teenage footballer in the neck with a broken bottle.

Woman falls to death from flats

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-20 09:25
A woman dies after falling from the window of a flat in Quarry Street, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire.