International News

Preacher death terror arrests made

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 03:08
A 53-year-old woman is arrested on suspicion of terror acts in connection with the death of a Syrian-born preacher living in London.

Staff reject vote to safeguard jobs

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 03:05
Anglesey poultry plant staff vote to reject changes to their working conditions in a move which would have saved 50 colleagues' jobs.

VIDEO: SpaceX rocket crashes into barge

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 02:59
A SpaceX rocket crashes into a floating ocean platform, after hitting it too hard following an attempted landing.

UN envoy quits as Yemen crisis rages

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 02:45
The UN's special envoy to Yemen, Jamal Benomar, steps down amid criticism of his failure to broker an end to the conflict in the country.

National Museum staff to walk out

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 02:35
Staff at the National Museum of Scotland are due to walk out in a long-running dispute over pay, followed by an all-day strike on Friday.

'Success kid' raises cash for dad

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 02:35
Sam Griner, whose image spawned the 'success kid' meme, is using his notoriety to raise cash to pay for medical treatment for his father.

Tribeca festival begins in New York

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 02:34
New York's Tribeca Film Festival kicked off on Wednesday with the world premiere of Saturday Night Live documentary, Live from New York!.

Czech man claims to create new state

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 02:31
New country 'founded' in southern Europe

Gypsy's five star return to West End

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 02:24
Gypsy returns to the West End for the first time in forty years winning rave reviews for Imelda Staunton.

World Championship scores & schedule

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 02:23
World Championship schedule, scores and results

Champion Selby faces Davis victor

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 02:19
Mark Selby begins the defence of his World Championship title against Kurt Maflin, who beat Steve Davis in qualifying.

Radioactive material theft in Mexico

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 02:09
Five states in Mexico are on the alert after thieves steal potentially dangerous radioactive material, officials say.

Farmer's 'castle' must be demolished

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 02:07
A farmer who built a mock Tudor castle without planning permission says has no choice but to demolish it, after losing a seven-year legal battle.

Sydney attack brother pleads guilty

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 02:06
A Northern Ireland man who critically injured his brother in a one-punch attack in Australia pleads guilty to recklessly causing grievous bodily harm.

Puppy farm sanctions 'may increase'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 01:45
The agriculture minister says jail terms and fines for dog breeding offences could be increased.

DJ Neil Fox denies sex offences

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 01:41
DJ Neil Fox pleads not guilty to nine sex offences, including three involving girls aged under 16

Mum charged with son car fire murder

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 01:36
The mother of a five-year-old boy who died in a car fire is charged with his murder.

VIDEO: Snowboarding's biggest ever trick

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 01:31
British snowboarder Billy Morgan becomes the first person to land a backside 1800 quadruple cork, in Livigno, Italy.

Eugene to host 2021 World Athletics

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 01:30
US city Eugene will host the 2021 World Athletics Championships after the IAAF bypasses the normal bidding process.

SA march in solidarity with foreigners

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 00:55
South Africa is set to hold a huge protest march against xenophobia in the coastal city of Durban following a wave of attacks on foreigners.