International News

UK firms on 'Brexit' pros and cons

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:01
The government has promised an in-out referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union by the end of 2017. But what do UK firms think about a possible "Brexit"?

Lack of sellers lifting house prices

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 15:00
A further drop in the number of people putting their homes up for sale is pushing up house prices, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

I will return stronger, says Bale

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 14:43
Gareth Bale says he will return stronger for Real Madrid after their Champions League semi-final defeat to Juventus.

Farc wants ELN at Colombia talks

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 14:39
The FARC rebel movement in Colombia is asking the government to include a smaller guerrilla group, the ELN in peace talks as soon as possible, to end more than fifty ears of conflict.

VIDEO: Gunfire and confusion in Burundi coup

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 14:09
An attempted military coup is underway in Burundi with heavy gunfire in the capital Bujumbura and thousands of civilians fleeing the small, land-locked country.

Attempt to scam council of £100,000

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 14:07
An investigation begins into how the former Derry City Council paid almost £100,000 into a fraudulent bank account.

VIDEO: Is this preacher a radicalising force?

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 13:59
The BBC's Gordon Corera reports on the radical Islamist preacher, Anjem Choudary, who some believe has prompted the government's plans to tackle extremism.

How the US reacted to Brady ban

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 13:55
Protests, fundraising, billboards and... Donald Trump: How America has reacted to Tom Brady's 'deflate-gate' ban.

VIDEO: Winkleman: 'My daughter was on fire'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 13:47
Strictly Come Dancing presenter Claudia Winkleman has spoken for the first time about the serious injuries her daughter suffered in a Halloween costume fire.

'Broader appeal' needed from Labour

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 13:45
The First Minister in Wales has said the Labour Party must appeal to a broader range of voters in the future.

Tui ending Thomson and First Choice

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 13:12
The travel firm Tui is dropping the Thomson and First Choice travel brands in a revamp of its business.

Burundi president 'fails to return'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 13:10
Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza's attempt to return home to tackle a coup fails and he has returned to Tanzania, officials there say.

Donut-shaped 'compass' in fly brain

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 13:01
Neuroscientists observe compass-like activity sweeping around a dense ring of cells inside the brain of fruit flies.

Winkleman relives Halloween fire

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 13:00
TV presenter Claudia Winkleman relives the "horrific" Halloween costume fire that injured her daughter last year, saying: "We couldn't put her out."

River incident man taken to hospital

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 12:59
A man is taken to hospital after 999 crews were called to an incident near a river bridge in Bridgend, said South Wales Police.

Real Madrid 1-1 Juventus

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 12:39
Juventus will meet Barcelona in the Champions League final after knocking out holders Real Madrid 3-2 on aggregate.

Prince Charles urged badger cull

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 12:34
Prince Charles asked the Blair government to consider the culling of badgers, historic documents reveal.

'Unsettling' art wins £5,000 prize

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 12:32
Zhu Tian, who has made her name by binding herself to gallery curators, wins a £5,000 award for up-and-coming artists.

Derailed Amtrak train 'was speeding'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 12:02
A commuter train that derailed in Philadelphia, killing at least seven people, was travelling at twice the speed limit, say safety experts.

Pietersen IPL return ended by injury

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 11:53
Surrey batsman Kevin Pietersen will not play in the Indian Premier League because of calf and Achilles injuries.