International News

Major earthquake strikes Nepal

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 23:49
A magnitude 7.4 earthquake strikes eastern Nepal, two weeks after a devastating earthquake that killed more than 8,000 people, the USGS says.

College in kidney bean conundrum

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 23:45
Staff at St John's College library are trying to reunite a large bag of red kidney beans with its rightful owner as it joins the lost and found list.

Sri Lanka first to protect mangroves

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 23:45
Sri Lanka becomes the first nation to comprehensively protect all of its mangrove forests, using a model that conservationists hope other nations will adopt.

Indonesia turned away migrant boat

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 23:40
Indonesia says it turned away a boat carrying hundreds of migrants believed to be from Myanmar and Bangladesh.

Missing woman police discover body

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 23:37
The family of a missing woman, who is believed to have been killed, are being kept "fully updated" as a body is discovered.

VIDEO: Security tight for Iraq Shia pilgrimage

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 23:14
Security has been tightened in Baghdad to protect the many Shia Muslims who are converging on the capital.

Kirk casts net to find new ministers

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 23:03
The Church of Scotland launches a recruitment drive to tackle a shortage of ministers in the Kirk.

Bangladesh blogger hacked to death

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 22:49
A blogger has been hacked to death in north-eastern Bangladesh, the third such deadly attack since the start of the year.

VIDEO: 'Australian started Bradford City fire'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 22:47
A former detective, who was part of the team investigating the Bradford City Fire in 1985, says police have always known the identity of the person who may have accidentally started the fire.

Government sells more Lloyds shares

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 22:45
The government sells another tranche of shares in taxpayer-backed Lloyds Banking Group, reducing its stake in the bank to below 20%.

Easyjet profits from cheaper fuel

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 22:37
Easyjet reports a profit for the first half of its financial year, helped by lower fuel prices, a weaker euro and a strong finish to the ski season.

Verdict due for Singapore Lee critic

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 22:23
A Singapore court is to give its verdict in the case of a teenager accused of wounding religious feelings in a video critical of late PM Lee Kuan Yew.

'Slow cars disillusion F1 drivers'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 22:05
BBC Sport commentator David Coulthard says F1 drivers are not being challenged enough and suggests areas for improvement.

Historic building destroyed by fire

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 21:50
A historic building on Royal Deeside is destroyed by fire in the early hours of the morning.

VIDEO: France's Hollande meets Castros

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 21:42
French President Francois Hollande has met Cuba's 1959 revolutionary leaders Fidel and Raul Castro on a historic trip to Havana.

Schools and business face waste law

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 21:27
Schools, hospitals and businesses will have to separate their waste for recycling under new legislation being put forward by Welsh ministers.

Cooper hails 'freak' Swindon win

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 21:25
Swindon boss Mark Cooper describes his side's thrilling 7-6 play-off semi-final victory as a "freak" and "ridiculous".

Davison investigation 'challenging'

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 21:18
The detective leading the investigation into the murder of former senior IRA man Gerard 'Jock' Davison describes the inquiry as "very challenging".

Business in EU referendum warning

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 21:16
Plans to hold a referendum on EU membership are unhelpful for businesses in Wales and could lead to reduced investment, according to an industry body.

AMs back plan for nurse numbers law

BBC - Mon, 2015-05-11 21:14
Plans for a law to ensure Welsh hospitals have enough nurses on duty at all times are backed by AMs.

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