International News

Man guilty of beheading girlfriend

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 03:59
A man who beheaded his teenage girlfriend with a kitchen knife at his flat in Sheffield is found guilty of her murder.

'No chance' for trapped mine workers

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 03:59
The son of one of the four men who died when a mine in the Swansea Valley flooded tells a court he "knew straight away there was no chance for them boys".

AUDIO: The world's first homoerotic stamps

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 03:48
Estelle Lovatt and David Bailey discuss Finland's decision to produce the "world's first" homoerotic stamps

O'Sullivan to face Hull in first round

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 03:48
Defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan is drawn to face Robin Hull in the first round of the World Championship in Sheffield.

BP Portrait Award shortlist unveiled

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 03:48
Three artists are shortlisted for the BP Portrait Award 2014, for work featuring a homeless man, a reluctant mother and a mature fashionista.

Royals visit bush fire-ravaged town

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 03:42
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet families whose homes were destroyed by bush fires that ravaged parts of Australia last year.

VIDEO: Easter weekend weather

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 03:38
Dry start, sunny spells, turning wetter later

AUDIO: Man amputated hand to get 'reaction'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 03:37
A man who suffered with chronic hand pain chopped the limb off so people "would listen."

Two women held in Disappeared case

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 03:34
Two more women are arrested by detectives investigating the 1972 abduction and murder of Belfast woman Jean McConville.

BBC and Sky experience fault on iOS

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 03:32
The BBC and Sky's video-on-demand apps simultaneously experience a fault on iPhones and iPads that prevents TV shows from streaming.

Bale finally emerges from Ronaldo's shadow

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 03:32
Gareth Bale proves he can be a game-changer on the big occasion for Real Madrid with the winner in the Copa del Rey final

Met in 'one of biggest gun hauls'

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 03:16
The Metropolitan Police say they have seized one of their biggest hauls of firearms, including assault rifles and a machine gun.

VIDEO: Three killed in clashes at Ukraine base

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 03:04
Three people were killed in a raid on a base in eastern Ukraine overnight, the country's interior minister says, as the US, Russia, the EU and Ukraine begin crisis talks in Geneva.

The level crossing wars

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 03:01
The battle over Britain's level crossings

333 new call centre jobs for Derry

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 02:58
More than 300 call centre jobs are to be created in Londonderry as a result of an investment by an American corporation.

Harrowing text messages as ferry sank

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 02:53
As ferry sank, students sent parents harrowing text messages

VIDEO: Lighting the way and more arts stories

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 02:45
A giant light installation in an old gas storage tank in Germany, works by French sculptor Auguste Rodin and US photographer Robert Mapplethorpe side by side in Paris - and more from the world of arts.

Clarity urged on home admissions

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 02:35
Stormont Health Minister Edwin Poots is urged to clarify if the admissions policy on NHS care homes will be changed, following a reprieve for 18 facilities.

Birds of prey deaths increase to 20

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 02:09
The discovery of another buzzard's body brings the number of birds of prey found dead in Ross-shire to 20.

Busy roads warning ahead of Easter

BBC - Thu, 2014-04-17 02:08
Motorists are braced for what is set to be the busiest day of the year on the roads so far, with up to 16m cars expected to be used over Easter.
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