International News

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.

Officers injured in armed siege

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 11:38
Two police officers are injured at an armed siege in south Devon, police say.

VIDEO: 'Hunt for survivors' after train crash

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 11:34
The BBC's Michelle Fleury reports from the scene of the train crash in Philadelphia as investigators looks for clues as to what caused the derailment.

White House backs Facebook wage policy

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 11:26
The White House praised Facebook's new policy to require a $15-per-hour (£9.53) minimum wage for contractors who do a "substantial amount of work" for the firm.

VIDEO: Prince's press adviser tackles reporter

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 11:05
Prince Charles's press adviser Kristina Kyriacou attempts to snatch Channel 4 News reporter Michael Crick's microphone as he asks about the publication of some of his private letters.

US stripped of Olympic relay medals

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-13 11:01
The USA 4x100m relay team are stripped of their London 2012 Olympic silver medals because of Tyson Gay's drugs ban.