International News

VIDEO: Mediterranean 'a migrant graveyard'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 14:01
At least 300 migrants have been killed after attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea from North Africa.

Man shot in both legs in Twinbrook

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 13:57
A man is injured following a shooting on the outskirts of west Belfast.

Rugby concussions up 59% in 2013-14

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 13:44
Reported cases of concussion in English professional rugby rise by 59% in the 2013-14 season, according to an audit.

NY policeman pleads not guilty

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 13:42
A US police officer pleads not guilty to charges in the case of the fatal shooting of an unarmed man in a block of flats in New York City.

Sniper Kyle said gunman was 'nuts'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 13:18
"American Sniper" Chris Kyle described his killer as "nuts" in a text to a friend moments before they were both shot dead by a former Marine, a court was told.

Cyclist James suffers injury setback

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 13:01
Two-time world champion Becky James suffers a setback in her recovery from a knee injury, says Shane Sutton.

Chelsea 1-0 Everton

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 12:41
A last-minute goal from Willian gives Chelsea a victory over Everton that keeps their seven-point Premier League lead intact.

Manchester United 3-1 Burnley

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 12:38
Substitute Chris Smalling scores twice as Manchester United overcome Burnley to climb up to third in the table.

Stoke City 1-4 Manchester City

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 12:36
Sergio Aguero scores his first goals since December as Manchester City secure a dominant victory at Stoke.

UK tank crashes into garden fence

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 12:34
A mechanical fault caused a British tank to career off a road in Germany and crash into an elderly couple's garden fence, the MoD says.

Murders 'over parking, not religion'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 12:18
The wife of the man accused of killing three Muslim students in North Carolina said the attack was due to a parking dispute, not religious hate.

Petrobras rig blast kills three

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 12:18
An explosion on an offshore oil and gas platform operated by Brazil's Petrobras kills at least three workers.

New Ebola cases rise for second week

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 11:20
The number of new cases of Ebola has risen in West Africa for the second week in a row, the World Health Organization says.

Darwin finches' messy family tree

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 11:19
Genome sequences reveal frequent interbreeding between the famous Galapagos finches, as well as discovering one gene strongly linked to their different beak shapes.

Two wheels make a comeback in Taiwan

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 11:04
Why bicycles are making a comeback in Taiwan

Lambert sacked by struggling Villa

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 11:04
Aston Villa sack manager Paul Lambert after the club dropped into the Premier League relegation zone.

VIDEO: The captain who abandoned ship

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 10:44
The captain of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia has been found guilty of manslaughter and sentenced to 16 years in prison.

VIDEO: Vaughan's World Cup ones to watch

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 10:42
Former England captain Michael Vaughan picks some stars to look out for in the upcoming Cricket World Cup 2015.

Costa captain guilty of manslaughter

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 10:41
Costa Concordia captain Francesco Schettino is jailed for 16 years for the manslaughter of 32 people who died when the cruise ship sank in 2012.

Strauss-Kahn angry with focus on sex

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 10:40
Ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn tells his pimping trial in France that he is annoyed with persistent questions about his sexual preferences.

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