International News

IS 'pushed back' in Yarmouk clashes

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 06:22
Palestinian groups have advanced in clashes with Islamic State militants in the Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus, Palestinian officials say.

Why is the EU gunning for Google?

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 06:08
The BBC's Mark Ward explains why the European Commission has accused Google of "abuse" and wants changes to its search results.

VIDEO: Protester jumps on Draghi desk

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 05:53
A protester jumped on the desk in front of European Central Bank President Mario Draghi at a news conference in Frankfurt.

VIDEO: Reporter confronts dog trafficker

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 05:38
BBC Scotland reporter Sam Poling confronts dog trafficker Brian O'Neill

Beckett play to put audience in dark

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 05:37
A play set in complete darkness is among the highlights of this summer's Enniskillen International Beckett Festival.

Indian police charged with murder

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 05:35
Preliminary murder charges are filed against police in India's Andhra Pradesh state after the killing of at least 20 suspected red sandalwood smugglers.

VIDEO: Hundreds of migrants feared drowned

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 05:20
About 400 migrants are feared drowned after their boat capsizes off Libya, according to the charity Save the Children.

VIDEO: Lib Dem and UKIP manifestos under scrutiny

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 05:18
Both the Liberal Democrats and UKIP have launched their manifestos and their opponents have given their reactions.

Exhausted & empty - Kvitova's diary

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 05:15
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova on returning to the game after exhaustion, fighting herself and sleepless nights.

VIDEO: Southern UK basks in April heatwave

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 05:04
Parts of Britain are bathed in glorious sunshine and people in Bournemouth have been hitting the beach a little earlier than they might have expected to this year.

Global financial risks 'have risen'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 05:00
The risks to global financial stability have risen, says the International Monetary Fund, partly because of lower oil prices.

Turkey mine bosses appear in court

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 04:44
Eight former managers of the Soma mine in western Turkey where 301 people died last year appear in court on murder charges.

VIDEO: Polish prince challenges Farage to duel

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 04:35
Nigel Farage is challenged to a duel in Hyde Park by a Polish prince brandishing a sabre over discrimination claims.

Bardarbunga eruption gases estimated

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 04:34
Scientists quantify the emissions from Iceland's spectacular Bardarbunga-Holuhraun eruption.

Rebels 'kill 10 Colombian soldiers'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 04:34
Ten Colombian soldiers have been killed in an attack by leftist Farc rebels in west of the country, officials say.

Honey trap murder pair found guilty

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 04:28
Two men are found guilty of murdering a professional poker player who was lured into a honey trap for his winnings.

Man escapes injury in gun attack

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 04:20
A 61-year-old man has escaped injury in a gun attack on a house in Lurgan in the early hours of Wednesday.

Malawians to be evacuated from SA

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 04:16
Malawi becomes the first African state to announce the repatriation of its nationals from South Africa, following an upsurge in xenophobic violence.

SDLP calls for NI 'prosperity plan'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 04:07
Party leader Alasdair McDonnell lays out 'prosperity process' for Northern Ireland to expand its private sector.

Pensioner admits killing neighbour

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 04:00
A 73-year-old man admits killing his neighbour at a sheltered housing complex.