International News

Riot in Frankfurt targets new ECB HQ

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 00:15
Anti-austerity protesters in the German city of Frankfurt burn police cars in protest at the opening of the European Central Bank's new building.

Finaldi to head National Gallery

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 00:05
Gabriele Finaldi is appointed the new head of the National Gallery in London, replacing Nicholas Penny who announced his retirement last year.

New £1 coin designed by teenager

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-18 00:01
A 15-year-old has won a competition to design the new £1 coin, which will be in circulation from 2017.

VIDEO: Mexico introduces circus animals ban

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 23:36
The Mexican authorities have introduced a new law banning certain animals - among them tigers, elephants and zebras - from performing in circuses.

Serbia arrests 7 over Srebrenica

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 23:34
Serbia arrests seven men suspected of taking part in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre in Bosnia.

Free bassist Andy Fraser dies at 62

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 23:22
Bassist Andy Fraser, who co-wrote Free's 1970 hit All Right Now and had been fighting cancer and Aids, dies in California aged 62.

Tiger-tagging app to boost tracking

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 23:13
A new iPad app is asking users to "tag" tigers in images gathered from the internet, to help researchers with counting and tracking the animals.

Wednesday's gossip column

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 23:07
Mancini piles pressure on Pellegrini, Chelsea eye Real Madrid pair, Man Utd prepared to sell De Gea to get Bale, plus more.

Call for Welsh funding 'commitment'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 22:58
Chancellor George Osborne should make the same commitment on Welsh funding as his Lib Dem Treasury colleague Danny Alexander, Wales' Finance Minister Jane Hutt says.

Williams in Indian Wells quarters

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 22:57
Serena Williams recovers from a poor start to beat Sloane Stephens to reach the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open.

Neighbours at 30: Memorable moments

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 22:56
Some of the soap's most memorable moments - after 30 years

Aldi expansion could bring 500 jobs

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 22:49
Supermarket chain Aldi's plans to open a distribution centre and offices in south Wales could see a further ten stores opened across Wales, creating 500 jobs.

VIDEO: How Israeli election night unfolded

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 22:48
Benjamin Netanyahu is on course for a fourth term as Israel's prime minister after winning the general election.

Pietersen targets England recall

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 22:46
Batsman Kevin Pietersen says he will "do anything" to help him earn a recall to the England side.

VIDEO: Dating site sued for promoting adultery

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 22:38
An internet dating site for married people is taken to court in France, accused of promoting adultery.

Solar aeroplane heads across India

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 22:22
Solar Impulse, the solar-powered plane attempting to fly around the world, is back in the air again, crossing India and hoping to make it to Myanmar.

VIDEO: Crimea annexation - one year on

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 22:22
Celebrations are due to take place on Wednesday in Russia to mark the first anniversary of Moscow's annexation of Crimea, as Richard Galpin reports

Troubles trauma centre wins UK award

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 21:57
The WAVE centre which offers support to anyone traumatised by the Troubles in Northern Ireland, has won a major award.

VIDEO: Solar plane flies over India

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 20:33
A solar plane started the third leg of its round-the-world journey on Wednesday as it took off from the western Indian city of Ahmedabad.

VIDEO: Northern Lights glow in UK's night sky

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 20:30
The Northern Lights - or Aurora Borealis - have been creating a fabulous show across large parts of the Northern Hemisphere.

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