International News

Ugandan runaways play rugby in Wales

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 03:04
Two Ugandan rugby players who disappeared after competing in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow last year are playing for a small Cardiff team, it emerges.

Baby ashes inquiry finds 60 cases

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 03:00
An inquiry into the failure of a Shrewsbury crematorium to return the ashes of dead babies to their families finds at least 60 cases over the last 15 years.

Klass reprimanded over presents row

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 02:56
Singer Myleene Klass is publically reprimanded by the head teacher of her daughter's school after mocking other parents online.

Ivory Coast celebrates with holiday

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 02:51
Ivory Coast declares a public holiday to celebrate its dramatic win over Ghana in the Africa Cup of Nations final.

Woakes happy with new-ball role

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 02:50
England seamer Chris Woakes says he is "obviously keen to carry on" taking the new ball in the forthcoming World Cup.

Wenger in dark over Wilshere return

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 02:43
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he does not know when midfielder Jack Wilshere will return from his ankle injury.

Man guilty of OAP scissors murder

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 02:36
A 24-year-old man is found guilty of murdering an 85-year-old woman in her Edinburgh home.

Samsung warns about 'listening' TV

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 02:20
Samsung is warning people to avoid discussing personal information in front of their smart television set.

Lee 'extremely hurt' by book claims

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 02:04
To Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee is "extremely hurt" by claims she was pressured into releasing a "lost" novel, according to her lawyer.

Translink head quits to be preacher

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 02:02
The chief executive of Translink is leaving his £155,000-a-year post to devote his life to preaching.

Man shot by police after stabbing

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 02:01
A man is shot by a police officer after a woman was stabbed at a house in Kent.

UK plans for possible Grexit

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 01:48
David Cameron plans for possible Greek exit from the eurozone to ensure UK banks and companies are not excessively damaged.

'England need to be on top form'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 01:47
England batter Lauren Winfield says her side will not underestimate New Zealand when their one-day series begins on Wednesday.

Snapchat selfie 'unmasked killer'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 01:32
A Pittsburgh teenager who killed a classmate is tracked down after sending a friend a Snapchat selfie of him posing with the body, police say.

Gambon 'can't do' stage roles

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 01:20
Harry Potter actor Sir Michael Gambon reveals he is no longer able to play roles on stage due to problems remembering lines.

Air strike 'targets Afghan militant'

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 01:07
A drone strike in Afghanistan has targeted the car of a militant commander who recently swore allegiance to Islamic State, reports say.

Supreme Court rejects wind appeal

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 01:04
The Supreme Court dismisses an appeal against plans to build a major wind farm in Shetland.

Rogue landlords targeted by new law

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 01:00
Rogue landlords will be tackled by a new law to make renting a home simpler, the Welsh government says.

'Phone and laptop' driver probe

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 00:48
A video showing a motorist apparently driving with headphones on, using a handheld mobile phone and with a laptop on is investigated by police.

Are there enough professional disabled actors?

BBC - Mon, 2015-02-09 00:09
Are there enough to meet demand?