International News

Hotel set to reopen after firebomb

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 01:20
A Londonderry hotel that was badly damaged in a firebomb attack is set to reopen later on Saturday.

US says China 'destabilising' force

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 01:17
US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel accuses Beijing of "destabilising" the South China Sea, and urges Thailand's coup leaders to restore democracy.

Monthly black bin bag pick up plan

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 01:15
Black bin bag collections once a month are on the agenda for residents in Torfaen as the council looks at ways to avoid fines of up to £600,000.

Eight charged over Tiananmen attack

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 01:09
China is to try eight people over a deadly attack last October when a car ploughed into a crowd by Tiananmen Square and caught fire.

Lord Rennard row 'was blown up'

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 01:08
Liberal Democrat peer Baroness Shirley Williams says Lord Rennard's alleged sexual harassment is not the "most serious case".

Four teens accused of murdering man

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 00:48
Four teenagers are charged with murdering a man who was found dead in an underpass in Cambridgeshire.

Gangnam hits two billion views

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 00:36
Gangnam Style by the South Korean rapper Psy has become the first YouTube video to be watched two billion times

VIDEO: UK bouldering reaches for new heights

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 00:29
Professional climber Shauna Coxsey is the first British woman to collect a world series gold medal in bouldering.

Travel concerns as bus firm shuts

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-31 00:28
Community leaders say it is vital no bus services are lost in Gwynedd and Anglesey after an operator closes down.

VIDEO: Bantham village up for sale at £11.5m

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 23:40
A cluster of cottages, a sandy beach, and a shop are up for sale for over £11 million in the coastal village of Bantham.

Vandal-hit rugby club gets CCTV

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 23:39
A south Wales rugby club plagued by anti-social behaviour has CCTV installed in a bid to deter vandals.

'I was homeless for years,' reveals England's Williams

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 23:06
England midfielder Fara Williams reveals why she kept home life secret from team-mates while playing for her country.

'Five held' over India gang rapes

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 22:20
All suspects have been arrested in connection with the gang rape and murder of two teenage cousins found hanged from a tree, police in India say.

Meriam's plight and a farewell to Stephen - the papers

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 22:14
The case of Meriam Ibrahim - the Sudanese woman facing the death penalty for marrying a Christian - is much discussed in Saturday's papers, and the funeral of cancer campaigner Stephen Sutton also receives wide coverage.

VIDEO: Food advergames 'target children'

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 22:07
Children are being targeted by food and drink companies which advertise unhealthy products on internet games according to a new report.

VIDEO: Trams back in Edinburgh after 60 years

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 21:38
Edinburgh's controversial tram system is opening to the public, three years later than planned.

Police Federation 'to repair trust'

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 20:46
The new chairman of the Police Federation of England and Wales says the organisation must work to repair the "severely damaged" level of trust in the police.

India police fired over hanged girls

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 20:12
Two police officers in India are sacked for allegedly refusing to help search for two missing girls who were later found gang-raped and hanged.

Row brews over new EU president

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 19:02
Germany's Angela Merkel backs Luxembourg ex-PM Jean-Claude Juncker as EU president, but the UK demands a "lengthy process to find consensus".

VIDEO: Giant aquarium opens in Mexico

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-30 17:38
A new aquarium has been opened in Mexico by the country's richest man Carlos Slim.

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