International News

Obama names attorney general choice

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 16:09
President Obama has chosen New York federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch to replace Eric Holder as US attorney general, the White House says.

Memorial plaque removed in Colombia

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 16:04
A controversial plaque unveiled last week by Prince Charles in the Colombian port city of Cartagena is removed after local opposition.

Violin-playing OAP wows hospital

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 15:44
A 93-year-old man wows staff and fellow patients at Forth Valley Royal Hospital by playing the violin on the ward.

Plan for maths and science school

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 15:42
A unique plan for a specialist centre to help teenagers in Glasgow study maths, science and technology is revealed.

The diplomat who said 'No' to Saudi oil

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 15:29
The diplomat who blew Britain's chance of cashing in on Saudi oil

My daughter the gorilla

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 15:24
Becoming a parent to young and affectionate orphaned gorilla

Findlay launching Labour leader bid

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 15:21
MSP Neil Findlay is launching his campaign to be the new Scottish Labour leader insisting he is no "machine politician".

VIDEO: Twenty-five years after the Berlin Wall

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 15:01
Twenty-five years of life without the Iron Curtain

NI man is charged in Syria inquiry

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 14:26
A 25-year-old man arrested in Londonderry as part of inquiries into reports of alleged activity in Syria is facing guns and explosives charges.

Yemen Shia rebels join new cabinet

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 14:20
A new cabinet is formed in Yemen, including figures from the rebel Shia Houthi group, in an effort to defuse mounting political tensions.

US to send 1,500 more troops to Iraq

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 14:18
President Obama authorises 1,500 more US troops to be sent to Iraq in non-combat roles in the fight against Islamic State, the White House says.

Ukraine says tanks cross from Russia

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 13:58
An armoured column including 32 tanks and 30 trucks has crossed the border into Ukraine from Russia, security officials in Kiev say.

Warrington Town 1-0 Exeter City

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 13:43
Warrington Town remain the lowest ranked-team in the FA Cup after knocking Exeter City out in the first round.

VIDEO: Cannibal murder victim named

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 13:39
Police name the woman who was murdered in an act of cannibalism as 22-year-old Cerys Marie Yemm from Blackwood.

Aguero expects Man City to improve

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 13:31
Sergio Aguero says criticisms of Manchester City this season are valid, but believes the side's form will quickly improve.

VIDEO: Fraudster jailed for four and a half years

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 13:24
A fraudster who tried to evade justice by claiming to be quadriplegic has been jailed for four-and-a-half years after conning his neighbour out of more than £40,000.

Questions over cannibal murderer

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 13:09
Questions need answering about why a man who murdered a woman in a cannibal act was apparently not monitored after his jail release, a Welsh Assembly Member says.

VIDEO: Huge raid shuts 'dark net' sites

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 12:54
Silk Road 2.0 and 400 other sites believed to be selling illegal items including drugs and weapons have been shut down.

Huge ship fuel business is bankrupt

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 12:46
The world's largest ship fuel supplier, Denmark's OW Bunker, has filed for bankruptcy after alleged fraud, prompting a scramble by ships for fuel.

No drugs in Robin Williams suicide

BBC - Fri, 2014-11-07 12:38
Robin Williams was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time of his suicide, authorities in California reveal.