International News

Hoverfly kiss wins photo prize

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 23:26
Hoverfly takes ecology photo prize

Uighur scholar's students jailed

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 23:00
Seven students of imprisoned Uighur academic Ilham Tohti have been convicted of separatism and jailed, a lawyer for Tohti says.

VIDEO: Albinos 'being killed like animals'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 22:51
A new campaign launched in Tanzania aims to protect albino people after a rise in the number of them being murdered.

Deadline due for Pelamis offers

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 22:44
The deadline to table offers for the collapsed wave power company Pelamis is due to expire later.

VIDEO: Gobby: The man who shouted at ministers

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 22:44
BBC producer, Paul Lambert who is also known as 'Gobby' has announced he is leaving the BBC to join UKIP as their communications director.

VIDEO: Royal couple meet Jay-Z and Beyonce

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 22:41
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have attended a basketball game in New York as about 200 people demonstrated nearby against incidents of police violence in the US.

VIDEO: Final chord for Ulster orchestra

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 22:38
With a population of nearly two million, you might expect Northern Ireland to have more than one orchestra.

Labour backs fast-track youth vote

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 22:37
Labour backs the immediate transfer of election powers to Holyrood to allow MSPs to give 16 and 17-year-olds the vote in 2016.

VIDEO: CIA report raises threat to US

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 22:35
There are fears that the publication of a Senate report on CIA interrogation methods could trigger an attack on the US.

Police to begin Madeleine interviews

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 22:21
British police arrive in Portugal to observe interviews with 11 people as part of their inquiries into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.

Tesco warns over full year profits

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 22:19
Tesco warns full year profits will be substantially below market expectations.

Flood defences to get extra £150m

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 22:19
An extra £150m will be spent improving flood and coastal defences across Wales.

One dead in M25 'multiple collision'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 22:18
One person dies and a "number of people" are trapped in their vehicles in a crash on the M25 near Waltham Abbey, Essex.

'Long wait' for abuse counselling

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 22:09
Victims of historical sexual abuse are having to wait up to three years for counselling, a charity claims.

VIDEO: Dewani prepares to return to UK

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 22:06
British businessman Shrien Dewani is preparing to leave South Africa after a judge cleared him of arranging the murder of his wife on their honeymoon.

VIDEO: Labour pledges new cancer fund

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 22:03
Labour has vowed to set up a new fund to pay for innovative cancer drugs, surgery and radiotherapy if the party comes to power.

VIDEO: McCann 'witnesses' to be quizzed

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 21:54
Police investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann in Praia da Luz, Portugal, are to begin questioning eleven people on Tuesday.

VIDEO: 'For every suitcase there's a story'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 21:32
Germany takes in more asylum seekers than any other EU country - at a time when net immigration is also at a 20 year high.

NI film groups face 50% funding cuts

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-08 21:32
Some of Northern Ireland's best known film organisations are facing cuts in funding of up to 50%.