International News

Ship boarded in North Sea drugs raid

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 01:26
A ship is being searched at Aberdeen harbour after it was boarded in the North Sea on suspicion of carrying drugs.

VIDEO: Key moments from Armenia ceremony

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 01:20
Commemorations are under way in Armenia to mark the centenary of the start of killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks.

New law 'should not ban buying sex'

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 01:20
MSPs back a proposed law on human trafficking but say the buying of sex should not be criminalised as part of the new legislation.

Chile town blanketed in volcanic ash

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 01:19
Residents and emergency workers in southern Chile clear ash that has rained down on towns near the Calbuco volcano.

Migrants killed on Macedonia railway

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 01:12
Police in Macedonia say at least 14 migrants were killed by an express train as they followed a well-trodden route to western Europe.

VIDEO: Video shows US school stage collapse

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 01:10
A stage at a school in Indiana, US, has collapsed during a musical performance, injuring dozens of people.

HSBC considers moving HQ out of UK

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 00:33
HSBC is considering moving its headquarters out of London, the bank says in a statement.

Gay should have had life ban - Bolt

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 00:31
Jamaica's six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt says fellow sprinter Tyson Gay should have been banned for life for doping.

O'Sullivan is 'boy who cried wolf'

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 00:25
Nobody believes Ronnie O'Sullivan when he says he's going to give up snooker because he says it so often, says Shaun Murphy.

Girl, 3, attacked by family dog

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 00:03
A three-year-old girl is airlifted to hospital after being attacked by a family dog, police say.

Several shots fired at house in city

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 23:59
Several shots are fired through the living room window of a house in west Belfast.

Comcast 'abandons' Time Warner deal

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 23:33
US cable giant Comcast will abandon its proposed $45bn acquisition of rival Time Warner Cable after failing to convince regulators the deal would not harm competition, reports suggest.

Row over remarks by health minister

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 23:26
A political row breaks out over remarks made by the Northern Ireland health minister Jim Wells during gay marriage discussion.

In pictures: Sony World Photography Awards 2015

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 23:00
Sony World Photography Award winners

'Nothing wrong' with Samuels salute

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 22:55
Marlon Samuels should keep having fun at England's expense, says West Indies bowling coach Sir Curtly Ambrose.

Government reduces Lloyds stake

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 22:43
The government sells more shares in Lloyds, raising about £586m and taking its stake in the bank to below 21%.

'Why Wenger can end Mourinho hoodoo'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 22:31
Robbie Savage on why Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger might get the better of Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho, at the 13th attempt.

VIDEO: Doing the sums on school funding

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 22:26
Education is a key priority for many people ahead of the general election, but the issue has not featured prominently on the campaign trail so far.

'I've never seen Root bat so well'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 22:21
Joe Root is becoming England's man for all seasons, says Jonathan Agnew, but the tourists missed some opportunities.

Sydney attack brother avoids jail

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-23 22:19
A Northern Ireland man who critically injured his brother in Australia is given a 13 month suspended sentence.