International News

US makes Fifa extradition request

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 23:51
The US has asked Switzerland to extradite seven Fifa officials arrested on corruption charges in May, Swiss authorities say.

Man injured in 'serious assault'

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 23:29
A man is taken to hospital after a serious assault in Belfast, during which it is believed he was stabbed.

Dixons Carphone in deal with Sprint

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 23:19
Dixons Carphone has signed a deal with US telecoms firm Sprint that will see it open and manage Sprint-branded stores in the US.

VIDEO: Who cares for child migrants to UK?

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 23:16
Some UK local authorities say they are struggling to cope with the large increase in the number of children seeking asylum.

Limited ferries as Calais reopens

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 23:10
Limited ferry services resume between Dover and Calais after a strike by French ferry workers caused three days of disruption across the Channel.

VIDEO: UK family of 12 'travelled to Syria'

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 22:57
A family of 12 from Luton that includes a baby and two grandparents are believed to have travelled to Syria after going missing.

House price growth 'at two-year low'

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 22:42
The annual rate of house price growth slowed again last month, the Nationwide building society says, falling to a two-year low of 3.3%.

Concern for missing mother and child

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 22:39
Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a mother and child who have been reported missing in Edinburgh.

Thursday's gossip column

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 22:38
Manchester United try to offload Van Persie, Barcelona bid £56.7m for Pogba, Leicester want Bolton boss Lennon, plus more.

Indonesia crash blamed on engine

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 22:24
The Indonesia military plane that crashed in a residential part of Medan likely suffered an engine failure, a top military official tells the BBC.

Man crushed to death by robot

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 22:17
A 22-year-old worker is grabbed and killed by a robot at a VW car factory in Germany.

Judge to hear Carmichael legal bid

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 22:16
A legal challenge over the election of Liberal Democrat MP Alistair Carmichael is to be heard at the Court of Session.

Plan to build NI's biggest wind farm

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 21:59
A planning application is submitted for what would be Northern Ireland largest wind farm.

Albarn predicts Alice controversy

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 21:51
Singer Damon Albarn predicts his Alice in Wonderland-inspired musical Wonder.land, which opens in Manchester later, will be "a little controversial".

Police back at scene of bomb attempt

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 21:32
Police return to the scene of an attempted bomb attack on a police officer in Eglinton, near Londonderry, to appeal for information.

Afghan court spares mob killers

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 21:30
An Afghan appeals court quashes death sentences imposed on four men for their part in the mob killing of a young woman in Kabul in March.

Concern over NI health complaints

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 21:30
More than 40% of the complaints being dealt with by the Northern Ireland Ombudsman are about health and social services, according to a report.

'Tougher sentences' for bird killers

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 21:19
People caught killing birds of prey in Wales should face stiffer punishments, wildlife campaigners say.

Failings in police child protection

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 21:13
Police need to improve child protection, a watchdog says, after it highlights failings in Welsh and English forces.

Bullying 'endemic' at hospital

BBC - Wed, 2015-07-01 21:12
A "culture of bullying, harassment and inappropriate behaviour" affects staff at all levels in one unit of Wales' biggest hospital, an inquiry finds.

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