International News

Mass evacuation after US derailment

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 04:13
More than 5,000 residents are evacuated in the US state of Tennessee after a train carrying toxic chemicals derails and catches fire.

Man jailed for murdering NI ex-wife

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 04:10
An Australian man is jailed for a minimum of 22 years for murdering his estranged wife, who was originally from Northern Ireland.

Lion tamer defends animal show

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 04:04
The man behind an animal show featuring performing lions and tigers denies his animals suffer in captivity.

Silk Road investigator pleads guilty

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 03:38
A former undercover agent involved in the investigation into Silk Road admits stealing more than $700,000 in Bitcoin - most of it siphoned from the site.

Woman accused of IS membership

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 03:38
A woman is charged with encouraging terrorism and being a member of Islamic State.

Internet jobs boost for Derry

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 03:35
Two hundred and eighty nine jobs are being created in Londonderry by a US-based internet company.

Family probed before 'Syria exit'

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 03:20
A house owned by a Luton family that may be in Syria was raided and a woman was stopped at Heathrow a day before 12 members left the UK, the BBC discovers.

Mexico police charged with torture

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 03:13
Seven Mexican police officers are charged with torturing witnesses of the Tlatlaya killings to allegedly force them to give false evidence.

VIDEO: Storms and hail as UK heatwave breaks

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 03:11
Heat and humidity in the atmosphere on the hottest July day recorded in the UK ends with dramatic storms across the north of the country.

Blatter says he has clean conscience

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 03:03
Fifa president Sepp Blatter says he has a clean conscience and anyone who calls him corrupt should be sent to jail.

'Best lightning storm ever' witnessed

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 02:53
Readers' photos of storms in northern England

Ex-slaughterman cleared of sex abuse

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 02:52
A former slaughterhouse manager is cleared of child sex abuse in Wrexham in the 1980s.

Robots on the march

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 02:51
A range of robots are on display at the Innorobo event in France, including the most advanced domestic robot to go on sale to the public.

Prince pulled from streaming sites

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 02:50
Prince removes his music from a number of paid streaming services.

Global prize for anti-poverty leader

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 02:44
The founding chairman of a leading rural development and anti-poverty organisation wins the 2015 World Food Prize.

Hull sides to merge youth teams

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 02:37
Hull FC and Hull KR are set to merge their youth academies in 2016, BBC Radio Humberside reports.

Goldfinger crime scene 'challenging'

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 02:36
A week-long delay in realising a notorious criminal had been murdered has left police with a "challenging" crime scene, a senior detective says.

What links a reporter and the robot apocalypse?

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 02:27
Why are people linking a reporter and the robot apocalypse?

Tributes to Scots killed in Sousse

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 02:25
Fresh tributes are paid to the four Scots killed in the shooting in Tunisia, as more bodies are repatriated by the RAF.

'Vicious' fox traps eight people

BBC - Thu, 2015-07-02 02:20
A "vicious" fox traps eight people inside a sports club for three hours, biting one woman and chasing a cyclist into a field.