International News

Canada's Senate speaker Nolin dies

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 09:47
Pierre Claude Nolin, the speaker of the Canadian Senate, dies at the age of 64 after a long battle with cancer.

Statue of Liberty in NY evacuated

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 09:35
The Statue of Liberty and Liberty Island in New York have been evacuated, the National Park Service has said.

Second charge over preacher murder

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 09:32
A man is charged with possession of an explosive substance by police investigating the murder of a Syrian-born preacher.

'Up to 40% facing mortgage trap'

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 09:21
Around 40% of homeowners with mortgages could struggle to move because they would not qualify for a new loan under tough new rules

Protest against racism after attack

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 09:04
Up to 100 people attend an anti-racism protest in Derry after an Egyptian man is attacked in the city

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 08:46
The taste of shipwrecked champagne, and other news nuggets.

Couch and Barrow win bronze in Kazan

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 08:42
Great Britain's Tonia Couch and Sarah Barrow claim bronze on day one of diving's World Series in Kazan.

London set for 'greatest ever race'

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 08:34
Defending champion Wilson Kipsang and world record holder Dennis Kimetto will go head-to-head at Sunday's London Marathon.

Man guilty of two-year punch killing

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 08:34
A nightclub bouncer is found guilty of the manslaughter of a man who died more than two years after he felled him with a single punch.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 08:20
The week's big numbers, visualised.

Appeal over 'dangerous' missing man

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 08:14
Police appeal for help in tracing an ex prisoner whom they have described as potentially dangerous.

Malawians boycott South African shops

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 07:55
South African-owned shops in Malawi stay closed after calls for a boycott from activists angered at recent xenophobic attacks.

VIDEO: Prince Charles' Gallipoli tribute

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 07:55
At a ceremony marking its centenary, the Prince of Wales pays tribute to those who fought in Gallipoli, one of World War One's bloodiest campaigns.

Poland bars Putin-backed bikers

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 07:44
Poland refuses entry to the pro-Kremlin biker group Night Wolves, saying it cannot ensure security for the gang on its WW2 commemorative ride.

Hartlepool fans 'should not black up'

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 07:34
Hartlepool fans set to dress up as Bob Marley for a game at Carlisle should avoid "blacking up", says Kick it Out.

Man in court over student murder

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 07:31
A man appears in court for a second time charged with murdering Irish student Karen Buckley.

Saudis say 'killer' was IS agent

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 07:31
Saudi Arabia says a young man arrested for the murders of two police officers has confessed to acting on orders from the Islamic State jihadist group.

Plea to tackle tabloid 'hate speech'

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 07:30
UK authorities are urged to tackle "anti-foreigner abuse" in the tabloid press after a Sun column refers to migrants as "cockroaches".

VIDEO: Axe-wielding robber tackled by staff

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 07:22
A man had been sentenced to six years in prison with a four-year extended license period, after threatening staff with an axe at a shop in County Durham.

Foiled post office axe raider jailed

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 07:06
A serial criminal who was brought to the ground by the owner of a County Durham shop during a failed axe raid is jailed for six years.