International News

Be careful who you swear at on the train

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 06:09
Be careful who you swear at on the way to a job interview

Oscars films see online piracy surge

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 06:09
American Sniper is the Oscars-nominated film to have experienced the most illegal downloads since the awards shortlist was revealed, a study suggests.

Bruce Dickinson treated for cancer

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 05:59
Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson is treated for cancer but expected to make a full recovery

Dozens exposed to superbug in LA

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 05:55
Two deaths and seven infections are linked to medical scopes contaminated with a deadly strain of bacteria.

Three escape Stirling bus blaze

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 05:29
A driver and two passengers escape injury after a bus goes on fire at Stirling University Innovation Park.

Caption Challenge: Trombone banana

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 05:27
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

VIDEO: Shelling continues around Donetsk

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 05:15
There has been heavy shelling around the main rebel city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, as Nick Childs reports.

'Spiritual healer' guilty of fraud

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 05:12
A self-proclaimed spiritual healer is found guilty of conning victims out of £650,000.

178-year-old Bible returned to owner

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 05:10
A hospice in Wrexham reunites a centuries-old Bible with relatives of the family who owned it.

VIDEO: Rare Amur tigers filmed in China

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 05:08
Rare video footage of wild Amur tigers in China has been captured in the Wangqing Nature Reserve.

Figo wants 48-team World Cup

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 04:46
FIifa presidential candidate Luis Figo proposes a bigger World Cup, sin-bins and offside law changes in manifesto launch.

Huge welcome for Burundi journalist

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 04:32
Thousands of people celebrate in Burundi's capital after a prominent journalist controversially charged with murder is freed.

Street named after NI physicist

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 04:15
Belfast City Council has named a street after a NI physicist who demonstrated that Einstein's views on quantum mechanics were incorrect.

Fugitive 'robbed shop at knifepoint'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 04:14
Police say a prisoner who escaped from custody in the Republic of Ireland on Tuesday robbed a Belfast shop at knifepoint, shortly before he was arrested.

Two security alerts in Londonderry

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 04:13
There are security alerts in the Waterside area of Londonderry after suspicious objects are found in two locations.

UK online university reaches million

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 04:11
The UK's drive to challenge US dominance in online learning passes the milestone of signing up a million students.

Pitfalls of delayed school entry

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 04:10
A delay in starting school for summer-born or premature children may be linked with poor academic performance later on, a study suggests.

Ukraine firing spreads despite truce

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 04:09
Shelling is reported in several parts of eastern Ukraine as leaders hold talks on how to enforce the ceasefire officially in place since Sunday.

Housing starts in England up 10%

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 04:07
The number of new houses that were built in England last year rose significantly, government figures show.

Day in pictures: 19 February 2015

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 03:56
Images from around the world: 19 February