International News

Bolivia deports 'Dirty War' officer

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 02:25
Bolivia captures and extradites an Argentine ex-army officer accused of torturing and murdering opponents during Argentina's military rule.

Priest steps aside over complaint

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 02:18
A Catholic priest has stepped aside while an "historical complaint" is investigated, says the Bishop of Dromore.

VIDEO: Online shopping, 20 years on

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 02:18
Twenty years after the first online transaction, Ben Thompson visits the John Lewis online distribution centre in Milton Keynes to look how the internet has changed the way we shop.

UK pork farmers face sanctions hit

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 02:15
UK pork farmers will face pressure to lower prices because of Russia's ban on food imports from a number of Western countries, say experts.

Human rights chief barred from Egypt

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 02:05
Kenneth Roth, the executive director of Human Rights Watch, and another senior staff member are denied entry to Egypt for "security reasons".

AUDIO: Maloney gender change 'huge decision'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 01:58
Susan Musgrove, from the charity Northern Pride and Michelle Bridgman, a psychotherapist and gender identity counsellor, on coming out as transgender.

The good, the bad and 'the Feds'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 01:56
Hackers and 'the Feds' gather in Las Vegas

'Pit bull' dies in police Tasering

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 01:47
A dog which attacked another dog and its owner dies after being Tasered by police.

A summer beyond my dreams - McIlroy

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 01:45
Rory McIlroy says he is in the best form of his life after adding the US PGA trophy to the Open title he won last month.

'No hard brake' from mortgage checks

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 01:41
New affordability checks have only put a "gentle dampener" on the UK mortgage market during their first months of operation, lenders say.

In pictures: Darfur refugees then and now

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 01:40
Then and now photos show Darfur refugees putting down roots

Storms continue over parts of UK

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 01:32
Parts of England and Scotland continue to be affected by high winds and rain brought by the remnants of what was Hurricane Bertha.

Steven Seagal plays gig in Crimea

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 01:31
Hollywood actor Steven Seagal plays a concert in Crimea on a stage adorned with the flag of pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine.

AUDIO: Government accused over fracking survey

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 01:07
A Green Party MP has accused the government of having "something to hide" after the publication of a partly redacted analysis of the potential effects of fracking for shale gas.

Poots 'sees merit' in A&E drunks fee

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 01:05
Northern Ireland’s health minister says he can see merit in the idea of charging fees to people who end up needing hospital treatment as a result of taking drugs or alcohol.

Driver dies after being hit by Stewart

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 00:59
An American racing driver has died after being struck by the car of three-time Nascar champion Tony Stewart in New York.

Energy industry 'over-regulated'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 00:55
Five former energy regulators have suggested that too much regulation may have hindered competition among energy suppliers and kept energy prices high.

VIDEO: Maradona slaps journalist in face

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 00:54
Argentina football legend Diego Maradona slaps a journalist in the face after his car was surrounded by media in Buenos Aires.

Kings of Leon in tour bus accident

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 00:52
Kings of Leon postpone a concert in New York after drummer Nathan Followill breaks his ribs in an accident on their tour bus.

Pegg hails new Star Trek director

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 00:44
New Star Trek director Roberto Orci makes "perfect sense" as the replacement for JJ Abrams, says star Simon Pegg.
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