International News

Chef eats humble pie for mix-up

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 07:21
The World Pie Eating Championships are thrown into turmoil after a work experience chef sends the wrong pies to the Wigan event.

Man jailed over eight crash deaths

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 07:19
A 25-year-old man who admitted causing the deaths of eight people in a road crash in County Donegal is jailed for two years.

Millwall v Bolton Wanderers

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 07:12
Preview followed by live coverage of Friday's Championship game between Millwall and Bolton Wanderers.

Harry charity trip caught on camera

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 07:11
Prince Harry is shown at work and play in a series of photographs released to mark a recent charity visit to Africa.

Council cuts: Who will lose out most?

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 07:07
How is your local authority affected?

Booze calculator: What's your drinking nationality?

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 07:03
Find the country that matches your drinking habits

Judge quashes GAA stadium approval

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 07:03
A High Court judge quashes a ministerial decision to grant planning approval for the redevelopment of Casement Park stadium in west Belfast.

30 calls after TV appeal over rape

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 06:46
About 30 people respond to an appeal on Crimewatch for information after a teenage girl was raped twice by a gang of youths in a Cardiff park.

US probes $2m Uganda 'currency scam'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 06:42
US authorities have arrested an American in Uganda for leading a large international counterfeiting ring, the BBC has learned.

Boston bombing suspect in court

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 06:29
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev appears in a US court for the first time since July 2013, ahead of his trial in January.

U2 video shoot causes complaints

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 06:28
Some residents of Olympia Drive in the Village area of south Belfast have complained about disruption caused by a production company making a U2 video.

Aer Lingus shares jump on bid report

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 06:27
Shares in the airline Aer Lingus jump after a report in the Financial Times says that British Airways-owner IAG is considering a takeover offer.

Bats 'showing signs of recovery'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 06:24
Populations of most of Britain's bat species are stable or increasing following previous years of decline, report says.

Is this Pakistan's watershed Taliban moment?

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 06:09
Has the real war on terror finally started in Pakistan?

VIDEO: Armies united for WW1 truce re-match

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 06:08
The British and German army football teams have played a match to commemorate 100 years since the World War One Christmas truce.

Dozens of Egyptian Islamists jailed

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 06:05
Dozens of Egyptian Islamists accused of torching churches and police stations after the ousting of former President Mohamed Morsi are jailed for up to 15 years.

Italian film star Lisi dies aged 78

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 05:44
Italian screen actress Virna Lisi, famed in the 1960s for appearing opposite stars including Frank Sinatra, dies at the age of 78.

Day in pictures: 18 December 2014

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 05:31
Images from around the world: 18 December

VIDEO: 'He threw me down three flights of stairs'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 05:22
The law on domestic violence in England and Wales is being changed to include "coercive and controlling behaviour".

Fall in oil prices 'temporary'

BBC - Thu, 2014-12-18 05:21
Recent falls in the price of oil are likely to be temporary, says the oil minister for Saudi Arabia, Opec's biggest producing nation.

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