International News

VIDEO: Awaiting return to war-torn Kobane

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 13:11
Days after Kurdish forces drove Islamic State militants from Kobane in northern Syria, people who fled the town are now waiting to return.

Islamic State eyes al-Qaeda lands

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 13:09
The Islamic State group is forging links with militants across North Africa and the Arabian Peninsula, challenging its al-Qaeda rivals.

VIDEO: Suge Knight hands himself in

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 13:02
Suge Knight, the man behind the Death Row Records label, has been arrested on suspicion of hitting and killing a man with his truck.

Bournemouth 2-0 Watford

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 12:57
Championship leaders Bournemouth beat Watford 2-0 with the visitors playing all but the first 28 seconds with 10 men.

Canadian PM seeks wider terror laws

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 12:52
Encouraging terror attacks against Canada will become a crime under legislation proposed by Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

Partick Thistle 0-1 St Mirren

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 12:45
James Dayton scores early on his debut as St Mirren pick up three valuable Premiership points at Firhill.

England Saxons seal win over Ireland

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 12:45
Sam Burgess has a quiet international Union debut as England Saxons beat Ireland Wolfhounds 18-9 in Cork.

Man is shot in both legs in Belfast

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 12:32
A man is shot in both legs in what police describe as a paramilitary-style attack in north Belfast.

Wolfsburg 4-1 Bayern Munich

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 12:27
Bayern Munich suffer a first meaningful Bundesliga defeat in over two years as they lose to second-placed Wolfsburg.

VIDEO: Escapee D-Day veteran's funeral

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 11:33
The funeral is held of Sussex war veteran Bernard Jordan, who left his care home to attend D-Day commemorations in France.

VIDEO: Mother of abused pupil speaks out

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 11:22
Teacher Jeremy Forrest who ran off with pupil 'cried to her mother'

Mother denies exploiting abduction

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 10:50
The mother of a girl who was abducted and taken to France by teacher Jeremy Forrest denies she is exploiting her daughter by writing a book on the case.

Putin ally to build bridge to Crimea

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 10:45
A Russian contract for building a $3bn bridge to Crimea goes to a firm controlled by a close friend of Vladimir Putin who is under Western sanctions.

Woods shoots worst round of career

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 10:44
Tiger Woods records the worst round of his professional career with an 11-over-par 82 in the second round of the Phoenix Open.

Secret 80s 'sex file' named diplomat

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 10:23
A top British diplomat engaged in "sexual perversion" in the 1960s and was vulnerable to blackmail by foreign powers, previously secret papers reveal.

Tamil becomes Sri Lanka's top judge

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 10:16
Sri Lanka's president appoints a Tamil judge as the new chief justice - the first member of the country's minority community to hold the post in decades.

Romney: The aura of a serial loser

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 10:11
Mitt Romney certainly looked the part of president, but despite his success in business, he could never pull it off.

Man injured in Belfast shooting

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 09:26
A man is taken to hospital following a gun attack at a fast food outlet in north Belfast.

Machines seized in gambling probe

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 09:25
Detectives investigating money laundering and illegal gambling seize machines and cash worth more than £500,000 in Belfast and Lisburn.

Celtic v Rangers

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 09:19
Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's Scottish League Cup semi-final between Celtic and Rangers.

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