International News

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.

Landlady killer 'sent death text'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 09:15
A man accused of murdering a hotelier sent a text message to a friend saying he had killed a woman, a court is told.

Sharapova aims to end 11-year run

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 08:52
World number two Maria Sharapova aims to end a losing streak against Serena Williams in the Australian Open final.

Greece shuns debt talks with troika

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 08:43
Greece's new finance minister snubs his main eurozone counterpart, saying Athens will not negotiate over debts with the EU-IMF troika.

M4 oil spill causes 13-mile queues

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 08:42
A lane of the M4 is closed and traffic is queuing for 13 miles between Cardiff and Newport because of a hydraulic oil spill.

Churches oppose three-person babies

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 08:42
Senior church figures call on the government to block the creation of so-called three-person babies, but scientists urge MPs to back a law change.

Ginola out of Fifa presidential race

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 08:38
Ex-Premier League player David Ginola is out of the Fifa presidential election race after failing to secure nominations.

MP Murphy to stand down at election

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 08:30
Paul Murphy is to stand down as Labour MP for Torfaen after 28 years in parliament.

Requiem for Romney's presidential dream

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 08:22
Washington establishment does double-take as Mitt Romney announces his decision not to run for the presidency in 2016.

Weekendish: The best of the week's reads

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 08:21
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.

Police probe Roy Keane 'incident'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 08:10
Police are investigating an alleged road rage incident in Greater Manchester involving former footballer Roy Keane.

Does technology make people touch each other less?

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 08:09
Does technology make people touch each other less?

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 08:08
Dutch babies smile more than US babies, and other nuggets.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 08:08
The week's big numbers visualised.

Nokia name row with London start-up

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 07:59
Nokia has threatened legal action against a UK start-up over the use of the word "HERE".

Brian Blessed pulls out of King Lear

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 07:56
Actor Brian Blessed pulls out of Guildford Shakespeare Company's production of King Lear on doctor's advice, after collapsing with heart trouble during a performance last week.

Qatar buys 10% stake in BA owner

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 07:55
IAG boss Willie Walsh welcomes surprise investment by fast-growing Gulf airline, which said it may increase its stake further.

Migrant voters 'key' in election

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 07:50
Migrant voters could have a decisive impact in key marginal seats at the general election, a study suggests.

VIDEO: China's record car numbers explained

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 07:43
As car ownership reaches record levels in China, BBC News looks at the numbers - and the impact.