International News

Terry 'should still play for England'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 22:31
Chelsea captain John Terry should still be playing for England, according to former national boss Fabio Capello.

VIDEO: Can Fighting Talk's Josh nail 1985 pot?

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 22:28
Josh Widdicombe takes on Dennis Taylor's famous 1985 black-ball pot in front of Steve Davis - but can he make the shot?

Body recovered from Hampstead Ponds

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 22:17
A body is pulled from a pond at a north London park, after reports a teenager was seen in difficulty in the water.

'Tredwell stars as batsmen stutter'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 22:12
James Tredwell has given the selectors a real headache, says Jonathan Agnew, but concerns persist at the top of the order.

49 deliberate grass fires in 12 hours

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 22:07
A fire service says it has had to deal with 49 deliberate grass fires in just 12 hours.

VIDEO: Prison for insulting a president?

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 22:04
Over 230 people have been indicted for insulting the Turkish president in seven months, sparking complaints over freedom of speech restrictions.

Labour pledges £375m extra for Wales

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 21:46
Tax rises will mean £375m extra a year for the Welsh government if Labour wins next month's election, the party will say as it launches its Welsh manifesto.

Decision due over peer abuse charge

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 21:41
The Crown Prosecution Service is to announce announce whether Labour peer Lord Janner will be charged with child sexual abuse offences.

Major blaze closes city centre

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 21:39
An investigation is under way following a major fire which closed the centre of Inverness until the early hours of this morning.

100 tour operators arrive in NI

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 21:34
More than 100 tour operators from 19 countries arrive in Northern Ireland for a series of face to face sales meetings with over 80 tourism businesses.

Survey shows NI property price boost

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 21:32
Northern Ireland's housing market out-performed other UK regions in March, according to the latest Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) survey.

Canada to sell uranium to India

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 21:28
Canada announces it will supply uranium to India, boosting India's plan to increase nuclear capacity to meet growing energy demand.

Under 11s trying e-cigs over tobacco

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 21:22
Primary school-aged children in Wales are more likely to have smoked e-cigarettes than tobacco, research finds.

NHS finance problem 'being ignored'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 21:05
The NHS is facing a "substantial financial problem" in England which politicians are ignoring during the election campaign, the former head of the service says.

Non-passport Syrians granted appeals

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 20:09
Three asylum seekers who fled Syria but were jailed when they arrived in the UK without passports are told they can appeal against their convictions.

Al-Shabab recruiting in Kenyan towns

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 20:06
Somalia's Islamist al-Shabab militants are recruiting heavily in north-eastern Kenya, according to evidence gathered by the BBC.

VIDEO: Ex-NFL player guilty of murder

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 20:04
Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has been found guilty of the first-degree murder of his friend, Odin Lloyd.

Japan jet scrambles near record high

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 19:20
Japan says it is scrambling fighters at almost Cold War levels in response to foreign aircraft - mainly Russian and Chinese - approaching its airspace.

Posthumous book by French satirist

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 18:18
A book by Charb, the editor of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo who was killed by Muslim militants in January, is being published posthumously.

S Korea marks Sewol ferry disaster

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 18:16
South Korea is marking the first anniversary of the Sewol ferry disaster, which left more than 300 people - mostly teenagers - dead.