International News

WW2 bomb prompts Cologne evacuation

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-27 01:44
Some 20,000 people in the German city of Cologne are forced to leave their homes as authorities diffuse a one-tonne bomb from World War Two.

Tax allowances to track minimum wage

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-27 01:31
Future increases in the income tax personal allowance will be linked to rises in the national minimum wage, the government announces.

Mourinho pokes fun at rival sides

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-27 01:24
One team played without goal posts, one played only half a season - what was Jose Mourinho on about at Chelsea's awards.

Mans Zelmerlow climbs UK chart

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-27 01:15
Eurovision winner Mans Zelmerlow from Sweden soars up the British charts to number three with his upbeat song Heroes.

VIDEO: Vicar who contracted HIV after attack

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-27 01:15
Reverend Hayley Young who contracted HIV through a non-sexual attack speaks to the Victoria Derbyshire programme.

Aer Lingus shares up as sale backed

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-27 01:02
Shares in Aer Lingus rise 3% in the wake of the Irish government's agreement to sell its 25% stake to IAG, the owner of British Airways.

VIDEO: News conference on Fifa arrests

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-27 00:54
Fifa officials hold a news conference following the arrest of six football officials at a hotel in Zurich over corruption charges.

Arrests over Pakistan 'fake degrees'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-27 00:47
Pakistani investigators detain the head of a global internet technology firm suspected of an alleged multi-million dollar fraud selling fake degrees online.

Davies out of the Rugby World Cup

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-27 00:43
Wales centre Jonathan Davies is ruled out of the Rugby World Cup after suffering a serious knee injury.

Death of collapsed man investigated

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-27 00:42
The death of a man who was found collapsed in the street is being investigated by police in Swansea.

VIDEO: Turning Van Gogh into virtual reality

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-27 00:40
An American artist has turned Van Gogh's The Night Cafe into an immersive virtual reality experience.

Man City trip to Houston in doubt

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-27 00:31
Manchester City's friendly against Major League Soccer side Houston Dynamo on Friday is in doubt after flooding.

HIV-positive vicar humbled by response

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-27 00:29
A vicar who made a YouTube video to tell her congregation she was HIV positive says she has been "humbled" by their reaction.

Broadway enjoys record season

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-27 00:26
New York's theatreland enjoys its best ever season for 2014-2015, breaking box office and attendance records.

Madagascar MPs vote to sack leader

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-27 00:23
Parliamentarians in Madagascar vote to impeach President Hery Rajaonarimampianina in a surprise move.

De La Rue shares fall 10% on results

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-27 00:11
Banknote printer De La Rue sees its shares lose 10% after reporting a fall in profits and a cut in the payout to shareholders.

VIDEO: Taking a dip in the King's Cross Pond

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 23:54
Tim Muffett reports as a revival of lidos has revived interest in outdoor swimming.

NI Assembly in 'unchartered waters'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 23:51
The DUP says the Northern Ireland Assembly is entering "unchartered waters" after the Welfare Reform Bill failed to pass on Tuesday.

'No radio or phone' on missing boat

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 23:42
An air and sea search is resuming off Lewis for a small boat which has gone missing with one person on board.

CQC rates three care homes 'unsafe'

BBC - Tue, 2015-05-26 23:17
A care home in Bradford is rated inadequate after inspectors found it to be understaffed and poorly managed.