International News

New NI website for eating disorders

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 21:27
A new website is being launched in Northern Ireland to help people living with eating disorders.

Gambler in prison apology to victims

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 21:23
An accountant jailed for stealing hundreds of thousands of pounds to fund his gambling addiction apologises to his victims from his prison cell.

Claudia search-police target alley

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 21:22
Police searching for missing Claudia Lawrence are to examine the alleyway behind her home for clues in fresh searches of the area.

Invest in first 1,001 days, say MPs

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 21:08
The 1,001-day period from conception to the age of two should be regarded as just as important as national defence, a cross-party parliamentary group says.

Tasers used on '400 children in 2013'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 21:04
More than 400 children were tasered by police in England and Wales in 2013, a 38% rise on the previous year, figures obtained by the BBC show.

Muslims 'oppose cartoons reprisals'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 21:02
A large majority of British Muslims oppose the use of violence against people publishing images depicting the Prophet Muhammad, a BBC poll suggests.

Suarez exposes Man City at top level

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 21:01
Luis Suarez exposes Manchester City, who need to prove they belong at the elite level by winning at the Nou Camp.

VIDEO: Yellen eases fears of rate rise

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 19:50
US Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen signals that a rise in US interest rates is unlikely in the near future.

VIDEO: Routh guilty in American Sniper case

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 19:45
Eddie Ray Routh has been found guilty of the murder of US Navy Seal Chris Kyle, who wrote American Sniper, and a second man by a Texas jury.

Anwar family seek royal pardon

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 18:40
The family of Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim say he is a "political prisoner" and seek a royal pardon over his sodomy conviction.

Routh guilty in American Sniper case

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 18:40
Eddie Ray Routh is found guilty of murder of American Sniper Chris Kyle by a Texas jury and is sentenced to life in prison without parole.

Bercow warns 'cash for access' row MPs

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 18:31
Sir Malcolm Rifkind and Jack Straw will 'cop it' if they have broken parliamentary rules in the "cash-for-access" claims, Commons Speaker John Bercow says.

Surrender the UN veto, says Amnesty

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 18:05
Amnesty International urges the five permanent members of the UN Security Council to give up their power of veto in cases of mass atrocities.

New fees for foreign property buyers

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 17:56
Foreign investors may have to pay large fees before buying Australian residential real estate or businesses, the government announces.

DR Congo attacks Hutu rebels

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 17:47
The Democratic Republic of the Congo launches an offensive against Rwandan Hutu rebels in the east of the country.

Clampdown on cold call companies

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 17:30
Companies behind cold calls and nuisance text messages are to face tougher rules after thousands of complaints about their conduct.

Venezuelan student killed in protest

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 17:02
A Venezuelan teenager is killed in the western state of Tachira in a protest over the worsening economic crisis and the shortage of many staples.

Depression 'link' to violent crime

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 16:27
People with a depressive illness are three times more likely to commit a violent or sex crime than those in the general population, a study suggests.

Class design 'boosts pupil success'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 16:21
The design of primary school classrooms has a significant impact on the academic success of pupils, according to a study by Salford University.

Ferrari plate could break record

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-24 16:14
A registration plate linked to one of the most expensive cars in the world could break a record when it sells at auction later.