International News

Scottish coastal waters see 39 deaths

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 15:00
A total of 39 people died in accidents around Scotland's coast last year, RNLI Scotland reveals.

VIDEO: How to build and fly your own drone

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 15:00
Personal aerial drones that take pictures could soon become a lot more common, thanks to a new invention.

The rise of solo dining

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 15:00
The restaurants that love solo diners

'Risk of debt peril' when rates rise

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 15:00
A "relatively benign" rise in interest rates still has the potential to double the number of households facing debt problems, a think tank has said.

US 'around the world' flier crashes

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 14:55
A US teenager and his father who crashed their plane during an attempt to fly around the world knew the risks, a relative says.

Jamieson and Wiggins eye early golds

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 14:50
Scotland's Michael Jamieson and England's Sir Bradley Wiggins are chasing gold medals on day one of the Commonwealth Games on Thursday.

Venezuela opposition leader on trial

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 14:43
The trial begins of one of Venezuela's main opposition leaders, Leopoldo Lopez, accused of inciting violence during anti-government protests in February.

Facebook reports surge in profits

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 14:21
Social networking firm, Facebook has reported that profits more than doubled in its second quarter on a jump in advertising revenue.

Assault MP speaks of 'deep regret'

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 13:58
The Conservative Party is discussing the future of MP David Ruffley, who was cautioned by police for assaulting his ex-partner.

VIDEO: Susan Boyle sings as Queen arrives

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 13:25
Susan Boyle treats the crowd at Celtic Park to rousing version of Mull of Kintyre as part of the opening ceremony for the 2014 Commonwealth Games, shortly before the arrival of The Queen.

Man fined for downing goldfish drink

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 12:50
A man filmed swallowing two goldfish in a pint glass as part of a dare, admits it was a "stupid prank" after he was fined £200 by magistrates.

Stormont paper sets out budget cuts

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 12:45
The finance minister has circulated a paper that will result in millions of pounds in cuts across departments, except health and education, according to Stormont sources.

Solemn ceremony for MH17 victims

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 12:42
The Netherlands receives the first victims' bodies from crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in a solemn ceremony at Eindhoven air base.

Ban on flights to Tel Aviv renewed

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 12:25
The suspension of US and European airline flights to Israel's Ben Gurion airport after a nearby rocket attack has been extended for a second day.

Death crash girl, 6, identified

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 12:22
A six year-old girl who died in a road accident in Wiltshire is formally identified as Jess Marie Wright-Roberts.

Man arrested in missing Claudia case

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 12:21
A man is arrested as part of the investigation into the murder of missing chef Claudia Lawrence, while forensic teams search a pub in her home city of York.

VIDEO: Last journey of Costa Concordia

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 12:16
The BBC's Alan Johnston reports on the journey so far of the wrecked cruise ship Costa Concordia as it is towed to Genoa for scrapping.

VIDEO: Seals 'stressed' by warming seas

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 12:12
Warming seas are reducing the food supply for Antarctic seals, say researchers.

Detroit porch shooting trial opens

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 12:02
A Detroit man feared for his life before he shot an unarmed black woman standing on his porch, his lawyer says at the start of his murder trial.

Arrests made after eBay Stubhub thefts

BBC - Wed, 2014-07-23 11:56
Arrests are made in the UK, US, Canada and Spain after a scam involving e-tickets for Elton John concerts and other shows sold via Stubhub.
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