International News

Kenya 'ignored Garissa raid warning'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:33
Kenya's interior minister admits security officers ignored intelligence reports prior to the deadly attack on Garissa's university earlier this month.

Vicar loses harassment job appeal

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:21
A vicar who claimed he was the victim of a four-year campaign of hate loses his unfair dismissal case at the Court of Appeal.

More Nigerians 'freed from Boko Haram'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:16
Nigeria's military says it has freed another 160 more people during its offensive against Boko Haram militants in the vast Sambisa forest.

Rail 'chaos' after power outage hits

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:14
Thousands of rail passengers endure huge delays after an electrical supply problem in south London affected trains in and out of the city.

No compensation for Woolworths staff

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:13
Thousands of former staff at Woolworths stores will not receive compensation for redundancy, following a European Court of Justice ruling.

Grandfather guilty of baby murder

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:03
A south Wales man is found guilty of murdering his five-week-old granddaughter.

VIDEO: Nepal trekker 'grateful to be alive'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:02
A woman from the New Forest says she is grateful to be alive after being caught up in the earthquakes in Nepal.

Godleman banned for dangerous throw

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:02
Derbyshire batsman Billy Godleman is banned for two games for a dangerous throw during the game against Gloucestershire.

DARD's Ballykelly HQ plans unveiled

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:01
Plans for a new DARD headquarters are unveiled as the minister says 1,500 civil servants have expressed an interesting in moving to Ballykelly.

Eurozone exits deflation in April

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 02:00
The eurozone scraped out of deflation in April after four months, official data shows, boosting hopes of economic recovery in Europe.

Valuables saved from mansion fire

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 01:49
A "significant" number of valuable antiques are saved from a devastating fire at an 18th Century stately home, the fire service says.

Warner rethinks quake film marketing

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 01:48
Film studio Warner Bros will review its promotional campaign for disaster movie San Andreas following the recent Nepal earthquake.

Bezos conducts New Shepard flight

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 01:46
Blue Origin, the US space company set up by Amazon entrepreneur Jeff Bezos, says it has conducted the first test flight of a new sub-orbital vehicle, reaching an altitude of 93km.

Pakistan jails 10 for Malala attack

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 01:46
A court in Pakistan has jailed 10 men for life for the 2012 gun attack on education activist Malala Yousafzai, media reports say.

Comic Toksvig forms political party

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 01:37
Comedian Sandi Toksvig reveals she quit BBC Radio 4's News Quiz to set up a new political party named the Women's Equality Party.

VIDEO: Cat chat: Can felines talk to humans?

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 01:33
An American vet has claimed to have decoded the language that cats use, believing that cats use more than a dozen sounds, each having its own meaning.

Brazilian 'unaware' until execution

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 00:53
A Brazilian man with psychiatric conditions executed in Indonesia with seven other prisoners did not understand what was happening to him, says his priest.

Germans 'helped US spy on France'

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 00:52
Germany's national intelligence agency, the BND, spied on top French officials and the European Commission on behalf of US intelligence, reports say.

Children withdrawn from mosque visit

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 00:48
Some parents withdraw their children from a planned school visit to a mosque following "safety concerns".

Fifth arrest over 2002 murder case

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-30 00:41
A 60-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of murdering Forest of Dean builder Shaun James in 2002.