International News

Sport back when EastEnders was born

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 08:46
Gazza's debut, the Black Ball final and Sam Torrance's moustache - what was sport like in 1985 when EastEnders was born?

Glitch trips up top computer school

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 08:27
Carnegie Mellon University has apologised after it mistakenly sent out 800 admission letters via email to its prestigious computer science programme.

Farage condemns 'racist comments'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 08:24
UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage condemns "deeply racist comments" made by one of his Kent councillors.

Romania anti-sleaze drive hits elite

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 08:00
Members of Romania's privileged elite are among those detained in a major anti-corruption drive, the BBC's Nick Thorpe reports.

Nappy-wearing goat 'acts like dog'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 07:58
A nappy-wearing sickly baby goat being nursed back to health thinks she is a dog, her Wellingborough owner says.

German nurse 'sorry' for killings

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 07:43
A former nurse, who confessed to killing more than 30 patients in Germany, apologises to the relatives of his victims.

Record-breaking cold in US East

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 07:25
Bitterly cold air from Siberia has brought dangerously frigid and likely record-setting temperatures to the eastern half of the US and Canada.

Israel 'leaking' Iran nuclear talks

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 07:23
The US has accused Israel of selectively leaking information from the Iran nuclear talks to distort its position in negotiations.

Turkey favours China missile deal

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 07:14
Nato member Turkey appears ready to buy a Chinese missile defence system incompatible with Nato equipment.

Walmart to raise wages for workers

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 07:14
US retail giant Walmart - the nation's largest private employer - announces plans to raise wages for more than 500,000 hourly employees at its US stores.

VIDEO: Timelapse captures Northern Lights show

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 07:06
Timelapse video has captured a spectacular show of the Northern Lights, visible from northern parts of the UK.

Bollywood comedy ends 20-year run

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 07:00
An iconic movie which became the longest running in Bollywood history has its final showing after a record-breaking 1,009-week run.

Supermarket price war hits Asda

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 06:56
Sales at Asda fall in the 12 weeks to January as supermarket price wars hit the company's performance.

Man forced out by homophobic attacks

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 06:50
A grieving man who has been the target of a series of homophobic attacks and death threats says he can no longer live in his north Belfast home.

Henna tattoo warning after dye death

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 06:48
A coroner warns about the dangers of having black henna tattoos and using hair dye after the death of a woman who suffered an allergic reaction.

VIDEO: Convert guilty of beheading plot

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 06:41
Brusthom Ziamani is been found guilty by a jury at the Old Bailey of planning to behead a British soldier.

VIDEO: 'Sound of shells' heard near Donetsk

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 06:36
The BBC's Ian Pannell reports from the outskirts of Donetsk, where the truce has been observed so far, but where artillery fired has now been heard.

Pensioner dies after car hits wall

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 06:31
An 85-year-old man dies after his car crashes into a wall.

Man guilty of plot to behead soldier

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 06:29
A 19-year-old man, who was armed with a 12in knife and a hammer when he was arrested, is found guilty of planning to behead a British soldier.

Blur play Hyde Park with new album

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 06:25
Blur have announced that they are headlining British Summer Time in June and plan to release a new album in April.