International News

World Cup trophy is brought to NI

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 11:28
The World Cup trophy is brought to Northern Ireland for the first time for the premiere of the film Shooting for Socrates.

Incident investigated in Pontypridd

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 11:23
At least four police vans and 10 officers are attending a serious incident in Pontypridd town centre.

Giggs will be next boss - Van Gaal

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 10:53
Louis van Gaal believes Ryan Giggs will succeed him as Manchester United manager when he eventually leaves the post.

Swiss town ends St Bernard snaps

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 10:36
Officials in the Swiss mountain resort Zermatt say they are ending the practice of allowing tourists to pose for photos with the iconic St Bernard dogs.

How Rosberg can overtake Hamilton

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 10:28
BBC F1 analyst Allan McNish compares the form of Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg - and how the German can beat him.

Peanut manslaughter accused in court

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 10:26
A restaurant owner appears in court charged with the manslaughter of a customer with a peanut allergy, who died from anaphylactic shock.

Al-Shabab kills man for blasphemy

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 10:11
The Somali Islamist movement al-Shabab has killed a man for "insulting the prophet Muhammed", witnesses tell the BBC.

Canada's Senate speaker Nolin dies

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 09:47
Pierre Claude Nolin, the speaker of the Canadian Senate, dies at the age of 64 after a long battle with cancer.

Statue of Liberty in NY evacuated

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 09:35
The Statue of Liberty and Liberty Island in New York have been evacuated, the National Park Service has said.

Second charge over preacher murder

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 09:32
A man is charged with possession of an explosive substance by police investigating the murder of a Syrian-born preacher.

'Up to 40% facing mortgage trap'

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 09:21
Around 40% of homeowners with mortgages could struggle to move because they would not qualify for a new loan under tough new rules

Protest against racism after attack

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 09:04
Up to 100 people attend an anti-racism protest in Derry after an Egyptian man is attacked in the city

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 08:46
The taste of shipwrecked champagne, and other news nuggets.

Couch and Barrow win bronze in Kazan

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 08:42
Great Britain's Tonia Couch and Sarah Barrow claim bronze on day one of diving's World Series in Kazan.

London set for 'greatest ever race'

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 08:34
Defending champion Wilson Kipsang and world record holder Dennis Kimetto will go head-to-head at Sunday's London Marathon.

Man guilty of two-year punch killing

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 08:34
A nightclub bouncer is found guilty of the manslaughter of a man who died more than two years after he felled him with a single punch.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 08:20
The week's big numbers, visualised.

Appeal over 'dangerous' missing man

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 08:14
Police appeal for help in tracing an ex prisoner whom they have described as potentially dangerous.

Malawians boycott South African shops

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 07:55
South African-owned shops in Malawi stay closed after calls for a boycott from activists angered at recent xenophobic attacks.

VIDEO: Prince Charles' Gallipoli tribute

BBC - Fri, 2015-04-24 07:55
At a ceremony marking its centenary, the Prince of Wales pays tribute to those who fought in Gallipoli, one of World War One's bloodiest campaigns.