International News

What's involved in cyber war games?

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 07:01
The UK and US are to stage a series of cyber war games to defend against online attacks. What form will they take?

Assault trial told of 'Batman punch'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 06:56
An assault trial hears how a Scotland rugby international was dressed as Batman when he allegedly attacked an amateur player in Glasgow.

2014 was hottest year on record

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 06:48
Last year ranked as the Earth's warmest since 1880, US scientists say.

Week in pictures: 10-16 January 2015

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 06:43
News photos from around the world

'Islamist cyber attacks' hit France

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 06:36
Media sites suffer outage a day after the French government warns of cyber attacks, although it is unclear whether the two are linked.

VIDEO: Pregnant duchess visits foster charity

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 06:28
Nicholas Witchell reports on the Duchess of Cambridge's visit to a charity reception celebrating the work of foster carers.

Brothers jailed for life for murder

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 06:27
Two brothers are jailed for life for murdering their neighbour after a drunken row.

Police 'concern' for Jewish community

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 06:20
There is "heightened concern" about the risk to Jewish communities in the UK following the terror attacks in France, police warn.

'Bullet-proof vest' killer jailed

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 06:12
A man who accidentally shot his friend dead while testing if his bullet-proof vest worked is jailed for seven years.

Air lock causes homes water problems

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 06:06
Up to 150 homes in Draperstown, County Londonderry, are without water because of an ongoing air locking problem, according to NI Water.

Flash floods kill 170 in Malawi

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 05:49
The authorities in Malawi say at least 170 people have been killed in flash floods over the past month - a sharp rise on previous figures.

Tycoon proposes Texan 'Hyperloop'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 05:20
A test track for a futuristic transport system known as the Hyperloop could be built in Texas, according to billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk.

HIA chair appeals High Court ruling

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 05:09
The Historical Institutional Abuse inquiry's chairman is to appeal a High Court ruling that he unfairly denied legal representation to a victim.

Police chief shooting charge dropped

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 05:06
Sir Peter Fahy, chief constable of Greater Manchester Police, will not be prosecuted over one of his officers shooting dead an unarmed suspect after the case against him is dropped.

VIDEO: 'I hid Paris hostages in freezer'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 04:42
A man from Mali who hid shoppers at a Jewish supermarket during an attack in Paris by an Islamist gunman has been given French citizenship.

McIlroy records first hole-in-one

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 04:22
Rory McIlroy makes his first professional hole-in-one and is only two behind leader Martin Kaymer after day two in Abu Dhabi.

Flogging of Saudi blogger postponed

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 04:19
Saudi Arabia postpones the second round of its public flogging of activist and blogger Raif Badawi on medical grounds.

Derry Judge disses Snoop Dogg

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 04:08
A Londonderry judge describes the controversial US rapper, Snoop Dogg, as a "misogynist wretch" during a court case.

VIDEO: 'Attacked' cyclist sought by police

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 03:56
A cyclist who filmed an incident in which he appears to have been knocked off his bike by a van and assaulted has been urged to contact police.

Sundance London cancelled for 2015

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-16 03:39
The festival, launched in 2012, to promote smaller, independent films, will not take place this year.