International News

Dozens held after fresh SA violence

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 04:25
More than 30 people are detained by police in South Africa after a fresh outbreak of anti-foreigner violence around Johannesburg.

Publisher sued over Goebbels diaries

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 04:16
The estate of Adolf Hitler's Nazi propaganda chief, Joseph Goebbels, is suing a publisher for royalties for the use of extracts from his diaries.

Four held as murder probe launched

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 04:14
Four people are arrested after man, 42, dies following a serious assault in Rhondda Cynon Taff.

Tributes to Everest avalanche dead

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 04:14
Tributes are paid in Nepal and climbing is suspended to mark the anniversary of an avalanche on Everest that killed 16 sherpas.

Catch badgers before shooting, say vets

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 04:10
The shooting of free-running badgers in culls should end, the British Veterinary Association says, explaining it is more humane to capture them first.

Russian town trapped in Soviet past

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 04:08
Stalin and storytellers haunt Russian town

Man in 70s robbed by armed man

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 03:56
A man in his 70s is robbed by an armed man in west Belfast.

VIDEO: Replica French warship to sail Atlantic

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 03:46
An exact replica of an 18th Century French frigate has set sail on its maiden voyage - recreating a transatlantic journey to America.

Two teenage boys arrested in Derry

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 03:30
Two teenage boys were arrested after trouble broke out in the Galliagh estate in Londonderry.

Boy 'did not intend to kill himself'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 03:28
A schoolboy found hanged in his bedroom by father did not intend to kill himself, a coroner rules.

VIDEO: Sperm whale filmed 'doing laps'

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 03:16
A sperm whale surprises scientists carrying our research in the Gulf of Mexico as it circulates their equipment.

Saudis meet Yemen aid call

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 03:15
Saudi Arabia, which is leading an air campaign against rebels in Yemen, has pledged the $274m (£183m; €255m) in aid to the country called for by the UN.

Teen arrested over attempted murder

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 02:59
A teenager has been arrested by police in connection with the attempted murder of two brothers in Edinburgh.

Funeral for car boot murder victim

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 02:39
The funeral of Kyle Neil whose body was found in the boot of a car in south Belfast takes place.

VIDEO: Zayn Malik collects Asian Award

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 02:13
Zayn Malik makes his first solo appearance since quitting One Direction at the annual Asian Awards.

Crews remain at five-star hotel fire

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 02:04
Fire crews remain at the scene of a blaze at a five-star hotel in the centre of Oxford.

VIDEO: Ceremony to remember Everest dead

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 01:57
A remembrance ceremony is held at Everest's base camp, a year after 16 Sherpas were killed in an avalanche.

Remains identified as missing woman

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 01:46
Human remains discovered off the coast of Arbroath on Monday have been identified as missing Aberdeen woman Kelli Ferris.

Lego replica for Chester Cathedral

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 01:30
Chester Cathedral embarks on a four-year project to build a scale model of the landmark in Lego.

Teenager stabbed to death in street

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 01:15
A murder investigation is under way in Birmingham after a teenager was stabbed to death in the street.