International News

Referee confrontations concern Dyke

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 14:00
FA chairman Greg Dyke calls on clubs to set an example following a "scary" increase in incidents of players surrounding referees.

US tycoon Durst faces new charges

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 13:59
A millionaire charged with murder in Los Angeles appeared before a judge in Louisiana for a second day, to face new drug and weapons charges.

VIDEO: When doomsday cult attacked Tokyo subway

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 13:58
Man's guilt over surviving 1995 Tokyo sarin gas attack

Monaco 0-2 Arsenal (agg 3-3)

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 13:54
Arsenal are knocked out of the Champions League last 16 on away goals despite beating Monaco.

Syria claims downing of US drone

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 13:54
The Syrian military says it has shot down a US drone near the city of Latakia, a northern stronghold of President Bashar al-Assad.

Lords pass NI Corporation tax bill

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 13:42
New legislation to devolve corporation tax to Northern Ireland is passed by the House of Lords, marking another stage in its process to become law.

No clear winner in Israeli vote

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 12:34
Neither Israel's governing Likud party nor the opposition Zionist Union has a clear lead in Israel's general election, exit polls suggest.

Watson run ended by Suarez Navarro

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 12:34
Heather Watson's impressive run at Indian Wells ends with a frustrating defeat by Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro in the last 16.

Mother 'proud' of son who fought IS

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 12:09
The mother of the first Briton to be killed fighting against Islamic State says she is proud of her son's courage and humanity.

Anglesey to host Tour of Britain

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 12:00
British Cycling's premier event the Tour of Britain 2015 will start on Anglesey with world-class riders completing the first stage from Beaumaris to Wrexham.

VIDEO: Tomb of writer Cervantes discovered

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 11:56
Forensic scientists say they have found the tomb of one of Spain's greatest writers, Miguel de Cervantes, nearly 400 years after his death.

DUP and UUP agree 2015 election pact

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 11:50
Northern Ireland's two biggest unionist parties agree a general election pact to support a single candidate in four constituencies, including the UK's most tightly contested seat.

Switzerland to return Abacha 'loot'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 11:14
Switzerland will return to Nigeria some $380m (£260m) allegedly looted by ex-military ruler Sani Abacha, a Swiss official says.

Bacteria programmed to find tumours

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 11:14
Tal Danino opens Ted 2015 with a talk about programmable bacteria that can find tumours in the liver.

UK finances to see '£6bn windfall'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 11:00
UK government finances will look £6bn rosier around the Budget when projections of lower oil prices dragging on inflation are taken into account.

Syria military 'used chlorine bombs'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 10:56
Syrian activists accuse government forces of using chlorine in an attack in the country's north-west on Monday, but officials deny the claim.

EU steps up war on people-smugglers

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 10:51
A new EU police unit aims to get better intelligence on people-smuggling gangs operating in the Mediterranean.

Dutch UN helicopter crashes in Mali

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 10:44
A Dutch UN peacekeeping helicopter crashes near Gao in northern Mali, with two people reported killed.

'Buy some medicines yourself', call

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 10:44
A north Wales health board urges patients to buy cheaper medicines themselves, rather than use free prescriptions, to save the NHS money.

US veteran 'tried to join IS'

BBC - Tue, 2015-03-17 10:31
Prosecutors say Tairod Nathan Webster Pugh, a former US airman, tried to travel to Syria to join Islamic State militants.