International News

Four escape Cookstown arson attack

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 06:07
Four people have escaped injury after an arson attack at a house in Cookstown, County Tyrone.

Britain's Thomas wins European gold

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 05:52
Kristian Thomas wins Britain's first gold medal at the European Gymnastics Championships in Montpellier.

Hamilton quickest in final practice

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 05:37
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton shades Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel in final practice at the Bahrain Grand Prix.

Second vigil for Karen Buckley

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 05:22
A second vigil to remember murdered Irish student Karen Buckley is being held in Glasgow later.

Hibernian 0-1 Falkirk

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 05:07
Craig Sibbald's headed goal secures Falkirk a place in the Scottish Cup final at the expense of profligate Hibernian.

Champion Selby moves ahead of Maflin

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 04:58
Defending champion Mark Selby needs four more frames to win his opening match after taking a 6-3 lead against Kurt Maflin.

Anderson proud to surpass Botham

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 04:44
James Anderson says he is "hugely proud" to have overtaken Sir Ian Botham as England's highest Test wicket-taker.

Hingis beaten on singles return

BBC - Sat, 2015-04-18 04:35
Former world number one Martina Hingis loses 6-4 6-0 to Agnieszka Radwanska in the Fed Cup on her return to singles action.

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.