International News

Shipwreck given protected status

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-12 05:25
The wreck of an 18th Century ship off the Northumberland coast is designated a Scheduled Ancient Monument by English Heritage.

IPCC accused of 'marginalising' poor

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-12 05:14
Researchers meeting in Berlin have been accused of not paying enough attention to the interests of developing countries.

VIDEO: Duchess visits New Zealand hospice

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-12 04:45
The Duchess of Cambridge visits a children's hospice in Hamilton, new Zealand, as part of a royal tour with Prince William and her baby son, Prince George.

Deadly blasts hit India vote staff

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-12 04:43
At least 12 people die in bomb explosions in the eastern Indian state of Chhattisgarh in election-related violence blamed on Maoist rebels.

Duchess hears of child's cancer pain

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-12 04:38
A six-year-old girl whose mother has terminal cancer is among the children introduced to the Duchess of Cambridge at a New Zealand hospice.

Nurses 'demoralised' by NHS row

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-12 04:26
Nurses are finding the political row over the Welsh NHS both "tiresome and demoralising", says the head of the Royal College of Nursing in Wales.

'Woeful' disabled facilities criticised

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-12 04:26
Britain's football leagues must redress the "woeful" lack of facilities for disabled fans, says a government minister.

Fire breaks out at city square

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-12 04:07
Dozens of firefighters deal with a blaze at an office block on St Andrew Square in the heart of Edinburgh.

Two in court over £320K drugs find

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-12 03:51
A mother-of-three and her partner appear in court in connection with the seizure of cannabis with an estimated street value of £320,000 in Dunmurry on the outskirts of west Belfast.

UK 'provokes' Argentina in Falklands

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-12 03:28
Argentina accuses Britain of provocative behaviour by planning to carry out military exercises in the Falkland Islands next week.

Historic steam locomotive moves home

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-12 03:21
A restored steam locomotive believed to be one of the last of its type has made its way from Llangollen to Carmarthen.

AUDIO: Pioneer animator Batchelor remembered

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-12 02:49
Vivien Halas tells Rebecca Jones about the life and work of her mother, the pioneering animator Joy Batchelor.

Parliament 'recipe for harassment'

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-12 02:36
A male hierarchy at Parliament is part of "a recipe for a culture in which sexual harassment can prevail", Labour's deputy leader has said.

Crufts puppy is stolen in house raid

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-12 02:34
Five dogs, including a Crufts champion worth several thousand pounds, are stolen from a house in East Yorkshire.

Vicar arrested over alleged rape

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-12 02:21
The vicar of a church in Greater Manchester is arrested on suspicion of raping a teenage girl.

Egypt gives Gaza the cold shoulder

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-12 02:17
Gazans suffering effects of Egypt's drive against Muslim Brotherhood

Iran anger over US visa refusal

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-12 02:16
Iran insists it will not replace its new envoy to the UN after the US refuses a visa to the diplomat over alleged links to the 1979 hostage crisis.

Stab victim found dead in street

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-12 02:13
A 22-year-old man is found dead in a Staffordshire street.

Abbott: 'Plane signal' rapidly fading

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-12 01:37
Signals in remote seas thought to be from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight are "rapidly fading" and finding the jet will be a "massive, massive task", Australia's PM says.

UN dilemma over 'Cinderella' technology

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-12 01:35
Why isn't plan to remove CO2 from atmosphere catching on?

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