International News

Iraq 'expels IS from oil refinery'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 04:22
Iraqi troops say they expelled Islamic State from the country's main oil refinery, as a top US officer flies in for talks.

VIDEO: GWR's new trains unveiled in Japan

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 03:37
Great Western Railway's new trains have been unveiled at a ceremony in Japan.

VIDEO: Sculptors create icy wonderland

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 03:31
Sculptors in Belgium have created a frozen winter wonderland full of characters from various Disney films

Ecclestone doubts double points plan

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 03:22
F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone doubts if the award of double points at the final race of the season will continue in 2015.

Motorcyclist dies after car crash

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 03:14
A motorcyclist in his 20s dies after he was involved in a car crash in Lisburn, County Antrim.

Flood threatens pensioners' homes

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 02:57
Firefighters are working to protect pensioners' homes from flood water after the river Corcrain burst its banks in County Armagh.

SNP coalition role 'not ruled out'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 02:47
Former SNP leader Alex Salmond says it would be "foolish" for his party to rule out entering into a coalition at Westminster.

VIDEO: Rooney reveals best England moment

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 02:46
Captain Wayne Rooney reveals his favourite England moment as he prepares to win his 100th cap in Saturday's Euro 2016 qualifier against Slovenia.

VIDEO: Fitball: Is it netball, is it football?

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 02:41
A school in Luton introduces a new sport to the curriculum, Fitball, with the aim of making school sport more inclusive.

Union warning over £32m council cuts

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 02:23
Industrial action "not ruled out" by a union after it warns that £32m of cuts by Cardiff council will have "devastating consequences".

VIDEO: Bob Geldof: 'I just feel gratitude'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 01:37
Stars including Ed Sheeran and One Direction have been arriving in Notting Hill for the recording of the new Band Aid charity single.

Woman is rescued from sinking car

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 01:17
Members of the public are praised for saving the life of woman who was trapped in a sinking car in the River Bann, County Armagh.

HK protesters denied China flight

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 00:54
Three Hong Kong pro-democracy protest leaders are stopped from boarding a plane to Beijing, as authorities say their travel permits are invalid.

NI raises more than £700k for Pudsey

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 00:48
People in Northern Ireland donate more than £700,000 to Children in Need during the annual BBC fundraiser.

VIDEO: National Lottery marks 20 years

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 00:45
The UK's National Lottery is 20 years old.

'Winner didn't work in training'

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 00:44
Shaun Maloney reveals his winning goal for Scotland against Republic of Ireland had not worked in set-piece training.

Children in Need's £1.3m from Wales

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 00:27
The BBC's Children in Need appeal raises more than £1.3m in Wales after an evening of fundraising and appeals.

McDonnell to address SDLP conference

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 00:20
SDLP leader Alasdair McDonnell will address his supporters at the party's annual conference on the outskirts of Belfast later.

VIDEO: Johnny Depp speech sparks twitter buzz

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 00:08
The Hollywood Film Awards was aired on television for the first time on Friday with a star-studded audience in attendance.

4x4 photo shoot on mountain blasted

BBC - Sat, 2014-11-15 00:06
Vehicle manufacturer Land Rover has been accused of "setting an appalling example" by holding a 4x4 photo shoot on top of a mountain in Snowdonia amid claims local habitat has been damaged.