International News

Police bring Winston Rea tapes to NI

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 07:34
Northern Ireland police officers are granted the right to return from the US with sealed tapes of interviews given by an ex-loyalist prisoner to an American university.

Scotland v Wales history in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 07:29
Ahead of Sunday's Six Nations game, a look at what the stats say about Scotland v Wales since rivalry began in 1883.

VIDEO: Could you lose your digital memory?

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 07:05
An internet founder fears vast numbers of pictures, videos and documents will be lost for ever as computers become obsolete.

Rural groups angry over Virgin plans

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 07:01
Campaigners say they are disappointed that Virgin's planned £3bn investment in broadband will not benefit rural areas.

Future of NHS set to be examined

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 06:56
A plan to examine the future of the NHS in Wales is agreed by the Welsh government and the Liberal Democrats.

Phone driver cleared of killing pair

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 06:26
A 21-year-old woman is cleared of causing death by dangerous driving after knocking down and killing an elderly couple while using her phone.

Murray loses to Simon in Rotterdam

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 06:07
A subdued Andy Murray is beaten 6-4 6-2 by Gilles Simon in the last eight of the World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam.

VIDEO: Let your dog choose your partner?

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 06:03
Animal psychologist Dr Roger Mugford and his golden Labrador Bounce come into the BBC News studio to talk about how dogs read human emotions.

Day in pictures: 13 February 2015

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 06:03
Images from around the world: 13 February

Rapists jailed after judge overruled

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 05:54
Three rapists are jailed for six years by a judge who previously terminated their trial because he thought there was a lack of evidence.

VIDEO: LIVE: Dresden bombing ceremony

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 05:51
Germany commemorates the 70th anniversary of the Allied bombing of Dresden.

Watson & Joseph: England's likely lads

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 05:42
Winger Anthony Watson and centre Jonathan Joseph are set to be England's "point of difference", writes BBC Sport's Tom Fordyce.

VIDEO: 'American Sniper' trial underway

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 05:24
The trial of the man accused of killing the real life sniper behind Clint Eastwood's film "American Sniper" is underway in the US.

Saudis evacuate embassy in Yemen

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 05:18
Saudi Arabia becomes the latest country to close its embassy in Yemen, as the security situation in the country deteriorates.

Clarke wants Ryder Cup captaincy

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 05:07
Darren Clarke says he would "love" to be Europe's 2016 Ryder Cup captain at Hazeltine National in Minnesota.

Family win payout over patient death

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 04:59
A patient's family who blamed her death on medics' failure to treat her following major heart surgery receive a compensation payout after taking the case to the High Court.

VIDEO: Ultrasound glimpse of pygmy hippo baby

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 04:49
Ultrasound images of a baby pygmy hippopotamus kicking inside its mother's womb have been released by Melbourne Zoo.

UN agrees negotiating text for Paris

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 04:16
Global climate talks in Geneva have ended with agreement on a formal negotiating text for the climate summit in Paris in December.

Germany remembers Dresden firestorm

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 04:16
Events are to take place in Germany to mark the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Dresden which created a firestorm and left the city in ruins.

Farmer dies after kicked by cow

BBC - Fri, 2015-02-13 04:15
A farmer dies after being kicked in the neck by one of his cows, the National Farmers Union confirms.