International News

VIDEO: Why are dog attacks on the rise?

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 22:43
Research for an animal charity, the People's Dispensary for Sick Animals, has found that 30% of dog owners claim they have been bitten or attacked by someone else's dog.

Vietnamese brides 'vanish' in China

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 22:39
Authorities are investigating the disappearance of more than 100 Vietnamese brides in Hebei, local reports say.

Sailors Mills & Clark robbed in Rio

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 22:24
London 2012 silver medallists Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark are robbed at knifepoint in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Thursday's gossip column

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 22:18
Vidic could return to Old Trafford, Hazard considers Chelsea exit, Adam keen on move abroad, plus more.

Carol service 'tribute' to April

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 22:13
The mother of murdered schoolgirl April Jones, whose disappearance sparked one of the UK's largest police searches, will speak at a service to remember missing people.

School minibus crash probe continues

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 21:50
Police continue their investigation into the cause of a fatal minibus crash at a school in Bridgend county.

Business water bills to reduce

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 21:33
A majority of business customers are to see a reduction in their water bills, after the Utility Regulator sets revenues for Northern Ireland Water for the years ahead.

MLAs should hire staff 'on merit'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 21:16
MLAs at Stormont should employ staff on the "basis of merit", according to the independent body which sets their pay and expenses.

LTA to cut funding to aspiring stars

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 21:01
Funding for up-and-coming British tennis players will be severely cut in a bid to develop more top-100 players.

Google to shut Spanish news service

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 20:32
Online search giant Google is shutting down its Google News service in Spain before a new intellectual property law is introduced.

Suicide bomber kills Afghan soldiers

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 20:11
At least six Afghan soldiers are killed by a suicide bomber on the outskirts of the capital Kabul, police and officials say.

Law targets online child abusers

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 19:37
A new offence is to be created to stop paedophiles soliciting explicit photos from children via mobile phones or the internet, the prime minister says.

Tribute concert for murdered teacher

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 19:26
A concert in memory of Ann Maguire, the school teacher who was fatally stabbed in her classroom, is to be held later.

PCCs to take over police complaints

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 18:11
Police forces in England and Wales could be stripped of their power to deal with complaints made against officers under new plans from the home secretary.

US House backs Venezuela sanctions

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 18:04
The United States House of Representatives passes a bill that will impose sanctions on Venezuelan officials who violate protesters' rights.

Water woes in Lima: A glimpse of our future?

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 17:20
Would you pay 10% of your income for a daily barrel of water to cook, clean and drink?

Is IS on an inevitable path to destruction?

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 17:18
We must fully understand the IS phenomenon before we can begin to tackle it successfully, says Mark Mardell.

Should we use reindeer at Christmas?

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 17:10
Is Christmas cruel to reindeer involved in displays?

Music video fuels natural hair debate online

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 17:10
Comedian sparks 'natural' look debate online

Meet Afghanistan's 'Bruce Lee'

BBC - Wed, 2014-12-10 17:05
Bruce Lee lookalike finds internet fame