International News

VIDEO: Biker's camera shows high speed near miss

BBC - Wed, 2014-04-02 00:14
A motorcyclist has a lucky escape on one of Europe's most notoriously dangerous roads and publishes the video as a warning to others.

Toksvig questions all-male panel ban

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-01 23:49
Radio host Sandi Toksvig questions the recent BBC pledge to have no all-male panel shows.

Serena Williams suffers shock defeat

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-01 23:37
World number one and defending champion Serena Williams is out of the Family Circle Cup after losing to Jana Cepelova.

Under the flight path, the landscape of Heathrow

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-01 23:19
The landscape bordering Heathrow Airport

Five arrested in dissident inquiry

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-01 23:17
Five men are arrested in County Armagh as part of an ongoing investigation into dissident republican paramilitary activity.

Concern at county's home care revamp

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-01 23:05
Changes to the way home care is provided in Powys prompt concerns by carers and those using the service.

Legal challenges 'undermine forces'

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-01 22:53
An "unprecedented" number of legal challenges to the Ministry of Defence could mean commanders withholding troops from battle, MPs warn.

Radical plan to boost town's markets

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-01 22:42
Radical plans to transform Wrexham's town centre markets with new cultural and night-time attractions are to be considered by councillors later.

Malaysia mystery ‘may not be solved’

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-01 22:36
Malaysia warns the reasons behind the missing plane's disappearance may never be known, as its PM heads to Australia for talks on the search.

Psychiatric care wait for children

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-01 22:07
The growing problem of children waiting for psychiatric services in Wales is being ignored by ministers, the Liberal Democrats claim.

VIDEO: Kenyan 'al-Shabab recruiter' killed

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-01 22:04
A radical Muslim cleric in Kenya, Abubakar Shariff Ahmed, has been shot dead outside the coastal city of Mombasa.

Philip Morris to stop Australia work

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-01 21:59
Tobacco giant Philip Morris says it will cease production at its Australian cigarette factory, due to Australia's cigarette production rules.

NI spending £9bn higher than income

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-01 21:13
Public spending in Northern Ireland was £9.6bn higher than the amount raised in taxes in 2011/12, Department of Finance research suggests.

Britain hands over Helmand command

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-01 20:52
Britain formally hands over command of military operations in Helmand province in Afghanistan to the US.

Tsunami alert after 8.2 Chile quake

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-01 20:41
An earthquake of 8.2 magnitude strikes off the coast of northern Chile, triggering a tsunami alert and killing at least five people.

BP to close Australia refinery

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-01 20:40
Oil giant BP says it will cease production at its Bulwer Island refinery in Brisbane, Australia, by 2015 due to competition from refineries in Asia.

Migrant 'flood' and Labour 'rival' - front pages

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-01 20:40
Some papers focus on a report suggesting 500,000 EU migrants could head to the UK in five years, while others quote a union leader's warning to Labour.

Seoul examines 'North Korea drone'

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-01 19:39
South Korea says it is analysing what it believes to be a North Korean drone that crashed on a border island amid an exchange of fire with North Korea.

Knights Templar drug lord killed

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-01 19:36
Mexican security forces confirm the death of one of the leaders of the Knights Templar drug cartel after fingerprint tests.

Inmates feel 'victimised and unsafe'

BBC - Tue, 2014-04-01 19:20
Inmates at Lincoln Prison tell inspectors they feel "intimidated, victimised and unsafe".

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