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Austria’s finance minister asks EU to cover costs of additional migrants

A migrant carries a child as they walk through a frozen field after crossing the border from Macedonia, near the village of Miratovac, Serbia, January 18, 2016. Reuters/Marko Djurica Austria’s Finance Minister Hans-Joerg Schelling has asked the European Commission to … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Onlooker films New York crane collapse

Media playback is unsupported on your device Onlooker films New York crane collapse 6 February 2016 Last updated at 10:37 GMT A large construction crane has collapsed in lower Manhattan in New York City, killing one person and injuring at … Continue reading

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GB trail Belgium in Fed Cup tie

Katie Swan made her Fed Cup debut on Thursday and won both her rubbers against South Africa and Georgia Great Britain’s Katie Swan lost in three sets to Ysaline Bonaventure as GB fell 1-0 behind to Belgium in their Fed … Continue reading

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North Korea advances ‘satellite’ launch

North Korea advances ‘satellite’ launch 6 February 2016 From the section Asia Image copyright AP Image caption North Korea has carried out several previous rocket tests, which it claims are purely for scientific research North Korea has brought forward the … Continue reading

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Weigh-in shooting victim name released

Dublin boxing weigh-in shooting: Victim was David Byrne 6 February 2016 From the section Europe Media captionA spectator at the weigh-in was filming the moment when the shooting began The man killed in a shooting at a boxing weigh-in in … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Bollywood singer performs mid-flight

Media playback is unsupported on your device Bollywood singer Sonu Nigam’s mid-flight ‘concert’ row 6 February 2016 Last updated at 09:54 GMT An Indian airline has suspended five crew members who let a Bollywood star sing over its public address … Continue reading

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Iran mocks Saudi offer to send ground troops to Syria

Iran’s Revolutionary guards commander Mohammad Ali Jafari speaks during a conference to mark the martyrs of terrorism in Tehran September 6, 2011. Reuters/Morteza Nikoubazl The head of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guard said on Saturday Saudi Arabia lacked the courage to … Continue reading

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Helicopter and plane in near-miss

Helicopter and plane in near-miss over Maidford 6 February 2016 From the section Northampton Image copyright PA Image caption A Chinook helicopter came within 600 ft (183m) of a light aircraft over Maidford in Northamptonshire last August Pilots in an … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Drone films collapsed quake building

Media playback is unsupported on your device Taiwan quake: Drone footage shows one collapsed building 6 February 2016 Last updated at 09:29 GMT An earthquake has toppled a number of buildings in the south Taiwanese city of Tainan, with rescue … Continue reading

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On Turkish side of border, Syrian refugees wait and worry

Internally displaced Syrians fleeing advancing pro-government Syrian forces wait near the Syrian-Turkish border after they were given permission by the Turkish authorities to enter Turkey, in Khirbet Al-Joz, Latakia countryside February 2, 2016. Reuters/Ammar Abdullah Tens of thousands of Syrians … Continue reading

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