International News

Sue Perkins reveals brain tumour

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 23:40
The Great British Bake Off presenter Sue Perkins says she has been living with a brain tumour for eight years.

Bill Turnbull leaving BBC Breakfast

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 23:40
Bill Turnbull announces he is leaving BBC Breakfast after nearly 15 years saying that was "more than enough for me and the audience"

Eight dead in Paris apartment fire

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 23:24
A fire in an apartment in Paris kills eight people, including two children, French officials say, amid reports that it may have been started deliberately.

VIDEO: Strictly stars in the spotlight

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 22:53
The official launch party for Strictly Come Dancing has been held in London, as the contestants reveal what they are looking forward to.

Durban hosts 2022 Commonwealth Games

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 22:47
Durban will be the first African city to host the Commonwealth Games as it is confirmed as the venue for 2022.

Abuse case ex-teacher 'shot himself'

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 22:38
A former Manchester music teacher facing sex abuse allegations apparently shot himself dead after officers arrived at his US home to arrest him.

Walkie Talkie 'UK's worst building'

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 21:12
A City of London skyscraper, nicknamed the Walkie Talkie, wins the Carbuncle Cup, is judged to be the UK's worst new building.

Trespassers cause more Eurostar delays

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 20:59
Trespassers on tracks near the Channel Tunnel in France have caused major disruption for hundreds of passengers, amid reports of migrants climbing on train roofs.

Umunna urges Labour to back new leader

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 20:15
Former Labour leadership contender Chuka Umunna urges his party to unite around its new leader, whoever wins the contest.

Thousands more migrants reach Athens

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 19:44
Boats carrying thousands of migrants arrive overnight in mainland Greece, as the EU struggles to cope with an unprecedented influx.

Murray sees off Kyrgios in US Open

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 18:39
Britain's Andy Murray wins a pulsating night match against Nick Kyrgios to reach the US Open second round in New York.

Alarm bells over no-siren police cars

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 18:26
Police cars with no sirens are being used for emergency responses, delaying officers and potentially helping criminals escape arrest, the Police Federation says.

Has Yemen war handed Aden to jihadists?

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 18:00
The once tranquil port of Aden in Yemen is being steadily infiltrated by jihadists from both al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsular and the so-called Islamic State, writes the BBC's Frank Gardner.

Can we live with nuclear technology?

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 17:43
As Japan restarts its nuclear power industry, four years after the Fukushima disaster, have we learned to make peace with the technology?

Europe in disarray over migrants

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 17:39
Europe's leaders face some hugely sensitive decisions that will determine whether an open Europe can survive, says Gavin Hewitt.

VIDEO: When New York’s women went on strike

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 17:34
In August 1970, Carole de Saram joined thousands of women on a strike in New York City.

UK's in-out vote rules facing changes

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 17:29
The government announces "significant" changes to its plans for the rules on an in-out EU referendum, the BBC understands.

Last Shoreham victim set to be named

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 17:11
The identity of the last unnamed victim of the Shoreham air crash is set to be revealed later as the inquests open into the deaths of the 11 people who were killed in the disaster.

Intel launches Skylake processors

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 17:00
Intel takes the wraps off its new family of Skylake computer chips, explaining why the processors should outperform its earlier processors.

US swoop on secret 'steroids labs'

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 16:42
US federal agents arrest more than 90 people and shut down 16 underground labs making illegal steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs.