International News

Survivor singer Jamison dies aged 63

BBC - 34 min 9 sec ago
Jimi Jamison, the lead singer for US rock band Survivor, who sang and co-wrote the theme tune for hit TV series Baywatch, dies aged 63.

McDormand picks up Venice award

BBC - 40 min 37 sec ago
Oscar-winning actress Frances McDormand is honoured with the visionary talent award at the Venice Film Festival.

Free meals served for infant pupils

BBC - 41 min 21 sec ago
Pupils up to the age of seven in England will be entitled to a free hot school lunch from this week, as schools re-open for the new term.

Russia 'to alter military doctrine'

BBC - 55 min 31 sec ago
Russia is to adjust its military doctrine as a result of the Ukraine crisis and Nato's increasing presence in eastern Europe, a top Russian official says.

Abuse scandal force faces inquiry

BBC - 1 hour 5 min ago
South Yorkshire Police commissions an independent investigation into its handling of the Rotherham child abuse scandal, while Labour suspends four members in the town.

VIDEO: Scotland Decides: 5 live debate

BBC - 1 hour 5 min ago
Victoria Derbyshire presents live from Caird Hall, Dundee with an audience debate ahead of Scotland's Referendum on independence.

Boris Island airport plan 'not dead'

BBC - 1 hour 9 min ago
Mayor of London Boris Johnson says plans for an airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", are not dead despite a commission looking into the UK's airport needs rejecting the idea.

Clegg defends UK terror response

BBC - 1 hour 10 min ago
The UK can take action to stop British jihadists re-entering the country without flouting the law, Nick Clegg insists.

The growing threat to our recovery

BBC - 1 hour 13 min ago
The growing threat to our recovery

Ashya case under review, says CPS

BBC - 1 hour 14 min ago
The parents of Ashya King have had their case put under "immediate review", the Crown Prosecution Service says.

IS accused of Iraq ethnic cleansing

BBC - 1 hour 15 min ago
Amnesty International says it has proof Islamic State militants have launched a campaign of ethnic cleansing against minorities in northern Iraq.

Uber banned across Germany by court

BBC - 1 hour 25 min ago
A Frankfurt court tells car pick-up service Uber to stop taking passengers or face a fine because it lacks permits to operate in Germany.

Police disciplined over search death

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 23:55
Eight police officers are disciplined over a failed search for a missing man who was later struck and killed by a train.

Brain 'can learn to eat healthily'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 23:53
The brain can be trained to prefer healthy food over unhealthy high-calorie foods, suggests a study from the US.

Man dies in Carryduff house fire

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 23:53
A 91-year-old man dies in house fire in Carryduff, on the outskirts of Belfast.

Pakistan MPs hold emergency session

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 23:21
A joint session of parliament begins in Pakistan as PM Nawaz Sharif seeks to gain support against protesters calling for his resignation.

Public warned of Nato disruption

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 23:20
Motorists have been warned to expect increased traffic disruption in south Wales as world leaders begin arriving for the Nato summit in Newport.

US attacks al-Shabab in Somalia

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 23:19
The US military says it carried out a military operation against al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab militants in Somalia.

'Difficulties' with anti-terror plans

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 23:03
There are "significant difficulties" with preventing British-born terror suspects from re-entering the country, the reviewer of terror laws says.

VIDEO: UK facing a 'tsunami of skin cancer'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 22:53
Hospitals in England have seen a rise in admissions for skin cancer of nearly a third in five years, official figures show.
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