International News

Abusers 'brazenly targeted girls'

BBC - 25 min 28 sec ago
An ex-care worker in Rotherham, where at least 1,400 girls were sexually exploited, says men picked up victims as young as 11 from a children's home.

Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff

BBC - 26 min 29 sec ago
Malaysia Airlines is to cut 6,000 staff as part of recovery plan after being hit by two air disasters this year.

Legal challenge to badger cull fails

BBC - 28 min 50 sec ago
A High Court bid to halt this year's badger culling, which will take place without independent monitoring, fails

Water bills plugged by regulator

BBC - 28 min 55 sec ago
Household water bills in England and Wales will go up less than the rising cost of living in the next five years, under proposals from regulator Ofwat.

Salmond: Eurosceptics 'are damaging'

BBC - 30 min 51 sec ago
The Scottish first minister claims the "politics of Euroscepticism" at Westminster are "deeply damaging" for Scotland.

Tory MPs rule out further defections

BBC - 33 min 6 sec ago
Eurosceptic Conservative MPs distance themselves from Douglas Carswell amid talk of further defections to UKIP.

Man dies after 'street assault'

BBC - 35 min 26 sec ago
A man dies in hospital four days after being allegedly assaulted outside a pub in Caerphilly town centre.

Parents snatch ill boy, 5, from ward

BBC - 36 min 52 sec ago
A five-year-old boy with a brain tumour is taken without consent from hospital by his parents, sparking a major police hunt for the family.

Australian actor Bill Kerr dies

BBC - 37 min 15 sec ago
Australian actor Bill Kerr, "the boy from Wagga Wagga" who became one of Tony Hancock's radio sidekicks in the 1950s, dies in Perth at the age of 92.

VIDEO: Iceland eruption triggers red alert

BBC - 37 min 33 sec ago
The Icelandic Met Office raises its aviation warning level near the Bardarbunga volcano to red after an eruption began overnight.

UN demands peacekeepers' release

BBC - 41 min 26 sec ago
The UN calls for their "immediate release" of 43 Fijian peacekeepers in the Syrian Golan Heights, captured by an armed group.

Gold-diggers returning to beach

BBC - 45 min 5 sec ago
At least one piece of gold is found on a beach in Kent where a German artist has buried £10,000 worth of bullion.

Nato crisis meeting on Ukraine

BBC - 48 min 5 sec ago
Nato holds an emergency meeting to discuss the eastern Ukraine crisis, after presenting more evidence of direct Russian military involvement.

Tesco shares drop on profit warning

BBC - 50 min 23 sec ago
Shares in the struggling supermarket Tesco fall to an 11-year low after the group cut its profit forecast and dividend.

Volcano erupts in Papua New Guinea

BBC - 1 hour 6 min ago
Papua New Guinea's eastern Mount Tavurvur erupts, disrupting flights and spewing rocks and ash into the air.

Hodgson admits Shaw fitness concerns

BBC - 1 hour 7 min ago
Roy Hodgson says he had concerns over Luke Shaw's fitness before Louis van Gaal's criticism of the left-back.

Bus and tram in Edinburgh collision

BBC - 1 hour 14 min ago
A bus and a tram have collided as they travelled east towards Princes Street during the rush hour in Edinburgh.

Iceland eruption triggers red alert

BBC - 1 hour 22 min ago
The Icelandic Met Office raises its aviation warning level near the Bardarbunga volcano to red after an eruption began overnight.

Biggest Japan defence budget sought

BBC - 1 hour 23 min ago
Japan's defence ministry has requested its biggest ever budget amid severe tensions with China over a maritime dispute in the East China Sea.

Rivers 'resting' after health scare

BBC - 1 hour 50 min ago
US comedienne Joan Rivers, 81, is "resting comfortably" and with her family after reportedly going into cardiac arrest during surgery on her vocal chords.
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