International News

VIDEO: UK hostage's wife in plea to IS

BBC - 20 min 25 sec ago
The wife of a British taxi driver being held hostage by Islamic State (IS) has pleaded with the militants to "see it in their hearts" to release him.

VIDEO: Turkey fires tear gas to repel Kurds

BBC - 21 min 20 sec ago
Turkish security forces have fired water cannon and tear gas at crowds which had gathered in support of Syrian Kurdish refugees on the border.

Police probe Balotelli racist abuse

BBC - 31 min 27 sec ago
Police are investigating after Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli is subjected to racist abuse on Twitter.

GM recalls cars over brake defect

BBC - 40 min 16 sec ago
American car giant General Motors recalls more than 220,000 vehicles, mainly in the US and Canada, due to a brake defect.

Global protests over climate change

BBC - 43 min 19 sec ago
Street protests demanding urgent action on climate change attract hundreds of thousands of marchers across more than 2,000 locations worldwide.

Moscow rally against Ukraine crisis

BBC - 1 hour 58 sec ago
Tens of thousands of Russians march in Moscow to protest against Russia's involvement in the Ukraine crisis.

Labour would extend child benefit cap

BBC - 1 hour 9 min ago
Labour plans to retain for a further year a coalition policy limiting the annual increase in child benefit to 1%, Ed Balls will tell his party's conference.

Man Utd lack a defensive leader

BBC - 1 hour 12 min ago
MOTD2 analysis on how Manchester United's defence lacked leadership and quality in their heavy defeat against Leicester

Deal to end Yemen crisis signed

BBC - 2 hours 15 min ago
The Yemeni government and Shia Houthi rebels sign an agreement aimed at ending the political crisis which has gripped the country for weeks.

Peru creates anti-logging commission

BBC - 2 hours 26 min ago
The Peruvian authorities announce a new anti-logging commission after the killings of four indigenous leaders in the Amazon rainforest.

Salmond: 'No' voters were 'tricked'

BBC - 3 hours 5 min ago
Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond says "No" voters in last week's referendum were "tricked" by a late vow of more devolved powers.

VIDEO: Delhi marriage detective in high demand

BBC - 3 hours 9 min ago
Taralika Lahiri runs a private detective agency in Delhi that specialises in matrimonial cases and says her business is thriving.

EE in talks to buy Phones 4U stores

BBC - 3 hours 13 min ago
The mobile operator EE is in talks to take over up to 60 stores from the failed retailer Phones 4U.

West Lothian question continues to puzzle

BBC - 3 hours 33 min ago
Does more power to Scotland mean the same for England?

Manchester City 1-1 Chelsea

BBC - 3 hours 48 min ago
Frank Lampard scores a dramatic equaliser against former club Chelsea as 10-man Manchester City draw 1-1 at Etihad Stadium.

Paloma Faith and Sigma top UK chart

BBC - 4 hours 15 min ago
Drum and bass duo Sigma reach number one with their track Changing, featuring Paloma Faith - the first time the singer has topped the singles chart.

VIDEO: Lancaster bombers fly over dam

BBC - 4 hours 29 min ago
The last two airworthy Lancaster bombers in the world fly over where the famous Dambusters raid was practised.

China overtakes EU on 'per head' CO2

BBC - 4 hours 32 min ago
New research shows China's rising emissions per head of population have overtaken the EU while the global total reaches a new high.

Alice suspect 'could be in Latvia'

BBC - 4 hours 37 min ago
Latvian police say a convicted murderer wanted over the disappearance of Alice Gross from London could be in the eastern European country - but has not arrived by plane.

Leicester City 5-3 Manchester United

BBC - 4 hours 39 min ago
Manchester United let a 3-1 lead slip as Leicester City fight back to secure a stunning victory at the King Power Stadium.
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