International News

Vans attacked in Philippine ambush

BBC - 30 min 19 sec ago
Gunmen said to be from the Abu Sayyaf militant group attack two vehicles in the southern Philippines, killing at least 18 people

House price growth 'starts to slow'

BBC - 30 min 29 sec ago
Seven out of 10 regions of England and Wales recorded month-on-month falls in house prices in June, according to the Land Registry.

VIDEO: Footage shows hail hit Sussex

BBC - 32 min 25 sec ago
Torrential rain and hail storms across England have led to major travel problems and flash flooding across parts of England.

Yukos shareholders win $50bn payout

BBC - 35 min 31 sec ago
A court based in The Hague has ordered Russia to pay $50bn (£29.5bn) to former shareholders in the defunct oil producer Yukos.

Pietersen signs for Melbourne Stars

BBC - 45 min 5 sec ago
Former England captain Kevin Pietersen agrees a two-year deal to play Twenty20 cricket for the Melbourne Stars.

VIDEO: 'I've never been involved in drugs'

BBC - 50 min 6 sec ago
The singer and former X Factor judge, Tulisa Contostavlos has told the BBC she has never been involved in drugs and she has never taken cocaine.

MH17 downing 'may be war crime'

BBC - 51 min 4 sec ago
The downing of Malaysian airliner MH17 in eastern Ukraine may constitute a "war crime", the UN human rights chief Navi Pillay says.

Domestic abuse law planned - Labour

BBC - 52 min 19 sec ago
Labour would bring in laws on domestic violence to prevent abusive partners avoiding prosecution, the shadow home secretary says.

Pitch invaders take Balotelli selfie

BBC - 53 min 38 sec ago
AC Milan's ex-Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli poses for a selfie with fans during the English club's 5-1 friendly win.

Rain, hail and lightning cause chaos

BBC - 54 min 58 sec ago
Lightning strikes, hail, torrential rain and flash flooding cause severe travel problems across large areas of south-east England.

Fears over massive Libya fuel fire

BBC - 1 hour 7 min ago
Libya warns of a "humanitarian disaster" after a massive fire at a fuel storage site in Tripoli, as fighting between rival militias continues.

Lightning kills man on US beach

BBC - 1 hour 20 min ago
One man is killed and several people are hurt following lightning strikes on crowded Venice Beach in Los Angeles, California.

Man bailed over 'cruising' crash

BBC - 1 hour 27 min ago
A 19-year-old man arrested after 17 people were injured when a car ploughed into them, is released on police bail.

When gin was full of sulphuric acid and turpentine

BBC - 1 hour 40 min ago
The time when gin was full of sulphuric acid and turpentine

Court bid in murder negligence claim

BBC - 1 hour 46 min ago
The family of a mother-of-two stabbed to death is taking its negligence claim against two police forces to the Supreme Court.

Parents' joy as 13-year-old wins bronze

BBC - 1 hour 52 min ago
The parents of 13-year-old swimmer Erraid Davies speak of their pride after her Commonwealth Games bronze.

UN calls for immediate Gaza truce

BBC - 1 hour 55 min ago
The UN Security Council calls for an "immediate and unconditional humanitarian ceasefire" in Gaza after the quietest night in weeks.

VIDEO: 'Giant bolt' hits LA beach goers

BBC - 2 hours 18 min ago
Lighting struck people on Venice Beach in Los Angeles, some were treated at scene.

Passport workers go on strike

BBC - 2 hours 20 min ago
Thousands of passport workers are striking over staffing and pay, with the government saying their action could threaten people's holidays.

Ferry students 'floated from cabins'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 23:50
Students who survived South Korea's ferry disaster describe how they floated out of flooded cabins, as the trial of the crew continues.
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