International News

VIDEO: Libyans suffering in turbulent Tripoli

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 14:06
The regime of Colonel Gadaafi in Libya ended four years ago. It is now a divided country with two rival governments and its people are struggling to rebuild their lives.

San Francisco tries 'anti-pee' paint

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 14:02
A urine-repellent paint that sends liquid "bouncing back" is being trialled in San Francisco in a bid to stop people relieving themselves in public.

Labour Party 'should not split'

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 14:01
The two candidates hoping to become the next leader of Scottish Labour reject calls for the party to break away from UK Labour.

VIDEO: Why Americans give up holiday time

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 13:48
Americans often don't use the little holiday time they have

Ed Sheeran in 'gory' new TV role

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 13:22
The singer's got a recurring role as Sir Cormac, a deadly and ambitious character in The Bastard Executioner.

Operation Stack solution 'too risky'

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 13:16
A contraflow on the M20 to ease congestion when Operation Stack is implemented would be an "unacceptable risk", Highways England says.

Actress faces child sex charges

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 13:08
Maggie Kirkpatrick, who starred in 1980s soap Prisoner Cell Block H and later Home and Away, is charged with indecent assault and gross indecency.

Ballance finds form in Yorkshire win

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 13:02
Gary Ballance hits 69 as Yorkshire beat Derbyshire by seven runs in a rain-affected One-Day Cup game.

VIDEO: Turkey bombs IS and PKK positions

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 13:01
The US and Turkey are working together on military plans to clear the Islamic State (IS) group from parts of northern Syria, American officials say.

'Laughing gas' emissions understated

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 12:37
Emissions of nitrous oxide (N2O) from agriculture in some locations are under-estimated by 40% according to new research.

Chand wins appeal over hormone ban

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 12:33
Indian sprinter Dutee Chand is cleared to race by a landmark ruling that questions the validity of so-called gender tests.

Possible crash link to house death

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 12:32
Police investigate if the discovery of a woman's body in a house in County Louth is linked to fatal motorway crash.

US ends Boston 2024 Olympic bid

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 11:56
Boston and the US Olympic Committee agree to end the city's bid for the 2024 Olympics due to lack of public support.

Brown bathtub death 'unexplained'

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 11:49
Initial tests find no significant injuries to Bobbi Kristina Brown and no obvious underlying cause of death, according to the medical examiner.

US sex worker shoots 'serial killer'

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 10:45
A woman working as a prostitute may have put an end to a nationwide killing spree after she killed a man in self-defence, police say.

Drogba joins MLS side Montreal

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 10:30
Striker Didier Drogba signs for Major League Soccer side Montreal Impact after leaving Chelsea this summer.

Ashes still wide open - Edwards

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 10:19
England captain Charlotte Edwards says there is "a long way to go" in the Women's Ashes after Australia win the ODI series.

'German bomber' struck Somali hotel

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 10:15
A German of Somali origin is suspected to have been the suicide bomber who struck a hotel in Somalia, an intelligence officer says.

Fifa wants 'independent' reform head

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 10:11
Fifa says its reform taskforce will be chaired by an independent person from outside of football.

Remains found at mill blast site

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 10:05
Remains are found at the site of an explosion at a wood flour mill by search teams looking for a fourth missing person.