International News

VIDEO: Google boss on taking down videos

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 09:12
Eileen Naughton, the new managing director of Google in the UK, tells the BBC's Kamal Ahmed at the Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival how YouTube has responded to extremist content.

McIlroy off pace in play-offs opener

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 09:08
Rory McIlroy is eight off the clubhouse lead after hitting a first-round 74 at the opening PGA Tour play-offs event.

What makes Bedford so generous?

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 09:07
What makes Bedford the most generous town in UK?

Women charged with toddler's murder

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 08:58
The mother of a toddler has appeared in court with her partner charged with murdering the two-year-old boy in Fife.

Ukraine inspects Russian aid convoy

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 08:53
The Red Cross says Ukrainian customs checks have begun on Russian aid lorries destined for the besieged city of Luhansk.

Driver, 81, banned over market crash

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 08:47
A pensioner who drove his car into a street market injuring 10 people just before Christmas is banned from driving.

VIDEO: Gulnara treated 'worse than dog'

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 08:43
The BBC obtains recordings by Gulnara Karimova - the daughter of Uzbekistan's president - in which she claims she needs urgent medical help.

Hunt on for 'UK' beheading suspect

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 08:40
Police and security services are trying to identify a jihadist - thought to be British - in connection with the killing of US journalist James Foley.

S Africa MPs halt president's speech

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 08:33
An address to parliament by South Africa's President Jacob Zuma is halted by opposition MPs chanting: "Pay back the money."

VIDEO: Ebola survivor 'thrilled to be alive'

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 08:23
Ebola virus survivor Dr Kent Brantly has described how he is "thrilled to be alive" after contracting the infection while working in Liberia.

Curiosity drill test cut short

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 08:20
Nasa's Curiosity rover looks to examine another sample of Martian rock, but its drill test in a slab dubbed "Bonanza King" fails to complete properly.

Tapestry shocks Taghrooda at York

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 08:04
The Aidan O'Brien-trained Tapestry claims a shock victory in the Yorkshire Oaks ahead of previously unbeaten Taghrooda.

Comedian read paper while driving

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 08:03
Roy "Chubby" Brown is caught on camera reading a newspaper while driving along the A19 in North Yorkshire.

NI cuts would risk 'patient safety'

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 08:01
Northern Ireland's health minister says he will not implement "damaging" financial cuts that would "destroy our health service" and "compromise "patient safety".

VIDEO: Hanoi gardens' blooming trade

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 07:57
Vietnam's lotus gardens are capitalising on an increasingly popular source of revenue. In midsummer when the flowers bloom, young and old flock to the gardens to have their pictures taken.

Bank to appeal 'double bill' ruling

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 07:47
Bank of Scotland says it will appeal a Belfast High Court judgement that ruled it had unfairly double billed customers who fell behind on their mortgages.

VIDEO: Mass rally as Hamas leaders buried

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 07:45
Thousands of people have taken to the streets in Gaza for the funerals of three senior senior Hamas military commanders who were killed in an Israeli rocket strike.

Indonesia court upholds Widodo win

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 07:41
Indonesia's top court upholds Joko Widodo's victory in July's presidential elections, rejecting an appeal from defeated candidate Prabowo Subianto.

Baby killer sentence goes to appeal

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 07:38
A man jailed for killing baby Alfie Sullock will have his nine-year sentence reviewed by the Court of Appeal over concerns it is too lenient.

US bank in record $16.7bn settlement

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-21 07:29
Bank of America agrees to pay a record $16.7bn (£10bn) to US authorities for selling toxic mortgage loans that helped trigger the financial crisis.
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