International News

Stock falls don't mean recession

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 05:49
China's stock market woes could point to lower growth - but are unlikely to be signs of a recession

VIDEO: Rutherford secures golden grand slam

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 05:30
Great Britain's Greg Rutherford wins long jump gold at the World Championships in Beijing to claim all four major titles.

VIDEO: Civilian amputees 'face discrimination'

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 05:30
Treatment for amputees varies greatly for patients, included injured veterans returning to civilian life, according to charities.

Aviva 'revenge' hacker jailed

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 05:23
A man is jailed for 18 months after hacking into 900 phones belonging to the insurance company Aviva.

VIDEO: Shoreham crash recovery continues

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 05:21
Emergency teams are continuing to comb the wreckage after Saturday's Shoreham air crash, in which at least 11 people are though to have died.

UK 'not immune' to China turmoil

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 05:14
George Osborne says the UK needs to be "better prepared" for global shocks but Labour accuses him of "complacency".

VIDEO: 'Dangerous' whale rescue takes two days

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 04:48
A team of marine life rescuers spend two days in freezing Icelandic waters to free a whale that had become entangled in fishing gear.

Freed hostage 'incredibly grateful'

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 04:48
A British hostage says he is "delighted and relieved" to be home after being held in Yemen for 18 months.

Bolt & Gatlin through to 200m semis

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 04:44
Usain Bolt, Justin Gatlin, plus Britain's Zharnel Hughes and Danny Talbot, reach the 200m semi-finals at the World Championships.

TV medium Colin Fry dies aged 53

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 04:28
TV medium Colin Fry dies at the age of 53, his management announces.

VIDEO: Grandmother 'wheeled to Hungary'

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 04:13
A refugee in Hungary has told the BBC how he pushed his grandmother in a wheelchair all the way from Afghanistan.

Israel imposes Heinz ketchup changes

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 04:01
The Israeli health ministry has ruled that Heinz tomato ketchup must now be sold as "tomato seasoning" in the Middle East country.

VIDEO: Cyclist push caught on helmet cam

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 03:43
Footage showing a man chasing and pushing a female cyclist into traffic following a dispute in east London, has been released.

IS photos 'show Palmyra destruction'

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 03:33
Islamic State distributes images of what appears to be the destruction of the Temple of Baalshamin at the ancient ruins of Palmyra in Syria.

Matthew named in Solheim Cup team

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 03:26
Scottish player Catriona Matthew is among the four wildcards chosen by Europe for September's Solheim Cup against the US.

FTSE rebounds with gains of 3.5%

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 03:11
London's leading shares surge in Tuesday trading, raising hopes that the index's 10-day losing streak might have come to an end.

Laidlaw returns to lead Scotland

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 03:10
Greig Laidlaw resumes the captaincy as Scotland make 15 changes to their squad for Saturday's game with Italy.

VIDEO: Greene 'can't stand sight' of Gatlin

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 03:07
Former world 400m hurdles champion Dai Greene says he "can't stand the sight" of drugs cheat Justin Gatlin on the start line at athletics events.

Europe 'must open up to migrants'

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 03:05
European leaders should do more to help migrants by opening up labour markets to those seeking jobs, a UN expert on migrant rights says.

Walking Dead spin-off breaks record

BBC - Tue, 2015-08-25 02:52
The spin-off series to The Walking Dead draws the biggest audience for a TV premiere in US cable history.