International News

MP's defection senseless, says Cameron

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 03:18
David Cameron says the defection of Tory MP Mark Reckless to UKIP is counter-productive, as the Conservative party conference gets under way in Birmingham.

Strictly wins weekend TV battle

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 02:40
Strictly Come Dancing beat ITV's X Factor in their Friday and Saturday night ratings battle, with the BBC One show pulling in thousands more viewers on both nights.

Kimetto sets marathon world record

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 02:33
Kenyan Dennis Kimetto breaks the world marathon record as he becomes the first man to run under two hours three minutes.

Murray wins first title since 2013

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 02:28
Andy Murray saves five match points before beating Tommy Robredo to secure his first title since winning Wimbledon in 2013.

VIDEO: Farage: Westminster parties 'out of touch'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 02:27
UKIP leader Nigel Farage has said the leaderships of Labour, Lib Dem and Conservative are becoming "hopelessly out of touch with opinions in MPs constituencies".

Air France pilot strike cuts flights

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 02:22
Air France says it will only operate 45% of its flights on Sunday after talks with pilots failed to reach an agreement to end a 14-day strike.

I have been a fool, says MP Newmark

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 02:17
The Conservative MP who stepped down as minister for civil society over a newspaper story about his private life tells the BBC he has been "a complete fool".

Hit and run cyclist seriously injured

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 02:15
A cyclist is seriously injured in a hit and run collision near the village of Kippen in Stirlingshire.

Al-Nusra threat over air strikes

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 01:48
Syrian militant group al-Nusra Front denounces US-led air strikes as "a war against Islam", as the campaign against Islamic State continues.

VIDEO: PM 'embarrassed' over Queen gaffe

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 01:43
David Cameron says he is "extremely sorry and very embarrassed" for overheard remarks he made about a conversation he had with the Queen following the Scottish independence referendum.

Attempted carjacking CCTV ‘shocking’

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 01:36
Footage of a woman getting dragged along as a car thief attempts to steal her vehicle is utterly shocking, police say.

Iraq oil worker able to return to UK

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 00:51
An oil worker from Hull, forced to stay in Iraq pending a court case, returns to the UK.

New hope for future of medieval ship

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 00:40
A new home could soon be found for Newport's medieval ship, safeguarding its future restoration.

Venus Williams too good for Watson

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-28 00:40
Britain's Heather Watson is beaten in straight sets by Venus Williams at the China Open, her fourth successive opening round loss.

AUDIO: 22,000 Roman coins found in Devon

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 23:39
A treasure hunter from Devon has discovered the biggest hoard of 4th century Roman coins recorded in Britain.

VIDEO: US air strikes on IS target Kobane

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 23:28
The Syrian town of Kobane is struck in the latest airstrikes by the US-led coalition against Islamic State (IS).

Sudan apostasy woman 'to campaign'

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 23:05
Mariam Ibrahim, the woman who escaped a death sentence for apostasy in Sudan, tells the BBC she wants to campaign against religious persecution.

VIDEO: Thirty feared dead on Japan volcano

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 22:55
Thirty hikers found near the peak of Mount Ontake are feared dead after being found unresponsive, rescuers say.

VIDEO: Mariam Ibrahim: 'Jail was a test'

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 22:54
Mariam Ibrahim, who was sentenced to death in Sudan for refusing to renounce her Christian faith, tells the BBC's Tom Esslemont she believes her time in prison was ''a test''.

Tory turmoil ahead of conference - the papers

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 22:08
The defection of Tory MP Mark Reckless to UKIP, and the resignation of his fellow Conservative Brooks Newmark from his ministerial post, make Sunday's headlines.

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