International News

Sainsbury results spark shares fall

BBC - 5 hours 38 min ago
Sainsbury's shares close down 7% as supermarket price wars prompt its third consecutive quarterly sales fall.

Sites vie for European Mars landing

BBC - 5 hours 42 min ago
The European Space Agency produces a list of four possible locations on Mars where it could send a rover in 2018.

Begg freed after charges dropped

BBC - 5 hours 45 min ago
Ex-Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg is freed from prison after prosecutors drop seven terror charges saying "new material" had emerged.

UK's Lord Hill meets his EU critics

BBC - 5 hours 55 min ago
Lord Hill tells EU why he's the man to oversee banks

Rare leopard reared in bathroom

BBC - 5 hours 57 min ago
A rare clouded leopard is hand-reared in the bathroom of a zookeeper after being abandoned by its mother.

Karadzic takes blame for Serb crimes

BBC - 6 hours 3 min ago
Radovan Karadzic sums up his defence, saying he takes "moral responsibility" for crimes committed by Bosnian Serbs but denying he ordered killings.

New Nato chief urges Russian rethink

BBC - 6 hours 5 min ago
The new Nato chief, Jens Stoltenberg, says the alliance wants constructive ties with Russia - but Russian policy in Ukraine must change.

Family appeal over Syria case teen

BBC - 6 hours 6 min ago
The family of a missing 15-year-old girl who is feared to have travelled to Syria make an appeal for her return.

UK legalises music and film ripping

BBC - 6 hours 13 min ago
The UK makes it legal to make duplicates of media files for personal use, but will still allow companies to add copy-protection code.

Congo ex-fighters 'starve in camp'

BBC - 6 hours 20 min ago
More than 100 demobilised militia fighters and their relatives die from hunger and disease in an army camp in DR Congo, according to a rights group.

'Racist' Banksy mural destroyed

BBC - 6 hours 34 min ago
A Banksy mural showing a group of pigeons holding anti-immigration banners is destroyed after a complaint the work was "racist".

Kissinger 'considered Cuba strikes'

BBC - 6 hours 35 min ago
US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger wanted to "smash Cuba" by air strikes nearly 40 years ago, newly disclosed government documents show.

Fresh strikes around key Syrian town

BBC - 6 hours 53 min ago
US-led forces carry out air strikes on Islamic State militants battling Kurdish fighters around the northern Syrian border town of Kobane.

Ambulance staff vote for strike

BBC - 6 hours 56 min ago
Ambulance staff and other health workers in the GMB union have voted in favour of strike action in a dispute over pay.

VIDEO: Chaotic scenes at exit point for Syrians

BBC - 6 hours 56 min ago
Paul Adams reports from the Syrian-Turkish border where thousands of refugees are attempting to reach safety.

Policy change over armed police

BBC - 6 hours 59 min ago
Specialist armed police officers in Scotland will in future only be deployed to firearms incidents or where there is a threat to life.

VIDEO: How is China reporting HK protests?

BBC - 7 hours 22 min ago
The BBC's Celia Hatton reports on how the Chinese media are reporting on the protests in Hong Kong

VIDEO: Meet boy with a tax disc obsession

BBC - 7 hours 56 min ago
Jude Currie is a 12-year-old boy from Cobham in Surrey with a rather unusual hobby

VIDEO: RAF releases video of Iraq attack

BBC - 7 hours 58 min ago
RAF jets have carried out their first strikes on Islamic State targets in Iraq, attacking a "heavy weapon position" and an armed pick-up truck.

Deadly attack on Donetsk school

BBC - 8 hours 4 min ago
A shell blast kills four people at a school in the rebel-held Ukrainian city of Donetsk on the first day of classes, delayed because of the conflict.
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