International News

'Bombing to start in hours' - the papers

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 21:18
The aftermath of the decisive vote in parliament for British air strikes against Islamic State extremists - and fears of 'mission creep' in the Middle East - dominates Saturday's press.

HK protesters enter government HQ

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 20:45
Dozens of pro-democracy protesters have pushed through a police cordon to break into the main government compound in Hong Kong.

Final ferry trip is 'end of an era'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 20:30
The UK's only ferry link to Scandinavia is to close for good, marking the "the end of an era", its operator says.

Truckers' tales of 'migrant influx'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 20:25
The lorry drivers trying to fend off stowaways

'Time running out' for Iran deal

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 20:14
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani warns that time is running out for negotiating a permanent deal on his country's nuclear programme, as a deadline nears.

Abbas: Israel's Gaza war 'genocide'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 18:10
Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas, in a UN speech, says he will seek punishment for "war crimes" committed during Israel's recent war with Gaza.

Sued optician may challenge ruling

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 18:01
High street optician Optical Express is considering an appeal after a woman was awarded £500,000 damages when laser surgery left her sight damaged.

VIDEO: Is college football to blame for NFL woes?

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 17:46
With American professional football hit by abuse scandals and the behaviour of its athletes under scrutiny, some are wondering if college, and even high school football, might be partly to blame. The BBC's Aleem Maqbool reports.

French driving schools fight red tape

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 17:36
Red tape frustrates French motoring school

Air traffic fire 'set by employee'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 17:13
A fire in an air traffic control facility that grounded all flights in and out of Chicago's two major airports was set by an employee, officials say.

IMF declines new loans to Zimbabwe

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 16:14
The International Monetary Fund has told the BBC it will not offer Zimbabwe more money because the country is in arrears on repayments of existing loans.

How keep-fit gyms gripped Victorians

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 16:10
Exercising in coat tails and corsets

Blogging her way back to health

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 15:58
How a disabled woman food-blogged her way back to health

Paraguay sinking: Eight bodies found

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 15:50
Rescuers retrieve more bodies from the River Paraguay following Wednesday's boat accident, which killed Brazilian tourists and Paraguayan crew.

VIDEO: Britain's largest Chinese art exhibition

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 15:28
The largest exhibition of contemporary art from China and Taiwan to be held in the UK to date is being staged in venues across Manchester.

VIDEO: Why Belgium has seven parliaments

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 15:24
Belgium and its multiple parliaments

Four charged over £100m cocaine find

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 15:20
Four British men are charged with drugs offences following the seizure of more than a tonne of cocaine off the Irish coast earlier this week.

Who's afraid of bromine?

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 15:06
But should you really be afraid of this toxic red element?

Team-mates defend 'useless' Garcia

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 15:04
Sergio Garcia's Ryder Cup team-mates defend the Spaniard after his performance in 2008 was criticised by Nick Faldo.

VIDEO: Fallon: 'Long drawn out campaign'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 14:53
Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has told the BBC's Newsnight that the UK's air strikes in Iraq were the start of "a long drawn out campaign".
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