International News

Plea over missing woman and children

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 08:02
Police appeal for help in tracing a woman and three children who have gone missing from the Pollok area of Glasgow.

Mali landmine kills four UN soldiers

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 07:59
Four UN peacekeepers are killed and 15 injured by a landmine in northern Mali, amid what the UN calls a period of "increased attacks".

Ebola response 'lethally inadequate'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 07:52
A global military intervention is needed to curb the largest ever Ebola outbreak, according to the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres.

Missing boy's mother thanks crews

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 07:51
The mother of a 12-year-old boy swept out to sea while playing on Anglesey sends an emotional thank you to crews who are searching for her son.

India humble England to win series

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 07:45
India send England to a humiliating nine-wicket defeat to win the fourth one-day international at Edgbaston and the series 3-0.

FM: Independence 'closer than ever'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 07:37
Independence is "closer than it's ever been" claims First Minister Alex Salmond, as an opinion polling suggests gains for the "Yes" campaign.

'Cartel links' mayors to be charged

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 07:33
Police in Mexico are holding two serving mayors and one ex-mayor over allegations they have links to the Knights Templar drug cartel.

Officials begin arriving for Nato

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 07:28
Officials from around the world start arriving in Wales later for the Nato summit which starts in Newport on Thursday.

Ebola 'threatens W Africa harvests'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 07:08
The deadly Ebola outbreak is putting food prices and harvests in West Africa "at serious risk", warns the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation.

Abuse case council faces inspection

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 07:00
The government is considering conducting an inspection of Rotherham Council in the wake of the child abuse scandal in the town, Home Secretary Theresa May says.

Gallacher gets Ryder Cup wildcard

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 06:55
Europe captain Paul McGinley selects debutant Stephen Gallacher, Ian Poulter and Lee Westwood as his Ryder Cup wildcards.

VIDEO: Free hot meals for primary pupils

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 06:40
Pupils up to the age of seven in England will be entitled to a free hot school lunch from this week, when most schools re-open for the new term.

Referendum campaign focus on jobs

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 06:39
Both sides in the Scottish referendum debate focus on jobs, just a few weeks ahead of the vote on the nation's future.

Terror suspects held in Saudi Arabia

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 06:38
Saudi Arabia's interior ministry says it has arrested 88 people suspected of plotting attacks inside and outside the country.

December date for Autumn Statement

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 06:20
George Osborne is to deliver the Autumn Statement, an annual update on the state of the economy, on 3 December.

Pakistan MPs hold emergency session

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 05:55
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif seeks to gain support in an emergency joint session of parliament as protesters on the streets of Islamabad call for his resignation.

VIDEO: Met Police sells London HQ for £250m

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 05:45
The Metropolitan Police has put a £250m price tag on its famous London headquarters, New Scotland Yard.

Neighbour dies as house fire spreads

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 05:26
A 91-year-old man dies after a fire at his neighbour's house spread to the pensioner's property in Carryduff, on the outskirts of Belfast

Reunite Ashya with parents - Clegg

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 05:25
The deputy prime minister calls for the parents of five-year-old brain tumour patient Ashya King to be freed from custody and reunited with their son.

Africa's farmers face failed seasons

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 05:12
African farmers face 'failed seasons' risk as a result of being overwhelmed by climate change, warns a status report on the continent's agriculture.

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