International News

McIlroy faces Mickelson in fourballs

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 09:01
World number one Rory McIlroy is pitted against American Phil Mickelson in the opening fourballs of the Ryder Cup.

Robinson - critics in DUP 'lemmings'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 08:58
DUP leader Peter Robinson calls critics within his party "people with the strategic vision of a lemming".

LaBeouf runs 'marathon' for art

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 08:54
Hollywood actor Shia LaBeouf runs 144 laps around a museum in Amsterdam in what has been described as a conceptual art performance.

V&A acquires Peter Brook archive

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 08:47
The Victoria & Albert Museum Museum in London acquires the archive of theatre director Peter Brook.

Arrest as student found dead in flat

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 08:45
Police investigating the death of a student nurse in a flat in Londonderry appeal for help in tracing her movements after she left a nightclub in the city.

Lancs-Middlesex set for tense finale

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 08:41
Lancashire will survive in Division One and relegate Middlesex if they beat their closest rivals on Friday.

Liverpool under FFP investigation

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 08:38
Liverpool are one of seven European clubs being investigated by Uefa for possible breaches of Financial Fair Play rules.

Hitting Islamic State’s oil operations

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 08:31
Oil plays vital in Islamic State's operations

VIDEO: US: Ebola 'threat to global security'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 08:24
President Barack Obama told the UN than the spread of Ebola in Africa represented a "threat to regional and global security".

VIDEO: Beckham: 'I want to empower women'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 08:09
Victoria Beckham has been named a UNAIDS International Goodwill Ambassador.

VIDEO: Keepers surprised by baby meerkat

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 08:00
Animal keepers at a rescue centre in Penrith, Cumbria, have been enjoying an unexpected arrival - a baby meerkat.

UK to 'play its part' against IS

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 07:44
David Cameron says Britain is ready to "play its part" in fighting Islamic State, which he calls an "evil against which the whole world must unite".

Google hits back at News Corp blog

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 07:44
Google responds to an attack by the chief executive of News Corp, arguing it is tough on piracy and faces stiff competition.

Gulf female pilot in strikes on IS

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 07:42
The United Arab Emirates' first female air force pilot took part in air strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria, UAE officials confirm.

Afghan man 'cut off wife's nose'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 07:41
Police in central Afghanistan are searching for a man who allegedly cut off part of his wife's nose with a kitchen knife

French launch crackdown on smoking

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 07:37
The French government has unveiled controversial new measures to cut the number of smokers, including introducing plain cigarette packaging.

Blasphemy Scot shot in Pakistan jail

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 07:28
A 70-year-old man from Edinburgh who was jailed in Pakistan on blasphemy charges is shot and wounded by a prison guard.

BB's Chantelle loses magazine battle

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 07:28
Reality television star Chantelle Houghton fails in a bid to force a magazine to reveal the source of a story it planned to publish.

France’s hostage nightmare

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 07:21
Shock and horror in France after beheading of Herve Gourdel

'Deadly serious' new tech bug found

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-25 07:13
A "deadly serious" bug potentially affecting hundreds of millions of computers, servers and devices has been discovered.
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