International News

DJ Travis given suspended sentence

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 03:49
Former BBC Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis is given a suspended sentence of three months for indecently assaulting a woman in 1995.

'Over 3,000 Europeans join jihadis'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 03:46
The EU's anti-terrorism chief tells the BBC the number of Europeans joining Islamist fighters in Syria and Iraq has risen to more than 3,000.

National prostitution ring 'smashed'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 03:40
A prostitution ring in which women are believed to have been trafficked to the UK and forced to work in brothels has been smashed, police say.

NI leaders under fire over golf trip

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 03:38
Northern Ireland's first and deputy first ministers are criticised for attending golf's Ryder Cup in Scotland in the midst of a "crisis".

Home Office takes charge of passports

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 03:34
The UK's Passport Office is to be brought under Home Office control and made accountable to ministers, with its chief executive replaced.

Day in pictures: 26 September

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 03:23
News images from around the world: 26 September

The end of growth in the West?

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 03:23
Are decades of stagnation ahead for the UK, US and the eurozone?

VIDEO: Inside the 'UK's greenest homes'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 03:13
How builders and architects in Chichester are embracing new technology to make houses greener and more attractive to buyers.

More children pass phonics check

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 03:12
The controversial phonics check for six year olds is paying off, says the government, with more children meeting the expected standard.

First tee makes strong men go weak

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 02:53
Shaking hands, loss of vision and trees being planted overnight: how the Ryder Cup first tee affects the most serene of players.

VIDEO: Defeating IS 'a difficult mission'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 02:50
Ed Miliband has warned that Islamic State's advance in Iraq has had "catastrophic consequences" which will worsen without intervention.

De La Rue shares plunge on warning

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 02:41
The company responsible for printing Bank of England banknotes sees its shares plunge 30% after it issues a profits warning.

Web attacks exploit Shellshock bug

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 02:39
A series of attacks on websites and servers using the serious Shellshock bug has been spotted, say security experts.

Artificial pitches set for return

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 02:30
The return of artificial pitches to the Football League is backed by club chairmen in League One and Two.

Australia-Cambodia agree asylum deal

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 02:29
Cambodia agrees to take in some of Australia's rejected asylum-seekers in exchange for A$40m (£22m, $35m), in a deal criticised by rights groups.

VIDEO: 'You killed a million people in Iraq'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 02:24
George Galloway tells a former member of Tony Blair's cabinet she killed one million people in Iraq.

Revel Horwood to play Miss Hannigan

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 02:17
Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood is to play cruel orphanage supervisor Miss Hannigan in the stage musical Annie next year.

VIDEO: Oscar buzz around Eddie Redmayne

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 02:12
Film critics are touting British actor Eddie Redmayne as a favourite to win an Oscar next year for his portrayal of the British physicist Stephen Hawking.

Wolf Hall plays to move to Broadway

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 02:03
The RSC's stage adaptations of Hilary Mantel's award-winning novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies are to move to Broadway next year.

Boy killed in garden pond named

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 01:51
A three-year-old boy who died after being found in a pond at a house in Newcastle is named.
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