International News

VIDEO: Turkey bombs IS and PKK positions

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 13:01
The US and Turkey are working together on military plans to clear the Islamic State (IS) group from parts of northern Syria, American officials say.

'Laughing gas' emissions understated

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 12:37
Emissions of nitrous oxide (N2O) from agriculture in some locations are under-estimated by 40% according to new research.

Chand wins appeal over hormone ban

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 12:33
Indian sprinter Dutee Chand is cleared to race by a landmark ruling that questions the validity of so-called gender tests.

Possible crash link to house death

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 12:32
Police investigate if the discovery of a woman's body in a house in County Louth is linked to fatal motorway crash.

US ends Boston 2024 Olympic bid

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 11:56
Boston and the US Olympic Committee agree to end the city's bid for the 2024 Olympics due to lack of public support.

Brown bathtub death 'unexplained'

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 11:49
Initial tests find no significant injuries to Bobbi Kristina Brown and no obvious underlying cause of death, according to the medical examiner.

US sex worker shoots 'serial killer'

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 10:45
A woman working as a prostitute may have put an end to a nationwide killing spree after she killed a man in self-defence, police say.

Drogba joins MLS side Montreal

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 10:30
Striker Didier Drogba signs for Major League Soccer side Montreal Impact after leaving Chelsea this summer.

Ashes still wide open - Edwards

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 10:19
England captain Charlotte Edwards says there is "a long way to go" in the Women's Ashes after Australia win the ODI series.

'German bomber' struck Somali hotel

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 10:15
A German of Somali origin is suspected to have been the suicide bomber who struck a hotel in Somalia, an intelligence officer says.

Fifa wants 'independent' reform head

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 10:11
Fifa says its reform taskforce will be chaired by an independent person from outside of football.

Remains found at mill blast site

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 10:05
Remains are found at the site of an explosion at a wood flour mill by search teams looking for a fourth missing person.

VIDEO: WSL best goals: Duggan's hot streak

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 09:48
Watch a round-up of the best of the action from the weekend's Women's Super League fixtures.

VIDEO: Panic grips China's stock market

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 09:47
Shares in mainland China have recorded their biggest one-day fall for more than eight years following a sell-off towards the end of the trading day.

What can Turkey gain from Nato meeting?

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 09:33
Turkey has requested a special Nato meeting to discuss military operations against the Islamic State (IS) group and PKK Kurdish separatists - Paul Adams asks what it will achieve?

Turkey 'planning Syria buffer zone'

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 09:26
The US and Turkey are working on plans to oust Islamic State (IS) fighters from a strip along the Turkish-Syria border, US officials say.

China says share purchase continues

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 09:24
In an effort to prop up its stock market, Chinese regulators said they are continuing their purchase of shares.

Fall in Parliament porn site attempts

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 09:20
More than 247,000 attempts to access websites classed as pornography were made from parliamentary computers in 2014, it has been revealed.

Air strikes pierce truce in Yemen

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 09:18
A Saudi-led coalition resumes air strikes in Yemen, hours after a humanitarian truce came into effect.

Rapper 'hologram' stopped by police

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-27 09:12
A digital performance by American rapper Chief Keef has been halted by police.