International News

Russia 'to alter military strategy'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 03:37
Russia is to adjust its military doctrine as a result of the Ukraine crisis and Nato's increasing presence in eastern Europe, a top Russian official says.

Abuse scandal force faces inquiry

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 03:35
South Yorkshire Police commissions an independent investigation into its handling of the Rotherham child abuse scandal, while Labour suspends four members in the town.

Child migrant 'abused in Australia'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 03:29
A 70-year-old former child migrant from a Catholic-run home in Londonderry says he was sexually abused after being shipped to Australia.

IS accused of Iraq ethnic cleansing

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 03:22
Amnesty International says it has proof Islamic State militants have launched a campaign of ethnic cleansing against minorities in northern Iraq.

Afghan militants 'may join IS'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 03:15
Fighters from a militant Islamic group in Afghanistan, allied to the Taliban, tell the BBC they are considering joining forces with Islamic State.

AUDIO: Is conflict good or bad for insurers?

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 02:57
Bronek Masojada, chief executive of the insurance company Hiscox, analyses the effect of recent conflicts on the insurance market

Uber banned across Germany by court

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 02:57
A court says the UberPop service must stop transporting passengers in Germany, but the American company refuses to suspend work.

VIDEO: David Mitchell on The Bone Clocks

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 02:51
Cloud Atlas author David Mitchell discusses his new novel The Bone Clocks on BBC Breakfast.

UK activist's Thailand trial begins

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 02:48
A UK activist who campaigns for better labour conditions goes on trial in Thailand charged with criminal defamation.

Watford appoint Garcia as new boss

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 02:47
Watford name former Brighton boss Oscar Garcia as their new head coach following the resignation of Beppe Sannino.

A cloud of uncertainty

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 02:40
How were leaked celebrity photos obtained?

UK construction growth surges

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 02:36
The construction sector expanded at its fastest pace for seven months in August, despite supply shortages holding back growth, a survey suggests.

Clacton by-election set for October

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 02:26
The Clacton by-election, triggered by Douglas Carswell's defection to UKIP, is to be held on 9 October, the Conservative Party says.

VIDEO: Volcano continues fiery lava eruption

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 02:25
A dramatic lava eruption that began early on Sunday near Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has continued into Monday.

VIDEO: Owners reunited with cliff rescue dog

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 02:25
The owners of Sprig the springer spaniel, who went missing more than a week ago and was found on a cliff ledge, have now been reunited with him.

Ecuador volcano increases activity

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 02:23
A massive ash cloud is rising from the Tungurahua volcano in Ecuador as it shows increased activity with a series of explosions on Monday.

Does limiting the power of appliances save energy?

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 02:20
The EU is considering limiting the power of hairdryers but will this really cut energy consumption?

Thieving monkey hands out money

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 02:20
A monkey in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh steals money from a home and rains down banknotes on people, reports say.

VIDEO: Bill Turnbull's Scottish reporting roots

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 01:42
It is just two weeks until Scotland's referendum on independence, but it is not the first time a vote has been held on the nation's constitutional future.

Coahuila approves same-sex marriage

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-02 01:42
Congress in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila legalises same-sex marriage and adoption by gay couples, despite opposition by conservatives.
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