International News

VIDEO: Rotherham experts 'faced threats'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 13:38
An expert who wrote a report into the sexual exploitation of children in Rotherham says she faced "hostility" from the council.

VIDEO: Ashya King parents fight extradition

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 13:33
A High Court judge at an extradition hearing in Spain has ruled the parents of Ashya King are to be kept in police custody for a maximum of 72 hours.

VIDEO: ‘I smuggled jihadists into Syria’

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 13:31
The BBC's Ian Pannell reports from Turkey's border with Syria where he met a man who helped smuggle foreign fighters cross the border.

Obama renews minimum wage push

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 13:28
President Barack Obama says he will continue to press Congress to raise the federal minimum wage in line with recent economic improvements.

Transfer deadline day: Done deals

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 13:24
Track all of the confirmed signings as they happen in England, Scotland and across Europe.

Murray beats Tsonga to reach quarters

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 13:24
Britain's Andy Murray beats Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-5 7-5 6-4 to book a US Open quarter-final against Novak Djokovic.

Controversial pastor stands down

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 13:16
A Belfast pastor who earlier this year called Islam "heathen" and "satanic" has announced his retirement as minister at a north Belfast church.

Boris Island airport plan 'rejected'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 13:13
A plan for an island airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", looks set to be shelved, the BBC understands.

Djokovic & Serena win at US Open

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 13:13
Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams win in straight sets to ease to the quarter-finals of the US Open.

PM outlines new anti-terror plans

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 13:03
New powers are needed to seize the passports of terrorist suspects and stop British jihadists from returning to the UK, David Cameron says.

Nato military flights surprise

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 13:01
A series of training flights by military helicopters and other aircraft ahead of the NATO summit startles residents in Newport and Cardiff.

Abuse researcher 'faced hostility'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 12:58
A Home Office researcher who wrote a report on sexual exploitation of children in Rotherham in 2002 tells BBC Panorama she faced 'hostility' from the council.

Cave yields Neanderthal 'artwork'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 12:41
An engraving found at a cave in Gibraltar may be the most compelling evidence yet for Neanderthal art.

VIDEO: Solar farm plan for Somerset Levels

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 12:29
Plans have been unveiled for one of the South West's biggest solar farms on the Somerset Levels.

Iraq crimes 'on unimaginable scale'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 12:16
The UN says reports from Iraq "reveal acts of inhumanity", as a BBC team reaches the town of Amerli after a two-month siege ends.

McGinley braced for tough decisions

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 11:23
European captain Paul McGinley says personal feelings will "go out of the window" when he chooses his Ryder Cup team.

Bercow 'pauses' clerk recruitment

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 11:14
John Bercow announces a "modest pause" in the recruitment of the next clerk of the House of Commons following a row with MPs.

VIDEO: Inside Amerli after lifting of siege

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 11:12
The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse reports from the besieged town of Amerli, which was liberated by Iraqi and Kurdish forces on Sunday.

Powers aim to disrupt not prosecute

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 10:53
Why new terror powers aim to disrupt not prosecute

Fresh clashes in Pakistan capital

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-01 10:47
Clashes between security forces and protesters continue in Pakistan's capital Islamabad, after the national TV channel's HQ was briefly stormed.
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