International News

VIDEO: Students travel by robotic sofa

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 14:53
A team of engineering students from the University of New South Wales in Australia has created a robotic couch to travel around campus.

Paris St-Germain 3-2 Barcelona

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 14:45
Barcelona suffer their first defeat of the season as PSG move top of Group F after a thrilling 3-2 Champions League win.

Nigeria and Senegal 'contain' Ebola

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 14:38
Ebola outbreaks in Nigeria and Senegal appear to have been contained, US health authorities say, with no new cases there since August.

Draw not decisive, says Pellegrini

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 14:33
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini says his side will fight on after Roma deny them a Champions League win.

VIDEO: China's power struggle in Hong Kong

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 14:24
The BBC's John Simpson looks back at China's attempts to gain more control in Hong Kong.

VIDEO: Henning's wife makes new mercy plea

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 14:12
The wife of British hostage Alan Henning has made a renewed direct appeal to the IS militants holding her husband.

Kurds fight IS on Iraq-Syria border

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 13:54
Heavy fighting is reported on both sides of a key border crossing between Iraq and Syria, where Kurdish forces are battling Islamic State militants.

RAF jets strike first IS targets

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 13:37
RAF jets attack two Islamic State targets in Iraq - the first strikes since Parliament approved military action on Friday.

Why Japan's sunny beaches are deserted

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 13:35
The rule that's left Japan's sunny beaches deserted

Panama opens biodiversity museum

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 13:34
Panama inaugurates a museum designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry to celebrate one of the world's richest eco-systems.

Manchester City 1-1 Roma

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 13:19
Manchester City are still without a win in Champions League Group E after Francesco Totti's goal gives Roma a point.

Former city centre nightclub on fire

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 13:16
Crews from 10 fire engines tackle a blaze at the former Majestyk nightclub in Leeds city centre.

Sporting Lisbon 0-1 Chelsea

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 13:06
Nemanja Matic scores a first-half header as Chelsea beat Sporting Lisbon to go top of Champions League Group G.

Pregnant woman's stab killer jailed

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 12:58
A man is jailed for life for murdering his partner, who was pregnant with her second child when she was stabbed to death.

Argentina defies US over debt payment

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 12:57
Argentina deposits $161m in bond interest payments with the state-controlled Nacion Fideicomisos bank, in an effort to skirt US court rulings.

Hillsborough kick-off delay ‘regret'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 12:45
A former police superintendent tells the Hillsborough inquests of his "profound regrets" at not requesting a delay to the kick-off of the 1989 FA-Cup semi final.

White House security plan 'failed'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 12:41
The director of the US Secret Service says its security plan was "not properly executed" when a man broke into the White House this month.

Bodyguard said killer was 'dodgy'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 12:19
A security guard from Greater Manchester who was shot dead by a colleague in Iraq, had described his killer as "a bit dodgy" the night he died, an inquest hears.

VIDEO: Tooth decay: 'We found out the hard way'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 12:11
As a survey shows more than one in 10 three-year-olds have tooth decay, Waheed Ahmad describes how his daughter, Mariam, had to have teeth removed at the age of four.

Phelps 'arrested for drink driving'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 12:09
US Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has apologised after being arrested for speeding while driving under the influence of alcohol in Baltimore, Maryland.

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