International News

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.

'Brutal attack' broke soldier's neck

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 12:08
A soldier was "brutally" murdered by a comrade from the same barracks after a night out drinking, a court hears.

California imposes plastic bag ban

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 11:54
The US state is the first to pass legislation imposing a ban on single-use plastic bags in grocery and convenience stores.

Protest halts Nasa spaceflight plans

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 11:42
Nasa is facing a delay to work on two new commercial spacecraft after a formal protest about the contract award process.

Catalans rally for independence vote

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 11:25
Thousands of pro-independence campaigners take to the streets of Barcelona after the Catalan government says it remains "determined" to hold the vote.

Trains halted by track-side fire

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 11:23
Trains on a railway line out of Birmingham are stopped due to a fire involving 200 tons of metal in Smethwick.

Armed police in stand-off with man

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 11:18
Armed police are involved in a stand-off with a man in North Shields who witnesses say was waving a gun.

VIDEO: Teenagers rescue pensioner from fire

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 11:15
A pensioner from Liverpool has said she owes her life to three teenagers who rescued her from a house fire.
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