International News

VIDEO: False widow bite leads to amputation

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 12:26
A woman has had her finger amputated - and told she was within hours of death - after being bitten by a false widow spider.

VIDEO: Will it be driest September on record?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 12:25
Alex Deakin examines the latest weather figures.

Hannah suspect 'linked to 2009 case'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 12:12
Police searching for missing student Hannah Graham say there is a forensic link between suspect Jesse Matthew and another unsolved murder case.

Supermarkets launch petrol price cut

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 12:07
Three major UK supermarkets are to cut the prices of petrol and diesel by up to 5p, starting on Tuesday.

Boris: Only Tories 'serious' over EU

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 11:21
Boris Johnson urges the "great conservative family" to unite to defeat Labour at the general election in the wake of two Tory MPs defecting to UKIP.

Spider-bite bug 'like horror film'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 11:19
A woman has a finger amputated - and is told she was within two hours of death - after being bitten by a false widow spider.

VIDEO: 'Funny' parody mash-ups legalised

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 11:18
Changes to UK law come into force this week allowing people to use copyright material from films, TV shows and songs in order to parody them.

In pictures: Hong Kong stand-off

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 11:18
Pro-democracy protesters remain on the streets in Hong Kong

Hong Kong protesters stay on streets

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 11:06
Protests in Hong Kong appear set to continue, as tens of thousands of people camped on the streets defy calls to go home.

Spain court suspends Catalonia vote

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 10:48
Spain's Constitutional Court suspends Catalonia's independence referendum, planned for 9 November, after a request by the central government.

'Restraining order' call over killer

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 10:29
A woman asked police to put a restraining order on her ex-partner just days before she was found strangled, an inquest hears.

VIDEO: The battle to protect gates of Baghdad

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 09:50
Iraqi ground forces, backed by air strikes, have been involved in fierce fighting with Islamic State (IS) militants in a town west of Baghdad.

VIDEO: Police called over Ryder Cup flag

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 09:36
Police were called to investigate a complaint about a European flag flying in Rory McIlroy's home town of Holywood during the Ryder Cup.

Abuse at home 'as bad as Kincora'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 09:24
Child sexual abuse at a Catholic-run children's home in County Down was equal to, if not worse, than the abuse at Kincora, an inquiry is told.

Belgium tries 46 over jihadist links

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 09:08
Forty-six people go on trial in Antwerp on charges of belonging to a group that sent jihadists to Syria, in the largest case of its kind in Belgium.

Forced work man scared of being hurt

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 09:07
A vulnerable man allegedly forced to work on a Newport farm for 13 years tells a court he was scared of being hurt by the farm's owners after he ran away once.

Clash 'kills seven Ukraine troops'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 08:57
Seven Ukraine soldiers reportedly die in a clash with pro-Russian rebels near Donetsk airport - the military's heaviest single loss since a truce.

Osborne proposes new benefits freeze

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 08:38
A future Conservative government would freeze benefits paid to people of working age for two years, Chancellor George Osborne tells the Conservative Party conference.

MP to complain over tabloid sting

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 08:36
An MP is to complain about the Sunday Mirror over a story that led to the resignation of minister Brooks Newmark.

Welfare Freeze: Who Would Be Hit?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-29 08:23
Mark Easton looks at who would be hit by Osborne's proposals
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