International News

Caterham to race on despite bailiffs

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 12:33
Formula 1 team Caterham pledge to compete in this weekend's Japanese Grand Prix despite bailiffs visiting their base.

VIDEO: Explosions as coalition strikes IS

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 12:20
The Syrian town of Kobane is still under siege, two weeks after Islamic State fighters began their assault.

Japan volcano eruption deaths rise

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 11:59
Rescue workers in Japan recover more bodies from Mount Ontake, bringing to 47 the number of those killed by Saturday's surprise volcanic eruption.

White House 'intruder' denies charges

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 11:47
Omar Gonzalez, the man accused of scaling the White House fence and running into the building while carrying a knife, pleads not guilty to charges.

Clarke 'odds on' for captaincy

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 11:37
Darren Clarke is favourite for Europe's next Ryder Cup captaincy, but is there too much emphasis on GB & Ireland, asks Tom English.

Students vow to step up HK protests

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 11:32
Student demonstrators in Hong Kong vow to step up pro-democracy protests and occupy government buildings if leader CY Leung does not quit.

VIDEO: Missing schoolgirl family 'heartbroken'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 11:29
The family of a missing schoolgirl who is thought to have gone to Syria, possibly to join Islamist fighters, say they are heartbroken and just want her home.

River body confirmed as missing Alice

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 11:18
A body found in a west London river is that of missing Alice Gross, the Metropolitan Police confirm.

Lord Hill faces second 'EU grilling'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 11:11
The UK's candidate to join the European Commission, Lord Hill, is summoned to a second hearing of MEPs to assess his suitability for the job.

Drunken minority of fans criticised

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 11:10
A senior officer policing Hillsborough at the time of the 1989 disaster says "a substantial minority" of fans had "too much to drink" before entering the ground.

Grace Mugabe 'should hand back PhD'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 10:52
Award-winning Zimbabwean writer Chenjerai Hove calls on Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe to hand back her PhD as students demand an investigation.

Smell test 'may predict lifespan'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 10:48
US researchers say a simple smell test could help predict how likely someone is to be alive in five years' time.

Moon's hidden valley system revealed

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 10:44
Scientists identify a huge rectangular feature on the Moon that is probably the buried remains of an ancient rift valley system.

Ex-Tory donor to give £1m to UKIP

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 10:31
Former Conservative supporter Arron Banks is donating £1m to UKIP after joining the party.

VIDEO: Zookeeper rears leopard in bathroom

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 10:20
A rare clouded leopard has been hand-reared in the bathroom of a zookeeper after she was rejected by her mother.

Lithuania accuses Russia over boat

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 10:15
Russia is accused by Lithuania of violating international maritime laws after seizing a Lithuanian fishing boat with a crew of 30.

Iraq PM opposes Arab strikes in Iraq

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 10:02
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi tells the BBC he "totally" opposes Arab nations joining air strikes against Islamic State in his country.

New Afghan leader reopens bank case

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 09:48
Afghanistan's new President, Ashraf Ghani, says he is resuming the investigation into a banking fraud, said to be one of the largest in the world.

VIDEO: Fry tells 'ugly truth' in new book

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 09:38
The award-winning comedian, actor and writer Stephen Fry has said his new volume of memoirs, More Fool Me, reveals the "ugly truth" about his cocaine use in the 1980s.

Remains found in Disappeared search

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-01 09:35
Human remains have been found in a County Meath bog by a team searching for an IRA victim missing for almost 40 years.
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