International News

Three arrests over GBH attack on man

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 04:48
Three teenagers are arrested over an attack which left an 18-year-old man with a broken jaw and a fractured eye socket in Glenavy, County Antrim.

UK firms hurt by Russian import ban

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 04:43
Several UK firms have been hit by a Russian ban on food imports from a number of Western countries.

England's work not yet done - Moores

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 03:56
England coach Peter Moores says his team will not let up in the final Test with India on Friday, having gone 2-1 up in the series.

County 'pinched' Yorkshire king

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 03:44
Yorkshireman and cricket commentator Geoffrey Boycott claims Leicestershire only wants to reinter the body of King Richard III to make money.

Liberia 'buckles under Ebola strain'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 03:29
The charity Medecins sans Frontieres tells the BBC that Liberia's health services have been completely overwhelmed by the Ebola outbreak.

Driver dies after being hit by Stewart

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 03:10
An American racing driver has died after being struck by the car of three-time Nascar champion Tony Stewart in New York.

Mixed reviews for BBC gymnastics show

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 03:06
Tumble, BBC One's new gymnastics-themed talent show, receives mixed reviews following its Saturday night launch.

Man dies after light aircraft crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 02:28
A man who was on board a light aircraft which crashed on the Isle of Bute dies in hospital.

Manager Robins leaves Huddersfield

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 02:21
Huddersfield Town part company with manager Mark Robins after just one game of the Championship season.

Three killed in separate collisions

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 02:16
Three people die and another is seriously injured in separate road collisions across Wales.

Royal police probed over weapons

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 02:01
Four officers from the Royalty Protection unit of the Met Police are investigated over an allegation of weapons property being mishandled.

The 'lost' poetry of World War One

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 01:24
The patriotic verses that sent soldiers to war

VIDEO: Charity song marks WWI centenary

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 00:22
A marching song which became an iconic hit during World War One is being re-launched as a video to mark the centenary of the conflict.

VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 23:58
Trends of the week in 60 seconds

High winds and rain sweep across UK

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 21:51
Heavy rain and high winds begin to hit England and Wales as the remains of what was Hurricane Bertha reaches the country.

Turkey in landmark presidency poll

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 21:00
Polls open across Turkey for the country's first ever presidential election put to a popular vote.

US in new strikes on Iraq militants

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 20:37
The US military says it has carried out four new air strikes on militants to defend Yazidi refugees trapped in mountains in northern Iraq.

Ambulances 'queuing for hours' at A&E

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 20:33
Research by Labour suggests thousands of patients face long delays in ambulances while waiting to be transferred to accident and emergency care.

Fresh fears for Gaza talks in Cairo

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 20:24
Palestinian negotiators warn they will leave Cairo if Israel does not attend Gaza talks on Sunday, but Israel says rocket fire must end first.

Typhoon Halong slams into Japan

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 19:58
More than one million people are advised to evacuate their homes as powerful Typhoon Halong hits south-western Japan.