International News

Hackney Heroine quits Lib Dem bid

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 09:46
A woman dubbed the Hackney Heroine for standing up to rioters in 2011 says she is standing down from the race to be Liberal Democrat president.

Johnny Cash's childhood home opens

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 09:40
Country music legend Johnny Cash's childhood home is opened to the public as part of a drive to revitalise the Arkansas town where he grew up.

VIDEO: Former Iraq FM spells out IS threat

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 09:32
In an interview with the BBC, Iraq's former foreign minister Hoshyar Zebari outlines the "formidable" international threat that militant group the Islamic State (IS) poses.

Boy, 4, rescued after fall into dock

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 09:19
A four-year-old boy is rescued from a Swansea dock after a man who was eating at a nearby restaurant saw him fall in.

Service to end war commemorations

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 09:09
Men from Wales who lost their lives in Flanders during World War One are remembered at a ceremony in Belgium.

Liverpool 'stronger without Suarez'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 08:56
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge says the team has moved on after Luis Suarez's exit and are stronger than last term.

Newcastle honour fans in MH17 crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 08:18
Newcastle United remembers fans who died on flight MH17

GB top medal table with 12 golds

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 08:02
Mo Farah, Greg Rutherford and the relay teams help Britain to a record 12 gold medals at the European Championships.

England rout India to wrap up series

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 07:42
England rout India by an innings and 244 runs in the final Test at The Oval to complete a 3-1 series triumph.

VIDEO: Russia aid convoy at Ukraine border

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 07:04
Lorries from a Russian convoy carrying aid to eastern Ukraine have reached a border post controlled by separatists.

VIDEO: Pro-China rally in Hong Kong

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 06:28
A major pro-government rally in Hong Kong has drawn thousands of supporters, in response to civil disobedience campaigns by activists.

'Concern' over denied abortion case

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 05:42
The Irish justice minister says she is "concerned" about a woman and baby at the centre of a controversy over the state's new abortion legislation.

Gaza peace talks resume in Cairo

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 05:27
Peace talks on ending the Gaza conflict resume in Cairo a day before the current ceasefire is set to expire.

Rocker sorry for depression remarks

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 05:09
Kiss singer and bassist Gene Simmons apologises for "spur of the moment" remarks about people who suffer from depression.

What future for Gaza's children?

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 04:26
What does the future hold for the children of Gaza?

VIDEO: Bishop criticises PM's Iraq response

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 03:11
The Bishop of Manchester has criticised Prime Minister David Cameron's response in Iraq, saying that the lives of Christians and other civilians there are being put at risk.

Downton stars pose for bottle photo

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 01:49
The stars of Downton Abbey pose with water bottles for a charity picture after a recent gaffe in which a plastic bottle was left in a promotional photo.

VIDEO: Shooting victim 'may lose life'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 01:26
Police at the scene of further unrest in a suburb of St Louis in the US have confirmed that a victim of a shooting is in a critical condition and "may lose their life".

VIDEO: Kurdish weapons 'not up to task'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 01:25
Kurdish forces says them need improved weaponry in order to tackle Islamic State militants in Iraq.

Dozens defy Missouri suburb curfew

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 21:57
About 150 people defy a curfew in Ferguson, the St Louis suburb where a black teenager was shot dead by US police, as police respond with tear gas.