International News

Jailed Dutchman in Peru hunger strike

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 01:59
Dutch national Joran van der Sloot, who is in jail for murder in Peru, goes on hunger strike after being transferred to a maximum security prison.

Stolen monkey gives birth to twins

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 01:58
A monkey recently returned to Blackpool Zoo after it was stolen during a break-in gives birth to twins.

South Africa economy avoids recession

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 01:57
South Africa avoids being tipped into recession after second-quarter GDP figures showed the economy grew by 0.6% during the April-to-June period.

Farage faces Thanet selection vote

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 01:53
UKIP members in South Thanet will decide later whether Nigel Farage will be their candidate in the general election.

VIDEO: Cinematic style for the TV Emmys

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 01:32
Some of Hollywood's biggest film stars have graced the red carpet at the US Primetime Emmys in Los Angeles.

Rail commuters faced severe delays

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 01:30
Rail commuters heading south on the East Coast Mainline experience severe delays due to overhead wire problems.

AUDIO: Wizz Jones: Unsung guitar hero

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 01:15
Evan Davis hears from influential guitarist Wizz Jones and fan Pete Paphides.

Savings up as new rules take effect

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 01:14
High Street banks have reported a rise in savings deposits in July following the launch of New Individual Savings Account rules.

Police stop-and-search code launched

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 01:11
Police forces in England and Wales agree to adopt a government code of conduct on the use of their powers to stop and search members of the public.

VIDEO: Clegg dons traditional dress in India

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 01:02
Nick Clegg wore traditional India clothing while on a visit to a Sikh temple and community kitchen in Delhi.

VIDEO: Sheep found with 20kg woolly coat

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 00:41
Two farmers in Tasmania have found a sheep they believe has been wandering wild and for six years and never been shorn.

Man missing from Skull cracker jail

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 00:30
A convicted robber goes on the run from an open prison which was at the centre of Britain's most high-profile recent fugitive cases.

Mumbai attack Jewish centre reopens

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 00:26
A Jewish centre in the Indian city of Mumbai reopens, nearly six years after it was stormed by gunmen who attacked the city.

Tepco in Fukushima suicide ruling

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 00:17
A court orders the operator of the Fukushima nuclear plant to pay damages to the family of an evacuee who killed herself.

Uni's hopes over recruitment freeze

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 00:16
Glyndwr University is due to learn whether a temporary ban on recruiting overseas students will be lifted, following allegations of visa fraud.

VIDEO: Rare duck needs new home

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-25 23:59
The world's rarest bird is facing extinction unless it finds a new home, say conservationists

Ebola doctor goes back to work

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-25 23:58
A Cardiff doctor who was isolated for three weeks after treating patients with the Ebola virus in Africa returns to work.

VIDEO: Aurora Australis filmed from space

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-25 23:32
The European Space Agency releases time-lapse footage of the Aurora Australis, or southern lights, filmed from the International Space Station.

In pictures: Emmy Awards 2014

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-25 23:28
Images from the 2014 awards in Los Angeles

Balotelli is on last chance - Rodgers

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-25 23:24
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers admits £16m striker Mario Balotelli is on his "last chance" after signing from AC Milan.
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