International News

'No crime' rape inquiries reopened

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 13:50
A number of rape claims are to be re-examined by Northumbria Police over fears they were incorrectly recorded as a "no crime".

VIDEO: Iraq refugees in 'windswept dustbowl'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 13:45
The United Nations is mounting a major aid operation to try and help more than half a million people who have fled for their lives from extremist Islamic State (IS) fighters in northern Iraq.

Lib Dems lift Lord Rennard suspension

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 13:42
Former Liberal Democrat chief executive Lord Rennard has the suspension of his party membership lifted after disciplinary proceedings against him are dropped.

VIDEO: Tension after second Missouri killing

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 13:39
The police killing of a second black St Louis-area man in 11 days has threatened to further enflame tensions.

Internet-hit near miss biker guilty

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 13:33
A biker who uploaded a film of a high speed ride in which he almost hit a car head-on is found guilty of dangerous driving.

Besiktas 0-0 Arsenal

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 13:15
Aaron Ramsey is sent off as Arsenal fight out a goalless draw with Besiktas in the first leg of their Champions League play-off tie.

UN launches northern Iraq aid push

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 13:09
The UN launches an operation to reach more than 500,000 people displaced by fighting in northern Iraq is launched by the UN refugee agency UNHCR.

Workman dies in fall from fire pier

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 13:08
A man working on the fire-damaged Eastbourne Pier dies after suffering head injuries in a fall on to the beach, the ambulance service says.

VIDEO: Bradford rebuilds 2CV French classic

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 12:53
A Bradford company which revamps old Citroen 2CVs says more of the cars are being sold to France.

Euro golds for Peacock & Cockroft

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 12:43
Paralympic champions Jonnie Peacock and Hannah Cockroft claim gold as GB win 15 medals at the European Championships.

Police question Galloway over speech

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 12:24
MP George Galloway was interviewed by police after saying Bradford had been "declared an Israel-free zone", the BBC understands

Celtic rallied after reprieve - Deila

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 11:52
Manager Ronny Deila believes Celtic have learned from mistakes ahead of their Champions League play-off with Maribor.

VIDEO: Partition of India: My memories

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 11:46
Memories of the birth of Pakistan

Former Microsoft boss leaves firm

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 11:29
Former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer announces he is stepping down from the board with immediate effect.

Pakistan rally marches on parliament

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 11:16
Anti-government demonstrators in Pakistan advance towards parliament, using wire-cutters and cranes to breach a designated secure "red zone".

Fresh unrest shakes riot-hit US town

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 11:08
US police and protesters clash again in Ferguson, Missouri, as President Barack Obama urges calm over the fatal shooting of an unarmed teenager.

Lehman bankers win pensions battle

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 10:38
More than 2,400 former Lehman Brothers bankers will have their pensions paid in full following a six-year legal battle.

NY weighs charges in chokehold death

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 10:37
A New York grand jury weighs criminal charges against a police officer in the death of a black man who died after being placed in a chokehold.

Exiled SA writer's remains go home

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 10:31
The remains of renowned anti-apartheid journalist Nat Nakasa, who died in the US in 1965, are returned to South Africa for reburial.

VIDEO: Women 'duped in dating site fraud'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-19 10:22
Four people have gone on trial accused of conning a number of women out of tens of thousands of pounds through an internet dating agency, Match.com.
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