International News

VIDEO: Refugees' 'despair and anger' at IS

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 13:42
Humanitarian aid is being distributed to hundreds of thousands of Yazidi people, fleeing Islamic militants in Northern Iraq.

No transfers fallout with Pulis - Parish

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 13:34
Crystal Palace co-chairman Steve Parish says ex-manager Tony Pulis did not leave because of a transfers dispute.

'World Cup memories stay forever'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 13:09
Former players send out inspirational messages as England prepare for the Rugby World Cup final against Canada.

'Suicidal woman' refused abortion

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 12:38
A "suicidal" woman gives birth by caesarean section in the Republic of Ireland after her request for a termination under the country's new abortion law was refused.

Robson lets golden chance go begging - Agnew

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 12:35
England's opener missed the opportunity to prove he can succeed in Test cricket on the second day at The Oval, says Jonathan Agnew.

Van Gaal endures Man Utd debut to forget

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 11:56
Defeat by Swansea is a harsh reminder for new Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal of the challenge he faces.

Arsenal 2-1 Crystal Palace

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 11:16
Aaron Ramsey scores in stoppage time as title contenders Arsenal come from behind to beat managerless Crystal Palace.

Silva 'to run' for Brazil president

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 11:00
Former Brazilian Environment Minister Marina Silva agrees to run as the Socialist Party's presidential candidate after Eduardo Campos's sudden death, an adviser says.

Kenya to deny entry to Ebola states

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 10:35
Fears over the spread of the deadly Ebola virus prompt Kenya to close its borders to travellers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

VIDEO: WW1 memorial to honour Wales' fallen

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 10:30
About 1,000 people gather to see the unveiling of a lasting monument to Welsh soldiers who died in World War One in Flanders.

England tighten grip over India

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 10:27
Joe Root's unbeaten 92 helps England open up a commanding first-innings lead of 237 over India in the final Test.

Barkley could be 'out for five months'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 10:06
England midfielder Ross Barkley could be out injured for up to five months, says Everton boss Roberto Martinez.

Man dies after 35 found in container

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 09:54
A man dies as 35 people, including children, are found after screaming was heard from a shipping container at Tilbury Docks in Essex.

Big protest march reaches Islamabad

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 09:54
A big anti-government protest led by politician Imran Khan and cleric Tahirul Qadri gathers in Islamabad, in an attempt to force the PM to quit.

Spate of graffiti attacks in Lisburn

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 09:49
Two Catholic churches and a war memorial on the outskirts of Lisburn, County Antrim, are damaged in a spate of sectarian attacks.

Ukraine rebels 'trained in Russia'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 09:48
The new rebel leader in east Ukraine's Donetsk region says his forces include 1,200 fighters who underwent military training in Russia.

Council U-turn on dying man care

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 09:45
A council that twice told a terminally ill man he was not close enough to death to qualify for free personal care has reversed its decision in his case.

Jewish Chronicle apology for Gaza ad

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 09:32
The Jewish Chronicle apologises to readers who complained after the paper ran an advert for the Disasters Emergency Committee's Gaza crisis appeal.

Tributes paid to rally crash victim

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 09:18
The organisers of the Ulster Rally say the motorsport industry is "devastated" by the death of Timothy Cathcart, who was killed in a crash during the competition on Friday.

Moreno completes £12m Liverpool move

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-16 09:17
Liverpool complete the £12m signing of Spain full-back Alberto Moreno from Europa League-winners Sevilla.
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