International News

'Time running out' for Iran deal

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 20:14
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani warns that time is running out for negotiating a permanent deal on his country's nuclear programme, as a deadline nears.

Hosni Mubarak retrial verdict due

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 18:25
A verdict is expected on Saturday in the retrial of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, who faces charges of ordering the killing of protesters.

Abbas: Israel's Gaza war 'genocide'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 18:10
Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas tells the UN he will seek punishment for "war crimes" committed during Israel's recent war with Gaza.

Sued optician may challenge ruling

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 18:01
High street optician Optical Express is considering an appeal after a woman was awarded £500,000 damages when laser surgery left her sight damaged.

VIDEO: Is college football to blame for NFL woes?

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 17:46
With American professional football hit by abuse scandals and the behaviour of its athletes under scrutiny, some are wondering if college, and even high school football, might be partly to blame. The BBC's Aleem Maqbool reports.

French driving schools fight red tape

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 17:36
Red tape frustrates French motoring school

Air traffic fire 'set by employee'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 17:13
A fire in an air traffic control facility that grounded all flights in and out of Chicago's two major airports was set by an employee, officials say.

IMF declines new loans to Zimbabwe

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 16:14
The International Monetary Fund has told the BBC it will not offer Zimbabwe more money because the country is in arrears on repayments of existing loans.

How keep-fit gyms gripped Victorians

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 16:10
Exercising in coat tails and corsets

Blogging her way back to health

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 15:58
How a disabled woman food-blogged her way back to health

Paraguay sinking: Eight bodies found

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 15:50
Rescuers retrieve more bodies from the River Paraguay following Wednesday's boat accident, which killed Brazilian tourists and Paraguayan crew.

VIDEO: Britain's largest Chinese art exhibition

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 15:28
The largest exhibition of contemporary art from China and Taiwan to be held in the UK to date is being staged in venues across Manchester.

VIDEO: Why Belgium has seven parliaments

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 15:24
Belgium and its multiple parliaments

Four charged over £100m cocaine find

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 15:20
Four British men are charged with drugs offences following the seizure of more than a tonne of cocaine off the Irish coast earlier this week.

Tories plan under-40s homes discount

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 15:17
Young first-time buyers in England would be offered the chance to buy one of 100,000 new homes at a 20% discount, the Conservatives pledge.

Missing woman image projected

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 15:10
An image of missing Aberdeen woman Kelli Ferris is to be projected in the city centre more than a fortnight after her disappearance.

Who's afraid of bromine?

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 15:06
But should you really be afraid of this toxic red element?

Team-mates defend 'useless' Garcia

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 15:04
Sergio Garcia's Ryder Cup team-mates defend the Spaniard after his performance in 2008 was criticised by Sir Nick Faldo.

VIDEO: Fallon: 'Long drawn out campaign'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 14:53
Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has told the BBC's Newsnight that the UK's air strikes in Iraq were the start of "a long drawn out campaign".

Hedge funds condemned over Argentina

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 14:15
The United Nations Human Rights Council passes resolution backing Argentina in its debt battle against US hedge funds.