International News

Police operation after shootings

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 09:13
Police officers carry out high visibility patrols one week after two firearms incidents in the south of Edinburgh.

VIDEO: Ryder Cup: Best shots of day two

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 08:58
BBC Sport picks the best shots from day two in the Ryder Cup including Ian Poulter's superb chip in from the fairway.

Four charged over £100m cocaine find

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 08:04
Four British men are charged with drugs offences after an operation in the Irish Sea and a north Wales harbour sees £100m cocaine haul seized.

Top India politician is jailed

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 07:20
One of India's most controversial politicians, Jayaram Jayalalitha, is jailed for four years after conviction in a long-running corruption case.

Strictly wins Friday night TV battle

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 06:59
Strictly Come Dancing beat ITV's X Factor in their Friday night ratings battle, with the BBC One show pulling in 700,000 more viewers.

Catalonia leader decrees referendum

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 06:21
The president of the Spanish region of Catalonia signs a decree for a referendum on independence, in a move opposed by central government.

Liberia chief doctor in quarantine

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 06:15
Liberia's chief medical officer puts herself under quarantine for 21 days, after a colleague was killed by the deadly Ebola virus.

McNarry: 'UKIP membership rising'

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 05:01
UK Independence Party (UKIP) MLA David McNarry tells the party's annual conference that membership is growing in Northern Ireland.

Alice police review 300 CCTV cameras

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 01:59
Police investigating the disappearance of Alice Gross are reviewing footage from 300 CCTV cameras in the area the schoolgirl went missing.

VIDEO: What happens when you speed up golf?

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 01:05
BBC Breakfast's Mike Bushell tries out the latest craze - speed golf.

A&E shake-up in its final stages

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 00:57
Doctors have give more detail about how a controversial shake-up at Prince Philip Hospital's accident and emergency department is to work.

VIDEO: Volcano erupts in central Japan

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-27 00:45
Mount Ontake in Japan erupted on Saturday, sending a large plume of ash into the sky.

VIDEO: Dementia friendly design

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 23:42
Well designed surroundings can make a big difference to the lives of people with dementia, so one school teaches simple techniques to make homes dementia friendly.

VIDEO: 'I cried so much when I married at 13'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 23:06
The BBC's Shumaila Jaffery reports from a remote village in Pakistan to speak to one woman who was told she had to marry her cousin at the age of 13.

Chelsea Clinton gives birth to girl

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 22:31
Chelsea Clinton, daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, gives birth to a baby girl.

US-led air strikes 'damaging IS'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 21:48
The US armed forces head says air strikes are damaging Islamic State in Syria but will not alone defeat it, as jihadists close in on a Kurdish town.

VIDEO: Top 50 FA Cup goals: Rush swivel shot

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 21:33
BBC Sport looks back at 50 iconic FA Cup goals in the build-up to the first round proper, which takes place in November.

'Bombing to start in hours' - the papers

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 21:18
The aftermath of the decisive vote in parliament for British airstrikes against Islamic State extremists - and fears of 'mission creep' in the Middle East - dominates Saturday's press.

HK protesters enter government HQ

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 20:45
Dozens of pro-democracy protesters have pushed through a police cordon to break into the main government compound in Hong Kong.

RAF set for strikes on IS targets

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 20:32
British warplanes are in Cyprus, ready to launch missile strikes against Islamic State targets after MPs backed military action in Iraq.