International News

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.

Final ferry trip is 'end of an era'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 20:30
The UK's only ferry link to Scandinavia is to close for good, marking the "the end of an era", its operator says.

Truckers' tales of 'migrant influx'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 20:25
The lorry drivers trying to fend off stowaways

'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.