International News

Aguero signs five-year Man City deal

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 12:55
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero signs a new five-year contract, keeping him at the club until 2019.

Sharman wins European silver medal

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 12:23
Will Sharman secures Britain's eighth medal of the European Championships by taking silver in the 110m hurdles.

Rider critical after Ulster GP crash

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 12:14
A rider is in a criticial condition in hospital following a serious incident at the Ulster Grand Prix motorcycling event.

Williams 'had Parkinson's' at death

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 11:19
Robin Williams was suffering from the early stages of Parkinson's disease at the time of his death, his wife has said.

Obama: 'We broke north Iraq siege'

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 11:15
US President Barack Obama says US forces have "broken a siege" in north Iraq, to help rescue tens of thousands of people trapped on a mountain.

Colombia head backs medical cannabis

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 10:57
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos says he is in favour of legalising marijuana for medical use, a measure due to be debated by lawmakers.

Gemili fastest into 200m final

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 10:53
Adam Gemili qualifies quickest for the 200m final with another impressive display at the European Championships in Zurich.

Pulis's future at Palace in doubt

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 10:52
The future of Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis is unclear two days before the club's opening game against Arsenal.

Cosmic grains pre-date Solar System

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 10:41
Scientists may have identified the first known dust particles from outside our Solar System, in samples returned to Earth by a Nasa space mission.

VIDEO: Meet the Author: Andrew Crofts

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 10:35
In this week's Meet the Author the BBC's Nick Higham meets author Andrew Crofts.

Missouri riots 'deeply challenging'

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 10:30
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon describes the Ferguson riots as "deeply challenging" and promised "operational shifts" to ease the situation.

'Nothing to stop' sterling use

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 10:18
There is "nothing to stop" an independent Scotland using sterling with or without a currency union, economist Sir Donald Mackay says.

Ebola risk from air travel 'low'

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 10:11
The risk of transmission of Ebola during air travel is low, the World Health Organization says, advising against travel bans to and from affected countries.

VIDEO: Where have Yazidi refugees gone?

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 10:03
The BBC's defence correspondent Caroline Wyatt spends the day at an Iraqi hospital where the doctors have been treating Yazidi refugees.

Chilean priest in adoption scandal

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 09:55
A Chilean judge bars a Catholic priest from leaving the country over claims he pressured unmarried women to give up their babies for adoption.

UK ready to help over Iraq - Cameron

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 09:48
The UK is ready to "help out in the right way" in Iraq where thousands of people have fled Islamist militants, Prime Minister David Cameron says.

VIDEO: BBC gains access to Mount Sinjar

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 09:45
The BBC's world affairs correspondent Paul Wood reports from Mount Sinjar in Iraq where many refugees are still located.

VIDEO: Teletext kept alive at art festival

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 09:45
Teletext may have disappeared from British TV screens - but artists across Europe are keeping the format alive.

Two arrests in missing brothers hunt

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 09:36
Police searching for three brothers missing from a foster home in Sunderland arrest two people in connection with their disappearance.

Suarez ban stays but cleared to train

BBC - Thu, 2014-08-14 09:32
Luis Suarez's four-month biting ban is upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, but he is now allowed to train with Barcelona.

Pages