International News

Abbas and Egypt urge new Gaza talks

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 15:27
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas joins Egypt to urge Israel and Hamas to start fresh talks, as a 12-storey Gaza building is destroyed in air strikes.

VIDEO: What remains if Scotland secedes?

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 15:08
Five ways the UK would change if the Scots broke away

Warning over electrical brain stimulation

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 15:05
Warning over electrical brain stimulation

VIDEO: Iceland issues volcano red alert

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 14:26
Iceland issues a red alert to the aviation industry for the Bardarbunga volcano, meaning significant ash emissions are likely.

Iceland issues volcano red alert

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 13:59
Iceland closes part of its airspace after indications that an eruption has occurred under the country's biggest glacier, but airports remain open.

Holocaust survivors condemn Israel

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 13:32
More than 300 Jewish survivors and descendants of survivors of the Holocaust condemn Israel's "genocide" of the Palestinian people in Gaza.

Murray confident for US Open bid

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 13:00
Andy Murray says he is in the best physical condition of the year as he prepares to try and win a second US Open title.

Bears beat Lancashire to win T20

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 12:48
Birmingham Bears beat Lancashire by four runs at Edgbaston to win an exciting T20 Blast final on Saturday night.

Protest at George Galloway event

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 12:09
More than a hundred protesters gather at the Ulster Hall before MP George Galloway takes part in a public speaking event.

UN call to 'prevent Iraq massacre'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 11:42
A UN envoy calls for action to prevent what he says may be the possible massacre of Iraqis in the town of Amerli, besieged by Islamic State.

I want to keep Torres - Mourinho

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 11:25
Jose Mourinho wants to keep Fernando Torres even though the striker was not in the Blues' squad against Leicester.

S Leone to punish hiding Ebola cases

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 11:00
Sierra Leone passes a law making the sheltering of Ebola patients illegal, as Ivory Coast shuts land borders to prevent the spread of the virus.

Oldest book prize winners unveiled

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 10:50
A novel inspired by the daily toil of a shepherdess and a biography of a Booker prize-winning author win the UK's oldest literary awards.

Winners Leeds 'ruthless' - Sinfield

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 10:39
Leeds captain Kevin Sinfield hails Rhinos boss Brian McDermott as the "mastermind" of their Challenge Cup win.

Briton in Sierra Leone 'has Ebola'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 10:37
A British national living in Sierra Leone has tested positive for the Ebola virus, the Department of Health says.

Everton 2-2 Arsenal

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 10:23
Arsenal stage a dramatic late fightback to come back from two goals down and claim a point at Everton.

Crash car failed to stop for police

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 10:20
Police say a car which crashed in Enniskillen in the early hours of Saturday morning failed to stop for police shortly before it hit a roundabout.

Circus at the Palace: Where did it go wrong?

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 09:39
Crystal Palace face a crucial week after 10 tumultuous days that have seen the club's building blocks dismantled, writes Phil McNulty.

Gas reconnections start after leak

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 09:26
A utility company begins reconnecting some of the 750 homes in Blaenau Gwent which have had their gas supply hit by a water leak.

May pledges new anti-extremist powers

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 09:24
New measures to fight extremist groups are being looked at by the government, the home secretary says, as she defends its counter-terrorism strategy.
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