International News

Sunni leaders propose Iraq deal

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 13:09
Some leaders of Iraq's Sunni Muslim minority propose working with the new PM, a move that could help break political deadlock.

Ukraine 'strikes column from Russia'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 12:31
Ukraine says it has partially destroyed an armoured column from Russia, but Russia denies any such vehicles crossed the border.

Amelia and Oliver most popular names

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 11:56
Oliver overtakes Harry to become the most popular baby name for boys in England and Wales as Amelia tops the list for girls for the third year running.

Gemili & Rooney storm to Euro golds

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 11:51
Adam Gemili and Martyn Rooney both win gold on another successful night for Britain at the European Championships in Zurich.

Slain US teenager 'robbery suspect'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 11:43
Michael Brown, the black teenager shot by police in Ferguson, Missouri, was a suspect in a robbery just moments earlier, police say.

Grace Mugabe enters Zanu-PF politics

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 11:29
The wife of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe enters politics, after being endorsed to become the head of the ruling party's women's league.

VIDEO: British Muslim who wants to join IS

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 11:24
The BBC's Ed Thomas speaks to a British Muslim who says he is willing to join Islamic State fighters, believing it is his religious duty.

VIDEO: Film Review - the week's new films

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 11:18
Film critic Jason Solomons reviews the week's film releases, including The Rover and Expendables 3.

Season to begin after record spending

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 11:10
The Premier League season gets under way on Saturday following a record summer of transfer spending in England's top league.

Black box mystery of Brazil plane

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 11:03
A black box recording from the plane crash that killed Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos is not of his flight, the air force says.

EU tackles crises in Iraq and Ukraine

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 10:46
How is EU handling crises in Iraq and Ukraine?

British 'jihadist' speaks to the BBC

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 10:38
A British man intending to join the fighting in Iraq and Syria

England dominate India in final Test

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 10:27
England reach 62-0 after bowling India out for only 148 on a one-sided opening day in the final Test at The Oval.

India women face final-day chase

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 10:25
India will begin the fourth and final day of the Women's Test on 119-4 chasing 181 to beat England at Wormsley.

UK 'would consider arming Kurds'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 10:25
The UK would "consider favourably" any request for arms from the Kurds in their battle with extremists in Iraq, the foreign secretary has confirmed.

Wales NHS to offer MS cannabis drug

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 10:13
The NHS in Wales is the first in the UK to fund a cannabis-based medicine for people with multiple sclerosis.

Thailand surrogate couples blocked

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 10:13
Thailand has imposed new restrictions on taking children born to surrogate parents out of the country, following the controversial case of baby Gammy.

'Flying bricks' miss pregnant woman

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 10:13
A sleeping pregnant woman narrowly escapes injury when a car crashes into a wall outside her home, throwing bricks and glass into her living room.

Sir Cliff police given 'information'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 10:07
Police say "a number of people" have "provided information" after Sir Cliff Richard's apartment was searched in relation to an alleged historical sex offence.

Favourite Mackay keen on Palace job

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-15 09:33
Malky Mackay is keen to fill the vacant manager's position at Crystal Palace following the departure of Tony Pulis.
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