International News

VIDEO: Syrian refugees need urgent care

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 04:45
The UN refugee agency says Turkey urgently needs help to care for 130,000 Syrian refugees who have crossed the border in recent days.

£104k public cash lost in bank fraud

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 04:39
Public funds totalling £104,000 were paid into a fraudulent bank account and are "highly unlikely" to be recovered, a Welsh assembly committee hears.

AUDIO: How black can black be?

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 04:10
A material dubbed the darkest substance on earth is being used creatively by internationally acclaimed artist Sir Anish Kapoor.

McIlroy has outgrown me - McDowell

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 03:54
Graeme McDowell admits Rory McIlroy's four majors and world number one status may mean the end for their Ryder Cup partnership.

VIDEO: 'Top swap' scheme launched in Moscow

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 03:45
Steve Rosenberg reports on how Muscovites can swap their tops for more pro-Russian t-shirts.

Day in pictures: 23 September

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 03:40
News images from around the world: 23 September

Second video of UK hostage released

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 03:03
A second video is released showing British journalist John Cantlie, who is being held hostage by Islamic State (IS) militants.

VIDEO: Radio query reveals garden cannabis

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 02:40
Patricia Hewitson from Exmouth, Devon, unwittingly grew a 5ft (1,5m) tall cannabis plant from a pack of bird seeds - but her error was only revealed when she contacted a radio phone-in show.

VIDEO: Many Islamabad state schools closed

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 02:18
Weeks after the start of term, many state schools in the capital, Islamabad, are still closed, after being taken over by police drafted in to deal with ongoing political protests.

VIDEO: Ricky Tomlinson: United We Stand

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 02:08
The story of actor Ricky Tomlinson's jail term in the 1970s has been turned into a play called United We Stand.

Israel murder suspects shot dead

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 01:46
Two Palestinians suspected of the abduction and murder of three Israeli teenagers in June have been killed by Israeli forces, Israel's military says.

Parliament crucial to IS decision

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 01:13
MPs' views will decide if UK joins strikes against Islamic State

VIDEO: Murray's regret over referendum tweet

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 00:24
Andy Murray has spoken publicly for the first time about comments he made on the eve of the Scottish independence referendum.

VIDEO: Global push to tackle climate change

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 00:19
Leaders from 120 countries will meet in New York on Monday for a climate change summit called by the UN secretary General Ban Ki Moon.

Liberia in 'trees for cash' deal

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-23 00:11
Liberia is to become the first nation in Africa to completely stop cutting down its trees in return for development aid.

In pictures: Landscapes in black and white

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 23:52
On show at Museum of Modern Art in Wales

VIDEO: WW1 bus retraces Ypres battle routes

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 23:15
A London bus used in the Allied war effort of 1914 is retracing its route in Belgium.

'Crucial' climate talks under way

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 23:09
World leaders including US President Barack Obama are holding what they say is a crucially important summit on climate change at the UN in New York.

Could you write a Ceefax report?

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 22:18
Ceefax, the service relied upon for sports news in the days before smartphones and apps, celebrates its 40th birthday today.

VIDEO: Teenagers shy to talk about cancer

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 22:02
A leading cancer charity says it is concerned the disease is not being spotted early enough in young people because many are too embarrassed to talk to their GP.

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