International News

VIDEO: The day Ivan got hitched to Ove

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 15:08
How legalising same sex unions changed lives for one gay couple

How Bosnia is helping Cyprus find peace

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 15:07
How Bosnia is helping Cyprus find peace

Councils 'swamped' by rights checks

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 15:06
Councils in England and Wales are being overwhelmed with requests to ensure the human rights of vulnerable people are not being abused.

Teen killed 'to teach her a lesson'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 15:06
A man strangled his 16-year-old pregnant girlfriend to death with a scarf "to teach her a lesson", a court hears.

Cancer gene test 'would save lives'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 15:04
Younger bowel cancer patients should be offered a genetic test to screen for a rare condition linked to a higher risk of cancer, say UK researchers.

Norway best country for older people

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 15:02
Norway is the best place to be old, according to an index of the quality of later life in published on the UN's International Day of Older Persons.

Cars will be taxed twice, says AA

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 15:01
The AA complains that the new vehicle tax system will provide the government with extra revenue, as some cars will, in effect, be taxed twice.

Quiz: Car tax discs, pensions and wages

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 15:01
Test your knowledge of changes affecting finances on 1 October

Record £22.5m boost for Welsh rugby

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 15:01
The Welsh Rugby Union hails another year of record investment in the game as it publishes its annual report for 2014.

The 'click-bait' internet firm

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 14:55
The $250m internet firm at the forefront of 'lowbrow click-bait'

VIDEO: Students travel by robotic sofa

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 14:53
A team of engineering students from the University of New South Wales in Australia has created a robotic couch to travel around campus.

Nigeria and Senegal 'contain' Ebola

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 14:38
Ebola outbreaks in Nigeria and Senegal appear to have been contained, US health authorities say, with no new cases there since August.

VIDEO: China's power struggle in Hong Kong

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 14:24
The BBC's John Simpson looks back at China's attempts to gain more control in Hong Kong.

VIDEO: Henning's wife makes new mercy plea

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 14:12
The wife of British hostage Alan Henning has made a renewed direct appeal to the IS militants holding her husband.

Kurds fight IS on Iraq-Syria border

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 13:54
Heavy fighting is reported on both sides of a key border crossing between Iraq and Syria, where Kurdish forces are battling Islamic State militants.

RAF jets strike first IS targets

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 13:37
RAF jets attack two Islamic State targets in Iraq - the first strikes since Parliament approved military action on Friday.

Why Japan's sunny beaches are deserted

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 13:35
The rule that's left Japan's sunny beaches deserted

Manchester City 1-1 Roma

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 13:19
Manchester City are still without a win in Champions League Group E after Francesco Totti's goal gives Roma a point.

Former city centre nightclub on fire

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 13:16
Crews from 10 fire engines tackle a blaze at the former Majestyk nightclub in Leeds city centre.

Sporting Lisbon 0-1 Chelsea

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-30 13:06
Nemanja Matic scores a first-half header as Chelsea beat Sporting Lisbon to go top of Champions League Group G.