International News

Mayor Rob Ford vows to beat cancer

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 13:01
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford thanks his supporters and tells them he will beat the rare, aggressive cancer he was diagnosed with earlier this week.

University to spend £150k on chairs

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 12:45
Plymouth University agrees to spend £150,000 on seven chairs for graduation ceremonies.

VIDEO: Inside the fire-gutted dogs' home

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 12:42
The devastation caused by a severe fire at the Manchester Dogs' Home is revealed in this footage.

VIDEO: Ambulance death woman 'let down'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 12:23
The grieving family of a woman in her 70s who died while waiting in a queue of ambulances at Morriston Hospital, Swansea, says the system let her down.

Video of British hostage released

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 12:00
A new video is released showing a British man, identified as journalist John Cantlie, believed to be held hostage by Islamic State militants.

Paradise island murder mystery

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 11:57
Mystery over tourist killings continues to baffle Thailand police

VIDEO: London hosts Turner and Constable shows

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 11:02
Rivals in life, two of Britain's greatest painters William Turner and John Constable, are the subjects of major exhibitions in London.

VIDEO: Alice suspect is convicted murderer

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 10:54
A man wanted in connection with the disappearance of London schoolgirl Alice Gross was convicted of murder in Latvia, police reveal.

Alice suspect is convicted murderer

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 10:54
A man wanted in connection with the disappearance of schoolgirl Alice Gross was convicted of murdering his wife in Latvia, police reveal.

VIDEO: Alibaba to list on NY stock exchange

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 10:44
The Chinese e-commerce website Alibaba will list on the New York stock exchange, at what could be a record price.

FA chief Dyke to return £16,000 watch

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 10:33
Football Association chairman Greg Dyke is returning a £16,000 watch given to him by the Brazilian Football Confederation.

VIDEO: 'Home of golf' accepts women members

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 10:16
The Royal and Ancient Golf Club in St Andrews has voted to accept women members for the first time in its history.

VIDEO: Archbishop of Canterbury: 'I doubt'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 10:04
In an interview with BBC Bristol presenter Lucy Tegg, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, admits he sometimes has doubts about God.

VIDEO: Assange on his 'difficult situation'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 09:56
The BBC's John Simpson speaks to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange on his new book and his continued refuge at the Ecuadorian Embassy.

Malta rejects ship over Ebola fears

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 09:49
Malta turns away a ship travelling from Guinea over fears one person on board may be infected with the Ebola virus.

VIDEO: Survivor on Lagos hostel collapse

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 09:36
A man who was in the church hostel in Lagos which collapsed has credited a table with saving his life.

Murder accused 'meant business'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 09:08
A man who claims he accidentally killed his ex-girlfriend was described as a "violent madman" on the day of the shooting in 2011, a court hears.

France to launch air strikes in Iraq

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 09:04
France's President Hollande says he is ready to launch air strikes to help Iraqi forces fighting the Islamic State group.

VIDEO: Technology helps India's farmers

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 09:00
The BBC's Shilpa Kannan meets Indian farmers to find out how they are changing the way they work, and to see the technology helping them cope with climate change.

VIDEO: TV forecaster breaks endurance record

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-18 08:47
Eli Kari Gjengedal has broken the world record for continuous weather presenting, with 33 hours on screen.

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