International News

VIDEO: Helicopter sea crash kills two men

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 11:12
Two men die after a helicopter crashes off the coast of Flamborough in East Yorkshire.

The end of Atlantic City's hot streak

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 10:47
Atlantic City's long hot streak comes to an end

VIDEO: Surviving childhood in Malawi

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 10:13
Fergus Walsh reports from Malawi on how the country has worked to reduce infant mortality.

I had accident premonition - Norman

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 10:08
Two-time Open champion Greg Norman says he had a premonition about the chainsaw accident in which he nearly lost his left hand.

French PM Valls wins confidence vote

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 09:53
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls narrowly wins a crucial confidence vote in parliament, despite a recent cabinet revolt over austerity measures.

South Sudan bans foreign workers

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 09:07
South Sudan government issues an order to non-governmental organisations and private firms to fire foreign workers by mid-October amid an aid crisis.

US 'would consider Iraq ground troops'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 08:44
US ground forces could be deployed against Islamic State militants if the current strategy fails, a top US general says.

Russia 'must boost Crimea forces'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 07:55
Russia needs to boost forces in Crimea because of the Ukraine crisis and a foreign military build-up, Russia's defence minister says.

UK inflation rate falls to 1.5%

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 07:10
Cheaper food and fuel prices helped to push down the UK consumer price inflation rate to 1.5% in August, official figures show.

Giant sensor for Panasonic phone

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 07:02
Panasonic unveils a hybrid smartphone-camera, at the Photokina trade show in Cologne.

Rio archbishop robbed for crucifix

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 06:02
Armed robbers steal the archbishop of Rio de Janeiro's crucifix, even though one of the gang recognised him and apologised.

Nigerian bank robbery nets millions

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 05:34
Nigerian police in Abuja are seeking an IT worker alleging he helped to steal £25m from the bank where he worked.

Was there a time British people couldn't buy olive oil?

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 05:20
There are grave predictions of a shortage of olive oil. But once the UK didn't consume much at all.

Turkey mulls anti-IS 'buffer zone'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 05:08
Turkey is developing plans for a buffer zone on its border with Iraq and Syria against Islamic State militants, leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan says.

VIDEO: 'Number of suspects' in Thai deaths

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 04:50
Police investigating the deaths of two Britons in Thailand say they are focussing on the Burmese migrant community, reports Jonathan Head on Koh Tao.

Actor Steve McFadden accepts damages

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 04:22
Actor Steve McFadden has accepted "substantial damages" from the News of the World's publishers and the Metropolitan Police, a judge is told.

Day in pictures: 16 September

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 03:49
News images from around the world: 16 September

AUDIO: 'New solution' on polio being tested

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 03:48
An innovative vaccine delivery method called the Nanopatch is being evaluated by the World Health Organisation in the hope it can be used to help eradicate polio.

VIDEO: Strugglers 'more likely to vote yes'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 03:24
Andrew Neil on the campaign with Yes Scotland in Hamilton, a traditional Labour seat visited by Nicola Sturgeon.

Heads attack no-notice inspections

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 03:23
Head teachers say that carrying out Ofsted inspections without warning is like treating school staff as "naughty children".

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