International News

Cavendish edged in sprint by Kittel

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 08:46
Mark Cavendish loses the final stage by inches as Dylan van Baarle wins the overall Tour of Britain, with Sir Bradley Wiggins third.

Teen Kim wins Evian Championship

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 08:36
Kim Hyo-Joo beats Karrie Webb to win the Evian Championship and become the third youngest major champion on the LPGA Tour.

Pope marries cohabiting couples

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 07:33
Pope Francis marries 20 Italian couples at the Vatican, including some who were cohabiting, one of them with a child.

Woman found murdered in hotel room

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 06:12
A woman is found dead in a hotel room and the body of a man, believed to be her partner, is found later on a railway line.

Iraq's Falluja hospital 'shelled'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 06:04
A hospital in the Iraqi city of Falluja, which is under the control of Islamic State fighters, has been hit by government shelling, reports say.

How will Obama's anti-IS coalition work?

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 05:36
Can a global coalition defeat militants?

Petrol attack 'blinds' man in eye

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 05:31
A photographer says he is told he is unlikely to recover the sight in one eye after he had petrol thrown in his face in an alleged hate crime attack.

VIDEO: Amy Winehouse statue unveiled

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 05:21
A statue of the singer Amy Winehouse, who died in 2011, has been unveiled in Camden, north London, on what would have been her 31st birthday.

Plane 'linked to Lagos collapse'

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 04:53
TB Joshua, one of Nigeria's best known preachers and televangelists, says a small plane circled over a guesthouse in Lagos before it collapsed.

N Korea jails US man for six years

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 04:23
An American man in North Korea is sentenced to six years of hard labour for "hostile" acts against Pyongyang, state media say.

VIDEO: Pacino's passion: Wilde about Oscar

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-14 02:06
Actor Al Pacino on his surprise at the contemporary nature of the play Salomé.

PM condemns hostage's 'evil murder'

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 21:55
PM David Cameron says the murder of David Haines is an "act of pure evil", after the release of a video appearing to show the UK hostage's beheading.

'An act of pure evil' - the papers

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 21:46
The killing of British hostage David Haines by Islamist fanatics makes the electronic versions of British papers, while the print editions lead initially on Scotland.

Australia to join anti-IS force

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 20:42
PM Tony Abbott says Australia is sending 600 troops to the Middle East ahead of possible combat operations against Islamic State in Iraq.

Scottish campaigns target key voters

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 20:37
Both sides in the referendum debate say they are working for every vote on the final weekend before Scotland goes to the polls.

Merkel to speak out on anti-Semitism

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 20:21
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is to speak in Berlin at a mass rally against anti-Semitism, amid a sharp rise in attacks on the Jewish community.

Law to set out crime victims' rights

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 20:07
The rights of victims of crime in England and Wales are to be enshrined in law, the justice secretary says.

Swedish voters set to go to polls

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 20:06
Sweden is set to vote in its parliamentary election, with opinion polls suggesting the Social Democrats may regain power.

Liberia's 'Ebola absentees' sacked

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 19:17
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf sacks 10 government officials who are "out of the country without an excuse," amid a national Ebola crisis.

Ban on shark trade comes into force

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 18:52
In a significant step forward for shark conservation, all trade in five named species is to be regulated from today.