International News

Hundreds at rally for Yes vote

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 08:07
About 400 people take part in a rally in Cardiff to urge Scotland to vote Yes in next week's referendum.

Minister criticises Pistorius ruling

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 07:48
A South African government minister says the decision to acquit athlete Oscar Pistorius of murdering his girlfriend is "extremely disappointing".

Ukraine 'repels rebels at airport'

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 07:38
Ukraine says its forces have repelled a rebel attack on Donetsk airport, as the prime minister says Russia wants to "eliminate" his country.

Pope decries 'piecemeal WWIII'

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 06:50
A World War III "fought piecemeal, with crimes, massacres, destruction" may have started, Pope Francis says at a ceremony honouring WWI victims.

Beijing stages first Formula E race

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 06:45
A Brazilian driver wins the first Formula E, a new electric motor racing championship backed by some of the sport's biggest brands, in Beijing.

Blaze-hit uni lab to be rebuilt

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 06:11
A multi-million pound University of Nottingham chemistry building destroyed in a major fire will be rebuilt, it is announced.

Man dies after water rescue attempt

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 05:01
A man who was pulled from the water unconscious after getting into difficulties near an island in the Solway Firth has died.

Is capital fleeing the UK?

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 04:46
Capital outflow more to do with economic recovery than Scotland

'Nightmare' for Briton held in Iran

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 03:49
The family of Ghoncheh Ghavami, a British-Iranian woman being held in Iran after going to a men's volleyball match, appeal for her release.

VIDEO: Life in a Donetsk bomb shelter

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 03:28
Fighting in Ukraine has abated but it has not stopped completely and people are still living in fear for their lives.

Two men die after car hits wall

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 02:29
Two men die after their car hits a wall and the matter is referred to a police watchdog, as officers had been searching for the vehicle after reports of suspicious activity.

VIDEO: Firefighters tackle California blaze

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 01:53
In California, 300 firefighters are tackling a wildfire in the Cleveland National Forest near San Diego.

VIDEO: Pistorius: What is the TV verdict?

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 00:58
By allowing cameras and microphones into the courtroom - did the South African authorities create an educational moment - or was it simply a circus?

VIDEO: Racing fans enjoy Goodwood festival

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-13 00:31
Around 150,000 motor racing fans have been enjoying the Goodwood Revival festival in West Sussex.

VIDEO: Fire at Nottingham University campus

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 21:35
After a major fire broke out in one of the buildings of the University of Nottingham, video shows the extent of the blaze.

Union 'on a knife edge' - front pages

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 21:26
Coverage of the build-up to the Scottish independence referendum continues on many front pages, while some papers focus on the fire at a Manchester dogs home.

Actress Morton tells of being abused

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 21:10
Actress Samantha Morton says she was sexually abused by two residential care workers while in a children's home in Nottingham as a teenager.

Fire destroys university building

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 20:54
A multi-million pound University of Nottingham chemistry building is destroyed in a "significant" fire.

Business row in Scots weekend campaign

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 19:59
A row over the intervention of business leaders and banks in the Scottish independence referendum intensifies as campaigning enters its final weekend.

Kerry to visit Egypt for IS talks

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 19:35
US Secretary of State John Kerry is due to arrive in Egypt for talks on defeating Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.

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