International News

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.

VIDEO: British army honours Sikh WW1 role

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 18:18
The British army honours the contribution made by Sikh soldiers during World War One with a re-enactment by 36 Sikh volunteers.

Hostage family's plea for IS contact

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 18:08
The family of a Briton being held hostage by Islamic State (IS) militants appeal to his captors to make contact with them.

Botox 'stunts emotional growth'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 16:44
Experts warn that treating young people with Botox injections could restrict their emotional and social development.

Trade talks 'should include health'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 16:40
Major trade talks between the US and EU must include healthcare, a UK health minister says amid claims doing so could threaten the NHS.

VIDEO: Vibrating cane to help blind people

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 16:11
A team of scientists in Delhi has developed a smart cane for blind people, which uses sensors to give vibration feedback.

Nighy takes Pride in miners movie

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 16:09
Miners' strike movie moves Bill Nighy