International News

VIDEO: Ashya ready for Prague treatment

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 14:50
Ashya King is in a "perfect condition" to travel to Prague for specialist treatment, the family lawyer has said.

Murder arrest in missing girl hunt

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 14:46
Police hunting for missing London schoolgirl Alice Gross, 14, arrest a man on suspicion of murder.

Lebanese soldier 'beheaded by IS'

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 14:29
A second Lebanese soldier seized by Islamic State militants near the border with Syria last month is reported to have been beheaded.

GB's Whiley completes Grand Slam

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 13:51
Britain's Jordanne Whiley wins the US Open wheelchair doubles title to complete the Grand Slam in 2014.

VIDEO: Scotland: 'Momentum with Yes campaign'

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 13:31
Supporters of the Yes vote in the independence referendum in Scotland claim momentum is with their campaign.

Hamilton warns of 'strain' on PSNI

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 13:18
The chief constable says "a current piecemeal approach to our history" is placing a "significant strain" on the PSNI.

Toronto festival in Bill Murray Day

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 12:28
Bill Murray is honoured at the Toronto Film Festival with a special day dedicated to him.

Ebola lockdown will not help - MSF

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 12:07
A plan by Sierra Leone to lock down the country to control Ebola will not help and could allow the virus to spread, medical charity MSF says.

Nishikori stuns Djokovic in semis

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 11:22
Kei Nishikori beats world number one Novak Djokovic at the US Open to become Japan's first Grand Slam singles finalist.

New al-Shabab leader announced

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 10:54
Somali Islamists al-Shabab name Sheikh Ahmad Umar as successor to leader Ahmed Abdi Godane, who was killed in a US recent air strike.

VIDEO: March for NHS heads to Westminster

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 10:32
The 999 call for the NHS, by the so-called Darlo Mums, is following the route of the 1936 Jarrow Crusade.

VIDEO: Sierra Leone declares Ebola lockdown

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 09:57
Sierra Leone - one of the countries worst hit by West Africa's Ebola outbreak - has announced a four-day lockdown to try to tackle the disease.

Girls 'abused by security forces'

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 09:44
The authorities are urged to investigate claims that girls in care homes were abused in Northern Ireland by members of the security forces.

I won't do anything silly - Hamilton

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 09:19
Lewis Hamilton says he "won't do anything silly" to beat Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg after securing pole in Monza.

VIDEO: The Queen attends Braemar games

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 08:31
The Queen has attended the Braemar Gathering with other members of the Royal Family.

Obama delays immigration reform plan

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 08:11
Barack Obama abandons a plan to use his presidential powers to force through immigration reforms that were blocked by Republicans in Congress.

Jewish museum suspect 'Syria captor'

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 07:39
A freed French hostage claims that one of the Islamists who held him captive in Syria was the suspect in the Jewish Museum shooting in Brussels.

31 arrests over Nato summit

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 06:53
There were a total of 31 arrests related to the Wales Nato summit last week, the officer leading the operation has said.

Morsi charged over Qatar files leak

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 05:59
Egypt charges ousted President Mohammed Morsi with the handing over of secret files to Qatar, state media report.

VIDEO: The cost of skimming the small print

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 05:55
Misunderstanding financial terms and conditions set out in the small print costs UK consumers £21bn a year, says the Money Advice Centre.