International News

VIDEO: Denmark's homeless 'swap streets for pitch'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 15:46
How football can help improve the life expectancy of socially disadvantaged groups.

McIlroy leads into US PGA final round

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 15:45
Rory McIlroy maintains a one-shot advantage after day three of the US PGA, with Austria's Bernd Wiesberger his nearest rival.

Venezuela to close border at night

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 15:33
Venezuela says it will close its border with Colombia each night from Monday to try to curb large-scale smuggling of petrol and food.

VIDEO: Venice cruise ship ban to go ahead

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 15:17
Italy is going ahead with plans to ban large cruise ships from the centre of Venice, to protect the medieval floating city from potential damage.

VIDEO: UK fishery suffers from Russia sanctions

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 15:08
A Russian ban on food imports from a number of Western countries hits the frozen fish industry in Scotland, which counts Russia as one of its most important customers.

UK aid deliveries in Iraq 'imminent'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 14:31
The RAF will drop humanitarian aid supplies in northern Iraq for the foreseeable future, the foreign secretary says.

Tibet bus plunge kills tourists

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 13:53
A bus carrying Chinese tourists crashes into two other vehicles and plunges off a 10m cliff in Tibet, killing 44 people, state media say.

Moeen makeover at heart of revival - Agnew

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 13:22
Moeen makeover at heart of revival, says Jonathan Agnew

Thousands in UK march to support Gaza

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 13:04
Tens of thousands of people march in support of Gaza in central London, as a charity appeal in the UK raises £4.5m in less than 24 hours.

Rain and high winds set to batter UK

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 13:02
High winds and heavy rain are expected to lash much of the UK as remnants of what was Hurricane Bertha reach the country early on Sunday.

Final rallies for Turkey election

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 12:55
Campaigning in Turkey's first direct presidential election draws to a close ahead of Sunday's vote.

Ukraine rebels urge Donetsk truce

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 12:52
Rebels in east Ukraine call for a ceasefire in Donetsk, amid a reported army advance, as Russia renews its offer to send an aid mission.

VIDEO: UK to send NHS team to Gaza

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 12:25
The BBC's Andy Moore spoke to trauma surgeon, Professor Chris Bulstrode, as he prepares to travel to Gaza as part of a team of NHS medical experts.

Deadly violence in Pakistan protest

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 12:19
At least six people die in Pakistan's Punjab province, in clashes between police and supporters of leading anti-government cleric Tahirul Qadri.

Venus beats sister Serena in Canada

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 12:10
Venus Williams beats world number one sister Serena for the first time five years to reach the final of the Rogers Cup.

'Five killed' in new Gaza airstrikes

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 11:17
Five people are reportedly killed in Israeli strikes on Gaza amid continuing Palestinian rocket fire, while tensions also flare up in the West Bank.

Blackpool 'had nine players eligible'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 11:08
Blackpool boss Jose Riga says he had just nine players eligible on the morning of the season opener at Nottingham Forest.

Apprentice Boys parade 'exemplary'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 10:48
Thousands of people are in Londonderry for the annual Relief of the City commemorations, organised by the Apprentice Boys of Derry.

Terrorist training suspect bailed

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 10:38
A 26-year-old Birmingham man is arrested at Manchester Airport on suspicion of attending a terrorist training camp in 2011 in Pakistan.

Colombian rebels attack oil field

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 10:12
Colombian rebels attack an oil field in the north-west of the country although no-one is hurt, the state-owned company Ecopetrol says.
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