International News

Obama vows to stop jihadist state

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 05:28
US President Barack Obama says he will not allow jihadist militants to carve out a "caliphate" in Syria and Iraq as the UK joins the humanitarian air drop.

VIDEO: US launches airstrikes in Iraq

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 04:52
The US carry out airstrikes in an attempt to stem the advance of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and help the Yazidi people.

Girl, three, dies in bus collision

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 04:48
Police are appealing for witness after a three-year-old girl dies after being hit by a bus in Luton.

Ireland reach World Cup semi-finals

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 04:44
Ireland beat Kazakhstan 40-5 to reach the semi-finals of the Women's Rugby World Cup for the first time in their history.

Severe weather set to batter Wales

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 04:32
Heavy rain and gale force winds expected to batter Wales over the next 24 hours, as the remains of ex-hurricane Bertha sweeps over the UK.

Fury-Chisora set for November rematch

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 04:09
Tyson Fury will fight Dereck Chisora in their rescheduled rematch on 22 November at London's ExCeL arena.

Golf is my life after break-up - McIlroy

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 03:21
World number one Rory McIlroy says golf is his "life" after his break-up with tennis player Caroline Wozniacki.

The next move of 'Teflon Tayyip'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 03:19
Why Erdogan has come to dominate Turkey

Man sectioned after Swansea siege

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 03:14
A man is sectioned under the Mental Health Act following an alleged armed siege in the penthouse restaurant of the Meridian Tower in Swansea.

Park walk honours WW1 war horses

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 02:51
A special walk in Lancashire honours thousands of war horses who died in World War One.

Rodwell warns against Man City move

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 02:48
New Sunderland signing Jack Rodwell says young English players should think twice before joining Manchester City.

Kiev dismantles last barriers

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 02:46
The mayor of Kiev leads work to dismantle barriers and tents on the Ukrainian capital's main street, nine months after major pro-EU demonstrations.

Man arrested over Irvine sex attack

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 02:36
A 24-year-old man is arrested in connection with a sex attack in Irvine on Thursday evening.

US aid drop follows fresh Iraq raids

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 02:26
The US conducts its second drop of aid to Iraqis fleeing jihadist fighters in the north, hours after fresh air strikes against the militants.

Glasgow 2014: 96% of tickets sold

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 02:14
Glasgow 2014 organisers reveal 96% of Games tickets were sold, and 91% of spectators were satisfied.

Safety fears at Beatles' crossing

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 02:06
The use of a lollipop lady is being considered at London's Abbey Road crossing as tourists flock to create the scene made famous by the Beatles.

Health warning on 'laughing gas' use

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 02:04
A health warning is being issued by councils across England and Wales about the dangers of inhaling nitrous oxide, also known as "laughing gas".

VIDEO: Dolphins and man o'war on oceans swim

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 01:50
Adam Walker is the first Briton to complete the Ocean's 7 challenge, a tough series of long-distance, open-water swims.

Hospice and hospital flooded by rain

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 01:42
A hospice is flooded and fire crews have to pump out water from the accident and emergency department of a hospital after torrential rain swept across West Yorkshire on Friday.

Cyclists gear up for 100-mile race

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 01:31
More than 24,000 cyclists begin to ride 100 miles (160.9km) through London and Surrey at the RideLondon event.
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