International News

Hodgson defends England outburst

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-04 13:30
England manager Roy Hodgson defends his angry response to criticism of the performance against Norway at Wembley.

India on alert after al-Qaeda video

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-04 12:58
India issues a security alert following the release of a video by the head of al-Qaeda announcing the formation of an Indian branch of the group.

Medics at fault in Oklahoma execution

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-04 12:30
A report into a botched execution in Oklahoma in April finds medical staff failed to place and monitor an intravenous line properly.

Tony Abbott's foreign policy foray

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-04 12:23
Is Australia's Tony Abbott becoming a foreign policy player?

Comedian Joan Rivers dies aged 81

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-04 12:11
Television host Joan Rivers, best known for her acerbic wit, has died in New York, says her daughter, a week after suffering cardiac arrest during surgery on her vocal cords.

Woman stabbed to death in New Forest

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-04 11:40
A mother of five found dead in a field in the New Forest was stabbed to death, police say.

VIDEO: Comedian Joan Rivers dies aged 81

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-04 11:34
The comedian Joan Rivers has died at the age of 81, her daughter has announced.

In pictures: Joan Rivers

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-04 11:15
New York queen of comedy has died

Doctor Who 'beheading scene' edited

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-04 11:03
The BBC says it has edited an episode of Doctor Who to remove footage where a character is beheaded, following the murder of two US journalists by Islamic State militants.

VIDEO: Aboard carrier launching strikes on IS

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-04 10:50
American warplanes have continued to launch air strikes on Islamic State fighters in northern Iraq, many from the USS HW Bush in the Persian Gulf.

Mercedes may consider driver change

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-04 10:38
Mercedes say they will have to consider dropping Lewis Hamilton or Nico Rosberg if the pair cannot race together cleanly.

VIDEO: Eurotunnel stowaway in woman's car

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-04 10:10
A stowaway claiming to be an orphan "unfolded himself" from behind the front seat of woman's car after she returned to England through the Channel Tunnel.

VIDEO: 'I tracked down CCTV of a car vandal'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-04 10:05
Victims of crime are being encouraged to investigate offences themselves, an inspection of police forces in England and Wales finds.

Coalition in Commons benefit clash

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-04 09:55
The Lib Dems and Conservatives are set for a Commons showdown over the "bedroom tax" or "spare room subsidy".

Iraq strikes 'kill top IS members'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-04 09:39
Air strikes in the north of the country have killed two senior Islamic State members, state media in Iraq says, but neither death has been confirmed.

Pilot 'mistook mown field for runway'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-04 09:30
An inquest hears a pilot crashed his light aircraft, killing himself and his wife, after mistaking a mown grass strip for a runway.

VIDEO: 'I flew a baby elephant home'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-04 08:49
When missionary Gary Roberts came across a herd of elephants that had been killed by poachers in Chad, he attempted to rescue the sole surviving calf which he then flew home in his small lightweight plane.

Amnesty says torture rife in Mexico

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-04 08:48
Torture is still rife in Mexico and routinely used to extract confessions, human rights organisation Amnesty International says.

'Spy tapes' given to SA opposition

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-04 08:43
South Africa's opposition leader Helen Zille is handed the "spy tapes" which she hopes will lead to corruption charges being reinstated against President Zuma.

How do MPs feel about military action?

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-04 08:17
How do MPs feel about military action in Iraq and Syria?