International News

VIDEO: Iowa storm chaser hit by lightning

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 11:14
A father and son storm-chasing team talk about the moment one of them was struck by lightning.

VIDEO: Passions flare ahead of Scots vote

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 10:33
It is just over two week until Scotland's independence referendum, and as the campaign nears its climax there is some concern that the passionate arguments on both sides could boil over into aggressive behaviour.

VIDEO: 'Sorrow and shame' over IS daughter

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 10:24
The parents of a Glasgow woman, believed to be in Syria, have issued an emotional plea for her to return home.

VIDEO: 'Silly walks' Guardsman investigated

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 09:35
A British soldier is being investigated for apparently breaching military discipline by trying to entertain tourists while on guard duty outside Buckingham Palace.

'Fundamental flaw' in Apple iCloud

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 09:22
Apple's iCloud facility has a "fundamental security flaw", an expert warns, after intimate images of celebrities were stolen and leaked.

Nigeria border town 'captured'

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 09:14
Islamist militants in Nigeria capture a border town near Cameroon, witnesses say, amid a warning that the country could be breaking up like Iraq.

'Youngest hostage' returns to France

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 08:51
A mother arrives back in France from Turkey with her baby after her husband reportedly took the child to Syria.

Morgan denies ability groups plan

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 08:47
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan says there are no plans to oblige secondary schools to divide pupils into ability groups.

Director Andrew McLaglen dies at 94

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 08:29
Director Andrew V McLaglen, who was best known for Westerns and action films including The Wild Geese and McLintock!, dies at the age of 94.

VIDEO: Sony brings PS4 games to phones

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 08:19
Sony thinks it has solved the problem of when the family wants to watch TV - but the gamer wants to carry on playing.

VIDEO: Ukraine: How we got here - in 2 mins

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 08:00
Tim Willcox presents a timeline summary of the events that bought the country to it's present situation.

VIDEO: Ebola patient on his lowest point

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 07:21
William Pooley, the first British person to contract Ebola during the outbreak in West Africa, has been discharged from hospital after making a full recovery.

US porch killer jailed for 17 years

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 07:02
A man who killed an unarmed woman who banged on the door of his home in suburban Detroit is sentenced to 17 years in prison.

Mary Berry opens Wisley Flower Show

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 07:02
Bake Off host Mary Berry opens the RHS Wisley show

VIDEO: CCTV shows China prisoners walk out

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 06:15
Three inmates have a escaped from a detention centre in north eastern China and a huge manhunt is now under way.

VIDEO: Rotherham council faces angry protest

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 03:59
The deputy leader of Rotherham Council has said he is "appalled" by the contents of a report which revealed at least 1,400 children were sexually exploited in the town over a sixteen-year period.

Trierweiler 'took pills' over split

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 03:44
France's former first lady, Valerie Trierweiler, reveals she swallowed sleeping pills, in her account of her break-up with President Hollande.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 03:40
David Cameron stresses the UK's resolve to defeating extremist group the Islamic State.

Day in pictures: 3 September 2014

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 03:29
News images from around the world: 3 September

British Ebola patient discharged

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 03:07
The first British person to contract Ebola during the outbreak in West Africa has made a full recovery, after being treated in a specialist NHS unit.