International News

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?

BP guilty of 'gross negligence'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-04 08:02
A US judge rules BP was "grossly negligent" and guilty of reckless conduct in the lead-up to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

VIDEO: Woman dead in garden 'beheading'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-04 07:45
A woman is found dead after a suspected beheading in the garden of a north London house.

France faces huge bill over warship

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-04 07:30
France stands to lose at least 1bn euros (£800m) after suspending delivery of a Mistral naval assault ship to Russia, officials say.

VIDEO: Testing out Lumia's flash trick

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-04 07:26
BBC technology reporter Dave Lee tests out the new flash function on Microsoft's Lumia smartphones, aimed at improving pictures taken in low light.

We must learn from India - Moeen

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-04 07:19
All-rounder Moeen Ali says England must learn from India's style of play to help turn around their dismal one-day form.

ECB cuts rates and launches stimulus

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-04 07:16
The European Central Bank lowers its benchmark interest rate to 0.05% as it looks to kick-start the flagging eurozone economy.

VIDEO: Teens run riot at US detention centre

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-04 06:35
Six teenagers are still being sought by Police in Tennessee after they escaped from a juvenile detention centre.

Al-Qaeda's battle of jihadi brands

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-04 06:34
Why India move makes al-Qaeda look desperate

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-04 06:15
MPs call for a ban on the sale of puppies and kittens in pet shops.

VIDEO: Migrants scale Calais security fence

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-04 06:06
Mayor of Calais Natacha Bouchart has said that her city was being "taken hostage" by more than 1,000 migrants attempting to cross the English Channel from France.

Dinosaur titan's big bone haul

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-04 05:18
Fossils unearthed in Argentina represent the most complete giant sauropod dinosaur ever discovered.

Day in pictures: 4 September 2014

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-04 04:11
News images from around the world: 4 September