International News

Man due in court after Tilbury death

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 01:28
A third person charged in connection with the death of man in a shipping container in Essex is to appear in court on Monday.

VIDEO: Filming shows state of B&Bs for teens

BBC - Sun, 2014-09-07 00:05
More than half of English councils place young people leaving care in unsuitable accommodation for more than a month, according to a leading charity.

VIDEO: Lee Miller's 'selfie' in Hitler's bath

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 23:31
BBC Inside Out discovers top model and photographer Lee Miller's life on Farley Farm in Sussex and talks to her son about her war time work.

N Korea sets trial date for US man

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 22:22
US citizen Matthew Miller, detained in North Korea after allegedly tearing up his visa, will be put on trial on 14 September, state media say.

Shelling rattles Ukraine ceasefire

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 21:17
Explosions are heard near Ukraine's south-eastern city of Mariupol after the leaders of Ukraine and Russia said a ceasefire was largely holding.

Scottish referendum 'neck and neck'

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 20:47
Campaigners in the battle for Scotland's future say the result is too close to call, as one poll puts the Yes camp narrowly ahead for the first time.

VIDEO: Swedish film scoops top Venice award

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 20:23
Swedish director Roy Andersson's comedy A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence won the Golden Lion award for best film at the Venice Film Festival.

S African is oldest channel swimmer

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 20:19
A 73-year-old South African heart surgeon becomes the oldest person to swim the English Channel.

Immigration centre disorder probed

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 19:39
The Home Office is investigating a disturbance at an immigration removal centre in Lincolnshire on Saturday, which began following the death of a detainee.

Deadly disease v untested treatment

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 18:49
Is it time to unleash unproven drugs on Ebola patients?

Moths to the flame

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 18:43
US based storytelling event The Moth arrives in the UK

Regulated rail fare increases capped

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 18:31
Train companies in England will not be allowed to increase regulated rail fares by more than the rate of inflation, George Osborne announces.

MPs' 9% pay rise 'should go ahead'

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 18:05
MPs' salaries should go up by the planned 9% to £74,000 after May's general election, the body in charge of their pay and expenses says.

VIDEO: Blind nine-year-old is jazz prodigy

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 17:49
A blind jazz musician is wowing South American audiences, despite being only nine-years-old.

VIDEO: 'Every day is Bill Murray day'

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 17:48
The Toronto Film Festival celebrated Bill Murray day as the star attended the premier of his new film, St Vincent.

Thousands set for Great North Run

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 17:43
About 57,000 people are set to take part in the 34th Great North Run on Tyneside.

Dozens accused in Petrobras scandal

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 17:39
A former director of Brazil's state oil company accuses dozens of politicians of involvement in a kickback scheme, weeks before an election.

iPhones 'most likely' to get stolen

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 17:24
Apple's latest iPhone models are the smartphones most likely to be stolen, a new list published by the Home Office suggests.

Teenagers 'moved from care to B&Bs'

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 16:49
More than half of English councils placed young people leaving care in bed-and-breakfast accommodation last year - in breach of government guidelines - new data shows.

Federer belief not dented by defeat

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-06 16:46
Roger Federer says his shock defeat by Marin Cilic at the US Open does not affect his hopes of winning more Grand Slam titles.