International News

Solve crimes yourself, victims told

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 15:03
Victims of crime are being "encouraged" to investigate offences themselves, an inspection of police forces in England and Wales finds.

VIDEO: Finger scanner for internet banking

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 15:02
People could be able to get into their internet bank accounts just by putting their fingers into a portable scanner.

VIDEO: 'Oldest' model on staying young

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 15:02
Model Carmen Dell'Orefice talks to BBC News about her 50-years collaborating with the fashion photographer Horst P Horst

Zawahiri launches al-Qaeda in S Asia

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 15:02
Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri announces the creation of an Indian branch of his militant group to "raise the flag of jihad" across South Asia.

Banksy artwork bid for listed status

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 15:01
A Banksy mural on the wall of a Cheltenham house could be listed under a bid being submitted to the council.

CBI forecasts UK growth slowdown

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 15:00
The CBI business lobby group says it expects UK economic growth to slow in the second half of this year as the impact of improved business and consumer confidence starts to ease.

VIDEO: Roman jewellery found beneath shop

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 14:57
Roman jewellery has been discovered during excavations at an Essex department store.

VIDEO: Obama's support for Baltic states

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 14:47
President Obama has urged members of the Nato alliance to send an unmistakable message backing Ukraine, in the face of what he called "brazen aggression" by Russia.

Botham calls for IPL to be scrapped

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 14:30
Sir Ian Botham says the Indian Premier League is "changing the priorities" of world cricket and "shouldn't be there at all".

A beacon for peace, ready for war

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 14:12
Belfast's Carl Frampton and his mentor Barry McGuigan

Polish family attacked in hate crime

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 14:01
A Polish couple and their five children living in County Londonderry say they are being harassed out of their home because of their nationality.

Eight charged with child sex abuse

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 13:56
Eight men are charged with sexually abusing girls under 16 by police investigating child sexual exploitation in Buckinghamshire dating back to 2005.

Deep sea 'mushroom' is a breed apart

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 13:43
A mushroom-shaped deep sea animal discovered off the Australian coast has defied classification within the tree of life.

Carbon in soil vulnerable to warming

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 13:32
The huge stores of carbon locked in the world's soils are more vulnerable to rising temperatures that previously thought.

Republic ease to victory over Oman

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 13:17
The Republic of Ireland warm up for their opening European Championship qualifier in Georgia with a friendly win over Oman.

VIDEO: 'No anger' over 30 years on death row

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 13:12
A man who spent 30 years in prison for rape and murder says he has "no anger" over his wrongful conviction, after DNA evidence proved his innocence.

Sturgeon: No tuition fees ever

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 13:12
Scotland's deputy first minister Nicola Sturgeon says she will never support bringing in tuition fees for Scottish university students.

Ebola death toll exceeds 1,900

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 13:07
The World Health Organisation says more than 1,900 people have now died in West Africa's Ebola outbreak, 40% of them in the past three weeks.

Guatemala prisons director arrested

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 13:06
Guatemala's Prison Service Director Edgar Camargo is arrested and charged with involvement in a lucrative extortion scheme in the country's jails.

Ashya 'so happy' at family reunion

BBC - Wed, 2014-09-03 12:38
Ashya King's father speaks of his family's joy at being reunited with the five-year-old at the Spanish hospital where he is being treated.