International News

Whiplash assessment charges slashed

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 02:35
Charges for medical reports on people in England and Wales who say they have suffered whiplash are to be cut in a bid to tackle the "compensation culture".

'Recall Parliament' over Gaza-Israel

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 02:33
Parliament should be recalled to discuss the ongoing conflict between Gaza and Israel, a Plaid Cymru MP says.

Armitstead wins women's road race gold

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 02:29
England's Lizzie Armistead and Emma Pooley win gold and silver in the women's road race at the Commonwealth Games.

Fire at former factory is tackled

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 02:10
Fire crews have been dealing with a blaze at a disused factory in Bangor in County Down.

Silo fall victim named by police

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 02:07
Police name a teenager who died after falling into a 50ft-high silo at a farm in the Scottish Borders on Friday.

Runner plunges 100ft down mountain

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 02:00
A fell runner suffers serious injuries when he falls 100ft (30m) down England's highest mountain.

AUDIO: Mayo on 'shiny, sparkly' Mike Smith

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 01:39
Simon Mayo remembers his old Radio 1 colleague Mike Smith who has passed away at the age of 59 following major heart surgery.

Weevils released to unclog canal

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 01:35
Up to 3,000 weevils are released into a canal in Gloucestershire in a bid to clear it of a "voracious" fern.

VIDEO: Were Commonwealth Games worth it?

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 01:27
The BBC's John Maguire asks what the legacy of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow will be for the city and Scotland as a whole.

VIDEO: Compensation 'for garden city homes'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 01:19
Nick Clegg has suggested offering council tax reductions and house price guarantees to communities affected by new 'garden cities'. Tom Heap reports.

China gives Xinjiang death toll

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 01:01
China gives the first definitive death toll, 37 civilians, in what it calls a gang attack last week in the eastern province of Xinjiang.

Lethal flood hits Italy festival

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 00:53
Four people are killed and 20 others injured after a flash flood tore through a festival in a village near Venice in northern Italy.

VIDEO: Sour grapes? Italian winemakers at war

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-03 00:45
The natural wine movement in Italy says their product is 'true' to wine drunk in the middle ages but has caused controversy in the industry. Alan Johnson reports from Tuscany.

Troops killed in Lebanon border raid

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 23:59
Eight Lebanese soldiers are killed in clashes with Syrian rebels who raided the border town of Arsal in Lebanon.

Support is helping, says Williams

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 23:35
Cardiff Blues centre Owen Williams posts a message of thanks from hospital where he is being treated for a serious spinal injury.

Israel says missing soldier is dead

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 23:03
The Israeli military says soldier Hadar Goldin, reported missing in Gaza on Friday, is dead, as PM Netanyahu says its operation there will continue.

Syrian rebels raid Lebanese town

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 22:46
There are scenes of chaos as Islamist rebels from Syria raid a border town in Lebanon, killing members of the security forces and abducting others.

The 'intolerable situation' of Gaza - the papers

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 21:56
Sunday's newspapers talk about the conflict in Gaza - and the political clash it has led to in the UK.

VIDEO: Infected Ebola doctor arrives in US

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 19:44
Kent Brantly, a US doctor infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia, arrives for treatment at a specialised unit at Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia.

VIDEO: Inside town bearing brunt of strikes

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 18:06
Since a 72-hour ceasefire collapsed, bombings in Gaza have been intense and hospitals are struggling to cope with the number of casualties.
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