International News

Crashed jet 'belonged to Bin Ladens'

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 20:22
A plane that crashed in Hampshire killing four people is believed to have belonged to Osama Bin Laden's family.

'Progress' but no deal at TPP talks

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 20:13
Twelve Pacific nations fail to agree a regional trade deal which would cover 40% of the world economy, despite talk of "significant progress".

Wanted: A personal assistant to help me wash and dress

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 19:51
A personal assistant to help me wash and dress

MtGox bitcoin chief held in Japan

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 19:34
The founder of MtGox - once the world's biggest Bitcoin exchange - is arrested by Japanese police investigating loss of nearly $400m.

VIDEO: 'Blue moon' as seen around the world

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 18:27
There has been a rare opportunity to witness a unique lunar event in the night sky; a so-called "blue moon".

Balls criticises Labour on business

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 17:55
Former shadow chancellor Ed Balls attacks Labour's approach to business under Ed Miliband.

Country singer Lynn Anderson dies

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 17:39
US country singer Lynn Anderson, best known for her 1971 hit (I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden, dies, aged 67.

VIDEO: Skydivers set 'giant flower' record

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 16:47
A new record for the largest ever vertical skydiving formation has been set in Ottawa, Illinois, by 164 flyers who formed the shape of a flower in the sky.

Warning over ash dieback threat

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 16:40
Landowners should prepare for a future in which ash trees have disappeared, the Woodland Trust warns.

Why there's no such thing as gay adultery in UK law

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 16:12
Why there's no such thing as gay adultery in UK law

Week in pictures: 25 - 31 July 2015

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 16:11
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world taken over the past week.

Does Merkel retain a stranglehold on power?

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 16:10
It has been a bruising few months for the German chancellor, but she is still popular with the public, says Jenny Hill.

VIDEO: Ohio shooting: After the gun went off

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 16:04
David Thomas, a former police officer and expert in police ethics takes a look at the body camera footage of the death of Samuel DuBose. He explains how officers reacted to the scene they found.

Famous writers on what NOT to say

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 15:53
Famous writers on what NOT to say

Decoding the symbols on Satan's statue

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 15:40
Decoding the symbols on the new monument to the Devil

Thousands expected at Pride march

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 15:20
About 160,000 people are expected to line the streets of Brighton and Hove for the 25th annual Pride event, organisers say.

British Library given listed status

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 15:13
The British Library, the largest UK public building built in the 20th Century, gets protected status for "outstanding architectural and historic interest".

Freshers urged to take new vaccine

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 15:09
A new vaccination programme for meningitis is introduced for teenagers and students in Scotland.

Teenagers urged to have MenW vaccine

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 15:09
Teenagers across the UK going to university and college this year are being urged to get vaccinated against deadly meningitis W.

Search for missing chef continues

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 15:07
The search for a 22-year-old man who went missing almost a week ago is due to resume over the weekend.