International News

VIDEO: Elderly Yazidis released by IS in Iraq

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 00:06
The Islamic State (IS) militant group frees at least 200 members of the Yazidi religious community in northern Iraq.

VIDEO: Millions join Pope for Manila Mass

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 23:49
Pope Frances holds open air Mass in Manila, at one of the largest-ever papal gatherings.

Djokovic 'ready' despite illness

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 23:37
Novak Djokovic is ready to begin his bid for a fifth Australian Open title despite feeling unwell on the eve of the tournament.

Wilder takes WBC title off Stiverne

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 23:30
Deontay Wilder becomes the first US heavyweight world champion since 2006 after taking the WBC title off Bermane Stiverne.

VIDEO: Adoring Philippine children hug Pope

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 23:05
Pope Francis has met religious leaders and spoken to young people ahead of his final mass in the Philippines capital Manila.

Murray a great role model - Watson

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 22:45
Heather Watson pays tribute to fellow British number one Andy Murray after winning her second WTA title in Hobart.

Sunday's gossip column

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 22:39
Manchester United want Bale-De Gea swap deal, Modric could return to England, Dortmund target Mirallas, Robben's bite, plus more.

Golfer survives Hawaii 'kidnap'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 22:14
Australian golfer Robert Allenby is recovering after apparently being kidnapped from a Hawaii bar then robbed and beaten.

VIDEO: Eurostar services set to resume

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 21:53
Eurostar passenger train services will resume on Sunday morning - but with delays following the lorry fire which closed the Channel Tunnel for most of Saturday.

VIDEO: Eight-goal Saints v Spurs classic

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 21:28
Watch highlights from 1995 when Tottenham faced Southampton in a classic FA Cup fifth-round replay.

Beer giant payment terms criticised

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 20:09
A major beer company has been accused of demanding onerous payment terms from its smaller UK suppliers.

No child illiteracy by 2025 - Clegg

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 20:07
The Liberal Democrats promise to eliminate child illiteracy in England by 2025 if they remain in power after the election.

Britain's oldest person turns 112

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 19:51
The oldest person in Britain celebrates her 112th birthday today, just three days after assuming the mantle.

VIDEO: Bangladesh drama breaks birth taboo

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 19:10
Filmmakers and charity workers join forces to raise awareness of the dangers of childbirth in Bangladesh.

VIDEO: Arrests as Europe tightens security

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 19:08
Greek police arrest four terror suspects as security precautions are stepped up across Europe.

Huge crowds for Pope Manila Mass

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 17:42
Huge crowds have gathered to see Pope Francis hold an outdoor Mass in the Philippine city of Manila.

VIDEO: Angry protests over Charlie cover

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 17:25
Muslims in countries across the world are continuing to voice their anger over the publication of images of the Prophet Muhammad by French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

Channel Tunnel services to resume

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 16:59
Trains services are due to resume running through the Channel Tunnel on Sunday morning, after a fire saw it closed for most of Saturday.

US delegation arrives for Cuba visit

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 16:02
An US Congressional delegation arrives in Cuba for the first such visit since the two countries agreed to begin restoring relations.

Egyptian film icon Faten Hamama dies

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 15:56
Faten Hamama, one of Egypt's best known actresses who starred in almost 100 films and was married to Omar Sharif, dies, aged 83.