International News

VIDEO: US 'would consider Iraq ground troops'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 14:25
US ground forces could be deployed against Islamic State (IS) militants if the current US-led strategy fails, top US General Martin Dempsey has said.

VIDEO: Leonardo DiCaprio's UN climate role

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 14:08
The Hollywood actor, Leonardo diCaprio, has been appointed as a United Nations representative on climate change.

Campaigns seize on Scotland pledge

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 13:49
Both sides in the Scottish independence referendum debate seize on a pledge by the three main Westminster parties to devolve more powers.

Liverpool 2-1 Ludogorets Razgrad

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 13:48
A late Steven Gerrard penalty gives Liverpool a dramatic victory after Mario Balotelli scores his first goal for the club.

Chief defends Kashmir flood response

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 13:45
The top official in Indian-administered Kashmir defends the response to the region's worst flooding in decades, which have killed more than 200.

Murder arrest in 'one punch' killing

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 13:15
A man is arrested on suspicion of murder over the "one-punch" killing of a man in Manchester.

Ospreys and Blues monitor Halfpenny

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 13:10
Ospreys join Cardiff Blues in monitoring Leigh Halfpenny after Toulon president raises questions over the player's contract.

VIDEO: Controlled explosion on US bridge

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 12:59
Part of a bridge has been demolished near Paducah in Kentucky, in the US.

Tiger walked through 'open' door

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 12:58
A tiger which killed a zoo keeper in Cumbria got to her by walking through an "open" door, an inquest hears.

Borussia Dortmund 2-0 Arsenal

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 12:51
Arsenal make a losing start to their Champions League campaign as Borussia Dortmund secure a deserved victory.

'Sweet theft' estate agent sacked

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 12:44
An estate agent is sacked after apparently being caught on camera stealing a bar of chocolate while showing a client around a flat.

Rangers 1-0 Inverness CT

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 12:43
Rangers set up a Scottish League Cup third round meeting with Falkirk after earning a 1-0 win over Inverness Caledonian Thistle.

VIDEO: Stephen Sutton's £5m charity legacy

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 12:42
Plans for spending almost £5m raised by teenage cancer sufferer Stephen Sutton have been revealed.

Nasa picks astronaut ship designs

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 12:42
The US space agency picks the companies it hopes can take the country's astronauts back into space - a capability lost when the shuttles retired in 2011.

Two dead in helicopter sea crash

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 12:39
Two men die as a helicopter on its way to Humberside Airport crashes into the sea off the East Yorkshire coast.

Son killed 'in reincarnation bid'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 12:24
Garry Lockhart tells the High Court he killed his son Michael after strangling his wife Janet so they could "come back together as a family".

Man 'forced to work without pay'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 12:11
A father and son forced a vulnerable man to work 15-hour-days unpaid at their farm every day for 13 years, a court hears.

Sound piece wins £8,000 drawing prize

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 12:09
A sound piece, a 75-second description of a Roman pot, wins a prestigious prize for drawing for the first time in its 20-year history.

Woman injured in house fire dies

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 12:02
A woman in her 50s who was injured in a house fire in County Tyrone has died in hospital.

Global firms 'need new tax rules'

BBC - Tue, 2014-09-16 11:27
Moves to tackle corporate tax avoidance on a global scale are unveiled by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

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