International News

Eurosceptics win German state seats

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 09:47
Eurosceptic party 'Alternative for Germany' wins its first state parliament seats in the eastern state of Saxony, according to exit polls.

McGuinness urges dissident ceasefire

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 09:36
Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness urges dissident republicans, on the IRA ceasefire 20th anniversary, to "take that same step into politics and away from conflict".

VIDEO: Paris building demolished in blast

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 09:10
Four people have been killed and eleven others injured after an explosion rocked a four-storey building in Rosny-sous-Bois, Paris on Sunday morning.

Diver, 41, dies after quarry rescue

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 08:22
One diver dies and two others are treated in hospital after an incident at a disused quarry in Gwynedd.

Iceland issues new volcano alert

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 08:17
Iceland issues an aviation alert after a fresh lava eruption from a fissure near the Bardarbunga volcano, but the warning is later lowered.

The stories behind five deadline-day panic buys

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 07:42
From falling asleep at the airport to paying over the odds, we look at five transfers with more than a hint of panic about them.

X Factor dominates Saturday night TV

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 04:45
X Factor returns to ITV with 9.3 million viewers, or 43% of the viewing public.

Bodies found after fireworks blaze

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 03:22
The bodies of two people are found following a fire in a shed containing fireworks in the Lake District.

Day three of sea search for boy, 12

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 02:51
The search for a missing 12-year-old boy who was swept into the sea while playing continues for a third day.

VIDEO: Are e-cigarettes safe?

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 02:31
Inside Out goes to the lab to investigate what is in e-cigarettes while we unwrap the arguments surrounding them.

The jihadi issue and a Clacton electoral "bloodbath" - the papers

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 21:39
Many papers discuss the UK's response to the threat posed by returning jihadi fighters, and there is a prediction of a good night for UKIP in the Clacton by-election.

Philippine troops in Syria rescued

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 20:26
Thirty-two Philippine peacekeepers trapped by rebels in the Syrian Golan Heights are rescued, and another 40 escape, but 44 Fijians are held captive.

Archbishop issues terror asylum plea

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 20:17
The Archbishop of York calls for the government to do more to offer asylum to Christians being persecuted by Islamic State terrorists.

Anti-PM clashes continue in Pakistan

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 19:54
Clashes are continuing in Pakistan between police and protesters demanding the resignation of PM Nawaz Sharif, with 300 reported injured.

Dictionary completed after 101 years

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 19:53
A dictionary of medieval Latin reaches its defining moment after 101 years of painstakingly gathering entries.

VIDEO: IRA ceasefire: 20 years on

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 19:48
Two decades ago the Provisional IRA announced a ceasefire that marked the end of a quarter of a century of what it called its "armed struggle".

How might a currency change affect UK?

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 19:45
Five ways a Scotland currency change could affect rest of UK

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