International News

Uganda planning new anti-gay law

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 09:34
Uganda plans to introduce a new anti-gay law that will withstand any legal challenge after an earlier bill was struck down by the courts, a government minister tells the BBC.

US and China in extended visa deal

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 09:24
The US and China will grant visas valid for up to a decade to visitors between the two countries under a deal announced by US President Barack Obama.

US Postal Service in cyber attack

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 09:24
The US Postal Service says it was a victim of a cyber attack that may have compromised the personal information of its employees and some customers.

VIDEO: R2-D2 helps out with CBI speech

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 09:16
R2-D2 helped out Pinewood Studio's CEO by bringing him the text of his speech at the CBI annual conference.

Lancaster rules out major changes

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 08:53
Coach Stuart Lancaster will look to avoid "wholesale changes" when England face South Africa on Saturday.

Change in Ebola tactics needed - MSF

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 08:38
New rapid response tactics are needed to defeat the Ebola virus in Liberia, according to the charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF).

'Looking good' for comet landing bid

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 08:28
European Space Agency officials say all is well ahead of this week's historic bid to try to land a probe on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

VIDEO: Osborne and Balls clash over EU rebate

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 08:05
The Chancellor George Osborne has told MPs during an urgent question in the commons that the government has halved and delayed the bill the UK has to pay to the EU

Iraq's hardest fight: The US battle for Falluja 2004

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 08:03
BBC's Paul Wood on the US battle for Falluja, 10 years on

VIDEO: Tower Bridge walkway above the Thames

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 07:55
A glass walkway which gives visitors a bird's eye view of traffic is unveiled at London's Tower Bridge.

Israeli woman killed in West Bank

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 07:53
A 26-year-old Israeli woman is stabbed to death in an attack in the West Bank, hours after another knife attack wounded a soldier in Tel Aviv.

VIDEO: Was IS chief al-Baghdadi wounded?

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 07:50
A coalition airstrike hit a gathering of Islamic State leaders near Mosul recently, and there were reports Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was there.

Man guilty of nurses' murder bid

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 07:31
A man is found guilty of attempting to murder two trainee nurses who were stabbed, doused with petrol and almost set on fire in Brighton.

Madison 'had 65 separate injuries'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 07:30
Toddler Madison Horn had 65 separate injuries and died from blunt force trauma to her head and abdomen, a murder trial hears.

Man denies striking fatal blow

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 07:29
A 22-year-old man denies claims that he struck the blow that killed a Monaghan teenager.

Egypt militants pledge loyalty to IS

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 07:17
Egyptian militant group Ansar Beit al-Maqdis pledges allegiance to radical Islamist group Islamic State, saying it offers them a "new dawn".

Obama backs net neutrality plan

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 07:15
Open net access should be seen as a basic right that all Americans should enjoy, President Obama says.

Wembley chief in pitch admission

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 07:14
Wembley chief says he is "slightly disappointed" by issues with the pitch but promises a "good surface" for England's next game.

VIDEO: Wawrinka beats Berdych - 5 shots

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 07:08
Watch Stan Wawrinka's top five shots as he beats Tomas Berdych in his opening match at the ATP World Tour Finals in London.

UK drone makes first strike in Iraq

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-10 06:59
The UK carried out its first drone attack on Islamic State militants in Iraq over the weekend, the Ministry of Defence says.