International News

VIDEO: 'I just couldn't bear it anymore'

BBC - 31 min 38 sec ago
Almost one in six mental health patients in England have attempted suicide because of long waiting lists for therapy, according to new research.

VIDEO: Crimewatch marks 30th anniversary

BBC - 33 min 44 sec ago
Television show Crimewatch is marking 30 years of helping to solve crimes by appealing to the public for information.

Obama 'to pledge troops for Ebola'

BBC - 37 min 24 sec ago
President Obama is to announce plans to send 3,000 troops to Liberia to help fight the Ebola virus, US officials say.

'Number of suspects' in Thai deaths

BBC - 44 min 38 sec ago
Police investigating the deaths of two Britons in Thailand say they are looking for a number of suspects - but rule out other British tourists.

VIDEO: UK party leaders sign No vote pledge

BBC - 48 min 35 sec ago
The three main UK party leaders - David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg - have signed a pledge promising "extensive new powers" for the Scottish Parliament.

Pro-Union leaders in powers pledge

BBC - 56 min 31 sec ago
The leaders of the three main parties at Westminster sign a pledge to devolve more powers to Scotland, if Scots reject independence.

First US strike under new IS plan

BBC - 58 min 12 sec ago
The US has carried out an air strike in support of Iraqi troops under attack by Islamic State, the military says, the first under an expanded mission.

VIDEO: Stephen Sutton's £5m charity legacy

BBC - 1 hour 1 min ago
Plans for spending almost £5m raised by teenage cancer sufferer Stephen Sutton have been revealed.

SAS selection deaths inquest delay

BBC - 1 hour 5 min ago
The inquest for three soldiers who died from overheating while training in the Brecon Beacons will not be heard until 2015.

Nato troops killed in Kabul bombing

BBC - 1 hour 11 min ago
A Taliban suicide car bomber attacks a foreign military convoy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing three Nato soldiers and injuring at least 16 civilians.

Double child abuse agony for family

BBC - 1 hour 11 min ago
Two children from the same family were sexually abused in separate paedophile scandals that both happened in Rochdale, the BBC has discovered.

VIDEO: On front line near IS-controlled Zumar

BBC - 1 hour 17 min ago
Jim Muir reports from the front line near IS-controlled Zumar, near Mosul, where Kurdish forces are fighting Islamic State militants.

VIDEO: Police search after Thailand deaths

BBC - 1 hour 30 min ago
Police in Thailand are continuing to search for a man they want to speak to in connection with the deaths of two British tourists.

Paisley critics 'pygmies in shadow'

BBC - 1 hour 30 min ago
Ian Paisley Jr describes critics of his father, the former DUP leader and first minister who died last Friday aged 88, as "pygmies in his shadow".

Fire safety clarity call by father

BBC - 1 hour 36 min ago
The father of a Cardiff woman who died after a fire at a London apartment block backs a campaign for clearer rules on responsibility for fire safety.

Two arrests over attack on house

BBC - 1 hour 50 min ago
Two people are arrested after what police are treating as a racially motivated attack on a house in north Belfast.

VIDEO: Haiti's disease fighting eco toilet

BBC - 2 hours 21 sec ago
Poor sanitation has caused serious health problems in Haiti - but could a special eco toilet improve the situation?

Cameron's plea, and 'bloodbath in paradise' - the papers

BBC - 2 hours 2 min ago
David Cameron's emotional speech in defence of the United Kingdom makes the front pages, as does the murder of two Britons in Thailand.

Warning over Philippine volcano

BBC - 2 hours 3 min ago
One of the most active volcanoes in the Philippines, Mount Mayon, could erupt within weeks, scientists say, after quakes and rockfalls.

Rates non-payment legal action rises

BBC - 2 hours 8 min ago
The number of court actions started for non-payment of rates is on the rise, according to figures provided to the BBC.
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