International News

Spieth misses cut and loses top spot

BBC - 1 hour 28 min ago
Jordan Spieth loses his world number one ranking to Rory McIlroy after missing the cut at The Barclays in New Jersey.

Mum and children feared Syria-bound

BBC - 2 hours 5 min ago
A woman and her four children, who have missing since Tuesday, could be travelling to Syria, police have said.

Speed up autism diagnosis - experts

BBC - 2 hours 16 min ago
Children with autism are having to wait an average of three-and-a-half years before diagnosis, while adults wait on average two years, experts say.

VIDEO: Lava flows from volcano in Hawaii

BBC - 2 hours 56 min ago
A thick stream of lava has erupted from a newly formed opening on a volcano on Hawaii's Big Island.

Paris talks focus on train security

BBC - 3 hours 19 min ago
European ministers and officials are set to hold emergency talks in Paris following last week's foiled gun attack on a French train.

Cancellations as rail strike begins

BBC - 3 hours 48 min ago
A number of rail services are cancelled as First Great Western staff begin a three-day walkout.

Storm Erika kills 20 in Dominica

BBC - 4 hours 1 min ago
Tropical Storm Erika leaves at least 20 dead on the Caribbean island of Dominica, with the devastation setting it back 20 years, its PM says.

VIDEO: How the BBC covered Hurricane Katrina

BBC - 4 hours 2 min ago
Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina damaged much of New Orleans after high winds, heavy rains and floods from levees. Here's some of how the BBC reported from the city.

VIDEO: Life on Mars year-long simulation

BBC - 5 hours 17 min ago
A team of Nasa recruits begins living near a barren volcano in Hawaii to simulate what life would be like on Mars.

Limit Chilcot legal advice cash - MP

BBC - 5 hours 23 min ago
The government should limit the amount of money spent on legal advice for politicians, officials and military figures as part of the Chilcot inquiry, a Tory MP says.

Disabled push for a better life in Iran

BBC - 6 hours 36 min ago
Disabled people face big barriers to integration in Iranian society, says Camelia Sadeghzadeh - but things are starting to improve.

David Sillito: Questioning the vitality of Britain's TV industry

BBC - 6 hours 39 min ago
The Edinburgh TV Festival agenda is dominated by the future of the BBC and the health of the British industry.

Bhutan: Formerly the worst football team in the world

BBC - 6 hours 50 min ago
Tiny Bhutan thinks big after World Cup win

VIDEO: Ashley Madison: Founder steps down

BBC - 6 hours 57 min ago
The founder and chief executive of the Ashley Madison infidelity dating website, Noel Biderman, has stepped down.

Straight Outta Compton charts early days of NWA

BBC - 7 hours 15 min ago
Rapper Ice Cube on his son starring in NWA rap biopic

Year-long 'Mars isolation' to begin

BBC - 7 hours 16 min ago
A team of Nasa recruits is set to begin a year-long isolation in a dome near a barren volcano in Hawaii, to simulate life on Mars.

Week in pictures: 22-28 August 2015

BBC - 7 hours 18 min ago
Our selection of top images from the past seven days

Should politicians have the right to delete their own tweets ... forever?

BBC - 7 hours 19 min ago
Should politicians have the right to delete their own tweets ... for ever?

How does Usain Bolt run so fast?

BBC - 7 hours 20 min ago
Does Usain Bolt move his legs faster than other sprinters?

Drinking water 'no hangover cure'

BBC - 7 hours 36 min ago
Snacking or drinking water after a heavy night of drinking alcohol does not prevent a hangover, research on Dutch students suggests.