International News

Airline sued over pilot abuse claims

BBC - 1 hour 17 min ago
British Airways is to be sued for damages over claims one of its pilots sexually abused children in African schools and orphanages.

Saving lives on the Ebola front line

BBC - 1 hour 41 min ago
Tulip Mazumdar spent 48 hours in a village in Guinea at the centre of an Ebola outbreak which has killed hundreds in West Africa.

More than five-a-day 'no effect'

BBC - 1 hour 52 min ago
New research backs the five-a-day target for fruit and vegetables, but suggests eating more may have no added benefits.

Sleep sensor smashes Kickstarter goal

BBC - 1 hour 56 min ago
A 22-year-old British entrepreneur's new sleep-tracking device cracks $1m (£590,000) on the Kickstarter crowdfunding platform in five days.

Bank of England bonus clawback plan

BBC - 1 hour 57 min ago
The Bank of England is expected to unveil on Wednesday a plan which may see rule-breaking bankers return bonuses up to seven years after being awarded them.

Ebola fears and 'fat' doctors - the papers

BBC - 2 hours 5 min ago
Fears over the potential spread of the Ebola virus make front-page headlines, while other papers focus on advice being issued to NHS staff and patients alike.

Hamas vows to continue Gaza battle

BBC - 2 hours 14 min ago
A reclusive Hamas military leader rules out a ceasefire with Israel to end Gaza violence, at the end of a destructive day.

US and EU expand sanctions on Russia

BBC - 2 hours 28 min ago
President Barack Obama says new, co-ordinated sanctions from the US and EU will continue to make Russia's "weak economy even weaker".

Last Hiroshima bomb crew member dies

BBC - 2 hours 31 min ago
The last surviving member of the team which dropped a nuclear bomb on Hiroshima, Theodore Van Kirk, has died aged 93.

VIDEO: East Coast beaches 'fast disappearing'

BBC - 2 hours 34 min ago
Up to half a mile of land is being lost every 50 years due to coastal erosion, as Sian Lloyd reports.

Home nations win three golds in pool

BBC - 2 hours 58 min ago
England's Ben Proud and the 4x100m medley team win Commonwealth Games gold in Glasgow, as does Wales' Georgia Davies.

Tevez father freed after kidnapping

BBC - 3 hours 7 min ago
The father of Argentine football star Carlos Tevez is freed after being kidnapped on the outskirts of Buenos Aires and held for eight hours.

Record breaking Games for Glasgow

BBC - 3 hours 16 min ago
As Glasgow becomes Scotland's most successful Games, more records are broken by athletes and visitors alike.

VIDEO: 'Children look at me as an agony aunt'

BBC - 3 hours 40 min ago
As a theatrical version of one of her books arrives in the West End, Dame Jacqueline Wilson has been talking to the BBC about the responsibilities of being a writer for children.

First flamingo egg 'for eight years'

BBC - 3 hours 52 min ago
Flamingos at a wildlife centre in Wearside produce their first egg in eight years, according to the charity that runs it.

Rugby star guilty of model's assault

BBC - 4 hours 1 min ago
Wales rugby star Ian Gough is found guilty of assaulting his ex-girlfriend, former Miss Wales Sophia Cahill, days after her engagement to pop star Dane Bowers.

VIDEO: Confetti harvest time in Shropshire

BBC - 4 hours 6 min ago
A natural confetti farm is harvesting and drying its crop, in a harvest that lasts only ten days.

Twitter shares surge on user growth

BBC - 4 hours 9 min ago
Social networking service Twitter reports a second-quarter loss of $145m but better than expected user growth, sending shares surging over 35%.

Israel steps up bombardment of Gaza

BBC - 4 hours 32 min ago
More than 100 Palestinians die, officials say, as Israel intensifies its Gaza bombardment and warns of a long conflict ahead.

China spies 'hacked Canada agency'

BBC - 4 hours 55 min ago
A prominent Canadian government research organisation has been attacked by Chinese hackers, the government says.

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