International News

VIDEO: Speed racing on city ring-road

BBC - 3 hours 52 min ago
Coventry is to become the first city in the UK to stage competitive motor-sport on public roads.

Bird of prey deaths 'not deliberate'

BBC - 3 hours 54 min ago
Police say birds of prey found dead in Ross-shire were probably accidentally poisoned as they make a fresh appeal for information.

'Slavery' police search for more men

BBC - 4 hours 2 min ago
Police who investigated the "modern day slavery" case of a vulnerable man found working unpaid on a farm, say they are looking for other missing men.

Suarez gets help for impulse to bite

BBC - 4 hours 3 min ago
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez says he is getting professional help as he seeks to overcome an "impulse" to bite opponents.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - 4 hours 5 min ago
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.

Farmer jailed over £1m will fraud

BBC - 4 hours 8 min ago
A County Armagh farmer who tried to use a forged will to inherit most of a £1m estate from an elderly woman has been sentenced to three years in prison.

Norfolk schools inquiry faces review

BBC - 4 hours 10 min ago
The investigation into alleged inspection irregularities at three Norfolk schools will be reviewed by an "independent figure", says Ofsted.

Plaid 'could hold balance of power'

BBC - 4 hours 30 min ago
Plaid Cymru MPs could help decide who takes power after next year's general election, party leader Leanne Wood tells its conference.

Russia 'helped Yanukovych to flee'

BBC - 4 hours 32 min ago
Vladimir Putin says for the first time that Russia helped Ukraine's ex-President Viktor Yanukovych to flee after he was ousted in February.

Suicide mother gave girls acid drink

BBC - 4 hours 46 min ago
A mother poisoned herself and her two young daughters by drinking acid after struggling to get on with her in-laws, an inquest hears.

PC jailed for partner's stab death

BBC - 4 hours 52 min ago
A "paranoid and controlling" former policeman is jailed for at least 28 years for killing his partner, who was stabbed 81 times.

Ashya's family 'unsafe for UK return'

BBC - 5 hours 2 min ago
The family of Ashya King say they will not yet return to the UK following his treatment in Prague as they do not feel safe to do so.

Slip road closure 'benefits' traffic

BBC - 5 hours 10 min ago
A controversial peak time closure of a slip road to ease congestion on the M4 near Port Talbot is 'a benefit', a review into the trial finds.

Serbia awarded 3-0 Albania walkover

BBC - 5 hours 18 min ago
Serbia are awarded a 3-0 walkover against Albania after their Euro 2016 qualifier was abandoned but lose three points.

Asda faces mass action on equal pay

BBC - 5 hours 20 min ago
Asda, the UK's second largest retailer, is facing a mass legal action over equal pay by women who work in their stores.

Detained Myanmar reporter shot dead

BBC - 5 hours 21 min ago
A Burmese journalist taken into detention while covering clashes near the Thai border is shot dead while trying to escape, the army says.

Weekendish: The best of the week's reads

BBC - 5 hours 25 min ago
Some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week, with your comments.

Rubber bullets used on Everton fans

BBC - 5 hours 37 min ago
Rubber bullets and a stun grenade were used against Everton supporters in a disturbance before the club's match in Lille, French police say.

Concerns over health board finances

BBC - 5 hours 41 min ago
Scotland's financial watchdog flags up concerns about the accounts of three Scottish health boards.

Firefighters plan four-day strike

BBC - 6 hours 8 min ago
Firefighters in England are to strike for four days from 31 October in a row over pensions, the Fire Brigades Union says.
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