International News

River body confirmed as missing Alice

BBC - 3 hours 35 sec ago
A body found in a west London river is that of missing Alice Gross, the Metropolitan Police confirm.

Lord Hill faces second 'EU grilling'

BBC - 3 hours 8 min ago
The UK's candidate to join the European Commission, Lord Hill, is summoned to a second hearing of MEPs to assess his suitability for the job.

Disaster fans 'had drunk too much'

BBC - 3 hours 8 min ago
A senior officer policing Hillsborough at the time of the 1989 disaster says "a substantial minority" of fans had "too much to drink" before entering the ground.

Grace Mugabe 'should hand back PhD'

BBC - 3 hours 27 min ago
Award-winning Zimbabwean writer Chenjerai Hove calls on Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe to hand back her PhD as students demand an investigation.

Smell test 'may predict lifespan'

BBC - 3 hours 30 min ago
US researchers say a simple smell test could help predict how likely someone is to be alive in five years' time.

Moon's hidden valley system revealed

BBC - 3 hours 35 min ago
Scientists identify a huge rectangular feature on the Moon that is probably the buried remains of an ancient rift valley system.

Ex-Tory donor to give £1m to UKIP

BBC - 3 hours 48 min ago
Former Conservative supporter Arron Banks is donating £1m to UKIP after joining the party.

VIDEO: Zookeeper rears leopard in bathroom

BBC - 3 hours 58 min ago
A rare clouded leopard has been hand-reared in the bathroom of a zookeeper after she was rejected by her mother.

VIDEO: How PM's figures add up - in 40 secs

BBC - 4 hours 13 sec ago
David Cameron has pledged to cut taxes for thirty million people if the Conservatives win next year's election, the Institute for Fiscal Studies has said the combined cost of the tax changes would be £7.2bn by 2020.

Iraq PM opposes Arab strikes in Iraq

BBC - 4 hours 17 min ago
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi tells the BBC he "totally" opposes Arab nations joining air strikes against Islamic State in his country.

New Afghan leader reopens bank case

BBC - 4 hours 30 min ago
Afghanistan's new President, Ashraf Ghani, says he is resuming the investigation into a banking fraud, said to be one of the largest in the world.

VIDEO: Fry tells 'ugly truth' in new book

BBC - 4 hours 40 min ago
The award-winning comedian, actor and writer Stephen Fry has said his new volume of memoirs, More Fool Me, reveals the "ugly truth" about his cocaine use in the 1980s.

Remains found in Disappeared search

BBC - 4 hours 44 min ago
Human remains have been found in a County Meath bog by a team searching for an IRA victim missing for almost 40 years.

Britons joining IS are enemies - PM

BBC - 4 hours 46 min ago
Britons who try to join militants in Syria or Iraq will be treated as "an enemy of the UK", David Cameron says, as RAF jets carry out fresh strikes.

VIDEO: 'Mr Nobody' ups UKIP offer to £1m

BBC - 5 hours 9 min ago
Former Conservative supporter Arron Banks has announced that he will donate £1m to UKIP.

Iran filmmakers back nuclear deal

BBC - 5 hours 18 min ago
Six prominent Iranian filmmakers launch a campaign urging world powers to agree a permanent solution to the dispute over Iran's nuclear programme.

Cameron pledges tax cuts 'for 30m'

BBC - 5 hours 21 min ago
David Cameron says a future Conservative government would cut taxes for thirty million people as he delivers his party conference speech.

PM: referendum 'was nerve-wracking'

BBC - 5 hours 21 min ago
The prime minister admits the week leading up to the referendum on Scottish independence was the most nerve-wracking of his life.

Ex-ministers attack M4 relief road

BBC - 5 hours 30 min ago
Two former environment ministers criticise Welsh government plans for an M4 relief road south of Newport.

'Pardew can handle Magpies pressure'

BBC - 5 hours 31 min ago
Alan Pardew can handle the pressure at Newcastle despite calls for him to leave the club, say two former team-mates.
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