International News

Union suspends planned Tube strikes

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 09:40
London Tube strikes planned for 8 and 10 September are suspended by the Rail, Maritime and Transport union.

Police charge ex-Rangers boss Green

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 09:35
Former Rangers chief executive Charles Green is charged by police as part of an investigation into events during his time at the club, BBC Scotland has learned.

F1 must find way to protect drivers

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 09:34
Motorsport must find a way to protect drivers as much as possible in the cockpit, but do not expect a fix-all solution, says Allan McNish.

Man charged over pianist murder

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 09:34
A man is charged with murder after concert pianist Natalia Strelchenko was found with fatal injuries at a house in Manchester.

Google updates main company logo

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 09:19
Google has made a series of changes to the main logo it uses for its core services.

Climate event 'among strongest'

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 09:10
This year's El Nino weather phenomenon could be one of the strongest on record according to the World Meteorological Organization.

Stars set for London Film Festival

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 08:49
Benedict Cumberbatch, Dame Helen Mirren and Dame Maggie Smith are among the British star names at this year's London Film Festival.

Barritt and Parling in for England

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 08:39
Brad Barritt will return from injury and Geoff Parling will feature in the second row as England host Ireland on Saturday.

Berahino unhappy with WBA chairman

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 08:38
West Brom striker Saido Berahino suggests he may never play for the club again after they turn down a fourth bid from Tottenham.

VIDEO: US clerk refuses gay marriage licence

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 08:32
A Christian official has refused to issue marriage licences to same-sex couples in Kentucky despite exhausting all of her legal options.

Did many women use Ashley Madison?

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 08:25
Ashley Madison insists it has an active community of female users, but critics continue to suggest many profiles were fakes.

Wasp venom 'a weapon against cancer'

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 08:01
The venom of a wasp native to Brazil could be used as a weapon to fight cancer, scientists believe.

From Turkey to Sweden: Syrian migrant's perilous journey

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 08:00
Syrian migrant's perilous journey from Turkey to Sweden

VIDEO: From Syria to Sweden: A migrant's story

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 08:00
The BBC's James Reynolds follows the trail of a Syrian migrant called Nour, as she travels 2,000 miles through nine countries to fulfil her dream of applying for asylum in Sweden.

Family 'heading for Syria' found

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 07:40
A mother and her four children, who were believed to be travelling from London to Syria, are detained in Turkey.

Amazon Prime allows offline viewing

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 07:26
Members of Amazon's Prime service can now download films and TV episodes for offline viewing.

Why IS militants destroy ancient sites

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 07:24
The destruction of temples in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra is part of a deliberate policy by so-called Islamic State to rid areas it controls of cultural and religious heritage, says Dr David Roberts of King's College, London.

Trained monkeys and banned pigeons: China prepares for a parade

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 07:24
How China prepares for a military parade

VIDEO: Queen's wedding cake for sale

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 07:13
A slice of the Queen and Prince Philip's wedding cake is to be auctioned, nearly 68 years after the couple got married.

Southampton complete Van Dijk move

BBC - Tue, 2015-09-01 06:02
Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk signs a five-year deal at Southampton after joining from Scottish champions Celtic for £11.5m.