International News

Thousands join city's half-marathon

BBC - 5 hours 29 sec ago
About 10,000 people are expected to take part in Bristol's half-marathon.

Cape Fear actress Bergen dies aged 84

BBC - 5 hours 22 min ago
Polly Bergen, the actress whose fictional family was terrorised by Robert Mitchum in the 1962 film Cape Fear, dies aged 84.

Yemen clashes cast doubt on 'truce'

BBC - 5 hours 43 min ago
Fighting continues in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, despite an announcement that the government and Shia Houthi rebels have agreed to sign a truce.

VIDEO: Are disability hate crimes ignored?

BBC - 5 hours 50 min ago
A former director of prosecutions has said victims of disability hate crime are being failed by the police and the courts.

VIDEO: Inside London hospital's 'eye bank'

BBC - 6 hours 4 min ago
BBC Inside Out has met the patients who have been given a new lease of life as a result of eye donations and has gone inside Moorfields Hospital’s 'eye bank' in London.

Forest drive tree felling concerns

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 23:58
Campaigners against the felling of 150,000 trees at a popular tourist attraction in south Wales are urging ministers to reverse a decision to shut part of it.

In pictures: Discovery Channel marks 25 years

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 23:42
Discovery Channel marks 25th anniversary

Counting the human cost of war

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 23:33
How many UK servicemen and women might be bearing scars?

VIDEO: SpaceX lifts off for ISS with supplies

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 23:28
A SpaceX cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday, carrying the first 3D printer for astronauts in orbit.

VIDEO: Walliams joins SwimBritain relay

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 23:26
A series of swimming relays is taking place across Britain this summer, in an initiative to get more people enjoying the fun and fitness benefits of the sport.

VIDEO: Malta lights up for Prince William

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 23:24
Prince William speaks of the Queen's fondness for Malta in a speech marking the island's 50th anniversary of independence.

Disability hate crime 'overlooked'

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 23:13
Police and prosecutors are failing to recognise that abuse of disabled people constitutes hate crime, says a former director of public prosecutions for England and Wales.

VIDEO: Labour 'vows £8 minimum wage'

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 22:11
The minimum wage would rise to £8 an hour over the course of the next Parliament if Labour wins the general election, the party's leader Ed Miliband has pledged.

VIDEO: UK hostage's wife in plea to IS

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 22:09
The wife of a British taxi driver being held hostage by Islamic State (IS) has pleaded with the militants to "see it in their hearts" to release him.

Madness of Premier League loan game

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 21:42
With more players out on loan than registered for the first team, Chelsea are experts at the system. But does it work?

'I would love to partner McIlroy'

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 21:18
Graeme McDowell says his friendship with Rory McIlroy is stronger than ever as he prepares for his fourth Ryder Cup.

White House security stepped up

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 20:48
The US Secret Service says it has launched a comprehensive review of security at the White House after two attempted breaches in 24 hours.

VIDEO: Parachute jump marks Arnhem battle

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 20:07
Paratroops from Europe and the US have completed parachute jumps in the Netherlands to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem.

UK woman dead after Mexico hurricane

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 19:51
The body of a British woman missing since a hurricane hit the Mexican coast last weekend has been found, state prosecutors say.

Boy, 2, falls from hotel balcony

BBC - Sat, 2014-09-20 19:17
A two-year-old boy suffers serious head injuries falling from a mezzanine balcony into the lobby of Liverpool's Hilton Hotel.
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