International News

VIDEO: Katrina 'became a man-made disaster'

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 14:21
In a speech in new Orleans to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, US President Barack Obama describes the storm as a natural disaster that "became a man-made disaster".

Austria police examine lorry bodies

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 14:09
Police in Austria work through the night to establish how many people died in a lorry found abandoned on a motorway near the Hungarian border.

VIDEO: Penalty heartbreak for England

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 14:07
England men lose to Germany in the EuroHockey Championships semi-final following a penalty shootout.

Serena set for Grand Slam pressure

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 13:15
Serena Williams is ready for the pressure of attempting a calendar Grand Slam at the US Open, which starts on Monday.

FC Midtjylland 1-0 Southampton (agg 2-1)

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 13:12
Southampton lose 1-0 to Midtyjlland in their Europa League play-off second leg and miss out on the group stage.

Migrant boats capsize off Libya

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 13:10
Hundreds of people are feared dead after two boats carrying up to 500 migrants capsize off the Libyan city of Zuwara.

'Knock could end North's career'

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 13:00
Coach Warren Gatland says safety is paramount as George North returns to win his 50th Wales cap after five months out.

De Bruyne offered 'astonishing' wage

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 12:56
Manchester City make an "astonishing" wage offer to winger Kevin de Bruyne, Wolfsburg's director of sport says.

VIDEO: Obama marks Hurricane Katrina anniversary

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 12:54
US President Barack Obama is speaking at an event to mark the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

VIDEO: 'Mr President, you need to do this'

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 12:44
The father of slain journalist Alison Parker tells the BBC about the need for gun control in the US to prevent tragedies like Wednesday's shooting.

Obama: New Orleans 'moving forward'

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 11:54
US president Barack Obama is set to visit New Orleans, saying the city is "moving forward" 10 years after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.

Froome close as Chaves leads Vuelta

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 11:43
Britain's Chris Froome remains in contention at the Vuelta a Espana as Colombia's Esteban Chaves reclaims the lead on stage six.

Burnley sign Barton on one-year deal

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 11:08
Burnley sign former Queens Park Rangers and Manchester City midfielder Joey Barton on a one-year deal.

Star Wars teaser released on Instagram

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 11:00
The makers of the new Star Wars movie have released another teaser clip, this time via Instagram.

Cherish the supreme showman Bolt

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 10:38
Usain Bolt conjures up another magical moment but how many more times will we witness his brilliance, asks Tom Fordyce.

VIDEO: 'English people won't work for £6.50 an hour'

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 10:31
As net migration to the UK reaches an all-time high, the BBC's Danny Savage reports from Hull on the impact of foreign arrivals in the city.

VIDEO: Donald Trump: I don't wear a toupee

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 09:39
Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump hits back at accusations he wears a toupee at a rally in Greenville, South Carolina.

Stones transfer request rejected

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 09:35
Everton reject a transfer request from defender and Chelsea target John Stones, says chairman Bill Kenwright.

Burgess won't decide England chances

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 09:34
Picking Sam Burgess is a big call but he is unlikely to see much World Cup action for England, argues Jeremy Guscott.

UK jihadist 'killed in drone strike'

BBC - Thu, 2015-08-27 09:13
A leading British jihadist has been killed in a military drone strike in Syria, say US officials.