International News

MP hit by egg on referendum trail

BBC - 12 hours 37 min ago
A Labour MP is hit by an egg after being confronted by pro-independence supporters while campaigning ahead of the referendum.

Zambia leader sacks potential rival

BBC - 12 hours 38 min ago
Zambia's leader sacks his justice minister, seen as a potential successor, amid rumours the president is gravely ill.

Tory MP Carswell defects to UKIP

BBC - 12 hours 46 min ago
Tory MP Douglas Carswell has defected to the UK Independence Party - and says he will seek re-election in Clacton at a by-election.

Competing for the going to university vote

BBC - 12 hours 47 min ago
Is the argument over universities coming back to life?

Ebola region faces UK travel ban

BBC - 12 hours 55 min ago
All but essential travel to Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia should be avoided, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office warns British nationals.

Thirty gold bars buried on beach

BBC - 13 hours 2 min ago
A gold-rush starts at a beach in Kent where a German artist buried £10,000 worth of bullion as part of an arts festival.

'Russian troops deployed' in Ukraine

BBC - 13 hours 5 min ago
Ukraine accuses Russia of deploying troops in the country's east, while Nato says Russia has stepped up its arms supply to separatists.

WRU and regions sign new £60m deal

BBC - 13 hours 12 min ago
After a lengthy dispute, the WRU and the four Welsh rugby regions sign a deal aimed at keeping star players in Wales.

Police seize video gamer live on cam

BBC - 13 hours 27 min ago
Armed police dramatically raid the office of a video gamer near Denver, US - and the incident was broadcast live online.

McGimpsey backs Poots on health cuts

BBC - 13 hours 28 min ago
Former minister Michael McGimpsey says patients will die if the health budget row is not resolved.

IS 'kills dozens of Syrian soldiers'

BBC - 13 hours 29 min ago
Islamic State (IS) militants appear to have killed "dozens" of Syrian soldiers captured after gaining control of the Tabqa airbase, activists say.

US supermarket sale ends bitter feud

BBC - 13 hours 46 min ago
The US supermarket chain Market Basket agrees to sell to former boss Arthur T Demoulas, ending a months-long strike amongst workers and customers.

Abuse police face fresh criticism

BBC - 13 hours 48 min ago
The police force at the centre of the Rotherham child abuse scandal faces fresh criticism for failing to record crimes against children properly.

Rugby star fined for model assault

BBC - 13 hours 51 min ago
Welsh international rugby star Ian Gough is told to pay £2,130 in fines and costs for attacking his ex-girlfriend, former Miss Wales Sophia Cahill.

Di Maria signs to 'win trophies'

BBC - 14 hours 2 min ago
Angel Di Maria says he has joined Manchester United to "win many trophies" as Louis van Gaal targets more signings.

Malaysia Airlines expects more losses

BBC - 14 hours 6 min ago
Malaysia Airlines says the full financial impact of the two tragedies to hit the company will be seen in the second half of the year.

VIDEO: Police seize gamer during live broadcast

BBC - 14 hours 10 min ago
A video gamer in Denver was dramatically involved in a raid by armed police acting on an assumed hoax call - and the incident was broadcast live online.

Historic Afghan minaret 'threatened'

BBC - 14 hours 11 min ago
One of Afghanistan's architectural marvels, the minaret of Jam in Ghor province, is in danger of collapse, officials tell the BBC.

Clegg wants to bar militants' return

BBC - 14 hours 17 min ago
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says he wants to find new ways to stop UK militants who fight in Iraq and Syria returning to Britain.

Man, 73, buys 200,000 volt stun gun

BBC - 14 hours 18 min ago
A 73-year-old man is interviewed by police after buying a 200,000 volt stun gun and pepper spray online.
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