International News

Protest halts Nasa spaceflight plans

BBC - 10 hours 16 min ago
Nasa is facing a delay to work on two new commercial spacecraft after a formal protest about the contract award process.

Catalans rally for independence vote

BBC - 10 hours 33 min ago
Thousands of pro-independence campaigners take to the streets of Barcelona after the Catalan government says it remains "determined" to hold the vote.

Trains halted by track-side fire

BBC - 10 hours 35 min ago
Trains on a railway line out of Birmingham are stopped due to a fire involving 200 tons of metal in Smethwick.

Armed police in stand-off with man

BBC - 10 hours 41 min ago
Armed police are involved in a stand-off with a man in North Shields who witnesses say was waving a gun.

Microsoft unveils Windows 10 system

BBC - 11 hours 2 min ago
Microsoft announces the next version of its core operating system, called Windows 10, which will reintroduce the Start Menu.

VIDEO: Driest September in UK since 1910

BBC - 11 hours 5 min ago
September is likely to go down as the driest since records began over a century ago in 1910, according to provisional figures released by the Met Office.

DJ Fox arrested over 'sex assaults'

BBC - 11 hours 8 min ago
Radio DJ Neil Fox - known as "Dr Fox" - is arrested in London by police investigating claims of sex offences.

NHS's extra £425m over two years

BBC - 11 hours 9 min ago
The Welsh NHS is to get an extra £425m to spend over the next two years, Finance Minister Jane Hutt announces.

Obama and Modi call for 'new agenda'

BBC - 11 hours 13 min ago
Indian PM Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama call for a "new agenda" between their countries during Mr Modi's two-day visit to the US.

Thousands of Ebola orphans 'shunned'

BBC - 11 hours 14 min ago
At least 3,700 children in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone who have lost one or both parents to Ebola this year face being shunned, the UN says.

CSKA Moscow 0-1 Bayern Munich

BBC - 11 hours 18 min ago
Thomas Muller scores a penalty as Bayern Munich beat CSKA Moscow 1-0 at an empty stadium in the Champions League.

Afghans sign deal to keep US troops

BBC - 11 hours 26 min ago
The new Afghan government signs a security deal with American officials that will allow US troops to remain in the country beyond 2014.

Man hurt in dumper truck incident

BBC - 11 hours 32 min ago
A man is airlifted to hospital in Cardiff with life-threatening injuries after an incident involving a dumper truck in Rhondda Cynon Taf.

Brown calls for 'promises' petition

BBC - 11 hours 33 min ago
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown calls for 100,000 Scots to sign a petition urging Westminster to keep devolution promises.

Fraudulent Italian divorces voided

BBC - 11 hours 33 min ago
"Quickie" divorce cases taken out in courts in England and Wales by 180 Italian couples are declared void after a widespread fraud was uncovered.

Will Premier League bubble burst?

BBC - 11 hours 52 min ago
Would an inquiry burst Premier League bubble?

Morgan's workload promise to teachers

BBC - 12 hours 2 min ago
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan held out an olive branch to the teaching profession in England with the promise to reduce their workload.

Hostage's wife makes new mercy plea

BBC - 12 hours 8 min ago
The wife of a British hostage being held by militants makes a renewed call for his release, saying there has been "outcry across the world" over his imprisonment.

Nuns killed in Newry collision named

BBC - 12 hours 28 min ago
The two nuns who died in a collision involving an unmarked police vehicle in County Down were Sister Marie Duddy and Sister Frances Forde.

VIDEO: Gates 'optimistic' for Ebola sufferers

BBC - 12 hours 31 min ago
Microsoft founder Bill Gates has said he is "optimistic" about increasing the treatment capacity for Ebola in West Africa.
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