International News

Taliban leader Mullah Omar 'is dead'

BBC - 15 hours 14 sec ago
Taliban leader Mullah Omar has died, Afghan government sources say, but the militant group has not commented.

Desmond Tutu returns to hospital

BBC - 15 hours 12 min ago
South Africa's Archbishop Desmond Tutu returns to hospital a week after being discharged with a persistent infection.

Calais crisis: Use Army, says Farage

BBC - 15 hours 13 min ago
Nigel Farage says the UK should consider drafting the Army in to help ease the migrant crisis at Calais, amid calls from all parties for stronger UK action.

City search for missing DJ Derek, 73

BBC - 15 hours 14 min ago
The family and friends of a missing 73-year-old DJ, who played sets at Glastonbury, are organising a search in Bristol.

VIDEO: How migrants enter tunnel site

BBC - 15 hours 20 min ago
The BBC's Peter Whittlesea explains the route migrants take to gain access to the railway tracks that run through the Channel Tunnel.

Double gold for gymnast Devlin

BBC - 15 hours 37 min ago
Belfast gymnast Kirsty Devlin wins two gold medals and two silver at the the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angles.

Nintendo surprises with net profit

BBC - 15 hours 37 min ago
Japanese video game giant Nintendo beats expectations to swing to a net profit in its first quarter of this year.

Free transfers: search for a bargain

BBC - 15 hours 43 min ago
A former £17m man, the old 'new Zidane' and a 2014 World Cup star. We look at the players still available on a free.

Bookmakers suspend Bond song betting

BBC - 15 hours 47 min ago
A leading bookmaker is refusing to take bets on which artist will record the next James Bond theme song after one customer tried to place a £15,000 wager on Radiohead being selected.

Pair due in court over Cecil the lion

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 23:56
A Zimbabwean hunter and farm owner are due to appear in court in Victoria Falls on poaching charges over the killing of famed lion Cecil.

Second man arrested over shooting

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 23:39
A second man is arrested in connection with a shooting in Rhondda Cynon Taff.

Diane Keaton joins Vatican drama

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 23:14
Oscar-winner Diane Keaton will star opposite Jude Law in a new Sky drama about the Vatican.

Locals join search for missing man

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 23:06
Locals have been helping in the search for a man who has been missing in the Highlands since last weekend.

Benitez destroyed Inter - Mourinho

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 23:00
Jose Mourinho says Rafael Benitez "destroyed the best team in Europe" when the Spaniard replaced him at Inter Milan.

Crew rescued after boats collide

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 23:00
Fishermen are rescued after their vessel collides with another boat off the County Down coast.

VIDEO: Can new app reinvent the printed photo?

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 22:54
The BBC's John Maguire's reports on how new mobile phone technology could be helping with the reintroduction of printed photos.

VIDEO: Boy, 8, has double hand transplant

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 22:42
An eight-year-old boy in America becomes the youngest recipient of a double hand transplant.

Firms must show slave labour action

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 22:28
British businesses are to be forced to prove what they are doing to stop slavery and human trafficking in their supply chains, the government says.

Barclays reports 25% rise in profits

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 22:16
Barclays bank reports a 25% rise in half-year profits to £3.14bn but has set aside another £850m for customer compensation - including further PPI claims.

Daughter used in 'paedophile ring'

BBC - Tue, 2015-07-28 22:12
An Australian man is one of eight men charged with 503 child sex offences against his 13-year-old daughter.