International News

Missouri teen's family demand justice

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 16:26
The family of an unarmed black teenager killed by police in a suburb of St Louis call for justice for their son, as the FBI investigates.

Kew's green medicine

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 16:16
Kew Gardens explores the healing power of plants

Obama lauds Iraq's 'promising step'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 16:14
US President Obama says the nomination of a new Iraqi PM is a "promising step forward", as US aid drops reach displaced Yazidis.

Girl Guides get 'fresh' new uniform

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 15:56
A new uniform for Guides in the UK is unveiled - the eighth redesign in the movement's 105-year history.

Former PMs lined up for post

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 15:55
A set of stamps commemorating eight former prime ministers is being released by the Royal Mail.

Change law to save pubs, Camra urges

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 15:54
New laws must be introduced to make it harder for pubs in England and Wales to be demolished or converted into shops, pub campaigners say.

VIDEO: I'm not here to inspire, I'm here to make people laugh

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 15:53
Why these disabled comics don't want to 'inspire'

Babies 'rapid brain growth revealed'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 15:40
A new scanning technique shows babies' brains grow most rapidly immediately after birth.

The designer taking his Xhosa heritage global

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 15:33
The South African fashion designer taking his heritage global

VIDEO: Yazidis cling on to aid flight

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 15:26
The BBC's Jiyar Gol reports from one of the helicopters dropping aid to the Yazidis in Mount Sinjar, desperate to avoid the advance of the Islamic State in Iraq.

Heads warn about Trojan overreaction

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 15:14
There are warnings that anti-extremism measures for schools in the wake of the Trojan Horse inquiries are rushed and could have unintended consequences.

Moncton police killer pleads guilty

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 14:15
A Canadian man accused of killing three police officers in June in Moncton, New Brunswick, has pleaded guilty to all charges.

Who on Earth are the Zonians?

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 13:42
A patch of smalltown America transported to the tropics

Man City complete Mangala signing

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 13:39
Manchester City sign France international defender Eliaquim Mangala from Porto for a fee understood to be about £32m.

Majority of Scots back using pound

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 13:30
A majority of Scots think an independent Scotland should continue to use the pound, according to the Scottish Social Attitudes survey.

In pictures: Exodus of Yazidis

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 13:29
Yazidi refugees fleeing violence from Islamic State militants

Foreign Office minister resigns

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 13:22
Junior Foreign Office minister Mark Simmonds resigns from the government, saying he "has to put family life first".

Academic must return boy to Japan

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 13:22
A Cambridge University academic is ordered to return her seven-year-old son to his father in Japan, a family court rules.

Anti-fracking vigil at borehole site

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 13:22
Anti-fracking protesters celebrate a decision to block permission for an exploratory borehole for shale gas in County Fermanagh.

Aid mission to Ukraine 'agreed'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 13:20
Ukraine and Russia say they agree to a Red Cross-led humanitarian aid mission to the eastern Ukrainian rebel stronghold of Luhansk.
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