International News

VIDEO: Hunting for messages in bottles

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 15:02
The woman who hunts for messages in bottles

AUDIO: Sleepwalker tells of cliff fall

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 13:37
A man who escaped with minor injuries after falling 60 ft (18m) down a cliff while he was sleepwalking has been talking about his experience.

VIDEO: Kerry: Coalition ready to take on IS

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 13:35
US Secretary of State John Kerry tells the BBC's Barbara Plett-Usher that his country and its Mid-East allies are ready to counter the threat of Islamic State.

VIDEO: US remembers 9/11 victims

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 13:19
Americans have commemorated the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks with ceremonies in New York and Washington.

New EU sanctions on Russia to start

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 12:24
New EU sanctions against Russia will take effect on Friday over its role in Ukraine, with Russia warning of retaliation.

Predictions: Lawro v Catfish

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 12:15
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Catfish and the Bottlemen singer Van McCann.

Campaigns in debate clash over NHS

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 11:58
Supporters and opponents of independence argued over the best way to protect the NHS during the BBC's Big, Big Debate in Glasgow.

Argentina defies US court in debt row

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 11:57
Argentina's Congress passes a bill designed to defy a US court ruling that pushed the country into default in July

Andrews has major task in new role

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 11:18
After more than a year's absence, Leighton Andrews has returned to the Welsh government's cabinet and admits there is a "big job" to do.

Teen Kim hits record 61 in France

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 10:35
South Korea teenager Kim Hyo-Joo fires a 61 in the Evian Championship, the lowest round in a major tournament.

'Giant swimming dinosaur' unearthed

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 10:08
A giant fossil, unearthed in the Sahara desert, has given scientists an unprecedented look at Spinosaurus - the largest-known carnivorous dinosaur.

'Welbeck did not score enough'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 09:59
Louis van Gaal says Danny Welbeck was sold to Arsenal because he did not score enough goals for Manchester United.

Poor GCSEs at 16, 'no better by 18'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 09:21
Most students who fail to get good GCSEs in English and maths at 16, have not met these standards by 18, figures for 2013 suggest.

Boycott: England, Tests & the Ashes

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 08:07
Geoffrey Boycott on England's World Cup chances, the Ashes, Test cricket and one question to which he has no answer.

Yahoo prodigy faces big decision

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 07:26
Nick D'Aloisio speaks to the BBC as he weighs up going to university or working full-time at Yahoo after a new iPad app.

VIDEO: Families saved from 'city of islands'

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 06:54
There is mounting anger in Indian-administered Kashmir amid accusations that the government has acted too slowly in the flood crisis.

Day in pictures: 11 September 2014

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 06:50
News images from around the world: 11 September

Myanmar activist faces prison term

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 06:46
A Myanmar human rights activist is sentenced to at least 11 years in jail for taking part in an anti-government march.

University places information gap

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 06:34
What results do students really need to get into university?

ENI boss investigated for corruption

BBC - Thu, 2014-09-11 06:30
The chief executive of the Italian oil and natural gas company ENI is under investigation over possible international corruption charges.