International News

VIDEO: 'Not enough done' about waste mound

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 10:15
People living next to a mountain of waste in Bromley have said not enough has been done to reduce the huge mound which they say smells like "rotten corpses".

Chatroom 'rape' woman sent to jail

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 10:14
A woman who used internet chatrooms to try to arrange for strangers to rape a former work colleague is jailed for six years.

Man released in murder investigation

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 10:13
A 53-year-old man who was arrested by police investigating the murder of a teenager who disappeared in 1989 is released without charge.

VIDEO: WHO: 'Ebola spread can be stopped'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 10:13
The World Health Organisation says a co-ordinated international response can stop the spread of Ebola, as it declares the outbreak in West Africa an international emergency.

UN camp in South Sudan 'horrific'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 10:03
At least 40,000 people who fled fighting in South Sudan are living in horrific conditions because of flooding at a UN camp, medical charity MSF says.

VIDEO: Big rise in term-time holiday fines

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 09:51
There has been a sharp rise in the number of fines issued to parents for taking their children out of school in term time.

VIDEO: Israel strikes in Gaza amid rocket fire

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 09:45
Israel says it has resumed air strikes in Gaza after Palestinian militants fired rockets following the end of a three-day truce on Friday morning.

Ebola 'an international emergency'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 09:42
The World Health Organization declares the spread of Ebola in West Africa an international health emergency.

Italian Senate to cut its powers

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 09:20
Senators in Italy vote in favour of sweeping reforms that could lead to a dramatic reduction in the size and power of the upper house of parliament.

Bank rejects offer from Ecclestone

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 09:11
German bank BayernLB says it has rejected a 25m euros (£20m) settlement from Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone.

Israel hits Gaza amid rocket fire

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 09:10
Israel resumes air strikes in Gaza after Palestinian militants fire rockets following the end of a three-day ceasefire.

Former chief bids to return to Rangers

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 08:57
Former Rangers chief executive Charles Green tells BBC Sport he is close to raising up to £10m to invest in the Ibrox club.

UKIP rejects Farage candidacy claim

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 08:49
UKIP dismisses reports that its leader Nigel Farage is on a candidate list for next year's general election in a Kent constituency.

Heavy rain halts England and India

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 08:42
Rain curtails day two of the fourth Test between England and India at Old Trafford, with the hosts leading by 85.

China jails British GSK investigator

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 08:33
A UK businessman and his American wife are jailed for illegally obtaining Chinese citizens' personal data, at a high-profile trial in Shanghai.

Royal Mail cuts later collections

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 08:25
Collection times at almost half the Royal Mail's collection boxes will be brought forward to between 9am and 3pm.

'Facts twisted' in Pistorius trial

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 08:25
Oscar Pistorius' lawyers say facts have been twisted by the prosecution at his murder trial which will issue a verdict on 11 September.

Weekendish: Best longer reads from the week

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 08:16
The best long reads for you to enjoy at your leisure

Why not caring about anything is only for the young

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 08:04
Will Self on why not caring about anything is only for the young

Robinson: 'SF in shameless denial'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 08:04
The first minister says that the "shameless denial of economic realities" by Sinn Féin could end devolution in Northern Ireland.
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