International News

Swiss train derailed in landslide

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 11:40
A landslide in Switzerland derails a train at the top of a ravine, injuring several passengers and leaving one carriage hanging over the precipice.

VIDEO: Swiss train derailed in landslide

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 11:30
A landslide in Switzerland derails a train at the top of a ravine, injuring several passengers and leaving one carriage hanging over the precipice.

£315m race circuit gets MotoGP

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 11:26
A five-year deal is signed to bring the British MotoGP to Wales at the Circuit of Wales track in Ebbw Vale.

VIDEO: Bacall 'very sharp and very funny'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 11:23
Director Jonathan Glazer talks to BBC Radio 4's Front Row about working with Lauren Bacall on the film Birth in 2004.

Bank has Scots vote contingency plan

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 11:07
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney says the institution has drawn up currency contingency plans, whatever the outcome of the Scottish referendum.

VIDEO: How the UK is guarding against Ebola

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 11:04
The BBC's Hugh Pym is given exclusive access to Porton Down research centre where scientists are working on detecting and minimising the risk of Ebola appearing in the UK

Bieber pleads guilty in Florida case

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 11:03
Canadian pop star Justin Bieber has pleaded guilty to careless driving and resisting arrest in a deal that avoided a drugged-driving conviction.

Woman cleared over Syria terror cash

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 11:03
A woman accused of trying to smuggle £15,800 worth of euros in her underwear to a Briton fighting in Syria is found not guilty of funding terrorism.

Daughter kept mum's body in bathroom

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 10:52
A daughter found dead in a home in Oxfordshire had kept the body of her mother in her bathroom for months, an inquest hears.

Murray eases into Cincinnati last 16

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 10:52
Andy Murray reaches the last 16 of the Western & Southern Open but fellow Briton James Ward is knocked out.

VIDEO: US actress Lauren Bacall dies at 89

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 10:41
David Sillito looks back at the life and career of American actress Lauren Bacall who has died at the age of 89.

Man Utd's Shaw out for four weeks

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 10:36
Manchester United and England defender Luke Shaw is ruled out of action for four weeks with a hamstring injury.

VIDEO: Extinct mammoth 'walks on beach'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 10:24
A "mammoth" that last walked on the Norfolk coast more than 700,000 years ago returns to the beach.

Swansea criticised over DVA problems

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 10:13
A Northern Ireland minister accuses the DVLA staff in Swansea of "dropping the ball" as hundreds of motorists report problems taxing and registering vehicles.

Ireland 7-40 England

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 10:09
England reach the final of the Women's Rugby World Cup for the fourth time in a row with a 40-7 win over Ireland.

Cameron: UK 'role' in Iraq rescue bid

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 09:59
Britain will "play a role" in an international mission to rescue Yazidi refugees who have fled Islamic extremists in Iraq, Prime Minister David Cameron says.

VIDEO: Youth Olympics: Highlights

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 09:49
Watch highlights from the final day of the 2014 Youth Olympics from Nanjing, China, where about 3,600 athletes from 204 nations have competed in 28 sports.

Michael J Fox charity turns to tech

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 09:46
The Michael J Fox Foundation and Intel have teamed up to equip Parkinson's patients with wearable sensors to help monitor the disease.

Climbers found dead in the French Alps

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 09:44
An investigation begins after the bodies of five French climbers and their guide are found in the Alps in south-eastern France.

US actress Lauren Bacall dies at 89

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-13 09:31
Lauren Bacall, one of Hollywood's biggest post-war stars, has died at home in New York after a career spanning seven decades.
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