International News

Bush marks Katrina in New Orleans

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 08:21
Former US President George Bush returns to New Orleans 10 years on since Hurricane Katrina, a crisis his administration was criticised for over its slow response.

Satellite image of IS destruction

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 08:20
A French satellite system pictures a rubble pile where the Temple of Baalshamin at Palmyra in Syria used to stand.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 08:06
Which country's astronauts drink recycled urine?

Weekend Edition: The week's best reads

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 08:05
The week's best reads

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 08:05
The week's big numbers, visualised

Leading Tory rebel Teresa Gorman dies

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 07:47
Teresa Gorman, a leading Conservative rebel over the Maastricht Treaty in the 1990s, dies aged 83.

British Library rejects Taliban archive

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 07:27
The British Library declines an offer to store a large collection of Taliban-related documents over concerns it could be prosecuted under terrorism laws.

Radar image 'likely to be Nazi train'

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 07:10
A Polish official says ground-penetrating radar appears to confirm rumours of a Nazi train, believed to be carrying gold, buried near the city of Walbrzych.

Ashley Madison founder steps down

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 07:07
The founder and chief executive of the Ashley Madison extra-marital affair website, Noel Biderman, steps down, Avid Life Media says.

Libya boats search for more bodies

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 06:34
Fishing boats search for more bodies after two migrant vessels capsized off Libya on Thursday, with 200 feared drowned.

World Snooker investigates betting

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 06:27
World Snooker says it is investigating "unusual" betting patterns in a match involving England's Martin O'Donnell.

Usain Bolt knocked down in Beijing - in pictures

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 06:15
Photos captured moment he was knocked down

VIDEO: Marathon man runs into record books

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 05:37
A window cleaner from Staffordshire has broken the Guinness World Record after running 53 marathons in 53 days.

VIDEO: Historic pubs given Grade II listing

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 05:31
Twenty-one pubs across England built between the two world wars are being awarded Grade II listed status.

'Flash crash' trader hearing to proceed

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 05:31
Navinder Sarao, the so-called "flash crash" day trader, fails in his bid to postpone his US extradition hearing.

Lorry driver and 27 stowaways held

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 05:30
A lorry driver is arrested along with 27 suspected illegal immigrants at Cobham service station on the M25 in Surrey.

Berahino treated 'like a lump of meat'

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 05:26
West Brom boss Tony Pulis says Saido Berahino has been treated like a "lump of meat" during this transfer window.

VIDEO: Katrina photographer returns to city

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 05:20
Photojournalist Mario Tama returns to New Orleans to find out what has changed in the city since Hurricane Katrina.

VIDEO: Schippers wins 200m in stunning time

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 05:18
Dafne Schippers of the Netherlands runs the third-fastest time in history to win 200m gold at the World Athletics Championships.

VIDEO: Military show of strength in S Korea

BBC - Fri, 2015-08-28 05:17
South Korean and US military forces have conducted a joint live firing exercise to test their capabilities in the event of an attack from the north.