International News

VIDEO: Reg Henning: 'It's been a living hell'

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 11:30
The brother of Alan Henning, the aid worker who was murdered by so-called Islamic State, says he thinks it is disgusting that he and his family were "gagged by the government and the Foreign Office" over the kidnapping.

Blatter must go for 'good of sport'

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 11:19
Michael Hershman, an expert in transparency, tells BBC sports editor Dan Roan that Fifa president Sepp Blatter must leave.

VIDEO: British Iranian on hunger strike

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 11:19
A London woman arrested in Iran for watching a men's volleyball match has gone on hunger strike in jail.

US rebuff to gay marriage opponents

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 11:13
The US Supreme Court rejects appeals against gay marriage in five US states, increasing the number where it's legal to 30, in a move applauded by campaigners.

Savings up to £1m to be protected

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 10:40
Savings of up to £1m are to be protected under new proposals from the Bank of England aimed at avoiding a Northern Rock style run on a bank.