International News

Isle of Bute air crash: two injured

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 09:11
Two people are seriously injured when a light aircraft crashes near the airstrip at Kingarth on the Isle of Bute.

VIDEO: Nigeria declares Ebola emergency

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 09:08
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has declared the outbreak of Ebola "a national emergency" and approved more than $11m (£6.5m) in funding to help contain it.

Leeds Rhinos 24-16 Warrington Wolves

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 08:11
Two tries from Ryan Hall help Leeds Rhinos to a Challenge Cup semi-final win over Warrington Wolves.

Guinea shuts borders against Ebola

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 08:03
Guinea shuts its borders with Liberia and Sierra Leone to contain the spread of the Ebola virus, which has killed hundreds in West Africa.

Afghan rivals differ on unity deal

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 06:39
Afghan rivals differ on power-sharing deal, says David Loyn

Police investigate report of shot

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 06:21
Police are investigating a report of a shot being fired in Antrim early on Saturday morning.

VIDEO: Thousands protest over Gaza in London

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 06:18
Thousands have gathered for a march in protest against the Israeli offensive in Gaza.

Egypt bans Muslim Brotherhood party

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 06:16
A court in Egypt dissolves the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), the political wing of the banned Muslim Brotherhood.

Fuel siphoned from Clegg's estate

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 06:06
Thieves siphon millions of pounds of fuel from a pipeline which runs under Deputy PM Nick Clegg's official country residence in Kent.

VIDEO: US launches airstrikes in Iraq

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 04:52
The US carry out airstrikes in an attempt to stem the advance of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and help the Yazidi people.

Severe weather set to batter Wales

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 04:32
Heavy rain and gale force winds expected to batter Wales over the next 24 hours, as the remains of ex-hurricane Bertha sweeps over the UK.

Man sectioned after Swansea siege

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 03:14
A man is sectioned under the Mental Health Act following an alleged armed siege in the penthouse restaurant of the Meridian Tower in Swansea.

VIDEO: Dolphins and man o'war on oceans swim

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 01:50
Adam Walker is the first Briton to complete the Ocean's 7 challenge, a tough series of long-distance, open-water swims.

Arsenal v Manchester City (Sun)

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 01:48
Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's FA Community Shield game between Arsenal and Manchester City.

VIDEO: John McAfee in surprise Google rant

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 01:15
Notorious computer security pioneer John McAfee has used a surprise appearance at a hacking conference to warn of threats against "freedom" thanks to privacy issues with technology.

Sweden 'mourns' its oldest eel

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 00:43
Swedes flock to social media to muse at the passing of "the world's oldest European eel", which lived in a well to the age of 155.

AUDIO: Warsi: I can live with myself

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-09 00:15
The former cabinet minister, Baroness Warsi, has accused the government of showing a "lack of support for international justice and accountability" over the situation in Gaza.

VIDEO: Stolen grandson found decades on

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 23:27
A music in Argentina teacher has made his first public appearance since finding out he is the grandson of a prominent human rights campaigner.

VIDEO: Superman wants to save the animals

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-08 23:17
Henry Cavill, who plays Superman in Man of Steel film, becomes an ambassador for the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust.

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