International News

EU sets Russia sanctions ultimatum

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 18:39
The EU gives Russia one week to reverse course in Ukraine or face new sanctions, as Ukraine's leader talks of the "point of no return".

Original Jethro Tull bassist dies

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 18:33
Bassist Glenn Cornick, a founding member of the British rock band Jethro Tull who played on their biggest hits, has died at his home in Hawaii.

'Urgent' call for obesity taskforce

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 18:14
Doctors' leaders are calling for an emergency taskforce to be set up to tackle childhood obesity in England.

US planes drop aid to Iraq's Amerli

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 18:09
US planes have made air drops and carried out strikes against Islamic State positions around the besieged northern Iraqi town of Amerli.

Cameron welcomes EU chief's pledge

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 17:41
David Cameron welcomes a commitment by Donald Tusk, the new president of the European Council, to reach a deal with the UK on EU reform.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 16:29
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.

Belgian refugees build UK family

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 16:15
Tracing the story of one family of WW1 refugees

Missing Ashya King found in Spain

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 16:10
A five-year-old boy with a brain tumour whose parents removed him from hospital against medical advice has been found, police confirm.

Bionic pancreas: A new dawn for diabetics?

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 16:09
Labs in race to find bionic solution for Type 1 Diabetes

VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 15:54
Trends of the week in 60 seconds

Why Orwell was a literary mediocrity

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 15:40
But Orwell was a literary mediocrity, says Will Self

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