BBC News 23 August 2014 Last updated at 06:28

RSS feed

May pledges new anti-extremist lawsTheresa May

Home Secretary Theresa May confirms she is pressing ahead with new powers to tackle extremist groups, while defending current counter-terrorism strategy.


A local resident holds a Russian national flag as lorries, part of a Russian humanitarian convoy, cross the Ukrainian border on 22 August 2014Anger over Russian convoy in Ukraine

Russia's decision to send more than 100 aid lorries into war-torn eastern Ukraine without permission is condemned by the West.

A Chinese fighter jet that the Obama administration accuses of conducting a "dangerous intercept" of a US Navy surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft off the coast of China in international airspace (19 August 2014)US anger at China 'air interception'

A Chinese fighter came perilously close to a US military patrol plane over international waters east of China's Hainan Island, the Pentagon says.

UK & Local News

BBC World Service

News and analysis in 27 languages

Languages continued (2 of 4)
Languages continued (3 of 4)
Languages continued (4 of 4)

Features

Analysis

Elsewhere on the BBC

  • DinosaurDino-flaw

    Why movie dinosaurs are nothing like the real thing

Market Data

Last Updated at 01:30 ET

Market index Current value Trend Variation % variation
Dow Jones 17001.22 Down -38.27 -0.22%
Nasdaq 4538.55 Up 12.07 0.27%
S&P 500 1988.40 Down -3.97 -0.20%
FTSE 100 6775.25 Down -2.41 -0.04%
Dax 9339.17 Down -62.36 -0.66%
BBC Global 30 7341.23 Down -15.19 -0.21%

Programmes

BBC iPlayer
  • Today: 22/08/2014Today Listen

    Morning news and current affairs. Includes Sports Desk; Weather; Thought for the Day.


  • World at One: 22/08/2014World at One Listen

    James Robbins presents national and international news.


  • Click: 16/08/2014Click Watch

    Click travels to Las Vegas for DefCon, one of the biggest hacking conferences in the world


BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.