Cameron will not be rushed on EU referendum

MANCHESTER, England - Prime Minister David Cameron said his renegotiation of Britain's ties with the European Union was "bloody hard work" but that he would not be rushed into naming a date for a referendum on membership.


U.S. investigating air strike near Afghan hospital that killed 19 2:10am BST

KABUL - An air strike, probably carried out by U.S.-led coalition forces, killed 19 staff and patients on Saturday, including three children, in a hospital run by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz, the aid group said. | Video


Insight - After VW, Germany needs EU friends to join its party

1:46am BST

BRUSSELS - Nazi swastikas billowing under the triumphal arch that overlooks Brussels' European Union district drew the odd gasp from guests of Berlin's EU mission at an evening to celebrate 25 years since German reunification.


Only 5 percent of Russian strikes hitting Islamic State - Britain

03 Oct 2015

LONDON - Only one in 20 Russian air strikes in Syria are aimed at Islamic State targets, Britain's defence secretary said on Saturday, warning that Vladimir Putin was instead killing civilians to shore up President Bashar al-Assad.


Vatican sacks gay priest after highly public coming out

1:37am BST

VATICAN CITY - The Vatican on Saturday dismissed a Polish priest from his Holy See job after he came out as gay and called for changes in Catholic teachings against homosexual activity on the eve of a major Church meeting on the family.


Russia to step up air strikes in Syria

4:32am BST

MOSCOW/AMMAN - Russia said on Saturday it will step up air strikes in Syria, escalating a military intervention which Moscow says is weakening Islamic State militants but which Western powers say aims to support President Bashar al-Assad. | Video


Chelsea crash again as Aguero hits five for Man City

03 Oct 2015

LONDON - Chelsea's early season slump turned into a full-blown crisis on Saturday when they were beaten 3-1 by Southampton while Manchester City went top of the Premier League with Sergio Aguero scoring five in a 6-1 win over Newcastle United.

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Iran haj victims arrive home

The first plane carrying the bodies of some of the 464 Iranian pilgrims killed in a haj stampede in Saudi Arabia has landed in Tehran. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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Rugby Union - England v Australia - IRB Rugby World Cup 2015 Pool A - Twickenham Stadium, London, England - 3/10/15 Australia's Bernard Foley applauds the fans Reuters / Andrew Winning Livepic

England dumped out of the World Cup by Australia

Hosts England are knocked out of the Rugby World Cup at the pool stage for the first time after suffering a humiliating 33-13 defeat to Australia, who book their place in the quarter-finals with a clinical demolition job.  Full Article