International News

Cumberbatch in call for gay pardons

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 15:12
Benedict Cumberbatch and members of codebreaker Alan Turing's family are among those calling for thousands of men who were prosecuted for being gay to be pardoned.

Russian drug cheat keeps world title

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 14:50
Russian drug cheat Tatyana Chernova has her results annulled from 2009-2011 but keeps world title she won from Jessica Ennis.

IS 'chemical weapons expert killed'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 14:32
A chemical weapons expert working with Islamic State in Iraq has been killed in an air strike. the US military says.

'NFL flourishes amid mayhem & chaos'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 14:29
The professional game of American Football is more popular than ever, yet some would argue it has never been more contemptible.

Alonso locked into McLaren - Dennis

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 14:03
McLaren's Ron Dennis insists Fernando Alonso will not join Mercedes for 2016 as a replacement for Britain's Lewis Hamilton.

VIDEO: Fifty shades of manipulation?

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 13:48
Will Gompertz discusses appropriation - and Fifty Shades of Grey - in his latest blog

'Lampard deserves good reception'

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 13:40
With Frank Lampard poised to return to Chelsea with Manchester City, QPR boss Harry Redknapp insists he deserves a warm welcome.

VIDEO: What not to say in an obituary

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 13:33
'Warts n all' eulogy sparks tongue-in-cheek reaction

VIDEO: Awaiting return to war-torn Kobane

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 13:11
Days after Kurdish forces drove Islamic State militants from Kobane in northern Syria, people who fled the town are now waiting to return.

Islamic State eyes al-Qaeda lands

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 13:09
The Islamic State group is forging links with militants across North Africa and the Arabian Peninsula, challenging its al-Qaeda rivals.

VIDEO: Suge Knight hands himself in

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 13:02
Suge Knight, the man behind the Death Row Records label, has been arrested on suspicion of hitting and killing a man with his truck.

Bournemouth 2-0 Watford

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 12:57
Championship leaders Bournemouth beat Watford 2-0 with the visitors playing all but the first 28 seconds with 10 men.

Canadian PM seeks wider terror laws

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 12:52
Encouraging terror attacks against Canada will become a crime under legislation proposed by Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

Partick Thistle 0-1 St Mirren

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 12:45
James Dayton scores early on his debut as St Mirren pick up three valuable Premiership points at Firhill.

England Saxons seal win over Ireland

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 12:45
Sam Burgess has a quiet international Union debut as England Saxons beat Ireland Wolfhounds 18-9 in Cork.

Man is shot in both legs in Belfast

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 12:32
A man is shot in both legs in what police describe as a paramilitary-style attack in north Belfast.

Wolfsburg 4-1 Bayern Munich

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 12:27
Bayern Munich suffer a first meaningful Bundesliga defeat in over two years as they lose to second-placed Wolfsburg.

VIDEO: Escapee D-Day veteran's funeral

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 11:33
The funeral is held of Sussex war veteran Bernard Jordan, who left his care home to attend D-Day commemorations in France.

VIDEO: Mother of abused pupil speaks out

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 11:22
Teacher Jeremy Forrest who ran off with pupil 'cried to her mother'

Mother denies exploiting abduction

BBC - Fri, 2015-01-30 10:50
The mother of a girl who was abducted and taken to France by teacher Jeremy Forrest denies she is exploiting her daughter by writing a book on the case.