International News

Root backs Cook for World Cup

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 13:15
England batsman Joe Root believes Alastair Cook is the right man to lead them into next year's World Cup.

Milton Keynes Dons 4-0 Manchester United

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 13:03
Manchester United suffer a humiliating League Cup exit to MK Dons after a comprehensive defeat at the League One side.

Celtic 0-1 NK Maribor

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 12:36
Celtic drop into the Europa League after losing at home to NK Maribor in their Champions League play-off.

Burger King and Tim Hortons to merge

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 12:30
Burger King confirms that it plans to merge with Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee and doughnut chain.

Farage to fight Thanet seat for UKIP

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 12:29
Nigel Farage is chosen by UKIP members to contest the South Thanet seat in Kent at the 2015 general election.

Hollande names new French cabinet

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 12:02
French President Francois Hollande names a new government under Prime Minister Manual Valls, dropping ministers who rebelled against spending cuts.

VIDEO: Scotland Decides: Referendum Today

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 11:55
Sarah Smith presents Scotland Decides: Referendum Today, a programme looking at the issues around the Scottish Independence Referendum.

Man Utd sign Di Maria for £59.7m

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 11:16
Manchester United sign Argentina winger Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid for a British record transfer fee of £59.7m.

Everton sign Cameroon striker Eto'o

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 11:09
Everton agree a two-year deal for 33-year-old former Chelsea striker Samuel Eto'o.

Russians in Ukraine 'by accident'

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 11:02
Russian soldiers captured in eastern Ukraine crossed the border "by accident", Russian sources say, as a key summit is held in Belarus.

VIDEO: Highlights from MTV video awards

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 10:56
Beyonce and Miley Cyrus were among the winners at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, which took place in Inglewood, California.

RBS to get £15m mortgage advice fine

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 10:27
Royal Bank of Scotland is to receive a £15m fine from the Financial Conduct Authority on Wednesday - the latest in a series of fines for the troubled bank.

VIDEO: Excitement ahead of Kate Bush gig

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 10:14
The BBC's Colin Paterson talks to fans ahead of Kate Bush's first gig in 35 years.

Watson loses to Cirstea in US Open

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 09:55
Heather Watson suffers a 6-1 6-1 defeat against world ranked 80 Sorana Cirstea in the first round at the US Open.

'1,400 children abused' in Rotherham

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 09:17
At least 1,400 children were subjected to sexual exploitation in Rotherham between 1997 and 2013, a report finds.

Police probe 'hate speech' claims

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 09:10
Police say they are investigating complaints relating to a north Belfast festival after claims that an event on Sunday featured "hate speech".

Does Scotland's currency clash matter?

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 09:08
Why is the Scotland referendum debate so focused on the pound?

Churchill 'rejected' WW1 help plea

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 08:47
Army chief Lord Kitchener made a desperate plea to Winston Churchill for ammunition at the start of World War One, a newly unearthed letter reveals.

Lorry crashes into restaurant front

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 08:46
A restaurant is extensively damaged by an articulated lorry that left a road and smashed into it.

'Sex in custody officer' cleared

BBC - Tue, 2014-08-26 08:42
A police sergeant is cleared of misconduct in public office after being accused of having sex with a woman suspect in a custody suite.
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