International News

US decries al-Jazeera jail sentences

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-29 14:27
The US says it is "deeply disappointed and concerned" at the three-year jail sentences handed down in Egypt to three al-Jazeera journalists.

Foals on 'amazing' secret Reading set

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-29 14:27
Foals hail the "amazing" crowd during their surprise set at Reading Festival.

New Orleans marks Katrina anniversary

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-29 14:26
Commemorations are taking place in New Orleans to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, which devastated the US city.

VIDEO: Dancing and tears in New Orleans

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-29 14:20
Commemorations are taking place in the US city of New Orleans to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

Migrants, extremists and the X Factor

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-29 14:19
There's a range of topics on front pages, but migration, terrorism and showbusiness feature among the main headlines.

Labour must come to its senses - Blair

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-29 13:55
Tony Blair tells Labour party members to come to their senses and reject the "Alice in Wonderland" politics of Jeremy Corbyn.

Vardy & Shelvey to get England call

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-29 13:30
Leicester's Jamie Vardy and Swansea's Jonjo Shelvey will be included in the England squad when it is announced on Sunday.

Chad executes Boko Haram fighters

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-29 12:45
Chad executes 10 members of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, a day after they were found guilty of terror crimes.

Lancashire capture first T20 title

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-29 12:39
Lancashire Lightning beat Northants Steelbacks by 13 runs at Edgbaston to win the T20 Blast for the first time.

French hotel thieves posed as guests

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-29 12:28
French police arrest two men suspected of stealing safes from hotel rooms by posing as wealthy Gulf tourists.

Lebanese hold 'You Stink' rally

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-29 11:54
Thousands of protesters staged a rally in the Lebanese capital over the government's failure to tackle a rubbish disposal crisis.

Sinfield sympathy for beaten Hull KR

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-29 11:50
Leeds captain Kevin Sinfield's thoughts are with Hull KR after his side thrashed Rovers 50-0 in the Challenge Cup final.

Chelsea start very bad - Mourinho

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-29 11:04
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho believes his team's title hopes would already be over if they played another league.

VIDEO: Thousands celebrate pride in Manchester

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-29 10:55
Thousands of people have taken part in the annual pride march through the streets of Manchester.

UUP to withdraw from NI Executive

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-29 10:55
The Ulster Unionist Party will leave the Northern Ireland Executive, the party's ruling body has decided.

Sprinklers spoil Olympic Stadium bow

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-29 10:41
The first ever game of rugby at the Olympic Stadium - which will host five World Cup matches - is delayed when the sprinklers come on.

VIDEO: Shoreham remembers air crash victims

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-29 10:06
Hundreds of people from communities affected by the Shoreham air disaster have held a minute's silence to remember those who died, one week after the crash.

Armitstead retains Road World Cup

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-29 09:54
Briton Lizzie Armitstead retains the UCI Women's Road World Cup in the final round at the GP dePlouay-Bretagne.

Interest rate rise still high on agenda despite China's woes

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-29 09:26
China's economic slowdown may be a drag on growth across the globe, but the Bank of England is sticking to its timetable for possibly putting up interest rates.

Don't take Farah dominance for granted

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-29 09:03
We we shouldn't take Farah's dominance for granted

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