International News

GB women nearer to Rio qualification

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 10:09
Hannah Macleod and Sophie Bray score to put Great Britain top of their World League pool as they seek Olympic qualification.

Catalans Dragons 20-14 Hull FC

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 09:56
Thomas Bosc returns to help Catalans Dragons edge out a spirited Hull FC and keep up the pursuit of a top-four place.

Republic of Ireland 1-1 Scotland

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 09:55
Misfiring Scotland salvage a point in Dublin that keeps alive their hopes of reaching the Euro 2016 finals.

Benedict Cumberbatch becomes a dad

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 09:53
Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch and his wife Sophie Hunter become parents to a baby boy.

VIDEO: MoD searched bins at soldier's inquest

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 09:49
The family of a man who died after a military selection exercise say they are incensed the Ministry of Defence searched confidential waste bins in the building where the inquest is being held.

Help for elderly to block cold calls

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 09:39
Pensioners might soon be able to block cold calls with new screening technology provided by the government, the digital economy minister says.

Woman charged with pensioner murder

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 09:22
A woman is charged with murder after the body of a 69-year-old man was found at a flat in Kent.

Two shows cancelled after Grohl fall

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 08:53
The Foo Fighters cancel two European tour dates after lead singer Dave Grohl sustains a fracture in a fall from the stage during a concert in Sweden.

Man, 22, charged over cyclist death

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 08:48
A man is accused of causing death by dangerous driving after a cyclist was killed in a Wrexham crash.

German killed by an escaped elephant

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 08:40
A man taking his regular morning stroll in south-west Germany is attacked and killed by an elephant which escaped from a circus, police say.

Froome powers to Criterium stage win

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 08:09
Chris Froome is second overall behind Tejay van Garderen after winning Saturday's seventh stage of the Criterium du Dauphine.

VIDEO: Hillary Clinton campaign speech

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 07:40
Hillary Clinton gives her first major speech of her 2016 presidential campaign.

Bottle of 1875 beer sells for £3,300

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 07:30
A 140-year-old bottle of beer brewed for an arctic expedition is sold for £3,300 - more than five times its estimate.

Labour reveals London mayor shortlist

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 07:24
Six candidates will fight it out to be Labour's candidate in next year's London mayoral election, the party has announced.

First GB win over Australia since 1988

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 07:21
Great Britain beat Australia for the first time since 1988 in a one-off Ashes encounter at Olympic Park.

Murray fit for Queen's after illness

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 07:16
British number one Andy Murray will be fit for the Aegon Championships at Queen's Club after a recent illness.

Clinton to hold first major rally

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 07:07
US Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton is due to hold the first major rally in her presidential campaign.

Richard III historians become MBEs

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 06:59
Two historians who were instrumental in the discovery of Richard III's remains are made MBEs in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.

Thousands at pro-gay marriage march

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 06:44
Thousands of people have attended a march in Belfast, calling for the introduction of civil marriage for same-sex couples in Northern Ireland.

Arrest in Baku over injured athletes

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-13 05:53
Azerbaijani authorities arrest a bus driver whose vehicle hit and injured three teenage Austrian swimmers ahead of the European Games in Baku.