International News

Man blinded in one eye by Miller six

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 05:35
An Indian policeman has been blinded in one eye after being hit by a David Miller six during an Indian Premier League match.

Tributes as ex-Conservative MP dies

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 05:25
Tributes are paid to former Conservative MP for Wellingborough and Rushden, Sir Peter Fry, who has died at the age of 83.

450 workers screened for infection

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 05:21
The trade union, Unite, says more than 450 workers are being screened for a bacterial infection that can cause potentially deadly illnesses that has broken out at Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast.

Mane scores hat-trick in record time

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 05:18
Southampton winger Sadio Mane scores the fastest hat-trick in Premier League history against Aston Villa.

Pietersen 'was offered clean slate'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 05:14
Kevin Pietersen says he was offered "a clean slate" by the ECB, clarifying his anger over his omission by England.

Pulis's record is amazing - Mourinho

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 05:07
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says West Brom boss Tony Pulis has "an amazing record" at keeping clubs in the Premier League.

US special forces in Syria raid

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 04:56
US special forces have killed a senior Islamic State member and captured his wife in a raid in eastern Syria, the Pentagon says.

Cannes 2015: Reporter's Diary

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 04:42
The latest updates from the BBC at the 68th Cannes Film Festival

Two dead in German train crash

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 04:15
At least two people have been killed and 20 injured in western Germany after a train collided with a truck on a level crossing, police say.

Man dies after disturbance at flat

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 04:09
Police are treating the death of a man at a flat in the Partick area of Glasgow as "suspicious."

Charge over 'Good Samaritan' attack

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 04:08
A man is charged after another man was knocked unconscious in what police believe was a "good Samaritan" attack in Nottingham city centre.

Iraq sends extra troops to fight IS

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 04:01
Iraq is sending military reinforcements to the city of Ramadi, a day after Islamic State (IS) militants seized key buildings there.

Russian rocket crashes in Siberia

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 03:51
A Russian rocket carrying a Mexican satellite has malfunctioned and crashed in Siberia, Russia's space agency says.

VIDEO: Labour leadership candidates face questions

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 03:18
Prospective leaders of the Labour Party will face questions from the public at the annual conference of the think-tank Progress in London.

£4.5m free school 'not viable'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 03:08
A free school built using £4.5m in public funds is "not viable" and will be taken over by a larger school, its sponsors say.

David Lynch rejoins Twin Peaks show

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 02:41
Film Director David Lynch announces that he will direct the sequel of the cult classic Twin Peaks after a month-long deadlock over budget concerns.

VIDEO: Mitt hits Holyfield in charity fight

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 02:09
Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney entered the ring with former heavyweight boxing champ Evander Holyfield on Friday night for a charity match.

Food tweet costs jockey Gannon £290

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 02:02
Cathy Gannon is fined £290 for posting a tweet complaining about the quality of food for jockeys at Newbury.

Egypt's Morsi sentenced to death

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 02:02
An Egyptian court sentences ousted president Mohammed Morsi to death over a mass prison break in 2011.

VIDEO: The Analyst on state of English cricket

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 01:54
Cricket analyst Simon Hughes answers questions sent in by users of the BBC sport website about the state of the English game.