International News

VIDEO: Cardinal Cormac: 'Two great men'

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 15:12
Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor describes Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II as "two such great men but very contrasting".

Uni funding for low carbon projects

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 15:12
Three Scottish universities are to receive £20m as part of a scheme to help Scotland meet its carbon emission reduction targets.

Clash over costs of independence

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 15:10
Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander calls on Scottish ministers to produce "realistic analysis" of the cost of independence.

VIDEO: UKIP man in Lenny Henry tweets row

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 14:46
A local election candidate for UKIP sparks fresh controversy for the anti-EU party over comments he made on social media about comedian Lenny Henry.

One child's pee divides China

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 14:42
China debates public urination

Old Trafford united again by Giggs

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 14:20
After a disruptive and difficult season, Old Trafford was brought together once more by managerial natural Ryan Giggs on Saturday

VIDEO: Last Titanic letter sells for £119,000

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 13:55
The last letter to be written on the ill-fated Titanic has sold for a total of £119,000 at auction.

McManus beats Doherty in last 16

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 13:54
Alan McManus beats fellow veteran Ken Doherty 13-8 to reach the World Championship quarter-finals.

Zimbabwe's MDC suspends Tsvangirai

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 13:51
Zimbabwe's opposition MDC party suspends leader Morgan Tsvangirai for "deviating from democratic principles".

Saudi reports five more Mers deaths

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 13:38
Five new deaths from the Mers coronavirus have been announced in Saudi Arabia, bringing the death toll to 92, as Egypt registers its first case.

Proud McCall praises Saracens' fight

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 12:48
Mark McCall says "it does not matter" who they play in the Heineken Cup final after hammering Clermont in the last four on Saturday.

Giggs humbled by 'best' reception

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 12:31
Ryan Giggs believes he received his best reception in 27 years at Manchester United when he walked out as manager.

Russia 'to help free Ukraine group'

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 11:28
Moscow offers to help free European military observers held in Ukraine by pro-Russia activists, as EU states plan new sanctions on Russia.

Manchester United 4-0 Norwich City

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 10:52
Ryan Giggs wins his first game as Manchester United manager as goals from Wayne Rooney and Juan Mata beat Norwich.

Afghan election set for run-off

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 10:46
Afghanistan's presidential election is set for a second round run-off, after no candidate wins the 50% needed to be elected outright.

What one in 10 think

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 10:02
What jobless people think of the European elections

Body of missing UK tourist found

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 09:24
The body of a British tourist who went missing following a night out in the Dutch city of Leiden has been recovered from a canal, police confirm.

Turkey expands secret service powers

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 09:18
A law comes into force in Turkey giving the secret services greater powers of surveillance and extending immunity for its agents.

Human bones dated to Saxon era

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 09:08
Human bones found by workmen underneath a driveway in south London date back to the Saxon era, anthropologists confirm.

Stimpson takes second World Series win

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-26 08:58
Jodie Stimpson beats off a challenge from fellow Britain Helen Jenkins to win the second round of the World Triathlon Series.
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