International News

No Pietersen ultimatum issued - Cook

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 05:33
England captain Alastair Cook says he did not issue an ultimatum over the selection of batsman Kevin Pietersen.

VIDEO: Van Gaal, Mourinho: bosses' best quotes

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 05:19
BBC Sport takes a look at some of the season's best managerial quotes, featuring Louis Van Gaal, Jose Mourinho and Nigel Pearson.

Pakistan hate cleric gets five years

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 05:17
Pakistan jails a Muslim prayer leader for inciting religious hatred in what are seen as rare efforts to curb sectarian violence.

Driver cleared in death crash trial

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 05:12
A driver is cleared of causing the death of a motorcyclist by dangerous driving.

1,400 suspects in child abuse inquiry

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 05:10
More than 1,400 suspects, including politicians and celebrities, have been investigated by police probing historic child sex abuse allegations.

VIDEO: Stepping Hill victim: 'No control over body'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 05:07
Zubia Aslam was poisoned at Stepping Hill Hospital describes her ordeal saying she had ''no control'' over her body.

Child spy firm hit by blackmailers

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 05:02
A company that sells software for parents to spy on their children denies the personal data of 400,000 customers has been leaked online.

NHS fails 'thousands' cancer patients

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 04:45
The NHS in England is failing "thousands" of cancer patients by treating them too slowly, a charity warns.

PayPal penalised for 'deception'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 04:38
PayPal agrees to pay $25m following accusations that it deceived customers by signing them up to a credit-card-like scheme without their knowledge.

SNP MPs take oath 'Scottish style'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 04:30
Scotland's new SNP MPs swear allegiance to the Queen during the traditional oath taking ceremony at the House of Commons.

VIDEO: Prince Charles on Lord Mountbatten's murder

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 04:26
Prince Charles has spoken about the murder of his great uncle, Lord Mountbatten, Lady Bradbourne, his godson Nicholas Knatchbull and 15-year-old Paul Maxwell, in an IRA bomb attack in 1979

Israel face possible suspension vote

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 04:19
Fifa could vote on 29 May on whether to suspend Israel over claims that it discriminates against Palestinian footballers.

VIDEO: BBC on board an illegal migrant boat

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 04:16
Martin Patience has managed to get on board an illegal migrant boat, and sent this report.

N Korea claims nuclear breakthrough

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 04:11
North Korea again claims it can make nuclear warheads small enough to fit on a missile, hours after cancelling a visit by the UN Secretary General.

Coulson knew of hacking, trial told

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 03:40
The Andy Coulson perjury trial is told the former News of the World editor was aware that phone hacking was taking place while he was in charge.

IS 'seizes part of Syria's Palmyra'

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 03:37
Islamic State militants seize northern part of ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, monitoring group says

Family want jail pen murder answers

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 03:27
The family of a homeless man murdered by his cellmate in Cardiff Prison with a ballpoint pen question why the two were put together.

Hamilton signs new Mercedes deal

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 03:26
Lewis Hamilton signs a new three-year contract at Mercedes.

Ashton recalled to England squad

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 03:23
Chris Ashton and his 20-year-old Saracens team-mate Maro Itoje are named in England's 50-man World Cup training squad.

Killer's family try to trace jury

BBC - Wed, 2015-05-20 03:20
The family of a man jailed for murdering his ex-wife take out a newspaper advert in an attempt to trace the jurors involved in his trial, prompting a police investigation.