International News

Rape case stopped as judge 'asleep'

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 05:46
A judge is being investigated after being accused of falling asleep during a child rape trial at Manchester Crown Court.

English councils propose 'Tesco tax'

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 05:30
A group of local councils in England is formally asking the government for new powers to tax large supermarkets, a plan dubbed the "Tesco tax".

The Analyst: What makes a great captain?

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 05:03
Cricket analyst Simon Hughes on what makes a great leader - and why England skipper Alastair Cook is "too nice".

England storm to triathlon team relay win

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 04:55
England's Vicky Holland, Jonathan and Alistair Brownlee and Jodie Stimpson win team relay gold at the Commonwealth Games.

Truce as deaths in Gaza pass 900

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 04:47
A 12-hour truce is observed in Gaza as diplomats seek longer Israel-Hamas ceasefire, and the scale of damage in Gaza becomes clear.

Gault equals Commonwealth medal record

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 04:47
England's Mick Gault claims a record-equalling 18th Commonwealth Games medal with bronze in the 10m air pistol.

Jones claims individual ribbon gold

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 04:37
Frankie Jones wins Wales' first Glasgow 2014 gold in the individual ribbon rhythmic gymnastics discipline.

VIDEO: Flotilla: 250 boats - and a baby

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 04:13
The largest flotilla ever seen on the River Clyde is sailing to Glasgow for the city's Commonwealth Games celebrations.

FA Council called too 'male and white'

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 04:11
Chairman Greg Dyke warns that the Football Association Council could become irrelevant and does not represent supporters of the game.

Pakistan climbers scale K2 summit

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 03:56
The world's second highest mountain, K2 - which lies in Pakistan - is successfully scaled by a team of Pakistani climbers for the first time.

Man charged with raping two girls

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 03:40
A man has been charged with raping two teenage girls in Greater Manchester.

Jones and Powell win Welsh golds

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 03:32
Rhythmic gymnast Frankie Jones secures gold and three more silver medals with judoka Natalie Powell also securing a second gold.

Cancer blood test moves step closer

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 03:12
A British team of researchers has developed what might be a simple blood test for cancer, scientists from the University of Bradford say.

More train disruption after storms

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 03:01
Rail passengers in parts of southern England and Wales face further travel problems after lightning strikes caused "major disruption" on Friday.

Man faces attempted murder charge

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 02:51
A 57-year-old man has appeared in court charged with attempted murder following an assault in Newry, County Down.

Mediterranean fish seen in North Sea

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 02:42
Shoals of anchovies that normally inhabit warm Mediterranean waters are seen swimming in the North Sea off the Essex coast.

Nigeria 'on red alert' over Ebola

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 02:27
Entries into Nigeria are placed on red alert after the authorities confirm the first death from the Ebola virus in the commercial capital Lagos.

Man arrested over attack on boys

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 02:27
A 30-year-old man is arrested in connection with an assault on two teenagers in their home in Glasgow.

VIDEO: England lose netball thriller to Australia

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 02:27
England lose a thrilling netball match by a single point to Australia in their Pool B match at the Commonwealth Games.

Hamilton top in final practice

BBC - Sat, 2014-07-26 02:22
Lewis Hamilton is in good shape to secure pole position at the Hungarian Grand Prix after setting the pace in final practice.
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