International News

Taghrooda wins the Epsom Oaks

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 08:02
Third-favourite Taghrooda wins the Epsom Oaks by three and three-quarter lengths ahead of Tarfasha and Volume.

Dead RUC man's son backs ombudsman

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 08:01
The son of an RUC officer killed by the IRA accuses the PSNI of deliberately blocking efforts by the Police Ombudsman to investigate claims that no-one was ever charged because an informer was involved.

Nadal hammers Murray in French semi

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 07:59
Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal powers past Andy Murray to reach his ninth French Open final in 10 years.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 07:48
The big numbers from the week's news visualised

Alonso beats Mercedes in practice

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 07:41
Fernando Alonso springs a surprise by setting the pace ahead of the Mercedes in first practice at the Canadian Grand Prix.

'Wiggins omission is coolly rational'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 07:26
The likely decision to leave Sir Bradley Wiggins out of Team Sky's Tour de France team is a rational one, writes Tom Fordyce.

Veterans mark D-Day 70th anniversary

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 07:25
Almost 2,000 World War Two veterans join dignitaries and world leaders at a ceremony to mark 70 years since the historic D-Day landings in Normandy.

Plan to reduce Friday practices

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 07:24
Formula 1 is planning to reduce the number of Friday practice sessions in order to reduce running costs for struggling teams.

Parents arrested over obese child

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 07:24
A couple are questioned by police on suspicion of the cruelty and neglect of their obese child.

Ex-DJ in court on child sex charges

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 07:18
Former BBC Radio 1 DJ Chris Denning appears at Southwark Crown Court accused of 41 sex offences against 22 boys, aged between nine and 16-years-old.

VIDEO: Is it ever OK to use the n-word?

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 07:11
The video that's triggered fierce debate over the word

US jobs show strong growth in May

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 06:59
US employers added 217,000 jobs in May, the fourth straight month of solid growth

Man sought over sex attack on girl

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 06:52
Police release a CCTV image of a man they want to trace after a young girl is sexually assaulted in a shop in Glasgow.

Schools 'avoid proper sex education'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 06:45
Current legislation on sex education is confusing and allows some schools to avoid teaching the subject beyond the basics, say campaigners.

France star Ribery out of World Cup

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 06:41
France and Bayern Munich attacker Franck Ribery will miss the World Cup through injury, says coach Didier Deschamps.

Boston Project 'inaccurate' - lawyer

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 06:32
The Boston College project, used to charge an alleged former IRA commander with aiding the murder of Jean McConville is full of inaccuracies, a court in Belfast is told.

This week's movers and shakers

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 06:32
What's been happening in the business world this week?

Revered Muslim ruler dies in Nigeria

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 06:24
The emir of Kano, one of Nigeria's most prominent and revered Muslim leaders, and a vocal critic of Boko Haram, has died after a long illness.

Brazil probes organ-selling claims

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 06:21
Brazil's prosecutors are investigating allegations that organs are being illegally taken from unidentified bodies and sold for medical research.

Djokovic reaches French Open final

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 06:17
Novak Djokovic battles past Ernests Gulbis on a hot afternoon in Paris to reach his second French Open final.
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