International News

Pope sets Paul VI on sainthood path

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 07:04
Pope Francis sets another of his predecessors, Paul VI, on the road to sainthood, two weeks after the canonisation of John XXIII and John Paul II.

Girl killed in hit-and-run collision

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 06:50
A 14-year-old girl is killed and another girl is seriously injured by a hit-and-run driver in Sheffield.

Man rescued from the sea dies

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 06:45
A 60-year-old man dies after being rescued from the sea off the coast of north Antrim.

Passenger killed after leaving bus

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 06:37
A passenger is killed when he is hit by the bus in which he had been travelling in Greater Manchester.

Ousted Thai PM supporters hold rally

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 06:37
Police are on standby as the first big pro-government march after the ousting of Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra takes place in Bangkok.

'Hard-nosed' approach to Pfizer deal

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 06:29
Chancellor George Osborne says he will take a "hard-nosed approach" to determine whether Pfizer's proposed £60bn takeover of UK firm AstraZeneca will deliver for UK jobs and science.

Russia threatened over Ukraine poll

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 06:20
The French and German leaders threaten further sanctions against Russia if Ukraine's presidential election fails to go ahead as planned.

Shard hotel rooms 'not so private'

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 06:17
Guests at a luxury hotel in a central London landmark are being warned to close the blinds at night to avoid being seen from neighbouring rooms.

Woman held in deaths 'fraud' inquiry

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 06:00
A woman is arrested in connection with alleged fraud after the deaths of a mother and daughter in Greenock last year.

Exchange in line for endangered list

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 05:50
Cardiff's Coal Exchange is among the front runners for inclusion in a top 10 of the most endangered historic buildings in Britain.

Arrest after bookmaker robberies

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 05:50
A man is arrested on suspicion of robbery offences at bookmakers in Dorset and Hampshire.

Vos extends lead at Tour of Britain

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 05:44
Dutch rider Marianne Vos wins stage four of the women's Tour of Britain to extend her overall lead in the race.

Bin Laden case lawyer steps down

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 05:39
The lawyer for a Pakistani doctor accused of helping the US find Osama Bin Laden has told the BBC that he has quit the case after death threats.

Disabled woman escapes pipe bomb

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 05:28
A woman with Down's syndrome is among three people who escaped injury in a pipe bomb attack in Ballymoney, County Antrim.

VIDEO: Take That members' tax ruling

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 05:09
Gary Barlow and two other former members of Take That face having to pay back millions to the tax authorities after a court ruling.

'Ferrari so much below expectations'

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 05:07
Ferrari president Luca Di Montezemolo says he is "not happy" with the team's lack of competitiveness this season.

Hibernian 0-1 Kilmarnock

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 05:05
Hibernian face a Premiership relegation play-off as Kilmarnock seal safety thanks to Kris Boyd's goal at Easter Road.

'No extremism link' in Trojan schools

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 03:14
Birmingham City Council officials investigating an alleged plot by Muslim hardliners to take control of schools say they have seen no evidence of links to extremism, a secret recording reveals.

South Sudan deal prompts aid demand

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 03:11
Both signatories to a peace deal in South Sudan are urged by the UN to allow shipments of food aid to reach a population in danger of mass hunger.

Woman's body found after flat fall

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 02:51
A woman whose body was found outside high rise flats in Aberdeen is believed to have fallen from a window.

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