International News

The legal issues in the Ched Evans case

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 08:53
The case of convicted rapist Ched Evans, and his attempt to get back into professional football, has raised many issues.

Dutch journalist detained in Turkey

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 08:45
A Dutch journalist, Frederike Geerdink, is detained briefly by Turkish police over her alleged support for Kurdish rebels.

VIDEO: Salvage team on ship rescue plans

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 08:38
Bram Sperling, a member of the team planning to salvage the Hoegh Osaka grounded in the Solent on Saturday says there is some damage to the ship and experts are deciding what to do next.

Driver tells of OAP crush horror

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 08:34
A lorry driver accused of causing the death of an 88-year-old woman tells of his horror at realising he had driven over her.

Nadal suffers shock defeat in Doha

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 08:31
World number two Rafael Nadal makes the worst possible start to the new season as he loses to Michael Berrer at the Qatar Open.

Stricken cargo ship 'to be refloated'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 08:24
A cargo ship which is stranded in the Solent after it was deliberately run aground could be refloated on Wednesday, salvors say.

Yarnold to make skeleton return

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 08:24
Olympic skeleton champion Lizzy Yarnold will return to the British team for the third World Cup event of the season.

Afghanistan's pace-setting president seeks results

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 08:20
Afghanistan's new President Ashraf Ghani lacks a cabinet after his first 100 days in office - but his style is markedly different from his predecessor, reports Daud Qarizadah.

Palermo 5-0 Cagliari

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 08:17
Gianfranco Zola first game in management in Serie A ends with his Cagliari side being humbled 5-0 by Palermo.

Cyclist crash 'joke' tweeter sacked

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 08:04
A man who tweeted that he had knocked over a cyclist but could not stop because he was "late for work" has been sacked from his job at a stockbrokers.

Fire engine crashes into building

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 07:45
A fire engine crashes into a building in London's Canary Wharf financial district, leaving three members of its crew injured.

Iraq Inquiry 'needed more staff'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 07:37
The Iraq Inquiry may have completed its work quicker if it had had more resources to begin with, a minister suggests.

Female suicide bomber hits Istanbul

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 07:34
A female suicide bomber blows herself up in the Turkish city of Istanbul, injuring two police officers, reports say.

VIDEO: Muslim drag act 'gets death threats'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 07:33
A gay Muslim man from west London who dresses up and performs as a woman in a nightclub says he faces regular death threats from fundamentalists

Republicans gain control of Congress

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 07:30
The US Congress begins a new term with the Republicans in control of Congress for the first time in eight years, but with a leadership headache to overcome.

Second seed Norris edges through

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 07:26
Number two seed Alan Norris twice comes from behind to beat Sweden's Daniel Larsson in round one of the BDO World Championships.

Man City approach Swansea for Bony

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 07:24
BBC Wales Sport understands Manchester City have contacted Swansea City over the possibility of signing striker Wilfried Bony.

Sell-out for game that never was

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 07:13
Souvenir tickets for an Accrington Stanley FA Cup tie against Manchester United which will never happen sell out.

Peers debate Wellers' privacy case

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 07:10
Parliament is urged to change the law over publishing photos of children without parental consent, after a campaign by the wife of rock star Paul Weller.

Watkins' ex-lover was 'nuisance'

BBC - Tue, 2015-01-06 06:53
An ex-lover of paedophile singer Ian Watkins was trying to expose his abuse but viewed as a "nuisance" harassing the rock star by police, a trial hears.

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