International News

Man killed in level crossing crash

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 12:02
A 77-year-old man dies when his car is struck by a train at level crossing in North Yorkshire, British Transport Police say.

Fireman delivers baby at blaze scene

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 11:44
A fireman delivers a baby in the back of a car near the scene of a blaze in north London.

VIDEO: Stuart Hall 'raped girl in BBC room'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 11:42
Stuart Hall groomed a girl and raped her in his BBC dressing room on several occasions, a court is told.

NBC will air Olympics in US to 2032

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 11:41
US broadcaster NBC extends its contract to exclusively air the Olympic games in the US through 2032.

South Africa in post-Mandela vote

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 11:36
South Africans have been voting in elections as the country marks 20 years since the end of apartheid, with the governing ANC widely tipped for another victory.

Helicopter safety timescales changed

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 11:29
The timescales for implementing safety measures for offshore helicopter flights are changed by the UK Civil Aviation Authority.

Four dead in US tennis star's home

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 11:26
Four bodies are located in the burned home of former tennis star James Blake in the US state of Florida.

Kenya arrests over alcohol deaths

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 11:19
Two people have been arrested in Kenya after the deaths of 70 people from drinking illicit alcohol, amid growing anger over the incident.

I want Man Utd job, says Van Gaal

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 11:17
Netherlands boss Louis van Gaal tells BBC Sport he wants to become the new manager of Manchester United.

Monaco 1-1 Guingamp

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 10:59
Paris St-Germain clinch their second straight French title after Monaco are held by relegation-threatened Guingamp.

Judge warns of mephedrone 'epidemic'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 10:52
A judge presiding over the trial of drugs gang warns mephedrone has almost reached epidemic proportions in south Wales.

VIDEO: Ships from Vietnam and China 'collide'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 10:47
Vietnamese naval ships and Chinese vessels have collided in the South China Sea, according to Vietnamese officials.

Nigeria reward to find schoolgirls

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 10:33
Nigerian police offer a $300,000 reward for help to rescue girls abducted by Islamist militants, said to have killed 300 people in a recent attack.

Putin 'backs' Ukraine election

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 09:56
In an apparent policy shift, Russia's president describes Ukraine's election on 25 May as a step "in the right direction".

Children stable after murder attempt

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 09:34
Two children stabbed in Newport are in a stable condition, police say.

Rivals could take Woods's top ranking

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 09:29
Tiger Woods's 14-month spell as world number one could be ended at the Players Championship, starting on Thursday.

Baying for blood at a golfing theatre

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 09:10
Graeme McDowell talks carnage, fans baying for blood and the theatre of the Players Championship at Sawgrass with its infamous 17th hole.

Universe evolution recreated in lab

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 09:00
An international team of researchers has created a detailed visual simulation of how the Universe evolved.

Turner Prize 2014: What's the verdict?

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 08:48
It's full of surprises, but what do the experts think?

Party rule changes after Rigby case

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 08:45
Rules on party political slogans are to be changed after criticism of references to murdered soldier Lee Rigby.
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