International News

Damage surveyed after coast battered

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 09:44
People on the coast of Wales are cleaning up after a day of massive tidal surges forced some to be evacuated from their homes.

Rochdale 2-0 Leeds United

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 09:40
Rochdale progress to the FA Cup fourth round for the first time in 11 years with a deserved home win over Leeds United.

Ancient woodland fears played down

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 09:35
The government moves to quell fears that ancient woodland could be lost under new proposals to speed up and simplify the planning process.

Regions slate 'vitriolic' WRU letter

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 09:34
Regional Rugby Wales disputes the contents of a letter the WRU sent to its member clubs explaining the row with the Welsh regions.

Aston Villa 1-2 Sheffield United

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 09:31
Ryan Flynn grabs the winner as League One relegation battlers Sheffield United dump Aston Villa out of the FA Cup.

Parks 'fastest Brit to South Pole'

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 08:35
Former Wales rugby player-turned adventurer Richard Parks is claiming a record for the fastest solo, unsupported and unassisted journey to the South Pole by a Briton in history.

Eta regrets 'damage' from violence

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 08:31
A group of recently freed Basque separatists recognise the 'multilateral damage' caused by Eta's violent campaign against the Spanish government.

Sandbags given out amid flood alert

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 08:24
About 3,000 sandbags are distributed in east Belfast in preparation for potential flooding.

Champion Waites out in first round

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 08:21
Defending champion Scott Waites is beaten in the first round of the BDO World Championship by Alan Norris.

Protests over maternity care move

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 07:53
About 600 protesters gather at Withybush Hospital in Pembrokeshire to protest against plans to transfer neonatal services to Carmarthen.

Britain's Yarnold wins skeleton gold

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 07:39
Britain's Lizzy Yarnold claims her third World Cup win of the season with gold in the skeleton in Winterberg.

India leader agrees to smaller home

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 07:38
Arvind Kejriwal, the new 'anti-corruption' chief minister of India's capital Delhi, opts for a smaller residence after widespread criticism.

'Crazy' car prices shock Cubans

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 06:49
Cubans react with shock at what some term "crazy" prices as foreign-made cars go on sale for the first time since the 1959 revolution.

Al-Qaeda's chief in Lebanon dies

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 06:36
Majid al-Majid, the top al-Qaeda commander in Lebanon, dies in custody in a Beirut hospital, the army announces.

Travel insurer warns over IT hack

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 06:30
The travel insurer Staysure has warned customers that some of their sensitive bank card details may have been stolen after its IT security was breached.

Paceman Johnson dyes moustache pink

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 06:25
Australia paceman Mitchell Johnson dyes his moustache pink to raise awareness for the McGrath Foundation charity.

UK braced for more stormy weather

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 06:16
Further stormy weather is expected in many parts of the UK over the weekend, as coastal communities already hit by flooding assess the damage.

VIDEO: Australians protest against shark 'cull'

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 06:01
Thousands of people have joined protests on beaches in Australia against a new policy which allows fishermen to catch and kill any large sharks they find.

Zoo lions 'recycle' Christmas trees

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 05:36
African lions go wild for discarded Christmas trees after a Cambridgeshire zoo appeals for people to donate them for recycling.

Australia protests over shark 'cull'

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 05:15
Thousands of people take to the beaches to protest against plans by the government of Western Australia to kill large sharks off Perth beaches.

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