International News

Traffickers 'made $3m' on Italy ship

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 13:55
Italian police believe human traffickers made some $3m from 359 illegal migrants found abandoned on a cargo ship in the Mediterranean.

Taylor to face Anderson in PDC final

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 13:53
Sixteen-time champion Phil Taylor will face fourth seed Gary Anderson in Sunday's PDC World Championship final.

Dover Athletic v Crystal Palace

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 13:37
New boss Alan Pardew wants to rekindle the spirit of his playing days as Crystal Palace visit Dover in the FA Cup.

Mexico missing students: 10 more held

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 13:23
Mexican authorities arrest 10 more police officers in their inquiry into the disappearance in September of 43 students in Guerrero state.

Andrew claim lawyer threatens action

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 13:19
A US lawyer says he is planning legal action against a woman who claims she was forced to have sex with him and Prince Andrew when she was a minor.

VIDEO: Why won't Berahino celebrate?

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 13:12
West Bromwich Albion's Saido Berahino appears subdued despite scoring an impressive four goals in a 7-0 win against Gateshead in the FA Cup third round.

First elected US black senator dies

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 13:08
Edward Brooke, the first black senator to be popularly elected in the US, dies aged 95, Republican Party officials say.

US girl, 7, hailed after plane crash

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 12:35
A seven-year-old American girl who walked for help after a deadly light plane crash in Kentucky is praised for her bravery.

Carver wants to be Newcastle manager

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 11:16
Newcastle caretaker boss John Carver says he wants to be the permanent head coach following Alan Pardew's exit.

VIDEO: Gerrard 'excited' about MLS move

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 10:39
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard confirms he will move to a Major League Soccer club when the Premier League season ends, saying he is "excited" about it.

Light aircraft crashes in woodland

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 10:20
A light aircraft comes down in woodland south of the A303 close to Popham airfield in Hampshire, South Central Ambulance Service says.

Israel freezes Palestinian tax funds

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 09:53
Israel halts the transfer of tax revenues to the Palestinian Authority after it applies to join the International Criminal Court.

Non-league trio knocked out of FA Cup

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 09:30
Non-league Blyth Spartans, Southport and Gateshead are knocked out of the FA Cup, leaving Wrexham as the lowest team left.

VIDEO: 80-metre wind turbine collapses

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 09:30
An 80-metre wind turbine has collapsed on a mountainside near Fintona in County Tyrone.

Manhunt after woman's body found

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 09:19
Police launch an international manhunt after a 28-year-old woman is found dead at a hotel in Cardiff.

VIDEO: UK Ebola nurse 'in critical condition'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 09:14
The hospital treating the British nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola have said that she is now in a critical condition.

VIDEO: Ski Sunday team shred powder in Alps

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 08:59
The Ski Sunday team visit Sainte-Foy in the French Alps to film for the first programme of the new series, and find perfect conditions.

Adams wins BDO opener at Lakeside

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 08:35
England's three-time winner Martin Adams beats Dutchman Jan Dekker on the opening day of the BDO World Championships.

Patient tested for Ebola at hospital

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 08:33
A patient who recently returned to the UK from West Africa is being tested for Ebola at a hospital in Wiltshire.

Major search after boat overturns

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-03 08:29
A major search operation is launched after a vessel believed to have had eight crew on board overturns off the north of Scotland.

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