International News

VIDEO: Cuba and USA meet in boxing ring

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 09:44
Historic rivals Cuba and the USA have gone head-to-head in the boxing ring for the first time on Cuban soil in more than two decades.

Pineau De Re wins Grand National

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 09:40
Pineau De Re (25-1), ridden by Leighton Aspell and trained by Dr Richard Newland, wins the Grand National at Aintree.

AUDIO: Stay-at-home dads on the rise

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 09:34
There has been a big increase in the number of stay-at-home fathers, according to recent figures from the Office for National Statistics - 230,000 approximately, and rising.

British men 'freed from Indian jail'

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 09:18
Five British men from an anti-piracy vessel who were being held on arms charges are reported to have been freed on bail from an Indian jail.

PM urges businesses on tax break

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 09:18
David Cameron urges businesses and charities to check whether they are eligible for a break in their National Insurance payments.

Clegg commits to new Wales powers

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 09:12
Nick Clegg commits the Liberal Democrats to including the devolution of new powers to Wales, including policing and youth justice, in their general election manifesto.

Partick Thistle 2-4 Heart of Midlothian

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 08:53
Hearts' relegation from the Scottish Premiership is confirmed, despite victory against Partick Thistle.

GB one win away from Davis Cup semi

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 08:33
Andy Murray and Colin Fleming's doubles win gives Great Britain a 2-1 lead over Italy in the Davis Cup quarter-finals.

Labour: PM faces Miller questions

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 08:12
David Cameron faces "serious questions" over a call made to a newspaper investigating Culture Secretary Maria Miller's expenses, Labour says.

Chad rejects CAR shooting claims

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 08:09
Chad rejects UN accusations that its troops killed 30 people and injured hundreds more in an unprovoked attack in a market in Bangui.

Rosberg beats Hamilton to Bahrain pole

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 08:07
Nico Rosberg wins a battle with Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton for pole position at the Bahrain Grand Prix.

'Tartan 10k' kicks off Scottish week

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 07:53
A week of Scottish-themed events in New York are started by the first minister with a "tartan" 10km race.

Plane search ship 'picks up signal'

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 07:50
A Chinese ship searching for the missing Malaysian plane picks up a pulse signal, Chinese media say, but there is no sign it is from flight MH370.

Afghans vote in historic election

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 07:25
Voters in Afghanistan go to the polls to choose a new president, but there are reports of ballot paper shortages and sporadic violence.

Pakistan couple get death sentence

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 07:13
A Pakistani Christian couple are sentenced to death for blasphemy after allegedly sending a text message insulting the Prophet Muhammad.

Tribal clashes kill 23 in Egypt

BBC - Sat, 2014-04-05 07:09
At least 23 people are killed in tribal clashes between Arab and Nubian families in Aswan in southern Egypt.

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