International News

'Weeping' Australia mourns Hughes

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 13:02
Australia is 'weeping' at the death of cricketer Phillip Hughes, says former opening batsman Michael Slater - as the country mourns.

Why a sportsman's death hits so hard

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 12:50
The language of sporting hype is battles and tragedies but in reality the heroes usually walk away unscathed, says Tom Fordyce.

Pitch invaders halt Tottenham game

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 12:21
Pitch invaders cause Tottenham's Europa League game against Partizan Belgrade at White Hart Lane to be briefly suspended.

Registration plate sells for £500K

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 12:12
Ferrari dealer spends £640,000 on two number plates at DVLA auction held in Wales.

VIDEO: Bristol gang guilty of child sex crimes

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 11:57
Thirteen men have been convicted of child sex crimes, involving the abuse, rape and prostitution of teenage girls in Bristol.

Suspended Tesco boss leaves company

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 11:34
The BBC has learned one of the Tesco executives suspended by the company over the £260m profit misstatement has left the company.

VfL Wolfsburg 0-2 Everton

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 11:24
Everton progress to the Europa League knockout stage after securing top spot in Group H with a 2-0 victory at Wolfsburg.

Explosion in Nigeria 'kills dozens'

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 11:08
At least 35 people are killed in an explosion in north-eastern Nigeria, close to the Cameroonian border, reports say.

Man released over McConville case

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 10:48
The well-known republican Bobby Storey, who was arrested as part of the overall investigation into the abduction and murder of Jean McConville in 1972, is released.

Builder held over double murder

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 10:28
Lithuanian builder Viktoras Bruzas arrested by police investigating double murder in Surrey

Mexican president to overhaul police

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 10:22
Mexico's president announces plans for a massive overhaul of police, in the wake of the disappearance of 43 students in September.

'Dog on accelerator' driver jailed

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 09:27
A driver who claimed his excessive speed during a police chase was due to his dog sitting on the accelerator pedal is jailed.

VIDEO: Care home boss guilty of sex charges

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 09:13
A man who ran children's homes in north Wales is found guilty of sexually assaulting youngsters in a campaign of abuse spanning decades.

Rail and bus fares could increase

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 09:10
Rail and bus fare increases above the 3% rate of inflation "cannot be ruled out" as a result of proposed budget cuts at the Department for Regional Development (DRD).

Double points scrapped next season

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 09:07
Formula 1 bosses agree to ditch the controversial double points scheme for next season.

MP denies Twitter porn favourite

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 08:44
Lincoln MP Karl McCartney denies "favouriting" a pornographic image on Twitter, blaming the site's lack of security.

SA ventriloquist beats gagging order

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 08:42
A South African ventriloquist appears in court with his dummy to successfully challenge a gagging order.

How easy is it to push a plane?

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 08:39
Airline passengers in Siberia had to get out and push.

O'Sullivan may withdraw from UK

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 08:35
Ronnie O'Sullivan says he may have to pull out of the UK Championship after breaking his ankle while running.

Brazil legend Pele in hospital

BBC - Thu, 2014-11-27 08:33
Brazil legend Pele is transferred to a special care unit in Sao Paulo following treatment for a urinary infection.