International News

Should England expect to win Slams?

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 10:38
After hopes of a Six Nations clean sweep slip by for another year, Tom Fordyce asks whether English rugby fans should expect more.

Which counties want Kevin Pietersen?

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 10:33
Kevin Pietersen needs to score runs in county cricket to have any chance of an England return, but do any counties want him?

VIDEO: Hidden victims of the Ebola crisis

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 10:15
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed almost 10,000 people, but it appears the number of people dying from the virus is finally slowing down.

British plane spotters in UAE arrest

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 10:14
Three British men are arrested in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) over allegations of suspicious behaviour while plane spotting.

'No repeat' of polling day queues

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 09:59
The chaotic queuing seen at some polling stations at the 2010 general election will not be repeated this time around, the head of the Electoral Commission says.

Loyalist band group at SF conference

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 09:56
Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness welcomes the decision by a group that represents loyalist bands to attend his party's annual conference.

France 'rebuked over smacking'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 09:50
Europe's top rights watchdog is set to rule that France's guidance over spanking children is not sufficiently clear, Le Monde newspaper reports.

Afghan president sacks police chiefs

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 09:40
Twenty-seven senior Afghan police officers are sacked as part an anti-corruption drive by President Ashraf Ghani.

'Drug psychosis' mum-stab man jailed

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 09:36
A man stabbed his mother 11 times in a "drug-fuelled psychosis" after bingeing on mephedrone, cannabis and alcohol, a court hears.

One-third miss school choice in London

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 09:32
Almost a third of families in London did not get their first choice of secondary school as the population surge reaches secondary level.

Fire death dad lured sons with train

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 09:30
A newly-divorced father lured his two sons with a new model train set before setting fire to his house, killing all three of them, an inquest hears.

FBI sued for Boston bombing death

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 09:20
The family of a man who was killed by the FBI as agents investigated the Boston marathon bombings is suing the agency.

Mother knew Emwazi's voice on video

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 09:10
The mother of Islamist militant Mohammed Emwazi says she immediately recognised his voice when she heard him on a hostage video released by Islamic State.

Iraq 'seizes districts from IS'

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 09:07
Iraqi forces say they have retaken some districts around Tikrit in their fight to recapture the strategic city from Islamic State.

Liverpool FC finances back in black

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 09:06
Liverpool Football Club reports a profit for the first time in seven years, mainly as a result of rising media revenue from the Premier League.

Facebook suspicion murderer jailed

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 09:00
A dangerous "charmer" is jailed for life after he was found guilty of murdering his girlfriend, who he thought was having an affair via Facebook.

DNA documents ancient mass migration

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 08:29
DNA analysis has revealed evidence for a massive migration into the heartland of Europe 4,500 years ago.

England footballer in sex arrest

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 08:25
England and Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson arrested on suspicion of sex with 15-year-old girl

Vanessa-Mae bids to overturn ban

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 08:13
Violinist Vanessa-Mae attempts to overturn her four-year skiing ban at the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Tuesday.

Harrington wins Honda title play-off

BBC - Mon, 2015-03-02 08:13
Padraig Harrington beats Daniel Berger in a play-off to win the Honda Classic, his first title in the US or Europe since 2008.