International News

Soul legend Bobby Womack dead at 70

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-28 03:39
Legendary soul singer and songwriter Bobby Womack, who worked alongside many of the greatest musicians of the 20th Century, dies at 70.

Basketball, dinner & Ricky Gervais

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-28 03:39
Basketball and Ricky Gervais at Wimbledon

VIDEO: What is ordinary life like in Kabul?

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-28 03:03
The BBC's Bill Turnbull has been meeting residents of the Afghan capital Kabul to see what life there is really like - and if it is any safer.

VIDEO: Lanterns light up Ramadan festivities

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-28 02:55
Cairo's streets light up for Ramadan as demand for the traditional lantern rises.

Burns' career at top is over - Hearn

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-28 02:48
Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn says Ricky Burns will not fight at world title level again after his defeat by Dejan Zlaticanin.

BP seeks to wrest back compensation

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-28 02:35
BP asks a US court to order a "vast number" of businesses to repay part of the compensation awards they were paid in the wake of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Missing man's family fly to Crete

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-28 02:05
Family and friends of a Denbighshire pensioner who went missing while on holiday in Crete fly out in a bid to find him.

Boys held over Jewish graves attack

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-28 01:34
Two 13-year-old boys are arrested after Swastikas and anti-Semitic graffiti were daubed on graves at a Jewish cemetery in Manchester.

Uruguay coach to quit Fifa in protest

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-28 01:28
Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez is to step down from two Fifa panels in protest at the "excessive severity" of Luis Suarez's ban.

Liverpool closing in on £25m Lallana

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-28 01:22
Liverpool are expected to confirm Adam Lallana's £25m arrival from Premier League rivals Southampton early next week.

VIDEO: Glastonbury Festival back after storm

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-28 01:18
Stormy weather causes a temporary shutdown to the Glastonbury Festival, as Lizo Mzimba reports.

VIDEO: Franz Ferdinand's family on his legacy

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-28 01:06
The family of Franz Ferdinand are keeping his memory alive at his castle near Vienna, as Bethany Bell reports.

EU leaders offer Cameron hope

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-28 01:01
The leaders of Sweden and Germany offer encouragement to David Cameron after his defeat in a vote on the new European Commission president.

Fiji face Wales & England in World Cup

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-28 00:46
Fiji beat Cook Islands 108-6 to qualify for the same 2015 Rugby World Cup pool as Wales, hosts England and Australia.

Hundreds of 'secret' staff revealed

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-28 00:39
Hundreds more people come forward to add to a "roll of honour" of people who worked at the home of the World War Two codebreakers.

VIDEO: Brazil's attack worries Pele

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-28 00:18
Brazil legend Pele tells BBC Sport's Alan Shearer that the host nation can go on and win the 2014 World Cup, but he has concerns over their attacking options.

Thai army promises elections in 2015

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-27 23:29
Thailand's military leader promises a return to democracy but says elections will only take place after October 2015.

China party boss in corruption probe

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-27 23:27
The Communist Party boss of the major southern Chinese city of Guangzhou is being investigated for corruption, party officials say.

Bedtimes set for young offenders

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-27 23:24
A strict "lights-out" policy will be enforced at young offenders institutions in England, Justice Secretary Chris Grayling announces.

Fear factor inevitable, says Scolari

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-27 23:15
Luiz Felipe Scolari says his Brazil players are becoming "more afraid" as they prepare to take on Chile at the World Cup.
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