International News

#GlastoXI - Your music-themed team

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 08:29
As the UK's biggest music festival gets under way, BBC Sport readers contribute a pop star-meets-footballer XI.

Q&A: Rail upgrade row

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 08:21
The government has announced it is delaying some modernisation projects planned for Network Rail. What are the reasons for this?

Disappeared sister tells of pain

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 08:10
Philomena McKee, sister of one of the Disappeared, has spoken of her family's pain after visiting the spot where her brother was murdered 43 years ago.

Sri Lankan parliament dissolved

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 08:03
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena dissolves parliament, paving the way for an early general election.

Armstrong to ride part of Tour route

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 08:00
Lance Armstrong will go ahead with controversial plans to ride two stages of the Tour de France for charity.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 07:54
The big numbers of the past week, visualised.

What's the secret of writing great song lyrics?

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 07:54
What all great song lyrics have in common

Weekend Edition: The week's best reads

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 07:54
The best reads of the week you may have missed

Irish woman killed on Tunisia beach

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 07:38
An Irish woman is believed to be among at least 28 people killed in Tunisia in an attack on a beach near two tourist hotels.

London Welsh return to Old Deer Park

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 07:30
London Welsh are leaving Oxford and returning to Old Deer Park in south-west London for their 2015-16 home games.

Ian Brady photo deal officer jailed

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 07:30
A security officer is jailed for 20 months after smuggling a camera into a high security hospital to try and sell photos of Ian Brady.

What if the Greek talks fail?

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 07:23
Greece must make a payment of €1.5bn to the IMF by the end of June, a repayment of the first bailout loan, but it is by no means certain that it can do so.

Querrey to face Istomin in final

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 07:22
Sam Querrey beats Alexandr Dolgopolov to join Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin in the final of the Nottingham Open.

Radwanska sets up Bencic final

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 07:15
Agnieszka Radwanska will meet Belinda Bencic in the Eastbourne International final after a three-set win over Sloane Stephens.

Teacher banned for school trip sex

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 07:08
A chemistry teacher who engaged in sexual activity near student accommodation during a Cuba trip is banned from the profession.

Tickets blow for Taylor Swift fans

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 07:00
Police have acted against an online ticket firm's website after hundreds of Taylor Swift fans were left without tickets they had paid for.

Family caught up in Tunisia attack

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 06:54
A Swansea family is caught up in the deadly attack on a beach in the Tunisian resort town of Sousse.

Boy sought after broken jug repaired

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 06:49
Museum staff are trying to find a little boy who was "devastated" after accidentally smashing a historic jug.

Greece offered cash-for-reforms deal

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 06:40
Greece's creditors offer to extend the country's bailout deal so it can avoid defaulting on its debt, providing it agrees to economic reforms.

PM's 'firm aim' to stay in EU - leak

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-26 06:25
David Cameron's EU referendum strategy is revealed in a leaked note, the Guardian claims, as the PM says he can get a "new deal" for Britain.