International News

Cook breaks England Test run record

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 05:28
Alastair Cook passes Graham Gooch's tally of 8,900 runs to become England's leading scorer in Test history.

VIDEO: Stars attend Anne Kirkbride's memorial

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 05:26
A public memorial service has taken place at Manchester Cathedral to commemorate the life and work of Coronation Street star Anne Kirkbride.

Cancer drug impact hope 'remarkable'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 05:01
The potential impact of a new cancer drug invented in Cardiff is described as "remarkable" at the world's biggest gathering of oncologists.

FA Cup gets first title sponsor

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 04:57
The FA Cup will be rebranded as The Emirates FA Cup as the Dubai-based company sign a three-year deal with the FA.

Rio Ferdinand announces retirement

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 04:37
Former QPR, Manchester United and England defender Rio Ferdinand announces his retirement at the age of 36.

'Thugs' target Bulger charity dinner

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 04:34
A group of protestors break into a Liverpool hotel during a charity dinner to raise money in memory of murdered toddler James Bulger.

Ennis-Hill jumps to second in Gotzis

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 04:34
Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill is an impressive second after two events of her heptathlon return in Gotzis.

VIDEO: One World Observatory opens to public

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 04:23
The observation deck at the top of the One World Trade Centre has opened to the public.

Tributes after Still Game actor dies

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 04:21
The cast of BBC Scotland sitcom Still Game leads tributes to actor Jake D'Arcy, who has died.

Syria 'barrel bomb strikes kill 71'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 04:20
At least 71 people have been killed in Syria's northern Aleppo province by barrel bombs dropped from government helicopters, activists say.

Strong quake hits off Japan coast

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 04:08
A powerful undersea earthquake strikes south of Japan, shaking buildings in Tokyo almost 900km (550 miles) away.

Pakistan hosts match despite attack

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 04:04
Pakistan will host a third and final cricket match against Zimbabwe despite a deadly bomb attack near the venue of Friday's game, officials say.

British hotelier 'murdered' in India

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 03:44
The body of Ranjit Power, a Wolverhampton businessman who went missing three weeks ago, is found in a forest in the Jalandhar region, police in India say.

Murray beats Kyrgios to progress

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 03:20
Andy Murray beats Australian Nick Kyrgios in straight sets to reach the fourth round of the French Open.

Enniskillen remembers Waterloo

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 03:07
The role played by Irish soldiers in the Battle of Waterloo 200 years ago is commemorated in Enniskillen.

VIDEO: Blatter asked if Fifa is 'rotten'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 02:53
Fifa president Sepp Blatter has responded to questions about the arrests of Fifa officials under an American anti-corruption warrant.

First minister attending Irish Open

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 02:47
First Minister Peter Robinson is at the Irish Open golf tournament in Newcastle, County Down, a day after being discharged from hospital.

Norovirus bug closes lochside hotel

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 02:23
Hotel in Arrochar, Argyll and Bute, closes for deep cleaning after outbreak of norovirus affects 14 guests.

Further E. coli cases confirmed

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 02:21
Two new cases of E coli connected to one household in Dorset are confirmed.

VIDEO: Memorial will 'celebrate' Anne Kirkbride

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-30 02:19
A public memorial service will take place at Manchester Cathedral on Saturday to commemorate the life and work of Coronation Street star Anne Kirkbride.