International News

Germany arrests al-Jazeera reporter

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 13:17
Qatar-owned TV news network al-Jazeera says one of its journalists has been arrested in Germany at the request of Egypt.

Disruptive passenger diverts plane

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 13:05
A transatlantic flight is diverted to Belfast International Airport because of a disruptive passenger.

We've wanted this for years - Morgan

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 12:03
England one-day captain Eoin Morgan says the players have been trying to play like they did against New Zealand for "years".

Three charged over cemetery murder

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 11:55
Three men are charged with the murder of 14-year-old Jordan Watson, who was found dead in a Carlisle cemetery.

NY warning over Lancashire fracking

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 11:53
Hundreds of US politicians sign a joint letter urging Lancashire County Council to refuse permission to allow test drilling for fracking in the county.

GB women qualify for Rio Olympics

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 10:42
Great Britain's women qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics after beating Germany 1-0 in the semi-finals of hockey's World League.

Bairstow leads England to series win

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 10:33
England chase down a revised target of 192 from 26 overs to beat New Zealand and win the decisive match of the one-day series.

VIDEO: Does Greece have 'apocalypse fatigue'?

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 10:14
Ahead of an emergency EU summit on Greece's debt crisis on Monday, James Reynolds speaks to local people about how they are feeling.

Fourth man held over bomb released

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 09:59
A fourth man arrested after a bomb was found under a police officer's car outside his house in Eglinton, near Londonderry, is released without charge.

Rain hits Murray's Queen's semi-final

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 09:55
Andy Murray will have to play twice in one day if he is to win a fourth Queen's Club title after rain stops play on Saturday.

Charleston suspect 'photos' found

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 09:49
Images appear on the internet purportedly showing Charleston church shooting suspect Dylann Roof with firearms and abusing the US flag.

VIDEO: Moment Red Devils display went wrong

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 09:34
Kevin Rogan filmed the moment two Red Devils became entangled mid-air during a display in Cumbria.

Cram condemns Farah 'witch-hunt'

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 09:29
Former world champion Steve Cram says there is a "witch-hunt" against Britain's double Olympic champion Mo Farah.

VIDEO: 'Not heroes, just doing our jobs'

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 08:40
Two members of the Red Devils display team who had a narrow escape when part of a display went wrong say they were "just doing their job".

Roadside bomb kills Afghan family

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 08:37
At least 12 members of the same family, including women and children, are killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province.

I thought I'd lost pole - Hamilton

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 08:07
Lewis Hamilton says he feared his spin in qualifying for the Austrian Grand Prix would cost him pole position.

Dettori wins third Royal Ascot race

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 08:01
Frankie Dettori rides Undrafted to victory in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes to pick up his third Royal Ascot win.

Copeland & Taylor break world record

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 07:56
Kat Copeland and Charlotte Taylor set a new world record in the lightweight double sculls to reach Sunday's World Cup II finals.

American novelist James Salter dies

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 07:47
James Salter, an American author who was dubbed the "greatest writer you've never read," dies at the age of 90, according to his publisher.

Red Devil 'owes pint' over chute drama

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 07:30
A Red Devil parachutist who was caught in mid-air by a team-mate when his chute failed to open says he owes his colleague a pint.