International News

Air crash soldier's memorial service

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 06:49
A service of thanksgiving takes place for one of two Welsh soldiers killed in a helicopter accident in Afghanistan.

English language test passes 'sold'

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 06:40
The Home Office is investigating claims that migrants who cannot speak English have been able to buy documents saying they have passed a language test.

Blake fails to break Bolt's record

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 06:30
Yohan Blake wins the 150m at the Great City Games in Manchester but fails to break Usain Bolt's record.

Uri Geller spoon gorilla unveiled

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 06:14
A huge gorilla statue made entirely of spoons for entertainer Uri Geller is unveiled by Prince Michael of Kent.

GB women win European team silver

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 06:10
Great Britain's women gymnasts match their best-ever team result at the European Championships by claiming silver in Bulgaria.

VIDEO: Myners 'delighted' with Co-op vote

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 06:10
Former City minister Lord Myners welcomes a unanimous vote by members of the Co-op Group to back broad reforms to the way the organisation is run.

London Broncos 22-24 Catalan Dragons

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 05:43
Catalan Dragons edge a close-fought encounter against winless London Broncos in the opening match of Magic Weekend.

Scudamore 'should consider position'

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 05:34
Premier League chief Richard Scudamore should "consider his position" after a sexism row, says FA board member Heather Rabbatts.

Policeman killed in bus crash named

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 05:03
A police officer who died after his motorbike was in collision with a bus has been named as PC Mark Murtagh.

Turkish village mourns lost miners

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 04:58
Turkish village mourns its lost miners

European Tour chief O'Grady apologises

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 04:18
European Tour chief George O'Grady apologises for the resumption of play in Madeira last week following a caddie death.

Briton drowns while rescuing son

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 04:11
A British youth worker drowns rescuing his young son who got pulled out to sea on a family holiday in Jamaica.

VIDEO: Are we losing art of handwriting?

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 04:03
BBC Breakfast asks whether the UK is losing the art of writing by hand.

Street closed after sex assault

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 03:38
Police are investigating a serious sexual assault on a woman in Belfast city centre.

Body found during Lough Erne search

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 03:13
A body has been recovered in the search for a missing man in Lough Erne, County Fermanagh.

Care home move 'breached rights'

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 03:11
A judge rules that a council's decision to move a woman with dementia from her house to a care home was unlawful.

VIDEO: Lenders 'blocking' pregnant women

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 02:50
Some lenders are blocking mortgage applications from women who are pregnant, research by the BBC suggests.

Another strike in ambulance dispute

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 02:39
A union is taking more industrial action in a long-running dispute with the Yorkshire Ambulance Service.

Coach fall investigation continues

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 02:38
Investigations are continuing into how a 13-year-old boy from south Wales fell from a coach at a M4-M49 motorway junction.

Academics warn over child protection

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 02:12
A group of academics say they have serious concerns about proposals to allow private contractors to take over some child protection services in England.

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