International News

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.

Burundi grenade attacks hurt police

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 07:05
Security officials say 11 policemen were injured in overnight grenade attacks in the capital Bujumbura amid continuing political unrest.

Robson loses on return from injury

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 06:56
Laura Robson suffers a heavy defeat on her return to action in Eastbourne after 17 months out with a wrist injury.

Church brands cuts 'unfair' at march

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 06:33
Singer Charlotte Church brands austerity "unethical, unfair and unnecessary" during an anti-austerity march in London.

India mourns alcohol poison deaths

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 06:12
Residents of Mumbai mourn dozens killed by toxic alcohol in what police say is the worst incident of its kind in the Indian city in a decade.

Labour leadership rivals at hustings

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 05:56
Labour's four leadership contenders discuss the economy, the UK's nuclear deterrent and reducing the benefit cap at the second debate of the contest.

Federer through to 10th Halle final

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 05:54
World number two Roger Federer eases into the Gerry Weber Open final with straight-set win over Ivo Karlovic.

Dutch TV 'will show Prophet cartoons'

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 05:50
Dutch far-right leader Geert Wilders insists cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad will be shown on TV after they fail to air because of a "mix-up".

Car ploughs into crowds in Austria

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 05:37
At least three people are dead and dozens injured after a man drove his car into a crowded square in the Austrian city of Graz.

Hamilton on Austria pole after spin

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 05:24
Lewis Hamilton heads a Mercedes one-two in qualifying at the Austrian Grand Prix despite both cars going off on their final laps of the session.

Greece 'to offer new debt proposals'

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 04:38
A Greek minister says new proposals will be put to creditors to "get closer to a solution" ahead of a crisis summit on Monday.

13-year-old arrested over rioting

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 04:16
A 13-year-old boy is arrested on suspicion of riotous behaviour following disturbances in east Belfast on Friday night.

Teenager Hill wins skeet final gold

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 04:14
Amber Hill claims Great Britain's first shooting gold at the European Games in Baku by winning the women's skeet final.

VIDEO: UK jihadist was al-Shabab cameraman

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-20 04:02
A British man killed while fighting with Islamist militant group al-Shabab in Kenya was second in command of his unit and also played the role of cameraman, the BBC has learned.