International News

Simmons hopes Hughes shares his fate

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 09:28
Former West Indies batsman Phil Simmons hopes Phil Hughes is as lucky as he was with his recovery from a serious head injury.

England's Finn a doubt for first ODI

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 09:21
England bowler Steven Finn could miss England's first one-day international against Sri Lanka with a groin injury.

Ferguson jury process is 'broken'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 09:15
Lawyers for Michael Brown's family say the process that cleared a police officer who shot dead the teenager in Ferguson is "broken" and "unfair".

Citizen Naismith: A disowned Ranger

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 09:07
Charitable and down to earth, Steven Naismith seems to buck the trend of self-centred footballers - except perhaps to Rangers fans.

'Caring and doting' father beat baby

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 08:54
A "caring and doting" father broken his daughter's neck and damaged her spine after shaking her, swinging her by the legs and sitting on her, a court hears.

New centre of the sporting world?

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 08:47
How and why Qatar, Dubai and Abu Dhabi have launched a land grab of sporting events unmatched anywhere in the world.

NI golf resort plan 'has floundered'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 08:42
Plans for a £100m golf resort near the Giant's Causeway in County Antrim have floundered, according to informed sources.

VIDEO: 'I'll never stop missing my Breck'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 08:28
Lorin LaFave, whose 14-year-old son, Breck Bednar, was stabbed to death by an "internet predator", says she is lost and heartbroken.

Plastic bag protest in Ivory Coast

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 08:27
Police in Ivory Coast fire tear gas and use batons to disperse crowds protesting about a ban on plastic bags used to carry water.

VIDEO: Edwards feisty over Gatland question

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 08:08
A question about pressure on Wales coach Warren Gatland draws a feisty response from defence coach Shaun Edwards.

'100 suggestions' to chair abuse probe

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 07:37
More than 100 names have been suggested to chair an inquiry into historic child abuse, the top civil servant at the Home Office tells MPs.

Facebook hosted Rigby murder chat

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 07:24
Facebook hosted a conversation by one of Fusilier Lee Rigby's killers in which he said he wanted to kill a soldier, five months before the attack, the BBC learns.

Raqqa air strikes 'kill civilians'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 07:16
At least 23 civilians have been killed in air strikes by Syrian government warplanes on the Islamic State-held northern city of Raqqa, activists say.

The problem with freezing stem cells

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 07:06
What went wrong with a cancer treatment that should have healed rather than harmed.

Tesco 'gifts for boys' sign removed

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 06:43
A complaint from a seven-year-old girl prompts Tesco to remove a sign which referred to a superhero alarm clock as a "gift for a boy".

VIDEO: David Mellor recorded in taxi row

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 06:40
Former cabinet minister David Mellor is secretly recorded having a heated row and swearing at a taxi driver, a tabloid newspaper reports.

'Tour may raise World Cup questions'

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 06:32
England are desperate for a winning one-day formula, but a tour of Sri Lanka could raise more questions than answers.

Pope Francis hits out at 'bureaucratic' Europe

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 06:28
Many MEPs were surprised at how trenchant the Pope's criticisms were, after he directly addressed them on the current malaise in Europe.

Colombia rebels release two soldiers

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 06:24
Colombia's Farc rebels release two soldiers taken hostage earlier this month, Red Cross officials say.

France puts Russian warship on hold

BBC - Tue, 2014-11-25 06:20
France suspends "until further notice" the delivery of a helicopter carrier to the Russian navy because of continuing violence in eastern Ukraine.

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