International News

May pledges new anti-extremist powers

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 09:24
New measures to fight extremist groups are being looked at by the government, the home secretary says, as she defends its counter-terrorism strategy.

VIDEO: 'Tailback' as dog rescued from LA highway

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 08:46
A stray dog was rescued from a busy Los Angeles highway after motorists worked together to capture the animal.

Ivorian land border shut over Ebola

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 08:45
Ivory Coast becomes the latest African country to close land borders to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus on to its territory.

England women win India ODI series

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 08:44
Charlotte Edwards makes a century as England beat India by 13 runs for an unassailable lead in the one-day series.

Woman critically ill after 'attack'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 08:44
A woman is in a critical condition in hospital after after suffering a serious neck injury in a suspected assault at a house in Manchester.

Castleford Tigers 10-23 Leeds Rhinos

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 08:29
Leeds claim their first Challenge Cup title since 1999 by beating West Yorkshire neighbours Castleford at Wembley.

Chelsea 2-0 Leicester City

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 08:25
Diego Costa and Eden Hazard score as Chelsea eventually break down a stubborn Leicester to maintain their 100% start to the season.

Service for helicopter crash victims

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 08:08
A service of dedication has been held to mark the first anniversary of a helicopter crash off Shetland which claimed four lives.

Albert Reynolds' body lies in repose

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 07:49
The body of the former Irish prime minister Albert Reynolds is lying in repose in Dublin ahead of his funeral on Monday.

Peaty and Halsall win European golds

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 07:48
Adam Peaty wins his third gold medal of the European Championships while Fran Halsall takes a surprise backstroke gold.

'Mass trespass' on private beach

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 07:40
Campaigners have carried out a "mass trespass" to call for a privately-owned beach in East Sussex to be reopened to the public.

Better to start second - Hamilton

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 07:40
Lewis Hamilton says he is pleased to be starting second for Sunday's Belgian GP after being beaten by team-mate Nico Rosberg.

Migrant boat sinks off Libyan coast

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 07:25
Dozens of people are thought to have drowned after a boat loaded with at least 170 migrants sank off the coast of Libya.

Body found in Loch Lomond search

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 07:12
A body is recovered by teams searching for a man who fell from a fishing boat on Loch Lomond on Friday night.

China film festival shut down

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 06:58
The Chinese authorities shut down an independent film festival, which had suffered disruption in the past, on its opening day.

Large fire at former textile mill

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 06:37
Seventy firefighters tackle a large blaze at a former textile mill in Bradford.

Russian aid convoy leaves Ukraine

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 06:34
Lorries from an unauthorised Russian aid convoy cross back from rebel-held east Ukraine as German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds talks in Kiev.

Aston Villa 0-0 Newcastle United

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 06:29
Aston Villa and Newcastle United emerge with a point each after an entertaining but goalless draw at Villa Park

VIDEO: Van Morrison plays at former school

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 06:02
Van Morrison returns to his old school, Orangefield High, east Belfast, for the first of three concerts.

Rosberg beats Hamilton to pole

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-23 06:00
Nico Rosberg beats Lewis Hamilton to pole position at the Belgian Grand Prix in treacherous wet conditions.
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