International News

Huge Ireland vote for gay marriage

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 09:59
Voters in Republic of Ireland back constitutional amendment allowing gay marriage by big margin

Job not even half done - Hamilton

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 09:02
Pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton says he is expecting a tough fight to take his first Monaco Grand Prix win in seven years.

Indonesia begins migrant rescues

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 08:21
Indonesia begins search and rescue operations for migrants believed to be adrift in its waters, following similar moves by neighbouring countries.

Demolition for Corfu deaths bungalow

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 07:50
The bungalow in Corfu where two British children died of carbon monoxide poisoning is to be demolished, its owner reveals.

Britain qualify for Rio rugby sevens

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 07:38
England women seal Great Britain's qualification for Rio 2016 rugby sevens after beating USA 15-14 in the World Series.

China's Amazon railway plan advances

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 07:32
A Chinese scheme to build a railway across South America, crossing the Amazon rain forest, moves a step closer as Peru agrees to study the plan.

Northampton 24-29 Saracens

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 07:32
Saracens reach the Premiership final after a narrow win over Northampton Saints in a pulsating match at Franklin's Gardens.

Cooper warns Labour of in-fighting

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 07:28
Labour leadership contender Yvette Cooper warns her party against swinging too far to the left or right after the election defeat.

US officer cleared over shootings

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 07:25
A judge in the US city of Cleveland clears a police officer over the deaths of two unarmed black people killed in a barrage of police fire.

Uni's Welsh student halls at risk

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 06:52
Aberystwyth University's Welsh-medium student halls of residence is under threat of closure.

Gleneagles wins Irish 2,000 Guineas

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 06:48
Gleneagles wins the Irish 2,000 Guineas at The Curragh, just weeks after winning the English equivalent at Newmarket.

VIDEO: 'Extraordinary scenes' at Dublin Castle

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 06:46
As Ireland awaits the result of a referendum on whether same-sex marriage should be legalised, 'yes' campaigners are confident of victory.

Gary Barlow sings at final wedding

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 06:44
A bride who booked a Gary Barlow lookalike for her wedding gets a shock as the real Take That star turns up to sing.

VIDEO: Gary Barlow serenades newlyweds

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 06:43
Take That star Gary Barlow has made his final surprise appearance to sing at the wedding of a fan in Liverpool.

El Salvador's Romero to be beatified

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 06:33
Huge crowds are gathering in El Salvador for the beatification of Oscar Romero - the Roman Catholic archbishop murdered during the 1980-92 civil war.

IS guards museum at ancient Palmyra

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 06:26
IS militants enter Palmyra's museum and place guards outside its doors, days after seizing the ancient city, Iraqi officials say.

Motorcyclist dies in crash with car

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 06:16
A motorcyclist dies following a crash with a car in Blaenau Gwent, police confirm.

Radio 1's Big Weekend opens in Norwich

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 06:13
Earlham Park in Norwich is taken over by fans of David Guetta, Rudimental, Snoop Dogg and Muse as Radio 1's Big Weekend gets started.

Briton DeGale vows to make history

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 06:13
James DeGale vows to become the first Briton to win Olympic gold and a pro world title when he fights Andre Dirrell on Saturday.

Williams wins on comeback after ban

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-23 06:02
Former European 400m hurdles champion Rhys Williams wins his first race since serving a ban for failing a drugs test in July 2014.