International News

UK troops leave last Helmand outpost

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 13:19
British forces pull out of their last forward base in Afghanistan

Deadly hot air balloon fire in US

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 11:55
At least two people have died after a hot air balloon hit a power line and caught fire in front of a horrified US crowd.

First Lady condemns Nigeria kidnaps

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 10:18
An "outraged" US First Lady Michelle Obama says the mass kidnap of Nigerian schoolgirls is part of a pattern of threats to girls' education globally.

Remains returned to 'Ground Zero'

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 09:55
Thousands of unidentified remains from the 9/11 attacks have been returned to 'Ground Zero' in a ceremony, amid concern from some relatives.

Hamilton beats Rosberg to Spain pole

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 09:06
Lewis Hamilton beats team-mate Nico Rosberg in a private battle for pole position at the Spanish Grand Prix.

Mercedes pair 'could win every race'

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 09:01
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso says Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg could win every race this season between them.

Man and woman dead with stab wounds

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 08:58
A man and a woman are found dead with stab wounds in a house in the West Midlands where three children were sleeping.

Harlequins 19-16 Bath

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 08:50
Harlequins produce a fine performance to beat Bath and, in the process, pip them to a spot in the Premiership play-offs.

VIDEO: Escaped rhea shot by resident

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 08:27
A large South American bird that was on the run in the Home Counties has been killed by a local resident, because he was worried it could cause a car crash.

Sign and trees fall in strong winds

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 08:16
A shop sign has fallen in strong winds, injuring one person, and a number of trees are also blown down across south Wales.

Olympic sailor confirms Solent plan

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 08:08
Olympic sailor Sir Ben Ainslie confirms he plans to bring an America's Cup team to the south coast.

Giro d'Italia visits north coast

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 08:07
Tens of thousands of spectators turn out for the second stage of the Giro d'Italia cycling race, won in a thrilling sprint finish.

Kittel wins Giro stage in Belfast

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 07:58
Germany's Marcel Kittel wins stage two as Michael Matthews takes over the race lead from Orica team-mate Svein Tuft.

Nursing levels guidance considered

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 07:49
Draft NHS guidance which says patients could be at risk if nurses have to care for more than eight people is to be examined by the Welsh government.

Fifty Dartmoor trekkers evacuated

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 07:43
The Army evacuates 53 youngsters on the Ten Tors challenge across Dartmoor with minor injuries.

VIDEO: Preparations for Ukraine referendums

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 07:41
The BBC's Olga Ivshina takes a look at a Donetsk polling station ahead of referendums planned by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.

Protest in Glasgow over abductions

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 07:41
A protest is held in Glasgow calling for the return of more than 200 girls who were abducted from their school in Nigeria.

Take That stars 'face huge tax bill'

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 07:35
Gary Barlow and two fellow Take That band members could have to pay back millions of pounds after a tribunal judge found a scheme they invested in was set up for tax avoidance.

Campaigning ends in Indian election

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 07:35
Campaigning ends in India's marathon general election, two days before the final day of voting.

Later lessons for 'tired teenagers'

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-10 07:14
Sixth formers at a private school in Surrey are to begin their lessons in the afternoons to allow them to sleep later in the mornings.
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