International News

Cavendish to return in Tour de l'Ain

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 06:32
Mark Cavendish will compete in the Tour de l'Ain, his first race since crashing during the Tour de France.

James Corden 'to host US chat show'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 06:17
Actor and presenter James Corden is to become the presenter of The Late Late Show on US TV, according to reports.

Dead cyclist's ID remains a mystery

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 05:40
Police are still trying to identify a cyclist who was killed in a crash in Derbyshire last week.

US man executed by lethal injection

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 05:38
Missouri puts a murderer to death by lethal injection, the first such execution in the US since controversy over the method erupted again last month.

VIDEO: Supercars of the rich come to London

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 05:35
From Ferraris to Bugattis, supercars and their rich owners take to the streets of London.

Couple married 62 years die together

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 05:21
Don and Maxine Simpson die four hours apart on adjoining beds, holding hands during some of their final moments, after a long marriage.

VIDEO: 'Skills crisis will hit UK businesses'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 05:12
Three-quarters of British businesses believe a significant skills crisis will hit the UK within the next three years, according to a new report.

VIDEO: Plane landing 'hero' meets instructors

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 05:07
John Wildey was a passenger on a light aircraft when he was forced to take over the controls and make an emergency landing. He has been meeting the team that helped him land successfully.

Referee Webb retires after 25 years

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 04:52
Howard Webb quits refereeing to become technical director of the official referees' association, the PGMOL.

Both sides claim TV debate victory

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 04:43
Both sides of the independence debate claim their side came out on top in the TV head-to-head between Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling.

Peru drug pair in UK jail switch

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 04:39
Convicted drug smugglers Michaella McCollum and Melissa Reid are to be transferred from Peru to jails in the UK, the BBC understands.

VIDEO: Johnson: 'I want to be useful'

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 04:35
London Mayor Boris Johnson says he intends to stand as an MP for the Conservative Party at the next general election.

WHO starts emergency talks on Ebola

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 04:28
Global experts begin two days of emergency talks at the World Health Organization in Geneva on new measures to tackle the Ebola outbreak.

Profile: Boris Johnson

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 04:24
Boris Johnson: Jokes, gaffes - and burning political ambition

Gullit, Neville & Ferdinand join MOTD

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 04:19
New line-up for Match of the Day's 50th anniversary as BBC Sport unveils expanded football package for the new season.

Wikipedia names deleted search links

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 04:11
Online encyclopaedia Wikipedia reveals which pages Google has blocked from its search results under the EU's "right to be forgotten" rules.

Obituary: Chapman Pincher

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 04:03
Life story of Chapman Pincher, journalist and 'spycatcher'

AUDIO: Is 'amazeballs' acceptable in Scrabble?

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 03:47
The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary, published in the US, has added new words. But can Scrabblers in the UK use them?

Day in pictures: 6 August 2014

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 03:35
24 hours of news photos: 6 August

East Ukraine dangers increasing - UN

BBC - Wed, 2014-08-06 03:30
Civilians in eastern Ukraine are facing increasing danger as the conflict continues, the UN warns, amid reports of an air strike on Donetsk.
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