International News

US special forces in Syria raid

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 04:56
US special forces have killed a senior Islamic State member and captured his wife in a raid in eastern Syria, the Pentagon says.

Cannes 2015: Reporter's Diary

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 04:42
The latest updates from the BBC at the 68th Cannes Film Festival

Two dead in German train crash

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 04:15
At least two people have been killed and 20 injured in western Germany after a train collided with a truck on a level crossing, police say.

Man dies after disturbance at flat

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 04:09
Police are treating the death of a man at a flat in the Partick area of Glasgow as "suspicious."

Charge over 'Good Samaritan' attack

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 04:08
A man is charged after another man was knocked unconscious in what police believe was a "good Samaritan" attack in Nottingham city centre.

Iraq sends extra troops to fight IS

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 04:01
Iraq is sending military reinforcements to the city of Ramadi, a day after Islamic State (IS) militants seized key buildings there.

Russian rocket crashes in Siberia

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 03:51
A Russian rocket carrying a Mexican satellite has malfunctioned and crashed in Siberia, Russia's space agency says.

VIDEO: Labour leadership candidates face questions

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 03:18
Prospective leaders of the Labour Party will face questions from the public at the annual conference of the think-tank Progress in London.

£4.5m free school 'not viable'

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 03:08
A free school built using £4.5m in public funds is "not viable" and will be taken over by a larger school, its sponsors say.

David Lynch rejoins Twin Peaks show

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 02:41
Film Director David Lynch announces that he will direct the sequel of the cult classic Twin Peaks after a month-long deadlock over budget concerns.

VIDEO: Mitt hits Holyfield in charity fight

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 02:09
Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney entered the ring with former heavyweight boxing champ Evander Holyfield on Friday night for a charity match.

Food tweet costs jockey Gannon £290

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 02:02
Cathy Gannon is fined £290 for posting a tweet complaining about the quality of food for jockeys at Newbury.

Egypt's Morsi sentenced to death

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 02:02
An Egyptian court sentences ousted president Mohammed Morsi to death over a mass prison break in 2011.

VIDEO: The Analyst on state of English cricket

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 01:54
Cricket analyst Simon Hughes answers questions sent in by users of the BBC sport website about the state of the English game.

Bodies recovered at Nepal crash site

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 01:50
The charred bodies of six American marines and two Nepali soldiers are recovered from the site of a US helicopter crash in Nepal, officials say.

Bryant wants Cooper as Labour leader

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 01:20
Labour MP for Rhondda Chris Bryant is backing Yvette Cooper in her bid to become party leader after Ed Miliband stepped down following the election.

Celtic talk to Man City's Boyata

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 00:50
Celtic's Ronny Deila confirms his interest in Manchester City defender Dedryck Boyata to replace Jason Denayer.

New lead in missing toddler case

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 00:42
Detectives searching for a toddler who went missing 24 years ago say a TV appeal has generated a possible lead.

Two critical in hospital after crash

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 00:38
A man and a woman in their 20s are in a critical condition in hospital following a two-car crash in south Belfast.

Pair born hours apart to marry

BBC - Sat, 2015-05-16 00:03
Childhood sweethearts, born at the same hospital just two hours apart, are set to marry later.

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