International News

Britannia set to begin maiden voyage

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 03:40
The cruise ship Britannia, officially named by the Queen on Tuesday, is leaving Southampton on its maiden voyage later.

Statue of Mahatma Gandhi unveiled

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 02:57
A statue is unveiled of Mahatma Gandhi in London's Parliament Square.

Two seriously injured in collision

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 02:38
Two people are in hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries after a two-car crash in Peterhead.

VIDEO: Medics hail penis transplant success

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 02:35
A team of South African surgeons has performed the world's first successful penis transplant.

VIDEO: Historic UK piers put up for sale

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 02:30
Three of the best known piers in England and Wales are put up for sale for a collective price of £12.6m.

VIDEO: Sprinter, 95, shares top track tips

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 02:26
A sprinter who set a new 200m world record in the over 95 category shares some of his top tips.

First missing UK schoolgirl named

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 02:13
A missing London schoolgirl who travelled to Syria ahead of her three friends is named as 15-year-old Sharmeena Begum, from Bethnal Green.

VIDEO: Woman survives pizza shop car crash

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 01:49
A woman in Colorado has escaped unscathed after being pushed through a pizza shop window on a car bonnet.

VIDEO: Eagle prepares for world record bid

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 01:41
Conservationists are preparing an eagle for a world record attempt in Dubai, to raise awareness of the plight of the endangered bird of prey.

Miliband to pledge help for families

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 01:30
Labour leader Ed Miliband will promise higher living standards for working families when he unveils his party's pledge card later at a rally in Birmingham.

Alliance to hold annual conference

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 01:17
Alliance party supporters are gathering for their conference at a hotel in County Down later.

Drinking warning for rugby fans

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 01:14
Rugby fans are urged to drink sensibly or risk an alcohol ban while watching Wales at the Millennium Stadium.

Rampant Australia thrash Scotland

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 01:08
Australia race to a seven-wicket win in their final World Cup group game and condemn Scotland to a sixth straight defeat.

Caravan park murder probe continues

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 01:03
Police continue to question a man held on suspicion of murder after a teenager died following an attack at a south Wales caravan park.

Myanmar 'border raid' angers China

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 00:20
China sends fighter jets and lodges a protest after a Myanmar warplane reportedly dropped a bomb on its territory, killing four civilians.

VIDEO: Clarkson hints at Top Gear departure

BBC - Sat, 2015-03-14 00:13
Suspended Top Gear presenter suggests he may leave the programme in newspaper column.

VIDEO: Highlights of Comic Relief 2015

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 23:48
Comic Relief raises more than £78bn - its highest ever total for Red Nose Day.

Williams wins on Indian Wells return

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 23:28
World number one Serena Williams wins at Indian Wells, a tournament she had boycotted for 14 years after suffering crowd abuse.

Hamilton on pole in Melbourne

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 23:23
Lewis Hamilton takes a stunning pole position for Mercedes at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix as McLaren-Honda qualify last.

Nigel Farage: 'NHS almost killed me'

BBC - Fri, 2015-03-13 23:18
UKIP leader Nigel Farage claims he was "almost killed" by the NHS when doctors misdiagnosed his testicular cancer, and says people should pay for private health care if they can.

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