International News

Rivals could take Woods's top ranking

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 09:29
Tiger Woods's 14-month spell as world number one could be ended at the Players Championship, starting on Thursday.

Baying for blood at a golfing theatre

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 09:10
Graeme McDowell talks carnage, fans baying for blood and the theatre of the Players Championship at Sawgrass with its infamous 17th hole.

Universe evolution recreated in lab

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 09:00
An international team of researchers has created a detailed visual simulation of how the Universe evolved.

Turner Prize 2014: What's the verdict?

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 08:48
It's full of surprises, but what do the experts think?

Party rule changes after Rigby case

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 08:45
Rules on party political slogans are to be changed after criticism of references to murdered soldier Lee Rigby.

£9,850 fine for banana throw racism

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 08:28
Villarreal are fined €12,000 (£9,850) by the Spanish Football Federation after a fan threw a banana at Barcelona's Dani Alves.

Johansson wins Women's Tour stage

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 08:18
Sweden's Emma Johansson fights off Marianne Vos amid feverish crowds to win the first stage of the Women's Tour of Britain.

'On The Runs' linked to 295 murders

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 08:17
A senior NI police officer tells MPs that 95 of the 228 republicans who received controversial letters from the government have been linked to 295 murders.

Officer 'reckless' over riot deaths

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 08:16
A detective who investigated the deaths of three men in Birmingham during the 2011 riots would have had a case to answer for gross misconduct if he had not retired, the IPCC says.

Irish justice minister resigns

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 08:11
Ireland's Justice Minister Alan Shatter has resigned, Prime Minister Enda Kenny announces.

Fugitive 'Skull Cracker' in custody

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 08:07
A fugitive armed robber nicknamed the "Skull Cracker", who absconded from an open prison, is arrested in east London.

Virus prompts new pig blood rules

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 07:58
The EU Commission has agreed new rules to limit the spread of a deadly disease that has killed millions of piglets in the US.

'Nazi art' left to Swiss museum

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 07:57
German art hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt, who died on Tuesday, makes the Bern Art Museum in Switzerland his "sole heir".

VIDEO: Drone technology used in aircraft checks

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 07:55
Drone technology is helping engineers to carry out safety checks on aircraft.

Somali children 'at death's door'

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 07:49
More than 50,000 malnourished children in Somalia are at "death's door" less than three years after a famine, a group of aid agencies warns.

Your pictures: On the road

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 07:46
Readers' photos on the theme of "on the road"

VIDEO: Alibaba eyes US share sale

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 07:43
Chinese internet giant Alibaba has filed documents for a public share sale in the US, which is widely expected to be one of the biggest in history.

Tillis wins N Carolina primary

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 07:40
A North Carolina Senate candidate backed by the Republican Party establishment wins the nomination to face Democratic Senator Kay Hagan in November.

Wednesday's gossip column

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 07:38
Real Madrid want Suarez, Rodgers agrees new contract, Chelsea and Man City target Sagna, Liverpool eye Cole, plus more.

AUDIO: Dizzee and Brand: A-level material?

BBC - Wed, 2014-05-07 07:09
A-level students may be given the opportunity to study the language of Russell Brand and Dizzee Rascal.
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