International News

Sangakkara a true modern great - Agnew

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 11:01
BBC cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew says Lord's centurion Kumar Sangakkara is an "absolute master of his craft".

Israeli teens 'held by terror group'

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 10:41
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says a "terror group" has abducted three Israeli teenagers missing since Thursday.

World Cup: Colombia 3-0 Greece

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 10:19
Former West Ham defender Pablo Armero sets Colombia on their way to a winning World Cup start against Greece.

VIDEO: Highlights: Colombia 3-0 Greece

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 10:12
Colombia open their World Cup campaign with a 3-0 win over Greece courtesy of goals from Pablo Armero, Teofilo Gutierrez and James Rodriguez.

Afghans vote despite Taliban attacks

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 10:05
At least 46 people are killed across Afghanistan as millions vote in the second round ballot to choose a new president, officials say.

Sangakkara century holds up England

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 09:43
Kumar Sangakkara hits 147 as Sri Lanka close day three of the first Test against England 160 behind on 415-7.

Russia and Ukraine's mystery tanks

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 09:40
Jonathan Marcus examines a mystery in Ukraine

South Africa 38-16 Wales

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 09:21
South Africa run in five tries to one as they brush tourists Wales aside in Durban in the first of their two Tests.

Ofsted head to meet 'Trojan' parents

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 09:02
The head of Ofsted agrees to meet parents with pupils at schools at the centre of the Trojan Horse investigations in Birmingham.

UK offers £3m for Iraq aid effort

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 08:56
The UK will provide an initial £3m of emergency humanitarian aid for civilians fleeing the insurgency by Islamic extremists in Iraq, the government says.

BBC 'breached faith' on HQ move

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 08:49
Former first minister Rhodri Morgan accuses BBC Wales of a "breach of faith" following decision to relocate HQ to Cardiff city centre.

Froome loses Dauphine lead to Contador

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 08:43
Alberto Contador snatches the lead of the Criterium du Dauphine from Chris Froome with a bold attack on stage seven.

Ministers accused of jails 'failure'

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 08:38
The chief inspector of prisons accuses ministers of "political and policy failure" after dozens of already full jails are told to take more inmates.

England set for World Cup opener

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 08:28
England begin their 2014 Fifa World Cup campaign on Saturday when they take on four-time winners Italy in Manaus.

Dimitrov beats top seed Wawrinka

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 08:08
Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov outplays top seed Stan Wawrinka to reach his first grass-court final at Queen's.

Atlantic rower rescued after injury

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 08:01
A Scottish rower who was trying to row single-handed across the Atlantic - from New York to the Western Isles - is forced to abandon his attempt.

Woman charged with child rapes

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 07:55
A woman appears in court in Norwich charged with numerous counts of raping and abusing children.

VIDEO: Queen's baton gets 21 gun salute

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 07:54
The Queen's Baton is given a 21 gun salute at Edinburgh castle as it begins a 40-day tour of the country ahead of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Iran 'ready to help neighbour Iraq'

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 07:25
Iran's President Rouhani says Tehran is ready to help Iraq in its battle against extremist Sunni Islamists, but denies any plans to send troops.

VIDEO: Waterfall records biggest ever flow

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 07:04
Torrential rain has led to the biggest water flow ever recorded over South America's Iguazu Falls.
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