International News

Soldiers die in crash with tractor

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 08:04
Two soldiers, from England, serving with the 2nd Battalion The Rifles, die following a crash involving a car and a tractor in Cullybackey, County Antrim.

Boy arrested for attempted murder

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 08:04
A 16-year-old boy is arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and wounding after two men were stabbed.

Llanelli hosts its sixth eisteddfod

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 07:50
The 2014 National Eisteddfod is under way in Llanelli, the sixth time the town has hosted the event in its modern form.

Quo gigs off as Parfitt taken ill

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 07:48
Rock band Status Quo are forced to cancel six concerts on their European tour because of illness affecting guitarist Rick Parfitt.

Barnes and Conlan take Glasgow golds

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 07:40
Boxers Paddy Barnes and Michael Conlan secure Northern Ireland's first gold medals of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Golds take Scots over 50-medal mark

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 07:39
Charlie Flynn and Josh Taylor win boxing golds, taking Scotland's medal tally beyond the 50 mark for Glasgow 2014.

GCHQ unveils 'cyber spy' degrees

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 07:34
Intelligence agency GCHQ accredits six UK universities to teach specialist master's degree courses to future internet security experts.

French officer held in cocaine hunt

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 07:33
A French drugs squad officer is arrested in the city of Perpignan on suspicion of stealing more than 50kg of cocaine from Paris police headquarters.

Man arrested over Chihuahua swinging

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 07:28
A 19-year-old is arrested after a man was filmed swinging a Chihuahua dog by its lead around his head on a walk.

Adams beats Walsh to win historic gold

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 07:21
England's Nicola Adams beats Northern Ireland's Michaela Walsh to become the first female Commonwealth boxing champion.

Coastguards warn of 'choppy' seas

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 07:17
Coastguards are urging people to take care in "choppy" seas after three incidents in the space of an hour.

Man nose-pushes sprout up mountain

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 07:15
A man completes his challenge to push a Brussels sprout up Snowdon with his nose.

China factory blast kills dozens

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 06:58
An explosion at a factory in eastern China has killed at least 68 people and left scores injured, according to Chinese state media.

Sultanina wins at Glorious Goodwood

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 06:57
Sultanina, ridden by William Buick for in-form trainer John Gosden, wins the Nassau Stakes at Glorious Goodwood.

Body parts inquiry victim named

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 06:57
A man whose body parts were found at a Bristol recycling plant is identified by police as a man from Swindon.

Sierra Leone cyclist 'not missing'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 06:54
A cyclist from Sierra Leone who vanished from the Glasgow Commonwealth Games athletes' village is not missing, officials say.

Ukraine clashes hamper MH17 probe

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 06:34
Fresh fighting in eastern Ukraine forces a forensics team to halt operations in part of the vast crash site of Malaysian flight MH17.

Botswana's Montsho fails doping test

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 06:33
Former world and Commonwealth 400m champion Amantle Montsho is provisionally suspended after failing a doping test.

Foreigners 'owe millions in fines'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 06:15
Councils are missing out on millions of pounds every year because foreign drivers are not paying parking fines, the Local Government Association says.

Chinese bridge replica unveiled

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 06:06
A replica of an 18th Century landmark is unveiled at Croome Court in Worcestershire more than 100 years after the original disintegrated.
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