International News

Drivers bailed over Harwich stowaways

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 13:28
Four Polish lorry drivers, who were arrested after 68 suspected illegal immigrants were found locked in their vehicles, are released on bail.

Williams beats 'nightmare 48 hours'

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 12:06
Serena Williams feared she was too ill to play the night before her French Open final victory over Lucie Safarova.

Navy faces 'grim' migrant operations

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 11:44
On HMS Bulwark as it prepares for another migrant rescue operation, Jonathan Beale witnesses the "staggering" scale of the problem in the Mediterranean.

Wiggins 'racing against history'

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 11:28
Sir Bradley Wiggins will attempt to put the "cruel" hour record out of sight on Sunday - Matt Slater explores just what it takes to join the greats.

Obama leads tributes to Beau Biden

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 10:55
President Obama delivers an emotional eulogy at the funeral of former Delaware Attorney-General Beau Biden, the son of US Vice-President Joe Biden.

Republic of Ireland v England

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 10:26
Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's international friendly between Republic of Ireland and England.

Can Djokovic join all-time greats?

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 10:16
Novak Djokovic is aiming to beat Stan Wawrinka in Sunday's French Open final and become the eighth man to win a career Grand Slam.

EU anger over The Gambia expulsion

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 10:08
The European Union summons The Gambia's ambassador for an explanation after its representative, Agnes Guillaud, is ordered to leave the country.

Hamilton takes Canada pole position

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 10:05
Lewis Hamilton wins a private battle for pole position at the Canadian Grand Prix with Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg.

Five hurt as inflatable blows away

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 09:19
Several children have been injured after an inflatable slide was blown away in strong winds at a Fife gala.

VIDEO: Climbers stranded for 24 hours after earthquake

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 08:57
Rescuers in Malaysia are trying to trace six pupils and two teachers missing since Friday's earthquake hit the highest peak, Mount Kinabalu.

HMS Bulwark on Libya migrant mission

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 08:55
Royal Navy warship HMS Bulwark sets off towards Libya after reports 14 vessels carrying migrants have left the country's coast.

Russian pilots freed in Darfur

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 08:48
Two Russian pilots captured in Sudan's Darfur region in January have been freed with no ransom been paid, Russian diplomats say.

'Inspirational' teen fundraiser dies

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 08:36
An "inspirational" teenager who raised thousands through sponsored charity feats dies in hospital following complications after surgery.

Woods shoots worst pro round with 85

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 08:27
Tiger Woods shoots his worst round as a professional with a 13-over-par 85 at the Memorial Tournament in Ohio.

Actor Richard Johnson dies, aged 87

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 08:26
British actor Richard Johnson, whose career spanned film, theatre and TV, has died aged 87, his family announces.

Dettori wins Derby on Golden Horn

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 08:10
Frankie Dettori, taking part for the first time in four years, wins the Derby on favourite Golden Horn.

In pictures: Epsom Derby 2015

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 08:04
Scenes of Epsom on the 236th Derby Day

Williams wins 20th Grand Slam title

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 07:18
Serena Williams wins a dramatic French Open final against Czech 13th seed Lucie Safarova to claim her 20th Grand Slam title.

Hamilton slowest in final practice

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 07:06
Lewis Hamilton is slowest of all in an incident-strewn final practice at the Canadian Grand Prix as team-mate Nico Rosberg sets the pace.