International News

How Swiss politeness contributed to the Fifa crisis

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 15:40
The Fifa crisis has largely focused on Zurich where the organisation is based, but this isn't the first financial scandal to hit Switzerland - so what is it with this country and money?

Warships rescue thousands off Libya

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 15:33
More than 2,000 migrants have been saved from wooden fishing boats off the coast of Libya, according to rescuers.

American Pharoah wins Triple Crown

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 15:29
American Pharoah becomes the first horse to win the US Triple Crown since Affirmed in 1978 after winning the Belmont Stakes.

Battle over Europe and royal baby pictures

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 15:23
Britain's future with the EU and images of Prince George and Princess Charlotte feature on the front pages of the Sunday papers.

Whicker awards to fund documentaries

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 15:08
Money left by broadcaster Alan Whicker will be used to boost documentary-making in the UK, his estate announces.

'Lab on a card' can spot poor quality drugs

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 15:04
Detecting the fake drugs that can kill

Czech novelist Ludvik Vaculik dies

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 15:00
Czech novelist and dissident Ludvik Vaculik, who wrote the Two Thousand Words manifesto during the 1968 Prague Spring, dies, aged 88.

Amazon stops selling IS magazine

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 14:42
Dabiq magazine, published by Islamic State's English-language propaganda wing, is removed from the website of online retailer Amazon.

Kidnapped Colombian girl released

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 13:54
The kidnapped daughter of a high-profile Colombian official is freed after a reward was offered.

Sunday's gossip column

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 13:48
Petr Cech to Man Utd, Louis van Gaal's £50m Harry Kane offer, Liverpool to secure Mateo Kovacic, plus more.

VIDEO: HMS Bulwark on Med rescue mission

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 13:45
HMS Bulwark is on patrol in the Mediterranean, responding to reports that more than a dozen boats carrying up to 3,000 migrants have left Libyan shores.

VIDEO: Princess Charlotte pictures unveiled

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 13:43
Kensington Palace release the first pictures of Princess Charlotte, with her brother Prince George, taken at their Norfolk home.

VIDEO: Mo Farah: 'I need some answers'

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 13:43
Mo Farah "needs answers" following allegations linking his coach Alberto Salazar with doping.

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.