International News

How the fairytale of New York can become a nightmare

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 15:08
Why New York can be more of a nightmare than a fairy tale

Man charged over car shooting murder

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 15:00
A man is charged with murder and attempted murder over a double shooting in Sheffield City centre, in which shots were fired at a car at traffic lights.

VIDEO: Dilemma over Hitler's birthplace

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 14:46
The Austrian government is trying to work out what to do with the house in which Adolf Hitler was born.

VIDEO: Tributes paid to shot NY officer

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 14:03
Thousands of police officers join family, friends and dignitaries at the funeral of Rafael Ramos, one of two New York policemen shot dead a week ago.

VIDEO: Pope gunman lays flowers on tomb

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 14:02
A man who shot and wounded former Pope John Paul II more than 30 years ago returns to the Vatican to lay flowers on his tomb.

Snow strands motorists in Alps

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 13:58
Snow and ice strand 15,000 vehicles in the French Alps, snarling up holiday traffic to and from ski resorts.

Tottenham Double winner Henry dies

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 13:44
Double-winning former Tottenham Hotspur and England defender Ron Henry dies at the age of 80.

Festive schedule a disgrace - Poyet

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 13:33
Sunderland head coach Gus Poyet says playing two matches in three days over Christmas is a "disgrace".

Terry deal a formality - Mourinho

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 13:33
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho expects captain John Terry to stay beyond the end of the season, when his contract expires.

George Weah wins Liberia senate seat

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 13:08
Former football star George Weah easily wins a key seat in the Liberian senate, in elections disrupted by the Ebola outbreak.

Record-breaking ice cream shop shuts

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 12:37
A world record-breaking ice cream shop in Venezuela closes due to a milk shortage, the latest victim of a continuing economic crisis.

City Link staff 'face NYE redundancy'

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 12:26
More than 2,000 staff from the collapsed UK parcel delivery firm City Link are to be made redundant on New Year's Eve, the RMT union claims.

Ospreys' Biggar apologises to fans

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 12:21
Ospreys fly-half Dan Biggar apologises to fans for his side's poor performance despite their derby win over Scarlets.

26 years for Pakistan bomb hoax man

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 11:03
A Pakistani man is given a 26-year jail term for making hoax bomb threats in public places during the Islamic festival of Eid al-Fitr, prosecutors say.

VIDEO: N Korea blames Obama for net outage

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 09:59
North Korea blames the US for a second internet outage in the wake of the hacking of Sony Pictures and a film featuring a fictional plot to kill Kim Jong-un.

Milan sign Torres on permanent deal

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 09:58
Chelsea and Spain striker Fernando Torres will make his loan move to AC Milan a permanent deal in January.

Rail chief says passengers let down

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 09:44
The boss of Network Rail apologises overrunning engineering works cause chaos for passengers in London.

Pakistan's Ajmal to miss World Cup

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 09:44
Suspended off-spinner Saeed Ajmal withdraws from Pakistan's World Cup squad and all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez faces test.

Wind blows down Calais migrant fence

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 09:41
High winds topple part of a new metal fence erected in the French port of Calais to prevent migrants from slipping on to UK-bound ferries.

Harlequins 25-30 Northampton

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-27 09:41
Northampton stay top of the Premiership with victory over Harlequins in front of a sell-out 82,000 crowd at Twickenham.