International News

'Twin' Robin Hood statue for China

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 03:01
An "iconic" statue of Robin Hood near Nottingham Castle is being recast and given to Nottingham's sister city in China.

Gallery reopens after £8m revamp

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 02:53
York Art Gallery reopens to the public after an £8m redevelopment - although it is no longer free for everyone to visit.

New Taliban leader calls for unity

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 02:51
The new leader of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Akhtar Mansour, calls for unity and says the group will continue fighting.

Haddin my hardest decision - Lehmann

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 02:29
Australia coach Darren Lehmann says leaving Brad Haddin out of the third Ashes Test was the hardest decision of his career.

Corbyn tops Labour constituency vote

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 02:21
Jeremy Corbyn is the most popular candidate for Labour leader among local constituency groups, according to the latest nomination figures.

Myanmar declares flood emergency

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 02:19
Myanmar's president declares a state of emergency in four regions after heavy flooding left at least 27 people dead.

VIDEO: Myanmar journalist braves floodwaters

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 02:08
A journalist for the Democratic Voice of Burma files a report on the country's floods whilst chest-deep in water.

Man on murder charge after house fire

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 01:42
A man is charged with murder after a suspected arson attack at a house in Sheffield.

Team Sky's Porte to join BMC Racing

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 01:37
Australian cyclist Richie Porte will leave Team Sky to join the American BMC Racing team on a one-year deal in 2016.

AFL racism row sparks online campaign

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 01:36
Social media users rally around Aussie Rules footballer Adam Goodes, as he takes time out of the game amid a racism row with fans.

Man says he does not know who he is

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 01:29
Police are trying to identify a man found in west London who says he does not know who he is.

Man dies and four hurt in crash

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 01:24
A 67-year-old man has died and four other people treated in hospital after a crash on Gower.

Bayliss wants England consistency

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 01:23
England head coach Trevor Bayliss challenges his side to perform consistently after going 2-1 up in the Ashes series.

Two in court over roadside shooting

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 01:15
Two men appear in court charged with attempted murder following a shooting in Rhondda Cynon Taff.

Quieter night at Calais Eurotunnel

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 01:07
Fewer migrants attempt to enter the Eurotunnel terminal in Calais overnight but the situation shows no signs of being over.

VIDEO: Lynn Anderson sings Rose Garden

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 01:00
Watch Lynn Anderson, who has died aged 67, perform her worldwide hit Rose Garden on Top of the Pops in 1971.

Ibiza death man's funeral being held

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 00:44
The funeral will take place later of Alan Drennan from Newtownabbey who died on holiday in Ibiza two weeks ago.

From 'no nets and a shed' to Wembley

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 00:38
As the Women's FA Cup final comes to Wembley, BBC Sport looks at the competition's transformation since the 1970s.

Searches follow report device left

BBC - Sat, 2015-08-01 00:25
Searches are continuing in Strabane, County Tyrone, following reports that a device had been left in the town.

Museum staff strike over pay changes

BBC - Fri, 2015-07-31 23:19
There will be disruption at six of Wales' national museums this weekend as staff strike in a dispute over planned changes to weekend and bank holiday pay.

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