International News

Australia gave England a lesson - Agnew

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 05:23
England fielded poorly, lacked conviction and were guilty of muddled thinking in their World Cup opener, writes Jonathan Agnew.

Ex-HSBC boss quits banking body

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 04:55
Former HSBC chairman Lord Green resigns as chairman of the advisory council for the banking industry body, The City UK.

Fine wine 'made US judge doze off'

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 04:44
US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg admits that fine wine was to blame for her nodding off at the president's State of the Union address.

Irish bosses defend Sexton inclusion

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 04:29
The IRFU strongly reject claims that Jonathan Sexton's selection for Saturday's game against France is a "big mistake".

Battles rage ahead of Ukraine truce

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 04:05
Fierce fighting is continuing in eastern Ukraine, hours before a ceasefire agreed by European leaders on Thursday is due to come into force.

Woman and boy escape petrol bombing

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 04:00
A woman and a child escape injury in a petrol bomb attack at a house in Carrickfergus on Friday night.

Rea tapes to be stored at courts

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 03:54
Sealed tapes of interviews given by a former loyalist prisoner to a university project will not now be held on American territory in Belfast.

'Revisit' of council funding urged

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 03:51
The leader of Glasgow City Council calls on the Scottish government to increase its block grant to local authorities.

VIDEO: Bloodshed ahead of Ukraine ceasefire

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 03:34
The Ukrainian president has warned a deal to end the war in the east is in "great danger" after heavy fighting ahead of Saturday night's ceasefire.

Met settles with 'targeted' officer

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 03:30
The Met Police agrees a final settlement with a police officer it discriminated against.

Body of AirAsia flight Briton found

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 02:51
The body of a British man who died when an AirAsia flight crashed in the Java Sea in December has been found, according to the Foreign Office.

England thrashed in World Cup opener

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 02:24
England suffer a 111-run defeat by Australia in their opening World Cup match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Bolt to retire after London 2017

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 02:21
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt says that he will retire from athletics after the 2017 World Championships in London.

Ramsey could be QPR boss next season

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 02:00
QPR owner Tony Fernandes says Chris Ramsey will be given the chance to remain as the club's manager for "a very long time".

Boko Haram attacks Nigerian city

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 01:58
Boko Haram Islamist militants have attacked the north-east Nigerian city of Gombe, residents say.

'Anxious calls' as 600 jobs face axe

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 01:48
A union says it is expecting "anxious calls" from Cardiff council staff after Wales' largest authority said nearly 600 posts could go.

Bus driver marries his passenger

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 01:22
A bus driver marries a former passenger after she proposes at a bus stop.

30 vehicles in M40 fatal crash

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 01:05
About 30 vehicles are involved in a fatal crash on the M40 in Oxfordshire.

Coach crash shuts M1 northbound

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 00:49
A number of people are seriously injured following a crash involving a coach and a car on the M1 in Bedfordshire.

Ed Miliband to pursue tax avoiders

BBC - Sat, 2015-02-14 00:45
Ed Miliband will tell the Welsh Labour conference that he won't back down on his campaign to crack down on tax avoidance.