International News

European Tour chief O'Grady apologises

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 04:18
European Tour chief George O'Grady apologises for the resumption of play in Madeira last week following a caddie death.

Briton drowns while rescuing son

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 04:11
A British youth worker drowns rescuing his young son who got pulled out to sea on a family holiday in Jamaica.

VIDEO: Are we losing art of handwriting?

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 04:03
BBC Breakfast asks whether the UK is losing the art of writing by hand.

Street closed after sex assault

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 03:38
Police are investigating a serious sexual assault on a woman in Belfast city centre.

Body found during Lough Erne search

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 03:13
A body has been recovered in the search for a missing man in Lough Erne, County Fermanagh.

Care home move 'breached rights'

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 03:11
A judge rules that a council's decision to move a woman with dementia from her house to a care home was unlawful.

VIDEO: Lenders 'blocking' pregnant women

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 02:50
Some lenders are blocking mortgage applications from women who are pregnant, research by the BBC suggests.

Another strike in ambulance dispute

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 02:39
A union is taking more industrial action in a long-running dispute with the Yorkshire Ambulance Service.

Coach fall investigation continues

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 02:38
Investigations are continuing into how a 13-year-old boy from south Wales fell from a coach at a M4-M49 motorway junction.

Academics warn over child protection

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 02:12
A group of academics say they have serious concerns about proposals to allow private contractors to take over some child protection services in England.

In pictures: India election joy for BJP supporters

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 01:47
Across India millions of voters celebrate or mourn

Congress: Down but not yet out

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 01:35
Milan Vaishnav says it is too soon to write off India's Congress party

Kilty reveals GB sprinting camp feud

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 01:28
World indoor 60m champion Richard Kilty says there is a rift between Britain's two male sprinting camps.

Brownlees falter as Gomez wins again

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 01:07
GB's Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee finish fourth and fifth as Javier Gomez claims a third straight World Series victory.

Wiggins closes in on California win

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 00:49
Britain's Sir Bradley Wiggins moves closer to a first win since September as he extends his Tour of California lead.

Man, 37, dies after one-car crash

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 00:30
A 37-year-old man dies after a car crash, involving just one vehicle, on the A941, near Rothes in Moray.

Arsenal ready for Hull test in FA Cup

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 00:26
Arsenal hope to end a nine-year wait for a trophy when they take on Hull City in Saturday's FA Cup final at Wembley.

Solar farms 'set to keep growing'

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 00:24
The rapid growth of solar farms across Wales looks will continue despite plans to cut subsidies, says a renewable energy expert.

VIDEO: Harry 'extremely grateful' to Estonia

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 00:17
Prince Harry is continuing a visit to Estonia on Saturday, where he will watch the largest NATO military exercise ever held in the country.

VIDEO: Disabled badge abuse 'doubled'

BBC - Fri, 2014-05-16 23:31
Blue badge fraud prosecutions have doubled over three years, figures from English councils have revealed.
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