International News

VIDEO: Video Ref: Should Blanc be sent off?

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 02:21
BBC Sport gives you the chance to be the video ref and decide whether France's Laurent Blanc deserves a red card after an altercation with Croatia's Slaven Bilic in the semi-final of the 1998 World Cup.

VIDEO: Evans responds to Top Gear rumours

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 02:20
Chris Evans refutes suggestions that he is being lined up to replace Jeremy Clarkson as a Top Gear presenter.

VIDEO: Video Ref: Is the ball over the line?

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 02:20
BBC Sport gives you the chance to be the video ref and decide whether a shot from striker Geoff Hurst crosses the line during the 1966 World Cup final between England and West Germany.

VIDEO: Video Ref: Is Rooney tripped?

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 02:19
BBC Sport gives you the chance to be the video ref and decide whether Manchester United's Wayne Rooney is tripped or dives to win a penalty against Preston North End.

EU and Cuba push for closer ties

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 02:19
The EU's top diplomat meets Cuban leaders and says the EU will intensify talks aimed at normalising ties with Havana.

VIDEO: Video Ref: Does Michael Owen dive?

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 02:19
BBC Sport gives you the chance to be the video ref and decide whether England's Michael Owen is tripped or dives to win a penalty against Argentina at the 2002 World Cup.

Alps air crash 'killed three Britons'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 02:11
At least three Britons died in the Alps air crash that killed 150 people, UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says.

VIDEO: Italian court to rule over Knox case

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 01:56
Italy's highest court will rule on whether or not to uphold the convictions of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the murder of Meredith Kercher.

Crematorium damaged by large fire

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 01:50
Mortonhall Crematorium in Edinburgh is badly damaged by a fire that broke out in its roof.

Two-year-old sets archery record

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 01:45
A two-year-old Indian girl sets a new national record in archery, according to the India Book of Records.

India 'ready for anything' in semi

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 01:42
Opener Rohit Sharma says India will not be daunted by Thursday's World Cup semi-final against Australia.

'Men, 46, most likely fraud victims'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 01:39
Sophisticated identity theft "on an industrial scale" is on the rise with a 46-year-old man the most likely victim, a new report says.

Yemen rebels 'take base near Aden'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 01:38
Houthi rebels backed by allied army units seize air base near Aden from forces loyal to Yemen's President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi, reports say.

Hamm treated for alcohol addiction

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 01:35
Mad Men star Jon Hamm, who plays hard-drinking advertising executive Don Draper, recently completed treatment for alcohol addiction, his publicist confirms.

BT returns to mobile phone market

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 01:27
BT announces it is to start selling mobile phone subscriptions again in the UK, 10 years after it pulled out of the market.

Electrical fault caused fatal fire

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 01:24
The Swansea house fire which left Linda Merron dead was caused by a 'faulty electrical item', a fire service investigation reveals.

Playboy girl and teen murder appeal

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 01:14
Police investigating the murders of a bunny girl and a teenager begin a new appeal for information on the 40th anniversary of their deaths.

VIDEO: Report on contaminated blood due

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 00:25
A report explaining how NHS patients in Scotland were given contaminated blood in the 1970s and 80s is to be published.

Control of prison 'all but lost'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 00:21
Control of a Dorset jail was "all but lost", with gangs operating openly and high violence levels, the prison watchdog finds.

Six arrests over boxer street death

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-25 00:12
Six further arrests are made in connection with the death of a young boxer in a street brawl in Nottingham city centre.