International News

Asylum group removed from Australia

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 14:19
Australia sends a group of 157 Tamil asylum seekers to Nauru to be processed for resettlement there or deportation to Sri Lanka.

Bolt claims maiden Commonwealth gold

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 14:12
Usain Bolt anchors Jamaica to a comfortable victory in the Commonwealth Games 4x100m relay at Hampden Park.

NI win first golds as Scots also shine

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 13:53
Northern Ireland claim two golds - their first of Glasgow 2014 - before Scotland join them in winning two boxing titles.

VIDEO: Ex-Radio 1 DJ Mike Smith dies at 59

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 13:44
Former Radio 1 DJ and television presenter Mike Smith has died following complications from major heart surgery at the age of 59. The BBC's Andy Moore reports.

Bolt makes mark as England top table

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 13:18
Usain Bolt, Nicola Adams and Tom Daley win gold at Glasgow 2014 as England ensure they will top the medals table.

Navy to help Britons leave Libya

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 13:15
A Royal Navy ship is on its way to Tripoli to help evacuate Britons after violence worsens in Libya, the BBC understands.

Man and woman killed in Newry crash

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 13:01
A 67-year-old woman and 19-year-old man have died in a two-vehicle crash in Newry, County Down.

Syrian rebels raid Lebanese town

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 12:34
There are scenes of chaos as Islamist rebels from Syria raid a border town in Lebanon, killing two members of the security forces and abducting others.

Israel action 'foolish' - Ashdown

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 12:32
Former Liberal Democrat leader Lord Ashdown calls Israel's attacks on Gaza "foolish" and "disproportionate" and urges peace talks.

Ex-Radio 1 DJ Mike Smith dies at 59

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 12:09
Former Radio 1 DJ Mike Smith has died following complications from major heart surgery at the age of 59, his company says.

Pitman painter Norman Cornish dies

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 10:46
The last of the "Pitman painters", known for his pictures of everyday life, dies at the age of 94.

Slenderman stab girl 'mentally unfit'

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 10:03
A schoolgirl accused of trying to kill her friend to 'please' an online horror character is 'mentally unfit' for trial.

VIDEO: WW1 monument melts in hours

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-02 09:59
Five thousand ice sculptures have melted away after going on display to commemorate World War One.

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