International News

VIDEO: Sword fights erupt at Sikh temple

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 09:01
Sikh groups brandishing ceremonial swords have clashed at India's Golden Temple in Amritsar as special prayers were held to mark the deadly military offensive there in 1984.

VIDEO: Nigeria v Brazil dream final

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 08:54
Peter Okwoche went to meet some London-based Nigeria fans who have been packing their bags for Brazil.

Council takes studio flat off market

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 08:50
Islington Council stops a one-room flat from being rented out after negative reaction on social media.

Father's plea over baby feed death

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 08:45
The father of a nine-day-old baby who died after contracting a bacterial infection from a suspected contaminated hospital feed says he does not want more children to die.

Campaigners criticise care changes

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 08:20
Thousands of people face being locked out of England's care system under draft government guidelines, campaigners warn.

VIDEO: D-Day: Folk star Lakeman pays tribute

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 08:20
Folk singer Seth Lakeman will be performing King & Country with the BBC Concert Orchestra. He wrote the song about his grandfather who took part in the D-Day landings.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 08:15
Sarkozy had coffee ice cream on standby, and more nuggets from the week's news.

Taking England back to the Dark Ages

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 08:13
Should England divide into its seven Anglo-Saxon kingdoms?

Banksy gets unofficial retrospective

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 08:13
An unauthorised retrospective of Banksy's work is going on show at Sotheby's S2 gallery, with the public able to view up to 70 of his pieces - many of which are on sale for those with deep pockets.

Taghrooda wins the Epsom Oaks

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 08:02
Third-favourite Taghrooda wins the Epsom Oaks by three and three-quarter lengths ahead of Tarfasha and Volume.

Dead RUC man's son backs ombudsman

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 08:01
The son of an RUC officer killed by the IRA accuses the PSNI of deliberately blocking efforts by the Police Ombudsman to investigate claims that no-one was ever charged because an informer was involved.

Nadal hammers Murray in French semi

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 07:59
Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal powers past Andy Murray to reach his ninth French Open final in 10 years.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 07:48
The big numbers from the week's news visualised

Alonso beats Mercedes in practice

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 07:41
Fernando Alonso springs a surprise by setting the pace ahead of the Mercedes in first practice at the Canadian Grand Prix.

'Wiggins omission is coolly rational'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 07:26
The likely decision to leave Sir Bradley Wiggins out of Team Sky's Tour de France team is a rational one, writes Tom Fordyce.

Veterans mark D-Day 70th anniversary

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 07:25
Almost 2,000 World War Two veterans join dignitaries and world leaders at a ceremony to mark 70 years since the historic D-Day landings in Normandy.

Plan to reduce Friday practices

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 07:24
Formula 1 is planning to reduce the number of Friday practice sessions in order to reduce running costs for struggling teams.

Parents arrested over obese child

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 07:24
A couple are questioned by police on suspicion of the cruelty and neglect of their obese child.

Ex-DJ in court on child sex charges

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 07:18
Former BBC Radio 1 DJ Chris Denning appears at Southwark Crown Court accused of 41 sex offences against 22 boys, aged between nine and 16-years-old.

VIDEO: Is it ever OK to use the n-word?

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 07:11
The video that's triggered fierce debate over the word
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