International News

Protests over maternity care move

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 07:53
About 600 protesters gather at Withybush Hospital in Pembrokeshire to protest against plans to transfer neonatal services to Carmarthen.

Britain's Yarnold wins skeleton gold

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 07:39
Britain's Lizzy Yarnold claims her third World Cup win of the season with gold in the skeleton in Winterberg.

India leader agrees to smaller home

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 07:38
Arvind Kejriwal, the new 'anti-corruption' chief minister of India's capital Delhi, opts for a smaller residence after widespread criticism.

'Crazy' car prices shock Cubans

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 06:49
Cubans react with shock at what some term "crazy" prices as foreign-made cars go on sale for the first time since the 1959 revolution.

Al-Qaeda's chief in Lebanon dies

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 06:36
Majid al-Majid, the top al-Qaeda commander in Lebanon, dies in custody in a Beirut hospital, the army announces.

Travel insurer warns over IT hack

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 06:30
The travel insurer Staysure has warned customers that some of their sensitive bank card details may have been stolen after its IT security was breached.

Paceman Johnson dyes moustache pink

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 06:25
Australia paceman Mitchell Johnson dyes his moustache pink to raise awareness for the McGrath Foundation charity.

UK braced for more stormy weather

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 06:16
Further stormy weather is expected in many parts of the UK over the weekend, as coastal communities already hit by flooding assess the damage.

VIDEO: Australians protest against shark 'cull'

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 06:01
Thousands of people have joined protests on beaches in Australia against a new policy which allows fishermen to catch and kill any large sharks they find.

Zoo lions 'recycle' Christmas trees

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 05:36
African lions go wild for discarded Christmas trees after a Cambridgeshire zoo appeals for people to donate them for recycling.

Australia protests over shark 'cull'

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 05:15
Thousands of people take to the beaches to protest against plans by the government of Western Australia to kill large sharks off Perth beaches.

VIDEO: First time buyers return to market

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 05:10
The number of people buying their first home is thought to have risen by more than a fifth last year.

Two A&E units closed at weekends

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 04:49
Accident and emergency units at two Northern Ireland hospitals are to close at weekends "until further notice".

Baby birth at Sports Direct probed

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 04:41
Police investigate the "unusual circumstances" of the birth of a baby at a sports retail warehouse.

Schumacher health reports irk family

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 04:38
F1 legend Michael Schumacher's manager warns about "invalid" reports of his health, after one was quoted as saying his life was no longer in danger.

Boy, four, killed by horse on farm

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 04:23
A four-year-old boy has died, after apparently being crushed by a horse at his family's farm.

Man charged over multiple stabbings

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 04:02
A man appears in court charged with attempting to murder four people in County Antrim.

More arrests over crossbow shooting

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 03:43
Three more people are arrested by police in connection with a crossbow shooting in Liverpool in which a man lost part of his ear and finger.

Man arrested following death in flat

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 03:36
A 27-year-old man is arrested in connection with the death of Derek Moore at a flat in the Govan area of Glasgow.

England's disaster movie turns into farce

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-04 02:59
England managed the impossible, writes Tom Fordyce, by conjuring up a new low in a feeble Ashes surrender

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