International News

England's Welbeck 'fit for Italy game'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 09:02
Danny Welbeck will be fit for England's opening World Cup game against Italy on Saturday, according to Wayne Rooney.

Sunscreen 'not complete protection'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 09:01
Sunscreen alone should not be relied on to prevent malignant melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer, research suggests.

London taxi protest causes gridlock

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 08:59
Thousands of taxi drivers bring part of central London to a standstill in protest at rival service Uber - a mobile phone app.

Mayall post-mortem due on Thursday

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 08:43
A post-mortem examination will be carried out on Thursday to establish how comedian Rik Mayall died this week, aged 56.

Anger at '£25,000 pension deal loss'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 08:36
A former Visteon worker from County Antrim has said he has lost out on up to £25,000 in a pensions' compensation deal.

Congo and Rwanda 'in border clashes'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 08:21
Troops from Rwanda and DR Congo are clashing on the border after a soldier was kidnapped, the Congolese information minister tells the BBC.

Arrests over care home 'neglect'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 08:19
Three people are arrested over the alleged neglect of a resident at a south Wales care home.

VIDEO: New atlas for former Europe minister?

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 07:51
A former Europe minister is a year behind on the news when he backs Croatia's bid to join the European Union.

Cantor and the giant slayer

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 07:51
What does Cantor's shock US defeat mean for Republicans?

Madeleine police start third search

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 07:51
Police investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann arrive at a third search site near the Algarve holiday resort of Praia da Luz.

Grand National jockeys cautioned

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 07:46
Thirty-nine jockeys are found guilty of misconduct and cautioned following a rule breach at the 2014 Grand National.

Emirates cancels order for 70 A350s

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 07:32
Dubai's Emirates Airline has cancelled an order for 70 of Airbus's A350 wide-bodied aircraft, the planemaker says.

Afghan interpreters case to go ahead

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 07:26
Three former interpreters for UK forces in Afghanistan win permission to bring a High Court case against the government for alleged discrimination.

Hacking jury starts deliberations

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 07:15
The jury in the phone-hacking trial retires to consider its verdicts on seven defendants, including former News of the World editors Andy Coulson and Rebekah Brooks.

Cook shrugs off criticism of captaincy

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 07:12
England captain Alastair Cook says he is not concerned about criticism as he prepares for the first Test against Sri Lanka.

Wednesday's gossip column

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 07:12
Pearce not expecting much from Wilshere, Man Utd chase Barca star, Tim Sherwood to manage West Brom, plus more

Cyclist in pothole crash legal fight

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 07:11
A cyclist who suffered head injuries and broken bones after hitting a pothole is suing Gwynedd council for £50,000 damages.

Murray wins in straight sets at Queen's

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 07:02
Andy Murray beats Paul-Henri Mathieu in straight sets at Queen's as he begins the defence of his Aegon Championships title.

AUDIO: Dolly Parton the book worm

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 06:49
Singer Dolly Parton talks about her love of books and what inspired her to start reading. She is embarking on a UK tour and will be playing at Glastonbury music festival.

EU to probe Apple's tax affairs

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-11 06:48
The European Commission opens investigations into whether three European countries are giving Apple, Starbucks and Fiat unfair tax advantages.
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