International News

Eugene to host 2021 World Athletics

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 01:30
US city Eugene will host the 2021 World Athletics Championships after the IAAF bypasses the normal bidding process.

SA march in solidarity with foreigners

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 00:55
South Africa is set to hold a huge protest march against xenophobia in the coastal city of Durban following a wave of attacks on foreigners.

VIDEO: Stage set for opposition leaders' debate

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 00:52
Ross Hawkins looks ahead as the leaders of five of Westminster's opposition parties prepare for a live election debate later on Thursday.

Murder of young girl shocks France

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 00:50
Flags in Calais are flown at half-mast after a girl aged nine is found dead in woods, hours after being kidnapped.

Lebanese journalist in dock at Hague

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 00:46
Lebanese journalist Karma Khayat goes on trial for contempt at the UN-backed tribunal investigating the 2005 assassination of former PM Rafik Hariri.

Russians to quiz Putin live on TV

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 00:41
Russia's President Putin is due to hold a live televised phone-in, with social welfare and housing high on the list of Russians' concerns.

James May slams 'threats' to Perkins

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 00:30
Presenter James May condemns those who sent death threats to Sue Perkins over reports she was replacing Jeremy Clarkson on Top Gear.

Timing is right for fight - Pacquiao

BBC - Thu, 2015-04-16 00:21
Manny Pacquiao insists the timing is right for him to fight Floyd Mayweather after five years of build-up.

MH370 search area could be extended

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 23:45
The search area for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 will be doubled if nothing is found in the current search zone, officials say.

Sewol ferry disaster: Demands for answers go on

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 23:38
The South Korean families still demanding answers

Team GB approve Cook Moldova switch

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 23:32
Aaron Cook can compete for Moldova after the British Olympic Association reluctantly agree to his request to switch nations.

Debenhams results beat expectations

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 23:31
Debenhams posts a 4.3% rise in pre-tax profit, bouncing back after a Christmas slump and beating analysts' expectations.

New Bradford fire claims 'nonsense'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 23:02
The judge who chaired the inquiry into a fire at Bradford City, which killed 56 people, says claims it was started deliberately are "nonsense".

Indonesia restricts alcohol sales

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 22:48
A ban on the sale of alcohol in small shops comes into force in Indonesia, as two Islamic parties propose outlawing it altogether.

VIDEO: What are 'stranded assets'?

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 22:35
BBC News looks at the idea of "stranded assets", part of the debate on climate change and global energy policy.

Terry 'should still play for England'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 22:31
Chelsea captain John Terry should still be playing for England, according to former national boss Fabio Capello.

VIDEO: Can Fighting Talk's Josh nail 1985 pot?

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 22:28
Josh Widdicombe takes on Dennis Taylor's famous 1985 black-ball pot in front of Steve Davis - but can he make the shot?

Body recovered from Hampstead Ponds

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 22:17
A body is pulled from a pond at a north London park, after reports a teenager was seen in difficulty in the water.

'Tredwell stars as batsmen stutter'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 22:12
James Tredwell has given the selectors a real headache, says Jonathan Agnew, but concerns persist at the top of the order.

49 deliberate grass fires in 12 hours

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-15 22:07
A fire service says it has had to deal with 49 deliberate grass fires in just 12 hours.

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