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Italian film director Franco Zeffirelli dies at 96

BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 13:54
He directed stars including Elizabeth Taylor and opera greats such as Maria Callas.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe begins new hunger strike

BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 13:50
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was detained in 2016 after being convicted of spying, which she denies.

Free TV licences cannot be saved with cuts to salaries, says BBC

BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 13:30
The BBC says salary cuts would not plug the gap needed to fund free TV licences for the over-75s.

Amanda Knox feared attacks and accusations on return to Italy

BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 13:23
Acquitted of Meredith Kercher's murder, Amanda Knox decries prejudice and trial by the media.

Murray & Lopez to face Queen's top seeds in doubles

BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 13:14
Andy Murray will face Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah as he returns to competitive action alongside Feliciano Lopez in the doubles at Queen's.

Cricket World Cup: Australia's Aaron Finch smashes a six for century against Sri Lanka

BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 13:04
Australia's Aaron Finch smashes a six to reach a century in the World Cup fixture against Sri Lanka at The Oval.

Two London teens killed within minutes of each other

BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 12:45
Fourteen people are arrested over three separate attacks in the capital in the space of 12 hours.

Obituary: Franco Zeffirelli

BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 12:39
Franco Zeffirelli's bold ideas and lavish productions made him one of the great post-war European directors.

Sudan: Friends pay tribute to victim of Sudan protests

BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 12:23
Social media profiles have been turning blue in tribute to Mohammad Mattar who was shot dead during protests in Sudan.

Wainfleet flooding: More evacuations of homes

BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 11:08
Ballast drooped from RAF helicopters has successfully filled a breach in the River Steeping.

London Euston disruption caused by trespasser

BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 10:50
Major delays are expected after the station is closed to trains for more than two hours.

Neville proud after emotional England win

BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 10:31
England boss Phil Neville tells of his pride on an "emotional day" after a 1-0 win over Argentina sealed a place in the last 16 of the Women's World Cup.

Islington stabbing: Man charged over pushchair mum attack

BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 10:16
Christel Stainfield-Bruce was stabbed after she refused to hand over her mobile phone.

Orphaned baby wallaby hand-reared in rucksack

BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 10:11
The four-month-old joey has to be fed every four hours and carried everywhere in a substitute pouch.

Edexcel launches investigation after A-level maths paper leaked online

BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 08:06
Part of an Edexcel maths paper was shared on social media ahead of the exam on Friday.

Hong Kong extradition protests: Government to delay bill, reports say

BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 08:03
The Hong Kong government is ready to pause plans to change extradition laws, local media report.

The Rockall fishing dispute explained

BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 07:32
Scottish and Irish crews are between a rock and a hard place over Atlantic island fishing rights.

Chris Froome: Briton fractured neck in crash and faces six weeks in hospital

BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 07:23
Britain's Chris Froome suffered a fracture to his neck in Wednesday's serious crash and faces six weeks in hospital.

Jeremy Corbyn challenges UK government's Iran accusations on oil tanker attacks

BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 05:12
The UK government says it is "almost certain" Iran is responsible for the Gulf of Oman tanker attacks.

Jair Bolsonaro: Man who stabbed Brazil's leader acquitted

BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 04:17
President Jair Bolsonaro, who was attacked last September, says he will appeal against the decision.

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