Thailand elections: Military-backed party takes lead
Bangkok, Thailand  - Preliminary results from Thailand's Election Commission show a military-backed party in the lead, in the country's first elections since a military coup in 2014. With about 90 percent of ballots in Sunday's long-delayed polls counted, the Palang Pracharat party had seven million votes. Pheu Thai, the party linked to the former Prime Minister…
Tottenham: A glimpse inside Spurs’ new £1bn state-of-the-art stadium
Tottenham: A glimpse inside Spurs' new £1bn state-of-the-art stadium By Simon Stone BBC Sport 24 Mar From the section Tottenham Share this page Share this with Digg Facebook Google LinkedIn Reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Copy this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/47687411 Read more about sharing. Media playback is not supported on this device Tottenham Hotspur Stadium: BBC Sport takes…
On Irish border, anger at Westminster and fears of fresh violence
County Armagh, Northern Ireland - The neglected carcass of an old customs building on the outskirts of the town of Newry, in an industrial area 20 minutes from the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, is covered in graffiti. It has been more than 20 years since trucks stopped at the site…
Tour Championship: Ronnie O’Sullivan beats Neil Robertson to become world number one
Tour Championship: Ronnie O'Sullivan beats Neil Robertson to become world number one 24 Mar From the section Snooker Share this page Share this with Digg Facebook Google LinkedIn Reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Copy this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/snooker/47688509 Read more about sharing. O'Sullivan equalled Stephen Hendry's record of 36 ranking titlesRonnie O'Sullivan became world number one for the…
‘We have nothing’: A life in limbo for Malaysia’s Yemeni refugees
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Mahmoud was well into his shift baking bread when a burst of urgent shouts warned him of an approaching cordon of men in uniform. Time was of the essence and the 19-year-old, ever alert, wasted none of it. By the time the immigration officers barged into the bakery, trawling for those…