See Google Branches Out Again with Overseas News, Google News comes to UK, and via Research Buzz, with cascading attribution as follows:
"A tip of the hat to Microdoc for announcing that Google's got a new international version of their news search at http://news.google.com.au. (The Microdoc story is at http://tinyurl.com/bj8y) A tip of the hat to MFagan, who found additional international news sites at http://news.google.ca/ (Canada) and http://news.google.co.nz/ (New Zealand). (See the Webmaster World discussion at http://www.webmasterworld.com/forum3/12870.htm). And a tip of the hat to me for finding the one for the UK (http://news.google.co.uk/). There's also one for India; see http://news.google.com/india."