International News

NI threat to G4S staff is condemned

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 08:34
A dissident republican threat against staff working for the global security firm G4S is condemned by Northern Ireland's Justice Minister David Ford.

Bulgaria makes arrests over bank run

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 08:20
Bulgarian authorities arrest three more people on suspicion of plotting to destabilise the country's banking system.

Sale 'agreed' for oil refinery

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 08:13
Hundreds of jobs at closure-threatened oil refinery in Milford Haven could be saved after the sale of the site was agreed in principle.

MoJ recruits reserve prison officers

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 08:08
The government has started recruiting a reserve force of prison officers for England and Wales, the BBC learns.

Banksy deal 'close to being done'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 07:56
A deal is close to being done to keep a Banksy artwork on the side of a house in Cheltenham, according to a London art dealer.

Jets crash report 'highly critical'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 07:54
Investigators find that if a collision warning system had been fitted to RAF Tornados, it would have prevented the jets from crashing.

Man, 69, dies after street robbery

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 07:31
A 69-year-old man dies in hospital after he was robbed in the street.

VIDEO: Nasa tests Mars landing technology

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 07:25
US space agency Nasa has sent a flying-saucer shaped vehicle high into the earth's atmosphere in an effort to discover future Mars landing technologies.

VIDEO: Dolly Parton: 'I can't do sad songs'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 07:20
Country and western singer Dolly Parton holds a news conference ahead of her set at the Glastonbury music festival.

Three attacked in hate crime

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 07:19
Three men are attacked in Belfast in what the police have described as a "racially motivated hate crime".

Hebridean cattle help save butterfly

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 07:18
One of England's and Wales' most endangered butterflies, the high brown fritillary, is given a helping hand by cattle at a Lake District hill farm.

AUDIO: Eyewitness says fan had ear 'bitten off'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 07:10
England fan Billy Grant describes the incident at the Sao Paolo Arena where an England fan had part of his ear bitten off by a fellow fan during the match against Uruguay.

Battle joined at Bannockburn Live

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 07:07
Two days of historical re-enactments are held to mark the 700th anniversary of the battle of Bannockburn.

VIDEO: Thousands attend Bannockburn events

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 07:03
One of the most famous military clashes in British history - the Battle of Bannockburn - has been commemorated in Scotland.

Prince 'wanted more grammar schools'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 06:46
The Prince of Wales tried to influence government decisions in areas including grammar schools expansion and GM crops, former Labour cabinet ministers reveal.

'Scores trapped' in India collapse

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 06:41
More than 100 workers are still feared trapped following a building collapse in southern India, while 10 die in a similar tragedy in Delhi.

VIDEO: Giant 20kg jellyfish in Cornwall

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 06:34
A giant barrel jellyfish has been spotted swimming in an estuary near St Mawes in Cornwall.

Prince 'wanted complementary medicine'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 06:07
Former cabinet minister Peter Hain says Prince Charles encouraged him to press the Welsh government to introduce complementary medicine on the NHS.

Liverpool choir sings for Pope

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 05:56
Choristers from Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral sing for the Pope during a Mass in Rome where Archbishop Malcolm McMahon receives his symbol of office.

GPs who miss cancer could be named

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 05:24
GPs with a poor record in spotting signs of cancer could be named under government plans to boost NHS transparency.
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