International News

Thousands of revellers at V Festival

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 05:21
Some 270,000 revellers attend V Festival at its twin sites on the Staffordshire-Shropshire border and in Essex.

Leading historian backs Yes campaign

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 05:20
The leading Scottish historian, Sir Tom Devine, announces he is now planning to vote "Yes" in the independence referendum.

Rocker sorry for depression remarks

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 05:09
Kiss singer and bassist Gene Simmons apologises for "spur of the moment" remarks about people who suffer from depression.

Oil and gas prospects to be examined

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 04:29
The Scottish government is to team up with industry and academics to examine the prospects of finding oil and gas to the west of Scotland.

What future for Gaza's children?

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 04:26
What does the future hold for the children of Gaza?

Richard III 'drank a bottle a day'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 04:18
Research into Richard III's bones and teeth reveals the last Plantagenet king drank about a bottle of wine a day in the last years of his reign.

England ready for World Cup final

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 04:03
England aim to end a run of three straight defeats in Women's Rugby World Cup finals when they meet Canada in Paris on Sunday.

Police quizzing container survivors

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 04:03
Police are questioning some of the people found inside a shipping container at a busy port, as they continue to investigate the death of one man.

Brook wants to set up Khan fight

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 03:43
Kell Brook has targeted a fight against Amir Khan after becoming the IBF welterweight champion by beating Shawn Porter.

Emmys honour Uzo Aduba and Sherlock

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 03:13
Actress Uzo Aduba, TV host Jimmy Fallon and BBC drama Sherlock are among the main winners at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles.

VIDEO: Bishop criticises PM's Iraq response

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 03:11
The Bishop of Manchester has criticised Prime Minister David Cameron's response in Iraq, saying that the lives of Christians and other civilians there are being put at risk.

Alcohol tax urged to fund abstinence

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 02:57
A new tax on alcohol to fund abstinence-based treatment is among a number of measures to tackle drink and drug addiction recommended by a think tank.

I needed more time at Man Utd - Moyes

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 02:41
David Moyes believes he was not given enough time before being sacked as manager of Manchester United.

40 jobs at risk at Homebase store

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 02:33
Around 40 jobs at Homebase in Llandudno are at risk after the company announced it was considering closing the store.

Murder arrest as woman found dead

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 02:29
A man is arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman is found dead following reports of a domestic incident.

Brook claims IBF welterweight title

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 02:29
Kell Brook becomes the new IBF welterweight title after beating Shawn Porter in Carson, California.

Man tries to sail to US in a dinghy

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 02:13
A sailor is taken to hospital after he set out from Dorset in an apparent bid to sail to the United States in a dinghy.

Downton stars pose for bottle photo

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 01:49
The stars of Downton Abbey pose with water bottles for a charity picture after a recent gaffe in which a plastic bottle was left in a promotional photo.

Britain's first FGM clinic to open

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 01:46
Britain's first specialist clinic for child victims of female genital mutilation (FGM) is set to open in London next month.

VIDEO: Shooting victim 'may lose life'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-17 01:26
Police at the scene of further unrest in a suburb of St Louis in the US have confirmed that a victim of a shooting is in a critical condition and "may lose their life".

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