International News

VIDEO: Saying 'I do' underwater in China

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 11:24
Why Chinese couples are queuing up to put on waterproof make-up and get their wedding pictures taken underwater.

Smile please, but hold your breath

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 11:23
Chinese couples told to smile, but please hold your breath

Bush sets new album chart record

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 11:21
Kate Bush follows her stage comeback to become the first woman to have eight albums in the chart at the same time.

Bahrain journalist's sentence upheld

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 11:06
A court in Bahrain upholds a 10-year sentence imposed on photojournalist Ahmed Humaidan, as human rights activist Maryam al-Khawaja is arrested.

Pakistan army 'concerned' by clashes

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 10:20
Violence between protesters and police should stop, Pakistan's army says, as it backs democracy after Islamabad clashes saw three people die.

VIDEO: Powerful vacuum cleaner sales spike

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 10:17
From 1 September, companies in the EU will be banned from making or importing vacuum cleaners above 1600 watts and it has led to a sharp rise in sales.

What is proton beam therapy?

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 09:48
What is proton beam therapy and why is it so sought after?

Eurosceptics win German state seats

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 09:47
Eurosceptic party 'Alternative for Germany' wins its first state parliament seats in the eastern state of Saxony, according to exit polls.

Leicester City 1-1 Arsenal

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 09:45
Leonardo Ulloa's second goal in successive home games gives promoted Leicester a deserved point against Arsenal.

McGuinness urges dissident ceasefire

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 09:36
Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness urges dissident republicans, on the IRA ceasefire 20th anniversary, to "take that same step into politics and away from conflict".

Man Utd's Kagawa returns to Dortmund

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 09:14
Shinji Kagawa rejoins Borussia Dortmund from Manchester United, while Real Madrid have loan talks about Javier Hernandez.

VIDEO: Paris building demolished in blast

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 09:10
Four people have been killed and eleven others injured after an explosion rocked a four-storey building in Rosny-sous-Bois, Paris on Sunday morning.

Zimbabwe stun Australia in Harare

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 09:04
Zimbabwe defeat Australia in a one-day international for the first time since 1983 after a three-wicket win in Harare.

Granddad killed trying to flee bar

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 08:38
A man who was found dead on a west London street was stabbed as he tried to flee from a bar, police say.

Rodgers 'might sign one more player'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 08:35
Brendan Rodgers says he could add to his Liverpool squad before Monday's transfer deadline and expects players to leave.

Diver, 41, dies after quarry rescue

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 08:22
One diver dies and two others are treated in hospital after an incident at a disused quarry in Gwynedd.

Iceland issues new volcano alert

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 08:17
Iceland issues an aviation alert after a fresh lava eruption from a fissure near the Bardarbunga volcano, but the warning is later lowered.

Chelsea sign Remy in £10.5m deal

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 07:54
Chelsea sign QPR's Loic Remy for £10.5m after Arsenal withdraw their interest in the French striker.

'Ryder Cup caps life-changing year'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 07:52
Graeme McDowell says only "1% of his mind" has been on the Ryder Cup after he became a father for the first time.

Putin 'urges talks on east Ukraine'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 07:47
President Putin calls for talks on "statehood" for eastern Ukraine and says it is "impossible to predict" the end of the crisis.
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