International News

Captain Scarlet voice actor dies

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 08:53
Actor Francis Matthews, who was the voice of Captain Scarlet in Gerry Anderson's 1960s TV show, dies at the age of 86.

National naval memorial unveiled

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 08:43
A memorial for all those who have served in the Royal Navy and associated services is unveiled at the National Memorial Arboretum.

VIDEO: Police crackdown on naked bike event

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 08:38
People in Mexico City and Caracas have taken part in the annual World Naked Bike Ride.

VIDEO: How does World Cup spray work?

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 08:17
Referees at the Football World Cup in Brazil are using a white spray to help enforce the correct distance between the ball and defenders during a free kick.

Illegal rave attracts up to 1,300

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 08:10
Four people are taken to hospital and nine others arrested at an illegal rave attended by more than 1,000 people in south London.

US radio star Casey Kasem dies at 82

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 08:02
US DJ Casey Kasem, best known for hosting radio show American Top 40 and being the voice of Shaggy in Scooby-Doo, dies at the age of 82.

Absconded prisoner arrested in pub

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 08:00
A prisoner who had been on the run from an open prison in West Sussex for more than two months is arrested in a pub in Bristol.

VIDEO: US radio legend Casey Kasem dies

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 07:59
US radio host Casey Kasem, who presented the American Top 40 for decades and was the voice of Shaggy in Scooby Doo, dies aged 82.

Taliban 'removed voters' fingers'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 07:27
Taliban insurgents cut the index fingers off 11 Afghans who participated in this weekend's presidential run-off poll, officials say.

Chelsea return for Courtois - Mourinho

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 06:49
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho confirms that goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois will return to Stamford Bridge next season.

Rider dies after horse trials fall

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 06:47
A rider dies in hospital after being knocked unconscious during a fall at a horse-riding event in Somerset.

VIDEO: Kathleen Turner on her stage return

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 06:12
Actress Kathleen Turner talks to Andrew Marr about her return to the London stage as a hard-drinking, hard up woman in 'Bakersfield Mist'.

Iraqi forces hit back at militants

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 06:12
Iraqi forces, backed by Shia and Kurdish militias, are said to have retaken several towns and are holding back an advance by Sunni militants north of Baghdad.

Campaigners condemn online abuse

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 05:54
Labour MSP Jackie Baillie and Yes Scotland chief executive Blair Jenkins condemn online abuse in Scotland's referendum campaign.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 05:52
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.

Carmichael backs English devolution

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 05:37
The Scottish Secretary says he backs devolved powers for England, describing it as the "unfinished business" of setting up the Holyrood Parliament in the 1990s.

Blair: 'We didn't cause Iraq crisis'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 05:25
Western inaction over Syria is behind the current insurgency in Iraq, says Tony Blair, but critics accuse the ex-PM of "washing his hands" over the crisis.

VIDEO: Javid: Licence fee 'a large amount'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 05:18
Culture Secretary Sajid Javid tells Andrew Marr the BBC's annual licence fee of £145.50 is "a large amount for families".

Pakistan raids 'kill militants'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 05:17
Pakistan says air raids in North Waziristan have killed scores of militants including a leader behind last week's attack on Karachi airport.

Fatal air crash near M1 investigated

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 05:13
Aircraft accident officials investigate how a small plane in which two men were killed crashed in Nottinghamshire near the M1.
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