International News

Blue plaque honour for Tony Hancock

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 18:39
Radio and TV comedy star Tony Hancock is commemorated with a blue plaque outside his London home on what would have been his 90th birthday.

Mozilla to test sponsored tabs

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 17:22
Mozilla says it will test a plan that puts ads and sponsored content on the boxes that appear when Firefox users launch a new tab on the browser.

Small investors join Pajama party

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 17:20
Is West End theatre chasing a new breed of investor?

Inmarsat offers free airline tracking

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 16:49
UK satellite operator Inmarsat is to offer a free, basic tracking service to all the world's passenger airliners, following the loss of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

Deadly stampede at DR Congo match

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 16:41
At least 15 people are killed in a stampede at a football match in the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kinshasa, officials say.

China to build new Africa railway

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 16:26
Agreements for plans to build a new railway line in East Africa with Chinese help have been signed in the Kenyan capital Nairobi.

Lithuania president faces run-off

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 16:16
Lithuania's incumbent Dalia Grybauskaite emerges as the clear leader in presidential elections, but looks set to face a run-off vote.

Coeliac disease diagnoses rise in UK

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 16:02
The number of people in the UK with coeliac disease has increased fourfold between 1990 and 2011, scientists say.

Germany's youth rebels against EU

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 15:46
The young German rebels who have had enough of the EU

'WW1 was world's first sci-fi war'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 15:34
Why WW1 was the world's first sci-fi conflict

The wisdom of barbers

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 15:30
Six close shaves in unlikely locations

Hansen makes final MOTD appearance

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 15:19
Alan Hansen makes his final appearance on Match of the Day, retiring after 22 years as a pundit on the show.

The quadruplets born to refugees

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 15:18
A family fleeing with six children gives birth to four more

'Information' about Nigeria girls

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 15:15
The governor of Nigeria's Borno state says he has information on the whereabouts of 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamist group Boko Haram.

Depression study awarded £4.7m funds

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 15:06
Researchers in Aberdeen and Edinburgh are awarded £4.7m by the Wellcome Trust to study clinical depression.

Scots economy 'continues to expand'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 15:05
The Scottish economy continued to expand last month albeit at its slowest pace so far this year, according to a survey.

John Smith Centre created in Glasgow

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 15:00
A new centre promoting public service is to be created at the University of Glasgow, in memory of the late Labour leader John Smith.

The twins behind Joseph Joseph

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 15:00
The twins behind funky homewares brand Joseph Joseph

Cole quits international football

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 14:52
Chelsea left-back Ashley Cole retires from international football after being left out of England's World Cup squad.

Man Utd silent on Shaw bid reports

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-11 14:43
Manchester United are refusing to comment on reports they have made a £27m offer for Southampton defender Luke Shaw.
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