International News

Festival closed in Bertha 'carnage'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 07:50
Strong winds sweeping the country force the Boardmasters music festival to be called off.

VIDEO: Giroud nets stunning third for Arsenal

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 07:35
Olivier Giroud beats Man City keeper Willy Caballero with a dipping strike to make it 3-0 in the Community Shield at Wembley.

Ukraine pounds rebels in Donetsk

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 07:13
Ukraine's military pounds the main rebel stronghold of Donetsk city, amid reports that a humanitarian mission could be allowed in.

VIDEO: 'Disaster of amazing proportions'

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 06:59
Thousands of members of the Yazidi religious minority are trapped on a mountain in northern Iraq after fleeing from Islamist militants. The Telegraph's Jonathan Krohn is on the mountain.

Legia Warsaw request Celtic meeting

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 06:56
Legia Warsaw ask Celtic for a "meeting" to decide which side should progress to the Champions League play-off round.

Survivors in Iranian plane crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 06:50
A plane has crashed near Iran's capital, Tehran, killing most of the 48 people on board, though others survived, state media reports.

WW1 Drumhead ceremony in Edinburgh

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 06:39
Thousands of people take part in a World War One commemoration service at Edinburgh Castle in front of an altar made of drums.

Motorcyclist killed in A84 accident

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 06:29
A 22-year-old motorcyclist dies after a collision on the A84 between Strathyre and Callander.

France bombs Islamists in north Mali

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 06:27
French special forces bomb positions held by Islamist militants in northern Mali, as part of its efforts to combat al-Qaeda in the region.

UK plane drops first aid in Iraq

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 06:17
A British military aircraft makes the first drop of UK humanitarian aid in northern Iraq, to help people who have fled from Islamist militants.

Minor trouble at republican march

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 06:15
There is minor trouble at a loyalist protest against a republican anti-internment rally in Belfast, that saw a major security operation mounted.

Tributes paid to film producer Golan

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 06:10
Action stars Jean-Claude Van Damme and Chuck Norris pay tribute to the Israeli producer Menahem Golan following his death at the age of 85.

Vermaelen completes Barca move

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 06:05
Barcelona complete the £15m signing of Arsenal's Belgium international defender Thomas Vermaelen on a five-year deal.

VIDEO: Cuba's first new RC church since 1959

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 05:58
Cuba will build its first new Roman Catholic place of worship since the Marxist revolution of 1959.

Sri Lanka beat Pakistan in Galle

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 04:55
Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by seven wickets in Galle to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series, with the final Test on Thursday.

UK firms hurt by Russian import ban

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 04:43
Several UK firms have been hit by a Russian ban on food imports from a number of Western countries.

GB's Simmonds wins third gold medal

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 04:36
Ellie Simmonds wins the SB6 100m breaststroke, her third gold medal of the IPC Swimming European Championships.

Warsi warns Tories on minority votes

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 04:11
Former Conservative chairman Baroness Warsi says her party will not win the next election unless it does more to attract ethnic minority voters.

England's work not yet done - Moores

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 03:56
England coach Peter Moores says his team will not let up in the final Test with India on Friday, having gone 2-1 up in the series.

County 'pinched' Yorkshire king

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-10 03:44
Yorkshireman and cricket commentator Geoffrey Boycott claims Leicestershire only wants to reinter the body of King Richard III to make money.
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