International News

Affordable housing fund launches

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 08:04
Ministers are encouraging developers and housing associations in England to bid for cash from a new £3.3bn fund which they say will create 165,000 affordable homes.

Newcastle reject PSG's Cabaye bid

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 08:02
Newcastle United reject a £14m bid from Ligue 1 champions Paris St-Germain for France midfielder Yohan Cabaye.

A bachelor in the Elysee

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 07:50
How will Francois Hollande fare without a first lady?

Tata Motors chief Karl Slym dies

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 07:48
Tata Motors' managing director Karl Slym has died in Bangkok where he was attending a board meeting, the company announces.

Yanukovych blinks first over protests

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 07:34
Ukraine's opposition rebuff "weak" president, says David Stern

Ofsted chief 'outraged' by attacks

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 07:31
Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw accuses staff at the Department for Education of briefing against his organisation and says he is "spitting blood" about it.

Sheffield United 1-1 Fulham

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 07:21
Fulham survive a major scare to force an FA Cup fourth-round replay against League One Sheffield United.

Wawrinka 'never expected' major title

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 07:15
Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka says he did not believe he was good enough to win a Grand Slam.

NHK boss sparks 'comfort women' row

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 07:15
The head of Japanese broadcaster NHK causes controversy by playing down the use of sex slaves - so-called "comfort women" - in World War Two.

Burns lantern procession draws crowd

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 07:11
A procession lit up by 1,000 lanterns draws crowds to the streets of Dumfries as part of its Big Burns Supper celebrations.

Crow and seagull attack Pope's doves

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 07:06
Two white doves released by children standing alongside Pope Francis in Vatican City as a peace gesture are attacked by a seagull and a crow.

Labour's 50p tax 'not anti-business'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 07:06
Ed Balls rejects claims that Labour's pledge to bring back the 50p top rate of income tax is part of an "anti-business agenda" in the party.

E-cigarette ban for under-18s

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 07:04
Under-18s are to be banned from buying electronic cigarettes, ministers announce, amid fears the quitting aid could be encouraging nicotine addiction.

Early presidential poll for Egypt

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 06:59
Egypt says presidential elections have been moved forward, increasing speculation over whether army chief Gen Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will stand.

Moyes promises more Man Utd signings

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 06:55
Manchester United boss David Moyes says club record signing of Juan Mata will be "the first of many" new arrivals at the club.

Ukraine opposition rejects offers

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 06:54
Ukraine's opposition leaders say they will not drop their demands after rejecting the president's offer to appoint them to top government posts.

Hurricane Fly wins fourth Irish title

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 06:40
Hurricane Fly wins a fourth consecutive Irish Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown to extend his world record of Grade One wins to 19.

Teenager stabbed to death in Bedford

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 05:39
A man is arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of teenager from stab wounds in Bedford.

England rest Cook for Windies tour

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 05:31
England captain Alastair Cook will be rested for the limited-overs tour of the West Indies which starts in February.

Footballer sacked after confronting fan

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 04:47
A non-league player is sacked by his club for confronting a fan - 19 years to the day after Eric Cantona's famous kung-fu kick on a supporter.

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