International News

Pitch Perfect 2 tops US box office

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 12:37
The a capella comedy, starring Rebel Wilson, beats Mad Max reboot Fury Road to the US box office top spot.

VIDEO: Collision cam! Hear the rugby league hits

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 11:31
Watch Leeds Rhinos prop forward Jamie Peacock test the new in-game microphone during the Challenge Cup sixth-round win over Huddersfield Giants.

Atlético Madrid 0-1 Barcelona

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 11:22
Barcelona clinch the Spanish title for the 23rd time with a 1-0 victory over Atletico Madrid in La Liga.

De Gea has tough choice - Van Gaal

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 11:02
Keeper David De Gea will be tempted to leave Manchester United if Real Madrid try to sign him, says manager Louis van Gaal.

VIDEO: Australian wins lumberjack competition

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 10:47
Australia's Brad Delosa sets a new world record at the Lumberjack race in Italy by sawing wood in less than 58 seconds.

Blanchett film tipped for Palme d'Or

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 10:06
A film starring Cate Blanchett and Mara Rooney about an illicit lesbian romance in 1950s New York has been hailed by critics at the Cannes Film Festival.

IS makes further gains in Ramadi

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 09:55
Islamic State militants make further gains in the Iraqi city of Ramadi, with reports of them taking a key military command centre.

Donegal 1-13 1-10 Tyrone

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 09:42
Donegal edge out Tyrone in a titanic Ulster SFC preliminary round tussle with a 1-13 to 1-10 victory in Ballybofey.

VIDEO: The app helping nuns find convents

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 09:32
There is now an app that can help prospective nuns find the right convent to suit them.

UK adventurers smash Greenland record

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 09:23
A team of British adventurers break the record for the fastest coast-to-coast crossing of Greenland - beating the previous record by more than eight days.

Manchester United 1-1 Arsenal

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 09:23
Tyler Blackett's own goal prevents Manchester United moving above Arsenal into third place in the Premier League.

Escaped cow shot by police marksmen

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 09:06
One of three cows that escaped close to a main road out of Newcastle is shot dead by police marksmen.

'Groundbreaking' cystic fibrosis drug

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 09:00
A "groundbreaking" cystic fibrosis therapy could profoundly improve quality of life, say doctors.

South Africa deports Mozambicans

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 08:58
South Africa has deported more than 400 Mozambicans, weeks after anti-foreigner violence left several people dead.

Rangers 1-1 Queen of the South

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 08:25
Rangers are through to the semi-final of the Scottish Premiership play-off after a nervy draw with Queen of the South.

Duchess invited to join her local WI

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 08:14
The Duchess of Cambridge is promised a "very good tea" after being invited to join the Anmer branch of the Womens' Institute.

VIDEO: Briton wins Red Bull Air Race

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 08:11
Britain's Paul Bonhomme wins the Red Bull Air Race's first ever race in Japan in front of a sold-out crowd.

Bristol Rovers 1-1 Grimsby (5-3 pens)

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 08:06
Bristol Rovers beat Grimsby Town on penalties to win the Conference promotion final and seal their return to the Football League.

Wakefield 30-36 Leigh

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 07:45
Championship leaders Leigh upset Super League side Wakefield and reach the quarter final of the Challenge Cup.

Third IndyCar driver crashes in week

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 06:58
Indianapolis 500 driver Ed Carpenter is unhurt but raises concerns after becoming the third driver to go airborne in a crash.