International News

VIDEO: Acrobats injured in circus fall

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 22:00
At least 11 people have been injured, one critically, after a group of female acrobats fell from an aerial platform at a circus in the US state of Rhode Island.

Petrol bombs thrown during trouble

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 21:49
A number of petrol bombs and stones are thrown at police during trouble in the Sandy Row area of south Belfast.

Crew missing after ship sinks off HK

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 21:35
At least 11 crew members are missing after two ships collided off the coast of southern Hong Kong, a police official says.

Adams release and Zen in the City - the papers

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 21:12
The Bank Holiday newspapers examine the release of Gerry Adams after four days of police questioning over a historical murder case, and there is a report of the financial world's meditation craze.

Boy, 16, arrested over teen killing

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 21:06
A 16-year-old boy is being questioned about the murder of a teenager in south London, the Metropolitan Police says.

Fire crews to strike for fourth day

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 19:09
Firefighters in England and Wales prepare for their fourth strike in four days in their long-running row with the government over pensions.

Building on a colossal secret

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 18:55
The close ties between spies and computers

Poll backs school sugary drinks ban

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 18:53
Two thirds of people (66%) support a ban on sugary drinks in all UK schools and academies, according to a poll carried out for the BBC.

Brittle bone disease protein 'find'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 18:50
A discovery in mice could help to treat people with a form of brittle bone disease, scientists say.

Navy gets first female submariners

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 18:48
Three women qualify as the first female submariners in the 110-year history of the Royal Navy's Submarine Service.

Dreamland once more

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 18:32
Tintypes of Margate's beloved amusement park

Brits abroad - Episodes returns

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 18:27
Matt LeBlanc, Tamsin Greig and Stephen Mangan are back

The time deaf people were 'linguistic lepers'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 18:21
How attitudes to deafness have changed since 1973

Odessa detainees freed after protest

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 18:13
Ukrainian police free pro-Russian activists detained after Friday's deadly unrest in Odessa as a large crowd attacks the city's police HQ.

VIDEO: Chagall's granddaughter on flower power

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 16:23
Floral designer Bella Meyer, the granddaughter of modernist painter Marc Chagall, talks to the BBC about her family's love affair with flowers.

Extraordinary nonsense in my inbox

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 16:22
As it's bank holiday I thought I would share with you some of the most extraordinary nonsense that has turned up in my inbox, writes Anthony Reuben.

The difficult task of reading the brain

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 16:00
What do brain scans actually tell us?

The strange demands of life as a cheerleader

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 15:38
The trials and tribulations of making it as a cheerleader

Could Vietnam have been nuked in 1954?

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 15:35
Did the US offer France A-bombs to use in Vietnam?

VIDEO: India's beef industry under threat

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 15:29
Shilpa Kannan reports on India's booming beef industry - under threat of closure if the BJP Party win the national election.
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