International News

Sao Paulo metro strike to continue

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 18:11
Metro workers in Sao Paulo vote to remain on strike in a dispute that could disrupt the opening match of the football World Cup on Thursday.

Ricciardo has style to go with the smile

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 17:38
Formula 1 admires its ruthless winners, but a nice guy coming first has never been more welcome, writes Andrew Benson.

Ukraine clashes 'must end this week'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 17:26
Deadly fighting in eastern Ukraine with pro-Russian gunmen must end "this week", Ukraine's newly-elected President Poroshenko pledges.

Can you do construction work from home?

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 17:24
More than one third of construction workers work from home. Really.

South Africa's World Cup advice to Brazil

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 16:37
Smug South Africa warns Brazil about rose-tinted legacy hopes

Sony 'overtakes' its rival Nintendo

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 16:34
Sales figures from Sony and Nintendo confirm that the PlayStation-maker has outsold the Wii-creator for the first time in eight years.

Manufacturers confident on growth

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 16:29
More UK manufacturers are confident about their growth prospects over the next three months than at any time since the financial crisis, according to their industry body, the EEF.

Five dead in Las Vegas shootings

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 16:25
A man and a woman shoot and kill two police officers, before killing another person and then themselves in the US city of Las Vegas.

Why did Samuel Beckett draw doodles?

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 16:15
Why did Samuel Beckett draw doodles of Charlie Chaplin?

Falling in love with medieval armed combat

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 15:35
Falling in love with the world championship for fighting knights

Social care target for £75m cuts

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 15:24
Social care in Gloucestershire is being targeted by the county council which wants to cut £75m from its budget over the next three years.

The mystery of North Korea's virtuoso waitresses

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 15:18
The mystery of North Korea's virtuoso waitresses

Clash of cabs: Uber v London taxis

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 15:12
Why are London's black cabbies causing gridlock over an app?

Inward investment 'at high levels'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 15:11
Foreign investment into Scotland has reached its highest level for 16 years, a report from Ernst and Young shows.

Final countdown to independence vote

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 15:07
What will we see in the last 100 days of referendum campaign?

World Cup sponsors in new ball game

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 15:01
World Cup sponsors face new realities in 2014

VIDEO: Boko Haram's 'brutal campaign'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 14:27
It is thought as many as 200 people have been killed in the last two weeks as a result of attacks by Boko Haram in the Gwoza Hills, near the border with Cameroon.

Shia pilgrims killed in Pakistan

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 14:23
At least 23 people are killed and a number injured in a gun and bomb attack on Shia pilgrims in south-western Pakistan, local officials say.

Kosovo PM claims election victory

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 14:04
Kosovo's Prime Minister Hashim Thaci has claimed victory in national elections marked by a low turnout, especially in Serb areas.

Schools 'take Islamic focus too far'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 13:56
A leaked draft report on a Birmingham academy trust says it runs schools that have "taken the Islamic focus too far".
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