International News

US paper co-owner dies in plane fire

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 06:39
The co-owner of The Philadelphia Inquirer, Lewis Katz, is killed in a private jet that burst into flames near Boston.

Striker had 'boxer's brain condition'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 06:24
A leading neuropathologist says former England striker Jeff Astle died from a brain condition usually found in boxers.

Husband 'not told' of Sudan release

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 06:13
The husband of a woman on death row in Sudan for abandoning the Islamic faith tells the BBC he has been told nothing about her possible release.

Israel warns over Hamas-Fatah unity

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 06:01
Israel calls on world leaders "not to rush to recognise" a new Palestinian interim government involving Fatah and the Islamist group Hamas.

Second motorcyclist killed in crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 05:57
Two motorcyclists are killed in separate crashes on Northern Ireland's roads on Saturday.

Strictly's James and Artem quit show

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 05:55
Strictly Come Dancing professional dancers James Jordan and Artem Chigvintsev will not be returning to the BBC show this autumn, the corporation confirms.

Double gold for Britain at Euros

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 05:52
Great Britain's men's four and women's pair both won gold on the final day of the European Championships in Belgrade.

I needed more time at Man Utd - Moyes

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 05:38
Former Manchester United manager David Moyes says he needed more time at Old Trafford and is considering job offers.

VIDEO: England team leave UK for World Cup

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 05:36
England's footballers have left the UK for Miami to continue their preparations for the World Cup in Brazil in less than two weeks' time.

Hagel praises soldier release team

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 05:09
The US defence secretary, on a visit to Afghanistan, praises special forces involved in the release of a Taliban-held US soldier.

Priests and nun 'freed in Cameroon'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 04:59
Two Italian priests and a Canadian nun seized in April by gunmen in Cameroon have been freed, Cameroon officials say.

Murray wins Kohlschreiber marathon

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 04:41
Andy Murray defeats Philipp Kohlschreiber 12-10 in the fifth set to reach the fourth round of the French Open.

Spain plans new stimulus package

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 04:40
Spain will unveil a new stimulus package worth 6.3bn euros next week, to boost the economy's competitiveness and create jobs, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announces.

Farage: UKIP rethinking tax policies

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 04:23
UKIP no longer backs a single rate of income tax and is focusing on helping the lowest paid, leader Nigel Farage says.

Common Weal urges different economy

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 03:59
Scotland should embrace shorter working week, higher wages, an expanded welfare state and higher taxes, according to a new blueprint.

VIDEO: Is 'made in Britain' bouncing back?

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 03:49
The BBC's Emma Simpson says there are signs that textile businesses are shifting back to the UK.

Group pensions 'in Queen's Speech'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 03:36
The government is expected to unveil plans to allow workers to contribute to Dutch-style collective pensions, which it says could boost income for members.

VIDEO: 100 rescued from highway in sandstorm

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 03:25
Firefighters in northwest China have rescued more than 100 people trapped on highways in gale force winds.

VIDEO: The man who coined "shell shock"

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 03:07
Cambridge psychologist and Army medical officer, Charles Myers, was the first person to use the phrase "shell shock" almost 100 years ago.

Labour row over all-women shortlist

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-01 03:03
Labour party members in a south Wales valleys constituency cancel a meeting to select a replacement parliamentary candidate after being told it must be an all-women shortlist.
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