International News

Man dies in quad bike accident

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 03:33
A 60-year-old man dies in a quad bike accident on an unclassified road near Dunblane in central Scotland.

Jazz singer Jimmy Scott dies at 88

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 03:18
Jimmy Scott, the US jazz singer whose high and haunting voice earned him many high-profile fans and a Grammy nomination, dies at the age of 88.

Unesco to rule on Australian sites

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 03:14
An Australian request to revoke the World Heritage Site status of part of the ancient Tasmanian forest to allow logging is to be discussed by Unesco in Qatar.

Scottish vote 'no change' for Wales

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 02:51
Nearly two-thirds of Welsh voters believe a 'Yes' vote for Scottish independence should not change the way Wales is governed, according to poll for BBC Wales.

England match watched by 15m

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 02:44
More than 15 million people in the UK tuned in to watch England's opening World Cup game against Italy on BBC One, overnight viewing figures show.

Chinese school for disputed island

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 02:38
China says it will build a school in the disputed Paracel Islands, boosting its presence in waters also claimed by Taiwan and Vietnam.

Older HIV patients 'need support'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 02:27
The "silent generation" of around 25,000 older people with HIV need better support to keep them well, nurses say.

Man dies after being hit by car

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 02:17
A male pedestrian dies after being hit by a car in Shetland in the early hours.

Give Rooney central role - Taylor

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 02:09
Wayne Rooney should be used in a more central position at the World Cup, says former England manager Graham Taylor.

VIDEO: Blair: 'We didn't cause Iraq crisis'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 02:04
The 2003 invasion of Iraq is not to blame for the current crisis in the country, which is the "predictable" result of western inaction in Syria, Tony Blair says.

Four PSNI officers hurt in crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 01:48
Four police officers are injured in a road traffic accident in east Belfast.

Flats blaze forces 30 from homes

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 01:42
Thirty people are unable to return home after a fire destroyed flats in Essex.

Forth bridge event for Baton relay

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 00:44
The Queen's Baton Relay is starting its second day in Scotland at the Forth Bridge.

Fish release call to conserve stocks

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 00:33
Anglers are being urged to release more of the salmon and sea trout they catch in a bid to help conserve fish stocks.

Green in fresh bid for Rangers

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 00:32
Former Rangers chief executive Charles Green seeks financial backing to launch a new bid for control at Ibrox.

VIDEO: Russian anger over embassy attack

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 00:24
Russia reacts angrily to a violent protest outside its embassy in Ukraine, which saw windows smashed, the Russian flag torn down and cars overturned.

VIDEO: Living with HIV when over 50

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 00:14
About a quarter of the 100,000 people with HIV in the UK are aged over 50.

'Allo 'Allo star Sam Kelly dies at 70

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 00:03
British actor Sam Kelly, best known for his roles in 'Allo 'Allo and Porridge, has died at the age of 70.

'Take lead' over mergers, says Smith

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 23:59
Shadow Welsh Secretary Owen Smith urges council leaders to "pick up the baton" and take the lead in reforming local government.

Ivory Coast 2-1 Japan

BBC - Sat, 2014-06-14 23:23
Gervinho scores the winner as Ivory Coast come from behind to beat Japan 2-1 in their 2014 Fifa World Cup Group C opener.

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