International News

Tribute to man who died saving sons

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 07:51
The family of a Leicestershire man who died after saving his two children from drowning in Australia say he was "the most amazing father".

Spies to be allowed to speed

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 07:44
Spies will be allowed to speed on the UK's roads for the first time under changes to the UK motoring laws set to be announced on Monday.

Four murder arrests after 'assault'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 07:38
Four people are arrested on suspicion of murder after a 27-year-old man died following reports of an assault.

Pope to appoint 19 new cardinals

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 07:36
Pope Francis is to appoint 19 new cardinals next month, including churchmen from Haiti and Burkina Faso, reflecting his commitment to the poor.

CAR residents 'hug' in truce hopes

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 07:18
Rival militiamen embrace each other in a district of CAR capital Bangui after the French military brokers a local truce on the eve of talks.

Christmas gifts reach space station

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 07:13
A commercial resupply mission reaches the International Space Station (ISS), bringing - among the scientific essentials - the crew's Christmas presents.

UN concern over besieged Syrians

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 07:09
UN humanitarian affairs chief Valerie Amos expresses deep concern for communities cut off by fighting in Syria, with many facing starvation.

VIDEO: Car park blown up in planned demolition

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 06:47
A car park in Newport, Wales has been demolished in a series of explosions.

Ospreys 17-29 Northampton

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 06:37
Northampton triumph at Ospreys to retain hopes of qualifying for the Heineken Cup quarter-finals next weekend.

Rocky made Stallone "insufferable"

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 06:31
US actor Sylvester Stallone admits that his success in the Rocky films made him think he was "an authority on everything".

Hague rejects Iraq 'abuse' complaint

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 06:27
Foreign Secretary William Hague rejects a complaint accusing British forces of abusing detainees in Iraq between 2003-2008.

Cook queries Warner recall decision

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 06:19
England captain Alastair Cook disagrees with the decision to recall Australia's David Warner to the crease in Melbourne.

Service for US helicopter victims

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 05:58
A special service is held to remember the lives of four US airmen who died in a helicopter crash in Norfolk.

New pro-EU rally held in Ukraine

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 05:40
Protestors gather in Kiev to demand closer ties with the EU, just days after a prominent opposition leader was injured in clashes with police.

Clegg backs EU benefit changes

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 05:36
It is "eminently sensible" to consider further curbs to the benefits EU migrants are entitled to, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg tells the BBC.

Extra flood clean-up cash 'unlikely'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 05:25
Wales is unlikely to receive extra funding to repair flooding damage, says Welsh Secretary David Jones.

Haass talks 'a missed opportunity'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 05:01
Not doing a deal at the end of the Haass talks was a missed opportunity, A spokesman for Northern Ireland's four main church leaders says.

Government needs Lib Dems - Clegg

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 04:57
Nick Clegg warned that formation of a single-party Conservative or Labour government after the next election is one of the "biggest risks" to the UK's economy.

L'Aquila 'fraud' forces mayor out

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 04:48
The mayor of the Italian city of L'Aquila, partially destroyed by an earthquake, resigns because of a corruption scandal involving his team.

VIDEO: Police concern over missing girls, 12

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 04:41
Police searching for two 12-year-old girls, missing from their north London homes, say they are "extremely concerned" by their disappearance.

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