International News

Fresh clashes in battle for Tikrit

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 13:02
Iraqi government forces continue an offensive to retake the northern city of Tikrit from Sunni rebels, with air strikes and clashes across the city.

VIDEO: Plan to boost GP cancer detection rates

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 12:48
Details of how good GPs in England are at detecting and referring cases of cancer, could soon be published online under government plans to drive up standards.

Dolly draws huge crowd at Glastonbury

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 11:20
Country singer Dolly Parton performs some of her biggest hits at Glastonbury, as thousands of fans chant her name.

The chai wallahs of India

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 11:06
Making the brew that India can't live without

Chambers wins British 100m title

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 11:01
Dwain Chambers wins his fifth successive 100m British title – beating Harry Aikines-Aryeetey, Chijindu Ujah & Richard Kilty.

Netherlands 2-1 Mexico

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 10:37
Netherlands produce a late comeback to rescue their World Cup dream and deny Mexico a first quarter-final in 28 years.

VIDEO: Dolly Parton performs at Glastonbury

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 10:31
Dolly Parton has drawn a huge crowd for her debut Glastonbury set, performing some of her biggest hits as thousands of fans chanted her name.

VIDEO: The Iraqi Christians who refuse to flee

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 10:20
As thousands of Iraqi Christians flee the advance of Isis rebels, the BBC's Quentin Sommerville reports from one town where Christians are refusing to leave.

Man 'dead for weeks' in London flat

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 09:59
A man whose remains were found in a flat in east London may have been "dead for weeks", the Metropolitan Police said.

Trott and Kennaugh win road races

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 09:59
Laura Trott and Peter Kennaugh win the British Cycling Championships road races with sprint finishes in Monmouthshire.

VIDEO: Thai military shows weapons haul

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 09:57
The ruling military council in Thailand has been showing seized weapons as evidence of the growing violence in the country.

VIDEO: 'Scores trapped' in India collapse

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 09:47
More than 100 people are still feared trapped after a building collapsed in the southern city of Chennai in India, an official has said.

Give NHS more cash, say coalition MPs

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 09:47
More money should be spent on the NHS as demands on the service rise, say past and present chairs of the Commons health select committee.

VIDEO: Nasa tests Mars landing technology

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 09:40
US space agency Nasa has successfully tested a flying-saucer shaped space craft that could help scientists plan future missions to Mars.

Villages attacked in north Nigeria

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 09:22
At least 40 civilians are killed in attacks on four villages by suspected Boko Haram militants in north-eastern Nigeria, residents say.

'Supercooling' keeps organs fresh

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 09:08
A new technique known as "supercooling" can preserve organs for days before they are transplanted, US researchers claim.

NI threat to G4S staff is condemned

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 08:34
A dissident republican threat against staff working for the global security firm G4S is condemned by Northern Ireland's Justice Minister David Ford.

Bulgaria makes arrests over bank run

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 08:20
Bulgarian authorities arrest three more people on suspicion of plotting to destabilise the country's banking system.

Sale 'agreed' for oil refinery

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 08:13
Hundreds of jobs at closure-threatened oil refinery in Milford Haven could be saved after the sale of the site was agreed in principle.

MoJ recruits reserve prison officers

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-29 08:08
The government has started recruiting a reserve force of prison officers for England and Wales, the BBC learns.
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