International News

Smiling Queen and two takes on skin cancer - papers

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 20:59
Two newspapers' differing analysis on new skin cancer figures, and a new black-and-white birthday portrait of a smiling Queen, feature on Easter Monday's front pages.

VIDEO: Footage captures Leeds Tradpak blaze

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 20:32
A huge fire on an industrial estate in Leeds has sent flames and a large plume of smoke up over the city.

MH370 hunt 'still drawing blank'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 20:21
A robotic submarine scanning for signs of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is two-thirds through its ocean scan but has yet to find any trace.

Japan's trade deficit quadruples

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 19:27
Japan's trade deficit quadrupled last month compared to March 2013, as export growth slows and energy imports continue to rise.

VIDEO: Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 18:19
US former boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, whose wrongful conviction for murder caused an international outcry, has died at the age of 76.

Ukraine probes deaths in tense east

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 18:16
Ukraine says it will launch an investigation into a fatal shooting in the east of the country which has raised tension with Russia further.

Fresh violence erupts in Venezuela

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 17:46
Fresh violence erupts in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, between police and opponents of President Nicolas Maduro.

Bottle kicking 'attracts thousands'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 17:43
A traditional "bottle kicking" event that involves a "ferocious" rugby scrum is expected to attract thousands to Leicestershire on Easter Monday.

Teachers angry at online insults

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 17:41
Online social media is being misused to insult, intimidate and smear staff in schools, says a teachers' union.

In pictures: Childhood vaccination

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 16:25
Why immunisation cards are vital for millions

Flood defences mended for thousands

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 16:21
Flood defences and other protections are restored for more than 100,000 properties left at risk after this winter's severe weather.

Essays: In Praise of the Midlands

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 16:21
Cotswolds, regional TV, and the Bull Ring - what makes a Midlander?

Ferry transcript reveals crew panic

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 16:19
The last communications between the South Korean ferry that sank on Wednesday and traffic services reveal panic and indecision by the crew.

Gibraltar fire hits online gambling

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 16:02
An explosion and fire on Gibraltar cuts power to much of the British territory and disrupts a number of online betting operations around the world.

Should the UK have more bank holidays?

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 15:57
Does the UK have enough bank holidays, asks Anthony Reuben.

Rare airing for Heller's Catch-22 staging

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 15:37
The 'forgotten' script for Catch-22 gets its UK premiere

Skin cancer rates 'soar' since 1970s

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 15:25
The advent of the package holiday and the fashion for tans has seen skin cancer rates soar in Scotland since the 1970s, according to a charity.

Netflix battles for big budget TV

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 15:23
The battle for exclusive online TV shows

Jobs market still growing, says bank

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 15:19
The job market continued to grow last month, although at a slower rate than the previous month, according to the Bank of Scotland.

The man who helps Somali firms grow

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-20 15:18
The expat investor helping businesses to grow in Somalia
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