International News

Shetland house prices 'doubled'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 15:10
Shetland tops the UK's house prices rise percentages for the past decade thanks to employment prospects, according to a report.

Celtic's Commons is player of year

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 15:10
Celtic forward Kris Commons is named Premiership player of the year by PFA Scotland, after a prolific season.

Pregnant women flu jab uptake falls

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 15:06
Pregnant women are urged to take up the offer of the flu vaccine after figures showed less than half were immunised last winter.

What makes a business British?

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 15:06
What makes a business British, asks Linda Yueh?

Liverpool's Bronze wins PFA award

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 15:05
Liverpool defender Lucy Bronze is named as the Professional Footballers' Association's female player of the year.

New Crimewatch appeal on park murder

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 15:03
The murder of a woman in a Glasgow park in December is to feature for a second time on BBC's Crimewatch programme.

CBI: Outlook 'exceptionally strong'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 15:01
The economic outlook for the next three months is "exceptionally strong", according to the employers' organisation the CBI.

Clooney's new girl and benefit changes - the front pages

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 15:01
Changes to the way in which jobless benefits are paid out are examined by the press - as is perpetual bachelor George Clooney's new British girlfriend.

Luis Suarez: From pariah to player of the year

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 14:55
"The PFA honour for Luis Suarez is just reward for a season of sustained brilliance," says chief football writer Phil McNulty

VIDEO: Rio's favela crackdown 'criticised'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 14:39
A controversial programme to drive drugs gangs from Brazil's shantytowns has led to accusations of police oppression and murder.

Muslims leave CAR capital Bangui

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 14:04
Peacekeepers escort a convoy of more than 1,200 Muslims out of Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic.

UK helicopter crash personnel named

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 14:03
Five UK service personnel who died in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan are named by the Ministry of Defence.

Syria 'still holds chemical weapons'

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 13:23
Syria still holds about 7.5% of its chemical weapons stocks at one site, an international envoy says, as a Sunday deadline to remove them passes.

US basketball team in silent protest

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 13:05
Basketball team the Los Angeles Clippers stages a silent protest following reports that owner Donald Sterling made racist remarks.

Call for Rangers to suspend Wallace

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 13:04
A fans group calls for Rangers to suspend chief executive Graham Wallace as police investigate a shareholder's complaint.

Villarreal 2-3 Barcelona

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 12:57
Lionel Messi's late winner keeps Barcelona in the Spanish title race as they clinch a superb comeback win at Villarreal.

Siemens joins battle for Alstom

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 12:50
Siemens wants to discuss "strategic opportunities" with France's Alstom, raising the prospect of a takeover battle for the maker of France's TGV trains.

Military observer freed in Ukraine

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 12:45
One European military observer has been freed in Sloviansk where pro-Russian separatists are holding the rest of the team, detained on Friday.

'Terrified' Daley finishes fifth

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 12:15
Tom Daley's "demon dive" strikes again as he misses out on a medal on his competitive return to the London Aquatics Centre.

Crystal Palace 0-2 Manchester City

BBC - Sun, 2014-04-27 10:33
Manchester City beat Crystal Palace to move within three points of Premier League leaders Liverpool.
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