International News

Alton Towers amputee posts picture

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-05 05:56
A girl whose leg was amputated after a rollercoaster crash at Alton Towers posts a photograph of her with family and friends as her recovery continues.

Hamilton wins thrilling British GP

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-05 05:50
Lewis Hamilton battled through a bad start and late-race rain to win an action-packed British Grand Prix.

BBC journalist finds stem-cell donor

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-05 05:45
BBC journalist Sue Lloyd-Roberts, who has an aggressive form of leukaemia, says she has found a stem-cell donor following a public appeal.

Man struck by lightning on mountain

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-05 05:45
A man in his 50s is struck by lightning on Pen y Fan in the Brecon Beacons, Powys.

VIDEO: Forth Bridge is World Heritage Site

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-05 05:30
One of Scotland's most famous landmarks, the Forth Bridge, has been given World Heritage Site status by Unesco.

Man held after Llandrindod death

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-05 05:20
A man dies following an alleged assault in Llandrindod Wells, Powys, in the early hours of Sunday.

Higgins triumphs in Australian Open

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-05 05:12
John Higgins beat Martin Gould 9-8 in the final of the Australian Open to take his 27th ranking title.

VIDEO: Building a stage fit for a Pope

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-05 05:05
Pope Francis is due to arrive in Ecuador at the start of a seven-day tour of South America.

Unite backs Corbyn for Labour leader

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-05 04:47
Britain's biggest trade union Unite is backing veteran left-winger Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader.

BBC 'to fund licences for over-75s'

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-05 04:45
The chancellor is planning to announce in Wednesday's Budget that the BBC will have to meet the cost of free TV licences for over-75s, BBC News understands.

What not to miss on day seven

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-05 04:42
Your essential guide to day seven of Wimbledon as Andy Murray, Roger Federer and the Williams sisters are all in action.

Blatter blames politics on Qatar vote

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-05 04:27
French and German presidents applied pressure prior to the 2018 and 2022 World Cup votes, says Fifa president Sepp Blatter.

Boko Haram attack caps bloody week

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-05 04:08
Boko Haram militants are blamed for a suicide bomb attack in a Nigerian church at the end of a week in which more than 200 people were killed.

VIDEO: Syria girls: Two 'marry IS fighters'

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-05 03:53
Two of the three east London school girls who disappeared to Syria are said to have married IS fighters.

Micronesia hammered 38-0 by Fiji

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-05 03:19
Micronesia suffer the biggest defeat in international football history after losing 38-0, but may escape the record books.

Air strikes on Syria IS stronghold

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-05 03:05
The US-led coalition against the Islamic State group carries out an air assault on its Raqqa stronghold in Syria.

Crews tackle fire at food factory

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-05 02:42
Fire crews bring a fire at a food processing unit in Torfaen under control.

SNP urges rethink on English 'veto'

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-05 02:30
SNP MP Pete Wishart criticises proposals to give English MPs a veto on English-only laws in a letter to David Cameron.

Bridge woman Twitter taunts condemned

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-05 01:59
People who took to Twitter to mock a distressed woman who was being talked down from a bridge are condemned by Surrey Police.

Murder charge over stabbed woman

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-05 01:38
A man is charged with murdering a woman who was stabbed multiple times near a horse sanctuary.