International News

Tennis stars back Mauresmo appointment

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 13:24
Tennis stars back Mauresmo appointment

Nadal focused on Wimbledon success

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 12:25
Rafael Nadal is determined to make an impact at Wimbledon again after winning his ninth French Open title on Sunday.

Ricciardo wins thrilling Canadian GP

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 11:47
Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo passes Nico Rosberg's Mercedes with two laps to go to win a thrilling Canadian Grand Prix.

VIDEO: Lineker in Brazil: The Beautiful Game

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 11:15
As the nation prepares for the start of the 2014 World Cup, England football legend Gary Lineker examines the world's fascination with Brazil and the beautiful game.

Pope urges Mid-East peace 'courage'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 10:53
Pope Francis hosts a joint prayer meeting with Israeli and Palestinian leaders, urging them to show courage to seek Middle East peace.

Sisi vows fight for Egypt's security

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 10:52
Former army chief Abdul Fattah al-Sisi is sworn in as Egypt's new president, vowing to tackle "terrorism" and bring security.

Briton Ujah breaks 10-second barrier

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 10:30
Chijindu Ujah becomes the fifth Briton in history to dip under the 10-second barrier, clocking 9.96 seconds in the 100m.

Ex-envoy: Syria 'to be failed state'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 10:18
Syria could become a "failed state" similar to Somalia, former UN envoy to the country Lakhdar Brahimi warns.

Sheeran clinches number one spot

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 10:01
Ed Sheeran has achieved his first number one in the UK singles chart, while Dame Vera Lynn enters the album chart aged 97.

New emir of Kano named in Nigeria

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 09:58
The ousted central bank governor and prominent government critic, Lamido Sanusi, is named as the new emir of Kano in Nigeria.

SDLP man resigns after paper claims

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 09:42
A Derry City councillor resigns, following allegations in a Sunday newspaper that he sent lewd messages on a council-owned tablet computer.

VIDEO: England squad arrives in Brazil

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 09:36
England's World Cup squad has arrived in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, ahead of the start of the 2014 Fifa World Cup.

Sikhs march for Amritsar victims

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 09:27
Members of the Sikh community march through central London in protest at the storming of India's Golden Temple 30 years ago.

Rats regret bad decisions, study says

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 09:17
Rats experience regret when their poor decisions make them miss out on better food options, a study finds.

War veteran, 92, has medals stolen

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 09:16
A 92-year-old war veteran has his medals stolen in a distraction burglary on the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

Hospital worker 'hit by lightning'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 09:04
A member of staff at a hospital whose phone network was brought down by a storm was hit by lightning through an open window, it is understood.

VIDEO: Bergdahl family 'gets death threats'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 08:53
US authorities are investigating death threats apparently emailed to the father of Bowe Bergdahl, the soldier released by the Afghan Taliban last week after five years in captivity.

Nadal wins ninth French Open title

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 08:50
Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic in four sets to win his ninth French Open title and a record fifth in succession.

Caribbean killing woman home on bail

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 08:42
A Cardiff woman jailed for 12 years in the Dominican Republic for killing her husband is back home after her family raised £62,000 bail money.

Archbishop's Tuam grave inquiry call

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 08:40
One of the most senior figures in the Catholic Church in Ireland says a full inquiry is needed into the deaths of almost 800 children at a convent-run mother and baby home.
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