International News

World Cup pundits' predictions

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 21:27
Who will win the World Cup? And how will England do?

China ships 'rammed 1,400 times'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 21:14
Vietnamese vessels have rammed Chinese ships 1,400 times near a drilling rig, Beijing claims, as tensions over territorial disputes intensify.

Ofsted acts and England's unlikeliest fans - the front pages

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 21:13
The likely recommendations from the Ofsted inquiry into the "Trojan Horse" allegations of Islamist infiltration in Birmingham schools is many papers' top story on Monday.

Secret deals 'eroding victims trust'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 21:07
Northern Ireland's Victims Commissioner says she is concerned that revelations about secret deals are eroding the trust and confidence of people bereaved and injured during the Troubles.

Excavation starts on £130m metal mine

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 20:58
Work starts in Devon on Britain's first new metal mine for 40 years, costing about £130m.

Male faces 'evolved to take punches'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 20:12
The faces of our male ancestors evolved certain features as a defence against fist fights, according to an argument put forward by US researchers.

Human remains found inside crocodile

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 20:11
Australian police are examining human remains recovered from a crocodile to see if they match the DNA of a missing man.

Search for 'drowned' India students

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 19:56
A search resumes for some 24 students who have been swept away by a sudden surge of water in India's Himachal Pradesh state, officials say.

VIDEO: Officers shot dead on lunch break

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 19:44
Two people have shot and killed two police officers in the US city of Las Vegas, before killing another person and then shooting themselves.

Gunmen kill 13 at Karachi airport

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 19:30
Heavily armed gunmen attack Pakistan's Karachi international airport, with 13 terminal staff and 10 militants killed.

Activity aids breast cancer survival

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 18:57
Exercise can aid recovery after breast cancer but many women are not active enough, a study suggests.

Minecraft-maker releases Cliffhorse

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 18:55
Markus "Notch" Persson launches a new video game that only took him two hours to create in an apparent swipe at other early-release titles.

UK child poverty plans 'doomed'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 18:51
Britain's child poverty plans are "doomed" to fail as 3.5 million children will be in absolute poverty by 2020, says a group led by Alan Milburn.

Sao Paulo metro strike to continue

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 18:11
Metro workers in Sao Paulo vote to remain on strike in a dispute that could disrupt the opening match of the football World Cup on Thursday.

Ricciardo has style to go with the smile

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 17:38
Formula 1 admires its ruthless winners, but a nice guy coming first has never been more welcome, writes Andrew Benson.

Ukraine clashes 'must end this week'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 17:26
Deadly fighting in eastern Ukraine with pro-Russian gunmen must end "this week", Ukraine's newly-elected President Poroshenko pledges.

Can you do construction work from home?

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 17:24
More than one third of construction workers work from home. Really.

South Africa's World Cup advice to Brazil

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 16:37
Smug South Africa warns Brazil about rose-tinted legacy hopes

Sony 'overtakes' its rival Nintendo

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 16:34
Sales figures from Sony and Nintendo confirm that the PlayStation-maker has outsold the Wii-creator for the first time in eight years.

Manufacturers confident on growth

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-08 16:29
More UK manufacturers are confident about their growth prospects over the next three months than at any time since the financial crisis, according to their industry body, the EEF.
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