International News

VIDEO: Gerry Adams released from custody

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 13:35
Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has been released from custody and a file will be sent to the Public Prosecution Service in Northern Ireland.

Atletico fans 'made monkey noises'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 13:23
Levante's Papakouly Diop says he was responding to monkey chants when he danced in front of Atletico Madrid fans.

Portugal needs no more loans - PM

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 12:48
Portugal's prime minister says the country will exit its three-year bailout this month without needing an emergency line of credit.

US acrobats injured in circus fall

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 12:40
Eleven people have been injured, one critically, after female acrobats fell from an aerial platform at a circus in the US state of Rhode Island.

Labour wants AstraZeneca deal probe

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 12:30
Labour urges an inquiry into whether Pfizer's bid to take over AstraZeneca is in the UK's national interest.

Nairobi buses hit by deadly blasts

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 12:25
Three people die and 62 are hurt in two explosions on passenger buses on a road near the Kenyan capital Nairobi, officials say.

VIDEO: 'Difficult days' for McConville family

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 12:19
The arrest of Gerry Adams over the death of Jean McConville has been "difficult" for the family of the murdered mother of 10, her son says.

Mourinho 'said no to easy fairytales'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 11:39
Jose Mourinho says he does not regret returning to Chelsea, who are set to finish the season without a trophy.

Gay bishop Gene Robinson to divorce

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 10:02
Gene Robinson, the first openly gay bishop in the US Episcopal church, says he is divorcing his husband and partner of 25 years.

Chelsea 0-0 Norwich City

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 09:37
Norwich retain hopes of Premier League survival as they dent Chelsea's title ambitions with a draw at Stamford Bridge.

Referee punched at football match

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 09:23
A referee is hospitalised after being punched by a player during a football match in Devon.

VIDEO: Chinese Christians fear crackdown

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 09:03
Christians in the south eastern city of Wenzhou are warning of a crackdown on their faith, following the destruction of one church and warnings to others.

Thousands gather for knob throwing

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 08:53
More than 5,000 people attend a "knob throwing" competition in Dorset, where biscuit lobbers compete to be champion chucker.

VIDEO: Ukraine: Odessa tension 'escalating'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 08:51
The unrest in the southern Ukrainian city of Odessa is escalating, with an attack on police headquarters following more than 40 deaths in clashes on Friday.

Murray considering McEnroe as coach

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 08:50
Andy Murray is considering hiring John McEnroe as his coach after the legend expressed an interest in working with him.

VIDEO: 100,000 attend ANC election rally

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 08:21
More than 100,000 people have attended a rally for the ANC in Johannesburg ahead of Wednesday's elections.

Fire crews back to work after strike

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 08:11
Firefighters end a third consecutive day of strike action in a dispute over pensions, with senior officers saying Wales' three services coped despite reduced resources.

Woman and child hurt in police crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 07:56
A mother and her five-year-old daughter are injured in a crash with a police car which was pursuing another vehicle in Essex.

Miss France wins 1,000 Guineas

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 07:33
Highly rated filly Miss France gives French trainer Andre Fabre a first victory in the 1,000 Guineas at Newmarket.

Heads to examine long holiday change

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-04 07:29
Head teachers are to investigate the benefits of scrapping the six-week summer holidays for breaks spread more evenly through the year.

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