National / International News

Fifth Mers death in South Korea

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 18:47
Fourteen more cases of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) have been confirmed in South Korea and a fifth person has died, health officials say.

VIDEO: US searches for prison escapees

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 18:35
Police in New York are searching for two murderers who escaped from a maximum security prison with the help of power tools.

New Tory group to pressure PM over EU

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 17:49
More than 50 MPs form a group called Conservatives for Britain to put pressure on David Cameron to demand more in his EU negotiations.

G7 leaders prepare for German summit

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 17:37
Leaders from the world's major economies are expected to use the G7 summit to maintain pressure on Russia over the conflict in eastern Ukraine.

Turkey votes in crucial election

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 17:22
Voters in Turkey go to the polls on Sunday, with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan seeking a big enough parliamentary majority to change the constitution.

SNP to seek Scotland Bill changes

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 17:22
The SNP are to seek changes to legislation the UK government says will meet promises made during the Scottish independence vote.

Labour's 'huge mistake' over North

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 16:16
Lord Mandelson criticises Labour for failing to come up with a credible strategy for decentralising power from London to northern England.

Canada Women 1-0 China Women

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 16:14
Christine Sinclair scores a late penalty for hosts Canada as they beat China in the first game of the Women's World Cup.

Enrique unsure on Barcelona future

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 16:04
Luis Enrique says he does not know if he will still be Barcelona manager next season, despite leading the club to the treble.

Canada is real unknown - Hamilton

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 15:58
Lewis Hamilton says he is wary of the unpredictable Canadian Grand Prix, which can so often produce unexpected results.

'Aloha' to whitewashing films

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 15:55
Why does Hollywood look to white actors for Asian roles?

The Himalayan tea train running out of steam

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 15:50
The Himalayan tea train that's running out of steam

Yemen peace talks due next weekend

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 15:48
The United Nations says that peace talks it is brokering between Yemen's Houthi rebels and the government will take place in Geneva next weekend.

Is it ever OK for politicians to lie?

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 15:40
As Alistair Carmichael is being investigated for breaking the MPs' code of conduct, Rob Watson asks if lying by political leaders is ever justified.

How Swiss politeness contributed to the Fifa crisis

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 15:40
The Fifa crisis has largely focused on Zurich where the organisation is based, but this isn't the first financial scandal to hit Switzerland - so what is it with this country and money?

Warships rescue thousands off Libya

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 15:33
More than 2,000 migrants have been saved from wooden fishing boats off the coast of Libya, according to rescuers.

American Pharoah wins Triple Crown

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 15:29
American Pharoah becomes the first horse to win the US Triple Crown since Affirmed in 1978 after winning the Belmont Stakes.

Battle over Europe and royal baby pictures

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 15:23
Britain's future with the EU and images of Prince George and Princess Charlotte feature on the front pages of the Sunday papers.

Whicker awards to fund documentaries

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 15:08
Money left by broadcaster Alan Whicker will be used to boost documentary-making in the UK, his estate announces.

'Lab on a card' can spot poor quality drugs

BBC - Sat, 2015-06-06 15:04
Detecting the fake drugs that can kill

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