International News

Japanese girl 'dismembers classmate'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 22:12
A high school girl has been arrested on suspicion of killing and dismembering a classmate, Japanese police say.

India riot city curfew relaxed

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 22:08
India's Uttar Pradesh state relaxes a curfew in the city of Saharanpur after clashes between Sikhs and Muslims left three dead and 20 hurt.

Volunteers needed for genetic map

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 21:28
A team of scientists is visiting Northern Ireland later in a bid to draw up a genetic map of the British Isles.

Women's Team Sky possible - Brailsford

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 21:26
Team Sky boss Sir Dave Brailsford says he is "talking a lot" about the possibility of a women's professional cycling squad.

Book of condolence for crash victims

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 21:25
A book of condolence for the victims for three recent airline disasters is to open at Belfast City Hall.

Mercedes will rethink orders - Wolff

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 21:21
Mercedes will rethink their race strategy after another Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg battle at the Hungarian Grand Prix.

NHS 'at breaking point', and the 'parking cowboys' - the papers

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 21:15
Both the Times and the Sun lead with stories about overstretched services in the NHS, and the Mail says Britons are being fleeced by rogue parking firms..

Crew tells of helicopter 'fireball'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 20:58
A crew flying in front of a US helicopter brought down by geese have told how it disappeared into a "fireball".

Dinosaurs' extinction 'bad luck'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 20:21
Dinosaurs might have survived if the asteroid that wiped them out had hit the Earth a few million years later or earlier, a new study suggests.

Fresh Benghazi clashes kill 38

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 19:42
At least 38 people are killed in clashes between pro-Libyan government troops and Islamist militants in the city of Benghazi, officials say.

California hit by raging wildfires

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 19:30
Two fast-moving fires in California destroy 10 homes and force the evacuation of hundreds more, as a man dies in a lightning strike in Los Angeles.

Getting stuck on things or in things

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 18:28
The London Fire Brigade releases figures on children getting stuck.

Poetry show pulls audience of one

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 18:12
Poetry and ViewMaster show targets audience of one

The secret to transforming a failing hospital

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 18:09
How a failing hospital transformed itself

Blood donors 'pass on hepatitis E'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 18:04
Around 1,200 people each year are infected with hepatitis E through donated blood in England, a large study shows.

Fist bumps 'cleaner than handshakes'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 18:00
Scientists at Aberystwyth University in Wales have shown that more bacteria are transferred by shaking hands, than by fist-bumping or high-fiving.

WW1 remembrance database launched

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 17:10
The Royal British Legion starts an online campaign to gather tributes to every Commonwealth serviceman and woman who died in World War One.

Aruba frees top Venezuela official

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 16:19
The Caribbean island of Aruba releases a top Venezuelan official, Gen Hugo Carvajal, detained over US accusations of drug-trafficking activities.

Universities 'must elect more women'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 16:17
Scottish universities should appoint more women to their governing bodies or be forced to do so, according to the National Union of Students.

Scots eye best-ever medal haul

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 16:10
Team Scotland remain one gold away from their best-ever Commonwealth Games total but edge closer to matching their best for all medals.
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