International News

Vos wins inaugural La Course in Paris

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 05:27
Dutchwoman Marianne Vos wins the inaugural one-day La Course race in Paris, with Briton Lizzie Armitstead crashing out late on.

'Fireworks to blame' for evacuation

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 05:26
The discovery of homemade fireworks in a flat in Derbyshire caused the evacuation of 200 people from their homes, police say.

Hit-and-run driver injures policeman

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 05:04
A police officer is seriously injured by a hit-and-run driver during out a routine stop in Kent.

Giants sail away in river boat exit

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 04:55
A giant marionette show commemorating World War One has drawn to a close as the giants sail away down the River Mersey.

Profit warnings 'at three-year high'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 04:52
Profit warnings from UK companies have hit a three-year high despite the continuing recovery in the wider economy, a report finds.

Shelley and Daniel win marathon golds

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 04:44
Australia's Michael Shelley wins gold in the men's marathon, while Kenya's Flomena Cheyech Daniel wins the women's race.

VIDEO: Ukrainian refugees 'just want to survive'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 04:28
Up to 230,000 Ukrainians have had to flee their homes because of intense fighting in the east of the country.

Strip Russia of World Cup - Clegg

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 04:11
Russia should lose the right to host the 2018 World Cup as part of sanctions following the Malaysia Airlines crash in eastern Ukraine, Nick Clegg says.

Banks named in silver-fix lawsuit

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 03:24
Deutsche Bank, HSBC and Bank of Nova Scotia are accused of attempting to rig the price of silver, in a lawsuit filed in the US.

'Biggest weekend in Glasgow history'

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 03:20
Thousands of people are lining Glasgow's streets to watch the Commonwealth Games marathon in the "biggest spectator weekend in the city's history".

Operatic tenor Bergonzi dies aged 90

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 03:13
Italian opera singer Carlo Bergonzi, considered a leading performer of Verdi's work, dies aged 90.

Foreign students visa uni responds

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 03:06
Wrexham-based Glyndwr University sends its response to the Home Office as part of an investigation into alleged visa fraud.

Marshall and Foster reach pairs final

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 03:03
Scotland's Alex Marshall and Paul Foster progress to the pairs final with a thrilling win against English opponents.

NI bowlers secure medal in Glasgow

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 02:51
The Northern Ireland men's triples team win their semi-final to ensure at least a silver medal at the Commonwealth Games.

VIDEO: Scottish lessons for Commonwealth singer

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 02:41
The singer who performed at the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony on the task of singing in a Scottish accent.

Prisoner flees during hospital visit

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 02:35
Searches are under way for a man who was taken into hospital by the Prison Service but escaped while he was there.

Arsenal sign Colombia keeper Ospina

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 02:26
Arsenal complete the signing of Colombia goalkeeper David Ospina from Nice on a long-term contract for an undisclosed fee.

Police officers involved in crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 02:17
Three police officers and a woman are taken to hospital after two cars crash into a wall in Coleraine, County Londonderry.

Naked body art enlivens New York

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 02:05
A group of artists in New York paint a large group of nude models in public in a celebration of the human form.

Private buyers swoop on RAF planes

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 01:57
Two ex-RAF jets put up for auction in Northamptonshire with no reserve price go to private buyers.
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