International News

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.

VIDEO: Dog friendly buses in Hong Kong

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 15:58
A new bus service has been launched in Hong Kong for pet lovers.

Country lane shooting victim named

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 15:57
Jordan Banton, who was found dead in his car in a country lane on Friday, had suffered a single shotgun wound to the head, a post-mortem examination finds.

Tulisa: I'm lucky to be here now

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 15:35
The former N-Dubz singer tells Newsbeat "there was a really low point" during her recent assault charge case and drug trial.

Germany's super-shy super-rich

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 15:31
Why do Germany's super-rich often keep their heads down?

VIDEO: Tulisa: The deceit was too much

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 15:23
The former N-Dubz singer explains how she felt when she found out about a media sting which resulted in her drug trial.

Murder probe launched in Greenock

BBC - Sun, 2014-07-27 15:17
Police launch a murder inquiry into the death of a 23-year-old Greenock man in the early hours of Sunday.

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