International News

AT&T to buy DirecTV for $48.5bn

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 17:02
US telecommunications firm AT&T agrees to buy satellite television provider DirecTV in a cash and shares deal.

How alphabetical ballots skew democracy

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 16:56
Putting names on local election ballot papers in alphabetical order creates a strange statistical anomaly, writes Anthony Reuben.

Life as a nurse: 'My patients go through hell'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 16:51
What is life like for a nurse on the front line?

New Pfizer offer for AstraZeneca

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 16:12
US drugs giant Pfizer makes an improved £69bn offer, worth £55 per share, for British firm AstraZeneca.

BT plans 160 Scots engineer jobs

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 16:10
BT announces plans for a major recruitment drive across the UK, with up to 160 new engineering jobs being created in Scotland.

Post mistress retires after 61 years

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 16:10
Britain's longest serving post mistress Esther Brauer decides to retire because of computer problems after 61 years in the job.

The original code talkers

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 15:50
How a Native American language was used on the front line

10 slang phrases that perfectly sum up their era

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 15:49
10 slang words that perfectly sum up their era

Teenage pianist wins Young Musician

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 15:44
A 17-year-old pianist from Essex wins the BBC Young Musician 2014 competition in what he described as the highlight of his life.

The children of Romania's revolution

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 15:07
How it changed three generations of one family

Civilians die in north Mali clashes

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 15:03
Six Malian government officials and two civilians are killed as rebels continue to clash with troops in the north town of Kidal.

'Shoplifting saved my life'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 15:01
From shoplifting to a multi-million dollar fashion empire

VIDEO: Bafta TV Awards highlights

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 14:35
ITV's Broadchurch was the big winner at the Bafta Television Awards 2014

Djokovic too strong for Nadal in Rome

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 14:26
Novak Djokovic wins his third Italian Open title and lays down a marker for the French Open with victory over Rafael Nadal in Rome.

VIDEO: Search called off for UK yachtsmen

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 14:12
A coastguard search is called off for four Britons reported missing in the mid-Atlantic Ocean while sailing a yacht back to the UK from a regatta.

Conchita Wurst sings in Vienna

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 14:11
Bearded drag queen Conchita Wurst gives her first public concert since her Eurovision victory and is lauded by Austria's leader for promoting tolerance.

China's sick baby dilemma

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 13:47
The Chinese city with five abandoned babies a day

England's young talent scary - Gerrard

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 13:44
England captain Steven Gerrard believes the young talent named in the squad for the World Cup in Brazil is "scary".

VIDEO: BoE chief sounds housing warning

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 13:19
The governor of the Bank of England gives his strongest warning yet about the dangers to Britain's economy posed by the booming housing market.

Three face Turkey mine deaths charge

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 13:18
Three people arrested in Turkey are facing a charge of causing multiple deaths in the Soma mine disaster, officials say.
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