International News

Ballance eyes England win after ton

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 12:17
Gary Ballance targets an England win on the final day against Sri Lanka at Lord's after his unbeaten 104 helps them to a lead of 389.

Pakistan in tribal area offensive

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 11:42
Pakistan's army says it has launched a "comprehensive operation" against militants in North Waziristan, near the Afghan border.

Clashes prompt curfew in Sri Lanka

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 11:11
A curfew is imposed on two southern Sri Lankan towns after clashes between Muslims and hardline Buddhists.

Gandys Flip Flops: Footwear with soul

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 11:01
The tsunami orphans who are putting their best foot forward

VIDEO: Monument to navy personnel unveiled

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 10:30
A monument dedicated to past, present and future navy personnel has been unveiled in the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire.

Dimitrov wins title at Queen's Club

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 10:25
Grigor Dimitrov beats Feliciano Lopez to win his fourth career title at the Aegon Championships at Queen's Club.

VIDEO: Highlights: Swiss beat Ecuador 2-1

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 10:16
Watch highlights as substitute Haris Seferovic scores a dramatic late winner to give Switzerland a 2-1 victory over Ecuador in Group E.

VIDEO: Rik Mayall World Cup song hits charts

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 10:10
A World Cup song by Rik Mayall recorded in 2010 - Noble England - has gone straight into the top 10 of the UK's official singles chart after a campaign on social media.

Rik Mayall single reaches UK top 10

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 10:07
A football song recorded by Rik Mayall four years ago goes into the UK top 10 after a campaign by fans to pay tribute to the late comedian.

Ballance ton puts England in command

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 10:00
Gary Ballance hits his maiden Test century as England close day four of the first Test 389 ahead of Sri Lanka.

PM call to end British 'bashfulness'

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 09:47
People should stop being "bashful" about their Britishness, the PM says, as he urges a "muscular" promotion of the UK's values and institutions.

Colombia votes in runoff election

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 09:40
Colombians go to the polls in a runoff to choose their next president after a campaign dominated by the future of peace talks with Farc rebels.

Name of woman found dead released

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 09:35
The woman who was found dead at a house in Ballymena, County Antrim, was Denise Dunlop, who was 32.

Saudi workers protected from sun

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 09:27
New health and safety regulations to protect outdoor workers from the sun come into effect in Saudi Arabia.

Captain Scarlet voice actor dies

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 08:53
Actor Francis Matthews, who was the voice of Captain Scarlet in Gerry Anderson's 1960s TV show, dies at the age of 86.

National naval memorial unveiled

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 08:43
A memorial for all those who have served in the Royal Navy and associated services is unveiled at the National Memorial Arboretum.

VIDEO: Police crackdown on naked bike event

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 08:38
People in Mexico City and Caracas have taken part in the annual World Naked Bike Ride.

VIDEO: How does World Cup spray work?

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 08:17
Referees at the Football World Cup in Brazil are using a white spray to help enforce the correct distance between the ball and defenders during a free kick.

Illegal rave attracts up to 1,300

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 08:10
Four people are taken to hospital and nine others arrested at an illegal rave attended by more than 1,000 people in south London.

US radio star Casey Kasem dies at 82

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-15 08:02
US DJ Casey Kasem, best known for hosting radio show American Top 40 and being the voice of Shaggy in Scooby-Doo, dies at the age of 82.
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