International News

Swiss reject highest minimum wage

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 07:20
Swiss voters have overwhelmingly rejected a proposal to introduce what would have been the highest minimum wage in the world in a referendum.

Top spiders compete in 'Crufts'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 07:10
More than 50,000 tarantulas take part in an event that has become known as the "Crufts of the spider world".

Syria's air defence chief killed

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 06:52
The head of Syria's air defences dies amid fighting near the capital Damascus, in a blow to the regime of Bashar al-Assad.

AUDIO: Search for UK yacht called off

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 06:47
The search for four Britons reported missing in the mid-Atlantic Ocean has been suspended. Rob Simpson from the US Coastguard said only "an overturned hull" had been found.

Arrests over Turkish mine deaths

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 06:31
Turkish police investigating the country's worst-ever mine disaster arrest 24 people, including the manager of the mine in the western town of Soma.

Tanks and hunks prompt Cannes chaos

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 06:30
Chaos in Cannes as Stallone and Schwarzenegger stop traffic

Leaders deliver pre-election pitches

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 06:24
David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg appeal for support ahead of Thursday's European and local elections.

Britain's Downie wins European gold

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 06:12
GB's Rebecca Downie wins gold in the uneven bars at the European Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Bulgaria.

Marquez continues 100% start to season

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 05:48
MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez recovers from a horror start to win his fifth successive race of the new season.

FA Cup win a turning point - Wenger

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 05:40
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says the FA Cup final triumph against Hull City can signal the start of a successful new era.

Williams eases to Italian Open victory

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 05:04
World number one Serena Williams overpowers home favourite Sara Errani to retain her title at the Italian Open.

Church badly damaged in arson

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 05:04
A church in County Antrim is badly damaged in an overnight arson attack.

Thousands attend victory parade

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 04:58
Thousands of people line the streets of north London to celebrate Arsenal's FA Cup final victory over Hull.

VIDEO: Helicopters 'disrupt' Tatar rally

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 04:35
In Crimea, military helicopters have flown over Simferopol and Bakhchisaray, where several thousand Tatars had gathered to mark the 70th anniversary of the deportation of Crimean Tatars.

VIDEO: Tories 'elevated petulance' over Europe

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 04:25
Nick Clegg accuses the Conservatives of an 'elevated form of petulance' in their attitude towards Europe.

VIDEO: Weather for the week ahead

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 04:24
Peter Gibbs takes us through the weather details for the week ahead.

VIDEO: Jubilant Arsenal fans enjoy parade

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 04:21
Thousands of Arsenal fans lined the streets of north London on Sunday to celebrate their team's FA Cup victory over Hull City.

Crimea's Tatars defy rally ban

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 04:11
Military helicopters fly low over thousands of Tatars in Crimea, in an apparent attempt to disrupt rallies marking Stalin's mass deportations.

Thousands celebrate Saints cup win

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 03:38
Scottish Cup Final: Perth hosts open-top bus parade for trophy winners St Johnstone.

Himalayan remains may be missing man

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 03:19
The parents of a man missing in the Himalayas for six months confirm items found near human remains in Nepal belonged to their son.
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