International News

Hearts celebrate league title win

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 08:12
Hearts "congratulate everyone connected with the club" after securing the Scottish Championship title.

Europe's far-right meets in Russia

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 08:07
Representatives of European far-right parties hold a forum in St Petersburg organised by a pro-Kremlin grouping, with a protest outside broken up.

Branagh speaks out over NI arts cuts

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 07:59
Belfast-born actor and director Sir Kenneth Branagh speaks out against cuts to the arts in Northern Ireland.

Liverpool 1-2 Manchester United

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 07:52
Steven Gerrard is sent off 38 seconds after coming on as a half-time substitute as Manchester United beat Liverpool.

Police probe homophobic ref tweet

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 07:45
Homophobic and abusive tweet sent to Welsh referee Nigel Owens is being investigated by police.

Fugitive killer held in Canaries

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 07:34
A "most wanted" fugitive who killed an off-duty fireman with a single punch in Coventry is arrested in the Canary Islands.

Crew held as Syria helicopter crashes

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 07:25
A Syrian government helicopter crashes in Idlib province, with four crew captured and one killed, monitors say.

VIDEO: Richard III coffin arrives at Bosworth

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 07:16
A ceremony takes place on the site of the Battle of Bosworth as part of a procession leading up to King Richard III's reburial in Leicester.

Gerrard sent off after 48 seconds

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 07:08
Liverpool's Steven Gerrard is sent off against Manchester United just 48 seconds after coming on as a substitute.

Man's death treated as 'suspicious'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 06:31
Police are treating the death of a 39-year-old man in the street in North Lanarkshire as suspicious.

Ted Cruz to reveal US presidency bid

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 06:28
Republican Texan Ted Cruz will set out on Monday his plans to run for the US presidency in 2016, according to his advisers.

Funding row over devolved tax powers

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 06:15
Attempts to tie increased funding for Wales to the devolution of income tax were blocked by the Welsh Liberal Democrat leader.

DUP 'not getting more from UUP pact'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 06:13
The Ulster Unionist leader says he does not believe the DUP is getting more out of their unionist electoral pact than his party.

Women help bury Kabul mob victim

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 05:54
Women break Afghan funeral customs to help bury a woman killed by a mob in Kabul on an apparently false charge of burning the Koran.

'Lucky' teens in high tide rescue

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 05:04
Four teenagers are "extremely fortunate" to be saved from rocks with water rising up to their chests, lifeboat volunteers say.

Red Sea shark attack kills tourist

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 04:58
A 52-year-old German tourist is killed in a shark attack off an Egyptian Red Sea resort, police say, the first such death in five years.

Terry Pratchett pub sign unveiled

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 04:56
A pub sign commemorating the work of fantasy author Sir Terry Pratchett, is unveiled in Somerset.

Fire tackled at Hunterston coal port

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 04:39
At least 10 fire engines are in attendance at a large fire at the Hunterston coal port in Ayrshire.

Farah sets Euro half marathon best

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 04:38
Mo Farah sets a new European record and becomes the first Briton to break 60 minutes in winning the Lisbon half marathon.

36 grass fires started in 30 hours

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-22 04:22
Firefighters tackle 36 deliberately started grass fires in just 30 hours over the weekend putting livestock at risk.