National / International News

Can Serena Slam become Grand Slam?

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 09:53
As Serena Williams pursues the true tennis Grand Slam, BBC tennis correspondent Russell Fuller assesses what the achievement would mean.

VIDEO: Tunisia survivors: 'We thought it was the end'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 09:51
Two survivors of the Tunisia beach attack, Becky Catterick and Mark Barlow, describe how local shopkeepers helped them escape the gunman.

Greek banks 'to stay shut on Monday'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 09:35
Greek banks will remain closed on Monday, the head of the Piraeus Bank says, amid growing fears of a Greek default and possible exit from the eurozone.

VIDEO: Turkey police fire rubber pellets at gay pride rally

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 09:08
Turkish police have used water cannons, tear gas and rubber bullets to clear a gay pride rally from Istanbul's central square.

St Helens 36-20 Widnes Vikings

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 09:03
St Helens complete the Challenge Cup semi-final line-up with a hard-fought victory over Widnes Vikings at Langtree Park.

Lionel Richie delights Glastonbury

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 08:59
US pop star Lionel Richie draws the biggest crowd of this year's Glastonbury Festival, with at least 100,000 people estimated to have watched him live.

VIDEO: Stars join in world's longest rally

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 08:02
To celebrate the start of Wimbledon 2015, join the world's longest tennis rally by sharing your video at #AnyoneForTennis

Phil Neville gets Valencia role

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 07:35
Former England defender Phil Neville is named as assistant manager at Spanish side Valencia.

Welsh woman killed in Tunisia attack

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 07:27
A woman from south Wales is named locally as one of the 38 people killed in the Tunisia terrorist attack.

SpaceX rocket explodes after launch

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 07:07
A mission by an unmanned SpaceX Falcon-9 rocket ends in failure after it exploded after lift-off from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

VIDEO: SpaceX rocket explodes in mid-air

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 06:56
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded minutes after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, Florida, following what was meant to be a routine cargo mission to the International Space Station.

For Americans Seeking Affordable Degrees, German Schools Beckon

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-28 06:55

More and more Americans are pursuing graduate degrees in Germany, where tuition is often free and many classes are taught in English.

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Top seeds star as Wimbledon begins

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 06:49
Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams will take the spotlight when Wimbledon gets under way on Monday.

Woman victim of sexual assault

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 06:19
Police are investigating a "horrendous" sexual assault on a woman in Dalkeith in the early hours of Sunday.

Tunisia's tourism lifeline under threat

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 06:14
Tunisia may take a generation to recover

Man freed in Belfast bomb inquiry

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 06:06
A man who was arrested after a bomb was recovered by police in west Belfast is released from police custody.

SpaceX Falcon 9 Experiences Launch Failure

NPR News - Sun, 2015-06-28 05:57

The resupply mission to the International Space Station will also involve another stab at recovering the rocket part in hopes of reusing it on later missions.

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Greek debt crisis: What are capital controls?

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 05:44
If the ECB cuts off loans to Greece's banks, then Athens may have to impose capital controls - capping the amount of money people can withdraw.

Woman found dead in hotel room

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 05:33
A man is arrested after the body of a woman is found in a hotel room in Middlesbrough.

Flags at half-mast for Tunisia dead

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-28 05:32
Downing Street's flags will be flown at half-mast, as officials fear the British death toll from the Tunisian beach attack could be in the mid to high 20s.