National / International News

Kerry Confronts Threat Of New War In Iraq

NPR News - Sun, 2014-06-22 22:57

Secretary of State John Kerry flew to Baghdad on Monday to urge the Shiite-led government to give more power to political opponents before a Sunni insurgency seizes more control across the country.

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Iraq, the NHS and Murray and the labradoodle - the papers

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 21:42
Monday's newspapers look into the future of Iraq and the British Jihadists fighting there, and examine a "£2bn black hole" in the NHS budget.

VIDEO: Tombstone thefts cause for alarm

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 20:51
The demand for granite and marble in South Africa has seen a big increase in the theft of headstones from cemeteries.

Western Russia aids Ukraine's Cossacks

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 20:14
What Russians are doing for the separatists in eastern Ukraine

VIDEO: Pakistan strikes displace 350,000

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 17:28
Some 350,000 people have left their homes since the launch of a major military offensive in the tribal region of North Waziristan, according to officials.

VIDEO: Kara Walker's monumental sugar sculpture

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 17:22
Most sculptors use stone or sand - but artist Kara Walker has worked with sugar for her monumental exhibition in New York.

VIDEO: 'Trepidation' ahead of al-Jazeera verdict

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 16:59
The brother of one of the three al-Jazeera journalists detained in Egypt since December has said he is feeling "trepidation" ahead of a possible verdict in the trial.

World Cup: USA 2-2 Portugal

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 16:51
Silvestre Varela's injury-time equaliser keeps Portugal in the World Cup as their clash with the USA ends in a draw.

The British are happier than the French

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 16:30
Report says we're more content than our European neighbours

How girls can make the best welders

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 16:27
What it's like to be a female engineering apprentice

Clashes at Kosovo blockade bridge

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 16:27
Demonstrators in Kosovo clash with police over a blockade at a bridge in Mitrovica between the local Albanian and Serb communities.

VIDEO: Kosovo bridge focus of ethnic violence

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 16:22
A bridge in the divided town of Mitrovica that has come to symbolise ethnic tensions in north Kosovo has once again been the focus of violence.

Today at the World Cup: Day 12 at a glance

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 16:19
Who is playing? How can you watch? Who does our expert think will win? Everything you need on day 12 of the 2014 Fifa World Cup.

VIDEO: Highlights: USA 2-2 Portugal

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 16:16
Portugal's Silvestre Varela scores in injury time to secure a 2-2 draw against the USA in their 2014 World Cup Group G match in Manaus.

Arnold Bennett: The Edwardian David Bowie?

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 16:11
Why is novelist Arnold Bennett so obscure?

The faceless men

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 16:10
Why did this painting have to be censored?

Who will win the World Cup in 2050?

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 15:42
Will robots compete with humans?

Man dies while diving off coast

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 15:38
A man dies after getting into difficulties while diving off the north coast of Scotland, police say.

VIDEO: Meet God, the Kremlin and Tilda Swinton

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 15:28
The ingenious world of social media parody

Is Nigeria ready to lead Africa?

BBC - Sun, 2014-06-22 15:12
Is Nigeria ready to become the continent's leader?

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