International News

VIDEO: HK protesters 'would resist' police

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 20:13
The BBC's John Sudworth heard from one pro-democracy protester in Hong Kong that she would be prepared to resist the police if they started to use force.

North Korea: Where is Kim Jong-un?

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 20:09
Where is North Korean leader Kim Jong-un?

Hong Kong police remove barricades

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 20:05
Police in Hong Kong remove some barricades erected by pro-democracy protesters, saying they want to clear roads in the business district.

China trade data beats expectations

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 20:02
China's exports and imports rose well above market expectations in September, as its trade surplus more than doubled, data showed on Monday.

Dozens injured by Typhoon Vongfong

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 19:45
Typhoon Vongfong, the strongest storm to hit Japan this year, makes landfall on Kyushu, after injuring more than 30 on Okinawa island.

New Ebola checks for NHS 111 calls

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 19:31
Calls to the NHS's non-emergency 111 phone line are to be screened to identify possible Ebola sufferers, the health secretary says.

Can Tory plan save failing schools?

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 19:28
Can the Tories' 'National Teaching Service' save failing schools?

NHS staff to stage four-hour strike

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 19:13
Thousands of NHS workers in England and Northern Ireland, including nurses, midwives and ambulance staff, will strike later in a dispute over pay.

Liberia strike threat over Ebola

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 18:56
Liberian officials appeal to medical staff not to strike over the risk fee paid to them for treating Ebola patients, as the health crisis continues.

Cameron pledge to help weak schools

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 17:57
Wider and more rapid powers of intervention to improve failing schools in England are being proposed by Prime Minister David Cameron.

Morales claims Bolivia election win

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 17:52
Bolivia's President Evo Morales claims election victory and a third term in office, as votes are counted and exit polls show him winning.

More people 'trafficked for labour'

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 16:39
More than four in 10 victims of human trafficking in England and Wales were involved in forced labour, according to a report by the Salvation Army.

Nationalists ahead in Bosnian poll

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 16:15
Nationalist candidates are ahead as results are tallied in Bosnia's national and local elections, two decades after the country's civil war.

UK's 'Greatest Geosites' announced

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 16:10
Which are the UK and Ireland's top 100 geological sites?

Voting age 'should be extended'

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 16:07
Voting in all elections should be extended to include 16 and 17-year-olds, following the independence referendum, a study suggests.

VIDEO: Time marches on for watchmaker Titan

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 16:04
While Indian watchmaker HMT winds up business, Sameer Hashmi visits its slick, domestic rival, Titan.

NHS ruling on new breast cancer drug

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 16:02
Women in Scotland with a particular type of terminal breast cancer find out whether they will get a pioneering treatment through the NHS.

Government seeks buyer for Eurostar

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 15:48
The UK government is seeking buyers for its 40% stake in the cross-Channel passenger train operator Eurostar to help boost the public finances.

Should spy-planes fight US crime?

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 15:41
Hi-res surveillance system causes US controversy

Azerbaijan targets pro-democracy groups

BBC - Sun, 2014-10-12 15:26
Oil-rich Azerbaijan arrests critics while chairing Council of Europe