International News

VIDEO: Calais ferry 'lifeboat blockade' lifted

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-30 21:37
Ferry services have resumed at the Port of Calais following a fresh protest by former workers of dissolved operator MyFerryLink which caused a night of long delays.

Fish and snake battle caught on film

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-30 21:21
An Australian spear fisherman captures one of the world's most venomous fish and a deadly snake in the middle of a fight for life.

'More male carers needed' for elderly

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-30 21:03
More male carers are needed to look after older people, the Chief Executive of Care England says.

Ebola nurse works at hospital that saved him

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-30 20:02
The first British healthcare worker who caught and survived Ebola is working as an NHS nurse in the hospital that helped save his life.

US horror filmmaker Wes Craven dies

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-30 18:07
US horror film director Wes Craven, creator of the Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream franchises, dies aged 76, US media say.

Chinese shares lead Asia lower

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-30 17:58
Chinese shares are lower on fears of further market volatility and ahead of economic data expected to point to a further economic slowdown.

VIDEO: IS militants 'blow up' Palmyra temple

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-30 17:46
The Islamic State group is reported to have destroyed part of another temple in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra.

VIDEO: Ragunan Zoo launch a phone app

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-30 17:19
Ragunan Zoo introduces a mobile phone app to navigate the park.

VIDEO: Al-Jazeera trial: Lawyer urges pardon

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-30 17:11
Al-Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy, Baher Mohamed and Peter Greste were each jailed for three years on Saturday for "spreading false news".

VIDEO: Incontinence lingerie on NZ catwalk

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-30 17:09
An unusual show at New Zealand's fashion week - one showing off a new type of lingerie that can be used for incontinence.

EU calls crisis talks on migration

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-30 16:55
The European Union announces emergency talks on its escalating migrant crisis, as record numbers try to enter the bloc by sea or land.

The 'killer tiger shark' of Brighton beach

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-30 16:18
Did a killer shark really attack a man on Brighton beach?

A&E weekend 'scandal', and how to live longer

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-30 16:08
The lack of consultants on weekend duty at Britain's A&E departments, and a simple way to add as much as seven years to your lifespan, are among front-page leads on Bank Holiday Monday.

Do weird workplaces work better?

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-30 15:46
The people who work in quirky spots

Are we addicted to technology?

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-30 15:41
Is technology changing our brains?

Why does South Sudan matter so much to the US?

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-30 15:37
Why does a country thousands of miles away matter so much to the US and, in particular, President Obama, asks Karen Allen.

Making sense of Middle East wars

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-30 15:34
The fight against Islamic State has led to four wars and counting, writes Jonathan Marcus.

Criticism was tough, says Spider's Web author

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-30 15:22
David Lagercrantz on riticism of his Dragon Tattoo sequel

Kabul families struggle to smile amid rising violence

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-30 15:12
Kabul family life on hold amid violence

US player hits two holes-in-one

BBC - Sun, 2015-08-30 15:11
Brian Harman becomes the third PGA tour player to make two holes-in-one in a single round before Jason Day wins The Barclays.