International News

US warning over Guyana flights

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-09 16:14
The US advises its citizens in Guyana to avoid flying with Caribbean Airlines from Monday to Wednesday because of an "unconfirmed threat".

Israel: Style tips and robot warfare

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-09 16:13
The site that knows what you should wear and other fresh Israeli start-ups

Parties 'should pay policing costs'

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-09 16:11
Half of the money given to police forces for "unexpected costs" - such as the search for April Jones - is spent on policing party conferences.

Business optimism 'best since 1992'

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-09 16:02
A survey by business consultants BDO finds optimism at its highest in 22 years and is the latest in a string of reports pointing to a strengthening UK recovery.

Empty shop rate 'at four-year low'

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-09 16:00
There has been a marked improvement in the number of empty shops on UK High Streets, research from the Local Data Company suggests.

VIDEO: Robotic balancing act in Israeli lab

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-09 16:00
Rory Cellan-Jones meets Amir Shapiro, whose robotics lab at Ben Gurion University in Beersheba, helps design robots that can be used during warfare.

VIDEO: New Zealand PM suggests new flag

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-09 15:37
The New Zealand prime minister has unexpectedly suggested changing the design of the country's national flag.

In pictures: Escaping besieged Homs

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-09 15:08
Civilians evacuated from Homs in Syria

VIDEO: Davey turns up heat on British Gas

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-09 14:46
The profit margins made by the "Big Six" energy companies when supplying gas are much higher than previously thought, the energy secretary has said.

VIDEO: Shifting sands to shield Dutch coast

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-09 14:38
A delegation of experts from the Netherlands is in London to advise the UK government on long-term measures to prevent flooding.

ECB explains why Pietersen was sacked

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-09 14:10
Kevin Pietersen's international career was ended so Alastair Cook can create a culture of trust, the ECB reveals.

Eight shot dead in Pakistani city

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-09 13:41
Gunmen on motorbikes shoot dead eight people, including an eight-year-old girl, in an attack in the restive southern Pakistani city of Karachi.

'Hundreds' evacuated from Syria city

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-09 13:35
More than 600 civilians are reportedly evacuated from the rebel-held quarter of the Syrian city of Homs, despite mortar fire and shooting in the area.

Jones savours 'fantastic experience'

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-09 13:25
GB Olympic medallist Jones savours 'fantastic experience'

VIDEO: Sochi locals 'excited' by games

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-09 12:43
People living in Sochi have told the BBC they are excited that the 2014 Winter Olympic games are taking place in their home town.

Shopping for rhino horn with a hidden camera

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-09 12:33
Record numbers of rhinos are being poached and killed in South Africa for their horn - and many of those horns end up on sale illegally in Vietnam.

Swiss narrowly back migration curbs

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-09 12:04
Swiss voters narrowly back a referendum proposal to bring back strict immigration quotas, with 50.3% giving their support.

Stoch wins men's ski jumping gold

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-09 11:40
Poland's Kamil Stoch wins gold in the men's normal hill ski jumping.

Giraffe killed despite campaign

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-09 11:15
Campaigners fail in a last-ditch campaign to save Marius the giraffe from being destroyed at Copenhagen Zoo to comply with rules over in-breeding.

Manchester United 2-2 Fulham

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-09 10:41
Darren Bent scores an injury-time equaliser for Fulham in a remarkable 2-2 draw at Manchester United.

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