International News

VIDEO: Could you give up meat for one day?

BBC - Mon, 2015-06-15 00:04
A new campaign is asking us to give up meat for a day - claiming it is damaging both our health and that of the planet.

Will the Church ever accept same-sex marriage?

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 23:32
The Church of England faces a legal challenge to its position that marriage should be between a man and a woman, reports Caroline Wyatt.

Majestic Wine profits fall 22.5%

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 23:16
Majestic Wine's annual profit falls partly due to the cost of taking over its smaller online rival Naked Wines in what it called a "challenging" year.

S Africa court to rule on Bashir arrest

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 23:02
A South African court will rule on Monday whether to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who faces war crimes charges at the ICC.

I feared hand amputation - Pearson

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 22:58
Sally Pearson will miss the World Championships and feared she might have had her left hand amputated after falling in Rome.

VIDEO: Pakistani refugees living in limbo

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 22:50
It has been 12 months since the Pakistani military launched an offensive against militants in their provincial stronghold of North Waziristan.

VIDEO: Syrians flee Tal Abyad fighting

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 22:40
Turkey has allowed dozens of Syrian refugees who have fled fighting between Kurdish and IS fighters to enter its territory.

Arches closure will 'damage' culture

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 22:38
The founder of troubled Glasgow arts venue the Arches warns the city's culture profile will be damaged by it's loss.

VIDEO: Warning for children over sexting

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 22:23
A campaign is being launched to give children and their parents advice if a child becomes involved in sexting.

Cycle race route 'lessons learned'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 22:09
Organisers of a major cycle race in south Wales say lessons will be learned to ensure minimum disruption next year after concerns were raised about road closures.

Fallout 4 to be released in November

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 22:05
The E3 games event in Los Angeles is kicked off by publisher Bethesda with its release date for Fallout 4 as well as a "robust" line-up of new titles.

Houses evacuated in Dunmurry fire

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 21:54
A dozen houses in Dunmurry, on the outskirts of Belfast, are evacuated because of a large fire.

N Korean soldier defects across DMZ

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 21:48
A North Korean soldier walks across the DMZ to defect to the South, officials say, in what is an extremely rare occurrence.

VIDEO: Marching into battle for bicentenary

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 21:30
The latest event to mark the anniversary of The Battle of Waterloo was the re-enactment of the Battle of Ligny - Napoleon's very last victory.

NI abortion law challenge to begin

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 21:25
A legal challenge to Northern Ireland's abortion law is due to begin at the High Court in Belfast later.

Life science firm £4.6m expansion

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 21:18
An American life sciences company is investing another £4.6m in Wales by extending its production at Pencoed, Bridgend.

Legal system 'failing' older people

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 21:18
Older people are not being protected by the legal system against abuse, neglect and other crimes, their commissioner for Wales says.

Calls grow for Australian boat probe

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 21:04
Pressure grows for an inquiry into whether Australian officials used tax payers' money to turn back a boat carrying asylum seekers.

Boy to live with killer dad's family

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 21:02
A boy whose father killed his mother should live with the murderer's family in England, rather than his maternal grandparents in China, a judge rules.

Town 'in shock over suicide bomber'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 20:31
Community leaders speak of their shock at hearing that a Yorkshire teenager has apparently become Britain's youngest suicide bomber during an attack in Iraq.