International News

VIDEO: Barzani praises forces on Sinjar

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 06:37
The Iraqi Kurdish leader Massoud Barzani has praised Peshmerga fighters on a visit to Mount Sinjar, which has been retaken from Islamic State militants.

Kurds 'take' part of Sinjar from IS

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 06:33
Kurdish authorities say their forces have taken control of a "large area" of the town of Sinjar, which was captured by Islamic State in August.

Newcastle United 0-1 Sunderland

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 06:23
Adam Johnson scores in the 90th minute to give Sunderland their fourth successive win over Newcastle in the North East derby.

Strictly final draws 11.5m viewers

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 06:00
A total of 11.5 million people watch as TV presenter Caroline Flack wins this year's series of the BBC's Strictly Come Dancing.

Dundee United 2-1 Celtic

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 05:08
Dundee United beat Celtic to go second in the Premiership and move to within four points of the league leaders.

Firefighters tackle city shop blaze

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 04:41
Fire crews are tackling a blaze at a shop in the Murraygate area of Dundee city centre with surroundings streets closed off.

May 'could disband child abuse panel'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 04:39
The independent panel set up to support the planned public inquiry into historical child abuse could be disbanded, the BBC understands.

VIDEO: Shetland ponies race at Olympia

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 04:23
Meet the future star jockeys learning their trade racing Shetland Ponies at Olympia.

Hartlepool rule out signing Evans

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 04:21
League Two club Hartlepool rule out the signing of convicted rapist Ched Evans, who was released in October.

Grieving mum's distress at burglary

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 04:17
A grieving County Down mother speaks of her distress at her house being burgled, just days after the burial of her daughter.

VIDEO: Tunisia holds landmark election

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 04:10
Voters in Tunisia are choosing their first freely elected president in a run-off election seen as a landmark in the country's move to democracy.

Murder probe after death of man

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 03:47
A murder investigation is under way after a man found with serious injuries in a street in Glasgow's southside died in hospital.

Flintoff struggles on Brisbane debut

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 03:42
Former England captain Andrew Flintoff fails to impress on his debut for Brisbane Heat in the Australian Big Bash.

US 'urges China' to curb NK hacking

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 03:35
The US has asked China to curb North Korea's cyber-attacks after the hacking of Sony Pictures over a movie about Kim Jong-un, US officials say.

Sheep ears bitten off in dog attack

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 03:28
A number of pedigree sheep have their ears chewed off and their faces bitten in a dog attack.

Khan to visit Pakistan after attack

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 03:22
British boxer Amir Khan plans to travel to Pakistan to show support for the 141 victims of the school massacre in Peshawar.

Be honest on cuts, says Mandelson

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 03:21
Ex-Business Secretary Lord Mandelson tells Labour's shadow cabinet to "play as a team" and be up front about the spending cuts needed to their departments.

Elton John and David Furnish marry

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 03:13
Musician Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish have converted their civil partnership to a marriage, according to a post on the Instagram website.

Urgent inquiry into Clydach murders

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 03:12
An urgent inquiry into the murders of Mandy Power, her daughters, and mother is launched after new evidence is uncovered by the lawyers of convicted killer David Morris.

VIDEO: Bale scores in Real Club World Cup win

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 02:54
Watch highlights of Real Madrid's 2-0 victory over Argentina's South American champions San Lorenzo in the Club World Cup final.