International News

VIDEO: 2014's funniest weather moments

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 21:17
2014 has seen a mixture of bright....and not so bright spells as BBC Weather presenters sparkle and stumble through the forecast.

Austrian crooner Udo Juergens dies

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 20:41
Udo Juergens, one of the best-known pop stars in the German-speaking world and winner of Eurovision in 1966, dies at the age of 80.

Double shooting leaves man dead

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 20:29
A man dies and another is left injured after they are shot inside a vehicle in Sheffield city centre.

Tunisia candidate refuses to concede

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 20:16
Caretaker leader Moncef Marzouki refuses to admit defeat in Tunisia's first free presidential election after exit polls suggest a win for Beji Caid Essebsi.

Survivors urge abuse inquiry overhaul

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 19:16
Dozens of child abuse survivors urge the government to scrap an inquiry into historical abuse and replace it with a more powerful body.

S Korea holds cyber drill after hack

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 19:03
South Korea's nuclear plant operator is to conduct drills testing its ability to withstand a cyber-attack, after a data leak and threats from a hacker.

Indian village where people speak in Sanskrit

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 18:44
Indian village where people speak ancient language

South Korea cuts growth forecasts

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 18:11
Asia's fourth largest economy, South Korea, cuts its growth forecast for this year and next as consumer and business sentiment weakens.

Pakistan arrests over school attack

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 17:45
Pakistan's interior minister says police have arrested several suspects in connection with last week's massacre at a school in Peshawar.

Cairns murders: Court plea rejected

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 17:34
A woman charged with the murders of eight children in the Australian city of Cairns has failed to have her case transferred to a mental health court.

Picture power: Abandoned on the border

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 17:29
Photographer Murad Sezer explains why he shot an abandoned baby's cradle on the Syrian Turkish border.

New York killer boasted to onlookers

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 17:24
The gunman who shot dead two New York policemen told people "watch what I'm going to do" shortly before the killings, police say.

Germany wants more women in boardroom

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 17:23
A new measure aims to increase the number of women in senior positions in German industry - but it must overcome deep-seated antagonism, says Jenny Hill.

City workers expect bigger bonuses

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 17:15
Senior workers in London's financial services sector are expecting an average 21% rise in their bonus payouts for this year, a survey found.

VIDEO: Family appeal for 'co-existence'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 17:06
The family of a New York police officer fatally shot on Friday appeals to the city's communities to "find an amicable path to peaceful co-existence".

Argentine town bans beauty contests

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 16:50
A town in Argentina becomes the first in the country to ban beauty queen competitions in its traditional festivities, arguing they are sexist.

Tim Burton fixes sights on Big Eyes

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 16:36
Tim Burton on the art fraud that shocked America

Quiz of the year part pt 2: The year gone viral

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 16:24
Who, and what, went viral in 2014?

Good Omens: How Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett wrote a book

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 16:20
How Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett wrote a book

The mystery of Chopin's death

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 16:13
His pickled heart has provided scientists with few answers