International News

VIDEO: Rollercoaster failure sparks rescue

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 07:55
Six people have been rescued after a rollercoaster cart became stranded 50m in the air on Australia's Gold Coast.

Teacher prize winner to give away $1m

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 07:49
Nancie Atwell, an English teacher from the US, wins an inaugural competition for the world's best teacher, but pledges to give the prize money to her school.

World waits to see if Putin turns up

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 07:35
A normally unremarkable meeting on Vladimir Putin's calendar on Monday takes on added significance due to his apparent 11-day absence from public view.

Assembly body 'not asked' over Bond

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 07:23
The official assembly body was 'not consulted' over a rejected James Bond filming request, says one of the AMs who is a member.

Chelsea 1-1 Southampton

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 07:22
Chelsea edge towards the Premier League title with a draw against Southampton during a superb contest at Stamford Bridge.

Tackle youth extremism, Blair urges

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 07:18
Tony Blair calls for an "education for open minds" in tackling radicalisation among young people, including in faith schools.

Men detained in Indian nun rape case

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 06:39
Police investigating the rape of an elderly Indian nun detain eight men for questioning as she remains in a stable condition in hospital.

Turkey holds UK teens bound for Syria

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 06:32
Two 17-year-old boys from London are among three teenagers detained in Turkey on suspicion of trying to travel to Syria.

Gay groups join St Patrick's parade

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 05:38
For the first time, two gay and lesbian organisations are to take part in the St Patrick's Day parade in Boston after the organisers lifted a ban.

Sauber and Schwarzenegger steal show

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 05:33
'I need you clothes, yours boots and you motor-racing': how F1 2015's season opener was pure box office.

Untouchable Hamilton hides cracks

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 05:32
Lewis Hamilton's natural ability and his success is rivalled only by F1's natural ability to shoot itself in the foot.

50 arrests in NI abuse images probe

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 05:32
A specialist police team investigating the most serious and complex cases of online child abuse images has arrested 50 suspects in Northern Ireland in the past year, according to the PSNI.

Is this Nick Clegg's final election?

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 05:31
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is preparing to fight his final general election, many of his senior colleagues believe.

Kerry: We have to talk to Assad

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 05:30
US will have to "negotiate in the end" with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Secretary of State John Kerry says.

'Help us to invest', say firms

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 05:28
The amount firms can invest in plants and machinery from pre-tax profits should be frozen at its current limit, a major business group has said.

Searching for light in Syria

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 05:21
A dark shadow falls across Syria as a punishing war enters its fifth year, and hope is draining from many Syrians that this nightmare will be over any time soon, writes the BBC's Lyse Doucet.

MP claims £17 poppy wreath expenses

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 05:20
A Rotherham MP claimed £17 on expenses for the cost of a Remembrance Day poppy wreath, it is revealed.

Lib Dem on son's mental health issues

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 05:17
Lib Dem health minister Norman Lamb thanks people for the support his family has received at a "painful" time due to his son's mental health issues.

Paris attack supermarket reopens

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 04:58
A Paris Jewish supermarket reopens two months after a gunman, linked to militants who had attacked a satirical weekly, shot four people there.

Player jailed for killing referee

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 04:53
A Sunday league footballer in the US has been jailed for killing a referee with a single punch after being booked.