International News

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.

VIDEO: Thousands protest in Hong Kong

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 19:50
Several thousand pro-democracy campaigners have gathered on the streets of Hong Kong.

Mers death toll in S Korea rises

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 17:50
Another patient dies in South Korea amid an outbreak of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers), bringing the total number of fatalities to 16.

Historic Nepal sites set to reopen

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 17:42
Nepal is set to reopen all heritage sites in the Kathmandu valley to the public, in a bid to attract tourists after April's devastating earthquake.

VIDEO: Keeping Asia's cities safe

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 17:21
As urban populations keep rising, law enforcement agencies are increasingly turning to corporate partners to provide more sophisticated technology.

Queen to attend Magna Carta ceremony

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 17:09
The Queen and other senior members of the Royal Family will attend an event to mark the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta.

UK firm launches 'emoji Pin codes'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 17:03
A British company has launched an emoji alternative to the traditional four-digit Pin code commonly used for accessing online banking.

Paris Air Show: From hot air to heavy metal

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 17:03
Looking back at the history of the show in pictures

Endometriosis 'risks miscarriage'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 17:01
Women with endometriosis are more likely to have a risky pregnancy or miscarry, say fertility doctors.

Cervical cancer 'affects older women'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 16:55
There is a perception that cervical cancer is a young woman's disease, but half of deaths occur in women over 65, a British Medical Journal report says.

Elite firms 'exclude working class'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 16:45
A report says working-class applicants are being side-lined by elite firms in favour of privileged, "polished" candidates.

Call to end school religious worship

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 16:28
The requirement for schools to have an act of collective worship should be abolished, says a report co-authored by former Education Secretary Charles Clarke.

Child sexting cases 'reported daily'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 16:25
Child protection officers say they are investigating an average of one case a day involving children texting nude or explicit images of themselves.

Parents share baby ashes heartbreak

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 16:24
Grieving parents from across the country contact the BBC with their own stories in the wake of the Shropshire baby ashes scandal.

Labour leadership nominations closing

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 16:22
Candidates vying to replace Ed Miliband as Labour leader have until midday to get the necessary support to secure their place in the party ballot.

VIDEO: SA Fifa allegations 'worrisome'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 16:10
A key figure in South Africa's football World Cup bid has broken ranks with the government to suggest there might be some truth to a claim that a $10m bribe was paid to secure the 2010 tournament.

VIDEO: Smartphone Sheriff in South Korea

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 16:09
The government in South Korea has developed its own app called Smart Sheriff.

Brazil 2-1 Peru

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 15:58
Douglas Costa strikes an injury-time winner as Brazil defeat Peru in their opening game of the 2015 Copa America.

Kiltwalk charity trustees step down

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 15:56
Scottish charity the Kiltwalk replaces its entire board of trustees following concerns over the amount of money it was giving to charitable causes.

Diabetes levels 'at all time high'

BBC - Sun, 2015-06-14 15:55
More people in Scotland have diabetes than ever before - and the number is continuing to rise, according to figures published by a charity.