International News

Seals 'compromise' cod recovery plan

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:10
Grey seals are compromising the recovery of cod stocks off the Scottish west coast, research has suggests.

Permanent jobs growing at slow rate

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:09
Growth in permanent jobs in Scotland continued last month but at the slowest rate for almost two years, according to a report.

Employers 'not paying living wage'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:08
Only 10 of the 50 biggest employers in Scotland said they paid all staff working for them the Living Wage, according to a BBC investigation.

Unilever boss urges carbon reduction

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:06
The chief executive of Unilever, Paul Polman, urges governments to set clear targets to force low-carbon innovation.

Campaigners gear up for runway fight

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:05
The Campaign to Protect Rural England is ready for a legal battle over any new runways at Heathrow or Gatwick airports.

JCB boss in favour of 'Brexit'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:04
The chairman of construction equipment manufacturer JCB says he is in favour of Britain leaving the European Union.

IoD urges action over UK deficit

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:04
The new Conservative government should make bringing down the deficit a priority, members of the Institute of Directors (IoD) have said.

Rat droppings in fake beauty items

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:01
Police are warning people about fake beauty products after substances such as rat droppings, human urine and arsenic were found in seized goods.

Cameron renews NHS funding promises

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:00
The prime minister is to renew his vow to boost NHS funding and create a "seven-day" health service in his first major post-election speech.

Macedonia anti-PM protest 'to go on'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:00
Demonstrators in Macedonia's capital Skopje vow to continue their protest until Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski resigns, amid corruption allegations.

VIDEO: A rare look inside Mugabe's Zimbabwe

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 14:36
The BBC's Stephen Sackur has been given rare access to report from inside Zimbabwe as its economy struggles.

McIlroy wins in Wells Fargo record

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 14:12
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy wins the Wells Fargo Championship by seven strokes to set a new tournament record.

Sinn Fein to attend Royal events

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 13:58
Sinn Fein is to be represented at events during Prince Charles's visit to Ireland this week, president Gerry Adams says.

Ten reasons why Barca won La Liga

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 13:49
Barcelona's treble trophy bid is not only down to Messi or Suarez - here are 10 key factors which helped them win La Liga.

Ukraine captures 'Russian soldiers'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 13:41
Ukraine's military says it has captured two Russian soldiers - reportedly members of elite special forces - fighting with rebels in eastern Ukraine.

Broad apologises for missed function

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 13:32
Stuart Broad apologises to the ECB for missing a sponsor's event after a reported drinking session with ex-team-mate Matt Prior.

Texas bikers in deadly shootout

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 13:19
'Multiple fatalities' at shootout between rival biker gangs in Waco, Texas, police say

How match fixers can cripple a sport

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 12:59
The financial penalties of sport match-fixing

Pitch Perfect 2 tops US box office

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 12:37
The a capella comedy, starring Rebel Wilson, beats Mad Max reboot Fury Road to the US box office top spot.

VIDEO: Collision cam! Hear the rugby league hits

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 11:31
Watch Leeds Rhinos prop forward Jamie Peacock test the new in-game microphone during the Challenge Cup sixth-round win over Huddersfield Giants.