International News

Tigers, fisherman and the forest

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 18:25
Fear of tiger attack may be the unlikely catalyst for a slowdown in deforestation of the Sundarbans mangrove forests

VIDEO: Indonesia in the economic spotlight

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 18:04
Indonesia is hosting the World Economic Forum this week and hopes the event will help to attract increased foreign investment.

Is it safe for Sherpas to go back to Everest?

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 18:02
One year on from the tragic accident that killed 16 Sherpas on Everest, the BBC's South Asia editor, Joanna Jolly, asks whether it's safe to go back to the mountain.

Paedophile hunter arrested by police

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 17:51
A paedophile hunter is arrested on suspicion of the assault and blackmail of two men alleged to have tried to meet up with teenage girls.

'I ended my pregnancy I was so sick'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 17:16
Are women with severe pregnancy sickness being failed?

Complaint over Australia terror raid

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 17:05
Australian police investigate a complaint of excessive force by one of the suspects detained in an anti-terror operation in Melbourne.

What in the world does China own?

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 17:04
China has been busy hoovering up more and more overseas assets, but where and what is it buying?

VIDEO: Pakistan: China's new superhighway?

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 17:00
As China's President Xi Jinping visits Pakistan the BBC's Shahzeb Jillani looks at plans for a massive "economic corridor" linking the two countries.

VIDEO: Meet the personal robot chef

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 16:58
A US start-up is hoping to bring restaurant-quality food into kitchens - with a robot doing the cooking.

Meet the curator of the 'Gluten Free Museum'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 16:55
Meet the man airbrushing bread from history

The surreal world of Venezuela's queues

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 16:46
The surreal world of Venezuelan shopping

Turning Ethiopia's desert green

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 16:45
A land remembered for famine is slowly turned green

The 20,000 fake phone numbers used on film and television

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 16:44
It's nearly 15 years since UK phone numbers were given a shake-up, why were 20,000 kept unused?

The teenagers who raced bicycles on WW2 bomb sites

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 16:43
The teenagers who raced bicycles on WW2 bomb sites

In pictures: California wildfire

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 16:32
A selection of readers' photos of the wildfire that threatened hundreds of homes in Southern California over the weekend.

Post Office 'failure' over shortfalls

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 16:15
The Post Office failed to discover the cause of large cash shortfalls at sub-post offices before starting civil and criminal proceedings against sub-postmasters, a report finds.

Migrant tragedy and SNP 'ransom note'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 15:52
Many of Monday's papers lead with the story of the capsizing of a migrant ship in the Mediterranean, while others look at the SNP's possible demands to a future Labour government.

Plot to Star Wars spin-off revealed

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 15:42
A new Star Wars spinoff movie will tell the story of how the Rebel Alliance stole plans to the infamous Death Star.

Scots starting pay 'rises sharply'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 15:40
Starting pay for permanent jobs has seen its sharpest rise this year, according to a Bank of Scotland report.

'Hamilton is impervious to pressure'

BBC - Sun, 2015-04-19 15:38
Lewis Hamilton is demonstrating serenity and control, appearing to be operating on a level beyond everyone else.