International News

VIDEO: Arrests as Europe tightens security

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 19:08
Greek police arrest four terror suspects as security precautions are stepped up across Europe.

Huge crowds for Pope Manila Mass

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 17:42
Huge crowds have gathered to see Pope Francis hold an outdoor Mass in the Philippine city of Manila.

VIDEO: Angry protests over Charlie cover

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 17:25
Muslims in countries across the world are continuing to voice their anger over the publication of images of the Prophet Muhammad by French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

Channel Tunnel services to resume

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 16:59
Trains services are due to resume running through the Channel Tunnel on Sunday morning, after a fire saw it closed for most of Saturday.

US delegation arrives for Cuba visit

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 16:02
An US Congressional delegation arrives in Cuba for the first such visit since the two countries agreed to begin restoring relations.

Egyptian film icon Faten Hamama dies

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 15:56
Faten Hamama, one of Egypt's best known actresses who starred in almost 100 films and was married to Omar Sharif, dies, aged 83.

The refugees Lebanon wishes would go away

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 15:43
The refugees Lebanon wishes would go away

The team that has to cycle hundreds of miles to compete

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 15:33
The team that has to cycle for days to reach the starting line

Unity urged over Iraq inquiry demand

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 15:32
Scotland's first minister urges political leaders to unite in demanding the publication of the Chilcot inquiry into the Iraq war.

What must Pakistan do to beat polio?

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 15:26
Pakistan has yet to report a new case of polio in 2015 - but officials are keeping their fingers crossed nonetheless, reports M Ilyas Khan.

Property tax revamp under review

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 15:21
New tax rates planned for property purchases are to be reviewed as part of the Budget process, the Scottish government confirms.

Church service for missing ship crew

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 15:15
A church service for the eight missing crew of a cargo ship which capsized and sank in the Pentland Firth is to be held on Sunday.

'Give flu jab to popular med students'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 15:03
Prioritising medical students with lots of friends for flu jabs could help to limit the spread of the virus, say Lancaster University researchers.

Find the top pooch in your postcode

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 15:01
Find the premier pooch in your postcode

Islamist concerns on front pages

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 14:37
Concerns over Islamic extremism continue to trouble the press, with the Sunday Times reporting that children in some schools are at risk of radicalisation.

IS release 350 Yazidis in Iraq

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 14:25
Islamic State militants free around 350, mainly elderly, members of the Yazidi religious community in northern Iraq.

'Austin on track for England call'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 14:05
Is it time QPR striker Charlie Austin was called up by England? BBC Sport's chief football writer Phil McNulty assesses his chances.

Murray ready despite difficult draw

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 13:12
Andy Murray begins his Australian Open campaign in confident mood on Monday despite what he calls a "difficult" draw.

Harlequins 3-23 Wasps

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 12:45
Wasps humble hosts Harlequins to set up a European Champions Cup Pool Two decider against Leinster next Saturday.

Greece arrests over Belgian 'plot'

BBC - Sat, 2015-01-17 11:17
Greek police arrest four people over alleged links to a jihadist terror plot in Belgium which has put that country on a heightened state of alert.