International News

Harman dismisses union power fears

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 06:14
Deputy leader Harriet Harman defends proposed changes to the way Labour's leader is elected, saying they will help "deepen the party's roots".

Gallacher retains Desert Classic title

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 06:07
Scotland's Stephen Gallacher recovers from a poor start to his final round to retain his Dubai Desert Classic title.

VIDEO: Sumatra volcanic ash hampers rescue

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 05:59
At least 16 people have been killed after a volcano erupted on the Indonesian island of Sumatra.

VIDEO: 'Divorcing' politics from war drama

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 05:49
Peter Berg talks about what attracted him to the story of Navy Seal Marcus Luttrell.

Four charged after Tyne-Wear derby

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 05:25
Four people are charged following the Tyne-Wear derby at St James' Park on Saturday.

Rowling 'got Potter romance wrong'

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 05:15
Harry Potter author JK Rowling appears to suggest the boy wizard would have been a better match for Hermione Granger than Ron Weasley in a new magazine interview.

VIDEO: 'Raining men in the Tory party'

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 05:08
Deputy Labour leader Harriet Harman says she is concerned about the cull of senior authoritative women.

Plane makes emergency landing

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 04:44
A plane bound for Birmingham is forced to make an emergency landing at East Midlands Airport after a minor technical fault.

VIDEO: Beach submerged in foam after storm

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 04:42
A beach off the west coast of Ireland has been completely submerged in sea foam, after it was battered by gale force winds.

Minister's pledge over flooding

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 04:36
The environment secretary says "everything possible" is being done to help those affected by flooding - as more bad weather is due to bring further problems on Sunday.

Oscars: Song disqualification explained

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 04:34
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences details the reasons why a contender for this year's best original song Oscar had its nomination revoked.

England tour ends with T20 whitewash

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 04:32
England's tour of Australia finishes with a Twenty20 whitewash as the hosts win the final match by 84 runs in Sydney.

Afghan election campaign under way

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 04:20
The campaign for Afghanistan's 5 April presidential election is formally launched, with rallies for key candidates in the capital, Kabul.

Virus shuts Blumenthal's restaurant

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 04:19
Celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal shuts his central London restaurant after it was hit by an outbreak of a vomiting virus.

New York area ready for Super Bowl

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 04:03
The Denver Broncos take on the Seattle Seahawks in Sunday's Super Bowl at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.

Yarnold 'can handle Sochi pressure'

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 03:52
Great Britain's Lizzy Yarnold says she can handle the pressure of being labelled a Winter Olympics medal favourite.

VIDEO: No commotion: Lloyd Cole returns

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 03:48
Lloyd Cole and The Leopards perform Opposites Day, a song from their latest album, on The Andrew Marr Show.

Health watchdog attacks NHS culture

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 03:46
The health watchdog criticises the NHS in England for a culture that "doesn't listen" and is jeopardising safety - while warning it could go bust without serious change.

VIDEO: Harman: No 'rubber stamp' on leaders

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 03:42
Harriet Harman, deputy Labour leader, has denied there would be a 'rubber stamping' of proposals to alter how the party selects its leadership.

World Cup late licence bid rejected

BBC - Sun, 2014-02-02 03:38
There will be no national extension of pubs' licensing hours during the opening and closing weekends of the 2014 football World Cup, the Home Office says.

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