International News

Ulster Unionists call for new budget

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 21:07
The Ulster Unionist Party has said the current budget used by the Northern Ireland Executive is untenable and a new one is required.

Japan and India hold security talks

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 21:00
Rare earths and a nuclear pact on the agenda as Indian PM Narendra Modi meets Japan's leader, on his first major foreign visit since taking office.

Islamic State: Who supports the jihadist group?

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 20:45
Where Islamic State finds support to become a formidable force

VIDEO: 'Emotional journey' WW1 cavalry ride

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 20:43
A musician from the Household Division tells the BBC about the riding the route taken by a British cavalry unit who held the line against the German advance early in World War One.

End in sight for WW1 War Horse ride

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 20:40
The War Horse Ride - commemorating the part played by British and French cavalry during World War One - is due to end in the French town of Nery.

Manhunt after New Zealand shooting

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 20:33
Police in New Zealand are hunting for a man who shot two people dead and injured a third at an unemployment office.

Coalition locked in terror aim talks

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 20:27
Negotiations between the Tories and Lib Dems are to continue ahead of the unveiling of a new plan to tackle the threat of Islamic extremists.

India unveils new village toilets

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 20:07
An Indian charity unveils 108 new lavatories in a village which gained notoriety when two young girls were found hanged from a tree there in May.

Greenhouse gas fear over meat eating

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 19:56
New research estimates greenhouse gases from food production will go up 80% if meat and dairy consumption continues to rise at its current rate.

VIDEO: Eurosceptics win German state seats

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 18:56
Germany's newest party, the Eurosceptic "Alternative for Germany" (AfD), has won its first seats in the state parliament of Saxony, according to preliminary results.

Under Milk Wood recording revisited

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 18:53
The man behind the sound effects of Dylan's Under Milk Wood

Umunna: Brown's denials hurt Labour

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 18:39
Shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna says Gordon Brown's refusal to use the word "cuts" in 2010 is still hurting Labour.

VIDEO: Footage of powerful solar flares

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 17:44
The US Space Agency Nasa has released new footage showing a series of powerful solar flares.

Cuba introduces new customs limits

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 17:37
Cuba restricts the amount of foreign goods that travellers can bring into the country, where locally-made items are scarce and expensive.

Pupils begin 'tough' new curriculum

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 17:33
Teaching of a "tough" new national curriculum begins in England as children return to school this week.

VIDEO: Dumpster divers seek out free food

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 17:06
Living off the food other people throw away

Hi-tech cars are security risk

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 16:59
Researchers worry new cars could be vulnerable to hackers

Charities urged to open own schools

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 16:42
Charities campaigning against child poverty should be encouraged to set up their own free schools, says a think tank report.

VIDEO: Meet Japan's Batman - Chibatman

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 16:17
The BBC's meets Chibatman - a Japanese man who dresses as Batman to make Japanese people smile and who has become an internet sensation

Food and drink jobs boost forecast

BBC - Sun, 2014-08-31 16:09
Nearly 10,000 jobs could be created in Scotland's food and drink sector over the next five years, according to a new report.

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