International News

US oil workers go on national strike

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 16:44
US union leaders launch a large-scale strike at nine refineries after failing to agree on a new national contract with major oil companies.

The new breed of 'vloggers' here to challenge people

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 16:37
These vloggers are here to challenge what you think

Scottish Friendly in takeover move

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 16:35
Financial group Scottish Friendly is set to double in size after announcing it is close to securing the takeover of another mutual.

Private rental market 'lacks supply'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 16:32
A significant number of people have struggled to find suitable private-rented accommodation in Scotland, according to a report.

Greste to pursue colleagues' release

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 16:26
Australian journalist Peter Greste, freed from prison in Egypt on Sunday, will not rest until two colleagues are also released, his family says.

MPs to back Scots young voters plan

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 16:23
The permanent inclusion of 16 and 17-year-olds on the Scottish electoral system is expected to take a step forward later.

Mediocrity battle, university fee concern, and the 'British sniper'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 16:20
Various education stories share space in Monday's headlines with political rows and a story about Britain's rival to the famed "American sniper".

The making of a 'driving vigilante'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 15:58
The vigilante cyclist shaming bad drivers on YouTube

VIDEO: 'These are Michelangelo's statues'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 15:56
Experts believe they have found two bronze Michelangelo statues

Tube ticket office closures begin

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 15:32
The first London Underground ticket offices to close in a move that has prompted strikes and long-running dispute shut their windows.

Airports as hi-tech pleasure domes?

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 15:03
How tech could make air travel stress-free and fun

Making money from rubbish

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 15:03
The recycling entrepreneur who doesn't change his jeans

Careers advice 'failing teenagers'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 15:03
Too many teenagers are dropping out of school or college or failing to pass their courses, because of poor advice, say local councillors.

Sculptures 'may be by Michelangelo'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 15:01
Two previously obscure bronze sculptures may be the work of Michelangelo, according to a team of researchers led by Cambridge University experts.

Magna Cartas united for first time

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 15:01
The four surviving copies of the 1215 Magna Carta go on display together for the first time in London to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the documents.

VIDEO: 'My new life as an Indian wife'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 14:59
'I moved across the world for the man I met online'

Cameron attacks school 'mediocrity'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 14:58
Almost 3,500 schools in England rated as requiring improvement face being forced into new leadership, under plans to be announced by David Cameron.

Deadline-day gossip column

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 14:36
Adnan Januzaj tipped for Everton loan, Man Utd planning Mats Hummels deal, Stoke in for Emmanuel Adebayor, plus more.

Abbott to scrap parental pay scheme

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 13:59
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is to scrap a controversial parental leave scheme amid growing questions about his leadership.

VIDEO: Into Kobane: 'Destruction is everywhere'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-01 13:48
A BBC team including correspondent Quentin Sommerville and cameraman Tim Facey have become the first western TV crew to return to Kobane - and they sent this report.