International News

Nepal airport bans larger planes

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 04:17
Nepal's only international airport bans larger aircraft because of concerns over its runway, as the post-earthquake aid effort continues.

Williamson denies 'deliberate' red

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 04:01
Newcastle United defender Mike Williamson denies deliberately getting sent off during Saturday's defeat at Leicester.

Lib Dems call for teacher pay rise

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 04:00
If teachers are really valued they should be given a pay rise, says Liberal Democrat David Laws, promising an end to public sector pay cuts.

VIDEO: Video shows migrant rescues off Libya

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 03:57
Video has been released by the Italian coastguard showing one of many migrant rescues on Saturday off the coast of Libya.

Driver rescued from flooded ford

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 03:38
A woman is rescued after her car became stuck in a flooded ford near Wolverhampton.

Four Nepalis from UK 'died in quake'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 03:21
Four people from the UK's Nepali community died in last week's earthquake in the country, the uncle of one of them tells the BBC.

Thousands of migrants rescued at sea

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 03:12
Nearly 3,700 migrants rescued in several operations in the Mediterranean Sea, Italian coastguard says.

Duchess's family visits new princess

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 03:08
The Duchess of Cambridge's mother, Carole Middleton, and her sister Pippa arrive at Kensington Palace to visit her new baby daughter.

VIDEO: Live: David Cameron campaign address

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 03:07
Conservative Party leader David Cameron makes an election campaign address.

VIDEO: Vote: Snooker's shot of the tournament

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 03:00
Pick your favourite from 10 options in BBC Sport's vote for the best shot at the 2015 World Snooker Championship.

VIDEO: Boxing fan: 'It was worth £7,000'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 02:53
Boxing fans travelled from all over the world to watch the Floyd Mayweather versus Manny Pacquiao match

Pensioners locked up by burglars

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 02:52
Burglars lock up two women in their 90s and a man in his 80s and ransack their County Down home.

Prescott election fracas spot marked

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 02:52
The spot where former deputy prime minister John Prescott punched a man who threw an egg at him in 2001 is marked with a plaque.

700,000 watch Tour de Yorkshire

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 02:46
About 700,000 people turned out for the first two stages of the Tour de Yorkshire, race organisers say.

Man charged after assault on woman

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 02:16
A 33-year-old man is charged by police investigating the assault of a 19-year-old woman in Carryduff, County Down, last year.

Three Cunard liners mark 175 years

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 02:14
Cunard's three liners gather in Southampton to mark the start of the shipping company's 175th anniversary celebrations.

VIDEO: Live: Lib Dem campaign address

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 02:08
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg makes an election campaign address in London.

VIDEO: Queuing for supplies in Kathmandu

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 02:06
Sanjoy Majumder reports on the problem of aid distribution to those affected by the Nepal earthquake

Saudis 'used cluster bombs' in Yemen

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 01:56
Human Rights Watch says it has evidence Saudi Arabia used cluster bombs banned by much of the world, including the UK.

BB King 'receiving hospice care'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-03 01:56
Blues guitarist BB King has told fans he is receiving hospice care at his home following a short stay in hospital.