International News

Graffiti on mayor home 'hate crime'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 23:41
The police say graffiti sprayed on the home of the mayor of Coleraine is being treated as a hate crime.

'Major' fire closes town centre

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 23:25
A "major" fire closes Staines town centre after a blaze breaks out in several industrial units.

VIDEO: Tower poppies get new homes

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 23:25
The poppies that attracted more than five million visitors to the Tower of London are removed and delivered to their new owners.

VIDEO: Wristband gives ’225 volt shocks’

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 23:25
BBC Click's Stephen Beckett tries out a device that gives you an electric shock for visiting time-wasting websites.

Women's fightback video goes viral

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 23:12
A video of two sisters beating up three men, who were allegedly sexually harassing them on a moving bus in India, goes viral on social media.

Extra £65m for Welsh health services

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 23:00
The Welsh NHS is to receive around £65-78m in extra funding from the UK government.

Church fire treated as 'suspicious'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 22:49
A large fire at the disused St Paul's church in Edinburgh, which broke out on Sunday night, is being treated as suspicious.

NI has largest HIV rise since 2000

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 22:41
Northern Ireland has had the largest proportional increase in new cases of HIV in the UK since the year 2000.

Australia in talks on date for Test

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 22:36
Australia and India are discussing when the first Test in Brisbane can take place following the death of Phillip Hughes.

Taiwan cabinet resigns after defeat

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 22:19
Taiwan's cabinet resigns after the ruling pro-Beijing Kuomintang (KMT) party suffers its biggest ever defeat in local elections.

Paedophile care boss to be sentenced

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 22:14
A paedophile who ran children's homes in north Wales is expected to be sentenced on Monday for a catalogue of abuse that spanned decades.

VIDEO: Living with Aids in Pakistan

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 22:01
Living with Aids in Pakistan - a country where so much stigma is attached to the condition.

Stephen Fry joins Danger Mouse cast

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 21:43
Stephen Fry will voice the role of veteran spy Colonel K in Danger Mouse when the cartoon favourite returns to TV next year.

VIDEO: Charlize Theron on World Aids Day

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 21:33
Hollywood actress Charlize Theron has said the international community cannot "sit back and wait on a cure" for HIV/Aids and must focus on changing human behaviour.

Special dog used in Lynskey search

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 21:23
A specialist search dog is to be used in the search for the body of Joe Lynskey who was abducted and murdered by the IRA 42 years ago.

Tube drivers strike over sacking

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 21:21
Tube drivers on part of the Northern Line start a 24-hour strike over the dismissal of a colleague.

US envoy Hart due back in Belfast

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 21:19
Former US Senator Gary Hart is expected to arrive back in Belfast later for talks with the Stormont parties.

US footballers 'show brain changes'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 21:00
After one season of playing American football, some teenagers appear to show changes in their brains even when they did not suffer concussion, a small study suggests.

Dementia patients 'lack proper care'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 20:44
Dementia sufferers are not getting the care they need because the condition is not recognised as a terminal illness, two leading charities claim.

Strange reasons why people vote

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-30 19:07
10 surprising facts about how the British vote