International News

VIDEO: Sinkhole opens up on Detroit street

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 23:56
Work is underway to repair a sinkhole which has opened up on a street in Detroit.

Security alert ends in Carrickfergus

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 23:29
A security alert ends after a number of controlled explosions are carried out on two suspicious objects in Carrickfergus, County Antrim.

VIDEO: Clegg to launch mental health plan

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 23:28
The deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has set out 25 areas where changes are needed, saying mental health should have the same priority as physical health.

Girls wants 'to normalise sex on TV'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 23:24
TV comedy drama Girls wants 'to normalise sex on TV'

RFU would block Anglo-Welsh - Lewis

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 23:19
WRU chief executive Roger Lewis claims RFU would not allow the Welsh regions to join the Aviva Premiership.

VIDEO: Should schools ban energy drinks?

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 23:17
A government advisor is warning about the effects of energy drinks on children.

Flood-hit rail line shut for months

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 23:16
The Cambrian Coast railway line may not fully reopen for another four months as repairs after tidal storms continue.

New Zealand rattled by strong quake

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 22:58
A 6.3 magnitude earthquake rattles New Zealand's North Island, knocking goods off shelves, breaking windows and suspending Wellington trains.

Troops leave mission better equipped

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 22:43
UK troops leave Afghanistan with better kit than when they arrived

Christie's Sochi medal chances boosted

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 22:37
GB's Elise Christie says her Sochi medal hopes could be enhanced by the expected absence of Olympic short-track champion Wang Meng.

Professor Green: Suicide changed me

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 22:22
Rapper on his "spectrum of emotions" over his father's death

VIDEO: Professor Green on his dad's suicide

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 22:19
Rapper Professor Green describes how suicide has affected his life after his father took his own life six years ago.

Clegg attacks NHS mental health care

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 22:02
Nick Clegg has launched a strong attack on how the NHS treats mental health patients.

Okinawa base 'to move despite vote'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 21:52
Japan's government says the relocation of a US military base on Okinawa will proceed, despite the re-election of a city mayor opposed to the plan.

Nintendo shares fall on loss warning

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 21:16
Shares of Nintendo plunge as much as 18% on Monday after Japan's gaming giant issues a profit warning.

New benefit bans and Moyes' misery

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 20:48
More plans to crackdown on the availability of welfare appear on several front pages, as does the "agony" of Manchester United's manager.

Sharapova out of Australian Open

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 20:38
Third seed Maria Sharapova is knocked out of the Australian Open by Dominika Cibulkova, a day after Serena Williams's exit.

China jails Japan dumpling poisoner

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 19:30
A Chinese man is sentenced to life in prison for poisoning dumplings that made 10 people ill in Japan, Japanese and Chinese media say.

Obama plays down marijuana dangers

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 18:49
US President Barack Obama says smoking marijuana is no more dangerous than alcohol, but still calls it a "bad idea".

Probe into Ebrahimi murder widened

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-19 18:22
The IPCC is to widen its investigation into the treatment of a man who was wrongly branded a paedophile before being killed and set on fire.

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