International News

Irish health minister says he is gay

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 04:14
Irish Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has revealed that he is gay, in a radio interview.

Couple dead in 'murder-suicide'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 04:14
A magistrate and her husband die in a suspected murder-suicide at a house in Greater Manchester.

Work harder to end anti-Semitism - May

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 03:45
The UK must redouble its efforts to "wipe out anti-Semitism", Home Secretary Theresa May says.

Education to benefit from NI budget

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 03:41
Finance Minister Simon Hamilton says department of education will receive the "lion's share" of additional money in the Stormont budget.

De Villiers hits fastest ODI century

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 03:41
South Africa batsman AB de Villiers hits a century off 31 balls to record the fastest ever one-day international ton.

Crews to probe cause of factory fire

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 03:37
Fire investigators are due to begin probing the cause of a massive blaze which destroyed a Peterhead fish factory.

Police trace 'attacked' cyclist

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 03:15
A cyclist who appeared to be knocked off his bike and assaulted in a YouTube video has been found but does not want to press charges, police say.

Why are so many disabled roles played by non-disabled actors?

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 03:14
Should disabled actors play disabled roles?

Lack of preparation cost us - Becker

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 03:14
Equatorial Guinea coach Esteban Becker says his side were not fit enough to hang on to victory over Congo on Saturday.

Vonn equals World Cup wins record

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 03:10
American Lindsey Vonn equals the record for World Cup wins in women's downhill skiing with her 62nd career victory.

N Korea camp survivor changes story

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 03:09
A North Korean prison camp escapee, now a high-profile human rights campaigner, apologises for inaccuracies in his story and says he may end his work.

VIDEO: Penelope Wilton returns to West End

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 03:02
TV, stage and film actress Penelope Wilton talks about her role as the mother of German lawyer Hans Litten in the play Taken At Midnight.

Obama to seek tax raises on wealthy

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 02:54
President Obama will in his State of the Union address push for tax raises on the wealthy to help the middle classes, officials say.

Run launched for Hillsborough 96

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 02:46
A new run is launched in Liverpool in memory of 96 football fans who died in the Hillsborough disaster.

Clegg calls for TV debates rethink

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 02:36
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg says new proposals are needed for the televised leaders' debates during the general election campaign.

PM defends 'right to cause offence'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 02:28
UK Prime Minister David Cameron disagrees with a comment made by Pope Francis, who said that others' religions should not be mocked, following the attacks on Charlie Hebdo.

Australia beat India by four wickets

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 02:18
Australia beat India by four wickets in Melbourne to win their second consecutive match in the triangular series.

Fox apology for Birmingham claim

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 02:06
US Broadcaster Fox News issues an on-air apology for televising a claim that Birmingham is a "Muslim-only city" where non-Muslims "don't go".

Shots 'fired in bar by masked men'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 01:37
Police are investigating reports that shots were fired inside a bar in Londonderry.

Second Paris gunman buried in secret

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 00:47
Cherif Kouachi, the second gunman who attacked French magazine Charlie Hebdo, is buried amid tight security in an unmarked grave in a Paris suburb.