International News

EU law risk over Scots tuition fees

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 03:27
Charging tuition fees to students from the rest of the UK in an independent Scotland could break European law, pro-union academics claim.

UK 'working on benefit restrictions'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 03:15
The UK is working with other European governments to try to restrict benefits migrants can claim when they move from one EU country to another, the work and pensions secretary says.

The Voice sinks TV rival Splash!

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 03:09
The first episode of revamped TV talent show The Voice easily beats its rival Splash! in a head-to-head battle for audiences.

England on top in Women's Ashes Test

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 03:06
England reduce Australia to 57-5 after setting the hosts 185 to win the Women's Ashes Test in Perth.

AUDIO: Syrian opposition clashes worsening

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 02:13
Fighting between Syrian rebel groups and foreign insurgents is adding to the crisis in the country, according to UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Baroness Amos.

Rodriguez given doping season ban

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 01:48
Baseball's highest paid star, Alex Rodriguez, is suspended for the entire 2014 season over a doping scandal, a ruling he vows to take to court.

'Stay away' from norovirus hospital

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 01:45
Visitors are asked to stay away from a Vale of Glamorgan hospital because of an outbreak of norovirus.

Deadly blast at Baghdad bus station

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 01:40
A car bomb kills at least nine people and wounds several others at a bus station in the centre of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.

Report outlines childcare cash impact

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 01:08
Figures are released by the Scottish government which aim to show why independence is needed to achieve a "transformational" shift in childcare.

VIDEO: Flood woes are set to continue

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 00:53
Communities in the south east of England are being warned by the Environment Agency to prepare for further flooding from groundwater and rivers this week.

VIDEO: Afghanistan's new entrepreneurs

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 00:46
The BBC's Caroline Wyatt reports from Kabul's old city on the hopeful signs in Afghanistan, despite the scars of decades of war.

VIDEO: Israelis mourn former PM Sharon

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 00:42
Israelis are beginning a period of mourning for ex-Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who has died at 85 of heart failure after eight years in a coma.

New year brings fresh hope for British duo

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 00:40
After a difficult few months for Laura Robson and Heather Watson, a new year and new coaches brings renewed optimism

Deal secures elite swimming future

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 00:37
A deal to secure the future of elite-level swimming at the Wales National Pool in Swansea is struck allowing its top coaches to remain.

VIDEO: Water supply struggle for US residents

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 00:28
Up to 300,000 people in the American state of West Virginia have been left without clean drinking water for almost three days.

VIDEO: Hollywood prepares for Golden Globes

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 00:24
Peter Bowes reports from LA as Hollywood stars prepare for the Golden Globes awards ceremony on Sunday night.

Libyan cabinet minister shot dead

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-12 00:11
Libya's deputy industry minister has been shot dead by gunmen during a visit to his hometown of Sirte, east of the capital Tripoli, reports say.

Robson & Watson face tough tests

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-11 23:59
Britons Laura Robson and Heather Watson face difficult first-round matches as the Australian Open gets under way on Monday.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s remarkable year

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-11 23:53
Ahead of the Fifa Ballon d'Or announcement on Monday, Andy Brassell looks back at an amazing 2013 for Cristiano Ronaldo

Rhino hunt permit auctioned in US

BBC - Sat, 2014-01-11 23:45
A permit to kill an endangered black rhino in Namibia is sold at auction in the US state of Texas, despite protests and death threats.

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