International News

Rally held over Fox 'Muslim' claims

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 07:24
A multi-faith rally, partly inspired by comments made on US TV describing Birmingham as a 'no-go area' for non-Muslims, is held.

I've improved physically - Murray

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 07:18
Andy Murray feels his Australian Open win over Grigor Dimitrov showed how much he has increased his fitness.

Nisman reporter flees Argentina

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 07:16
A journalist believed to have been the first to report the death of Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman says he has fled the country, fearing for his life.

At least 10 killed in Egypt protests

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 06:53
At least 10 people are killed in Cairo during street protests marking the fourth anniversary of the start Egypt's 2011 uprising.

Ukraine vows to 'calm' fighting

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 06:45
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko vows to "calm" fighting with pro-Russia rebels in east Ukraine, a day after 30 people were killed in shelling in Mariupol.

Probe into care home minibus death

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 06:42
An investigation has been launched after an elderly woman was crushed by a runaway minibus in the car park of her care home.

Hlatshwayo not fit to face Ghana

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 06:21
South Africa defender Thulani Hlatshwayo is ruled out of Tuesday's Africa Cup of Nations match against Ghana.

Vexed Mexes: Europe's angriest footballer?

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 06:10
AC Milan's Philippe Mexes grabs the throats of two Lazio players after being sent off in fiery Serie A clash.

Murphy: Scrapping Trident 'wrong'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 06:07
Jim Murphy says it would be "wrong" to advocate scrapping Trident as Nicola Sturgeon calls on Labour to rethink its support for nuclear weapons.

WHO vows reform after Ebola 'shocks'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 06:01
The World Health Organization sets out plans for reform, admitting it was too slow to respond to the "horrific" Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Teens 'use machete' in hijacking bid

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 05:51
Police arrest a boy aged 16 and an 18-year-old man after an attempt was made to force a taxi driver from his vehicle using a machete.

Bath 20-15 Glasgow Warriors

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 05:50
Bath survive a late assault from Glasgow to win a thriller and reach the Champions Cup last eight as Pool Four winners.

VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 05:42
A round-up of social media trends from across the world

Murray beats Dimitrov in epic

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 04:59
Andy Murray wins a gruelling late-night contest with Grigor Dimitrov to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals.

'No veto' on Scots benefit changes

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 04:57
Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael says the UK government will not be able to stop Scotland from making changes to welfare benefits when they are devolved.

Gatland praises Jones' 'huge' impact

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 04:53
Warren Gatland, Graham Price and Shane Williams join those praising Adam Jones following his international retirement.

'100mph drink-drive' man arrested

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 04:24
A suspected drink-driver is arrested after his vehicle is spotted travelling at about 100mph on a 30mph-limit road.

TV debates deal close - Grant Shapps

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 03:57
The Conservatives are close to agreeing to new plans for pre-election television debates, the party's chairman Grant Shapps says.

US talk show pioneer Franklin dies

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 03:54
Joe Franklin, who was a New York TV host for 43 years and is credited by some as having invented the talk show format, dies at the age of 88.

VIDEO: Colin Firth on being an unlikely villain

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-25 03:42
Actor Colin Firth has said the director of Kingsman: The Secret Service, Matthew Vaughn, cast him in the film because he was so unlikely to be seen as a villain.