International News

Flood warning issued in Kashmir

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 21:08
A flood alert is issued in Indian-administered Kashmir following torrential rain and a surge in the water level of the Jhelum river.

Unsolved mum-of-four murder reviewed

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 21:05
An appeal for information about an unsolved murder of a mother-of-four at her home in Oxford 20 years ago has been renewed by police.

Tories 'the true party of Wales'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 21:00
The Conservatives will defend their record in power as the party launches its Welsh campaign for the general election.

Labour 'will end cuts and conflict'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 20:59
Labour says it will end the cuts and conflict of the current government as it launches its Welsh campaign for the general election.

Election 2015: Me... and why it's all about you

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 20:59
BBC political editor Nick Robinson gives an update on his progress - and sets out his view on the election campaign which formally begins today.

Prada profit takes a hit from China

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 20:42
Italian luxury goods retailer Prada sees its net profit fall 28% last year as sales slumped in major markets of China and Europe.

Australia orders new cockpit rules

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 20:03
Australia orders two people to remain in the cockpit at all times during commercial flights, after last week's Germanwings crash.

Asian shares mostly up in short week

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 19:12
Asian shares got off to a positive start in a holiday-shortened week as investors awaited economic data from the region to boost market momentum.

Pension data 'sales' investigated

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 18:32
The information watchdog launches an investigation into claims that details of millions of people's pensions are being sold to fraudsters and cold-calling firms.

How Newcastle's arts venues survived cuts

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 17:34
How one Newcastle's arts venues found new ways to survive

Legal aid reforms 'risk justice'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 17:33
Critics of cuts to legal aid say they will inevitably lead to more miscarriages of justice, says Raphael Rowe.

False allegations 'blight' teaching

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 17:19
Schools must ensure blameless members of staff do not have their careers wrecked by false allegations, a union's annual conference will hear.

Inspector independence concerns MPs

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 17:17
The independence of chief inspectors in areas like prisons and the border force could be threatened by the way they are selected and budgets are set, MPs say.

Fraud office fined £180k for breach

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 17:15
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is fined £180,000 after thousands of confidential documents from a high-profile investigation were sent to the wrong person.

PM warns voters of 'stark choice'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 16:58
David Cameron is to tell voters they face a "stark choice" between him and Labour's Ed Miliband as the election campaign officially gets under way.

VIDEO: Dozens rescued from rollercoaster

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 16:53
Dozens of people had to be rescued from a rollercoaster in Coney Island after one of the cars became stuck near the summit of the ride.

Iran minister to meet world powers

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 16:49
Ministers from six world powers are to hold their first full session with Iran's foreign minister over its nuclear programme, as a deadline looms.

Porpoises use 'sound searchlights'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 16:12
Porpoises finely adjust the size of the beams of sound they use to hunt - using sound like a searchlight to trap their prey, a study finds.

VIDEO: Solar plane takes off in Myanmar

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 15:58
The Solar Impulse 2 plane has departed from Mandalay in Myanmar as part of its round-the-world flight, Kasia Madera reports

Should parents ever worry about Minecraft?

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-29 15:27
Should parents ever worry about Minecraft?