International News

The hard side of China's soft power

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 15:19
The hard side of soft power in China's Confucius institutes

VIDEO: Who wants to send the Christmas mail?

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 15:12
Meet the temporary Christmas posties

Builders issue skills funding call

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 15:06
Scottish construction firms call for increased funding to help recruit and train more apprentices.

VIDEO: Testing out a hoverboard

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 15:06
The BBC's Richard Taylor tests out a hoverboard that uses magnetic levitation.

Gadget insurance complaints rise

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 15:04
The Financial Ombudsman Service says it received 2,200 complaints about gadget warranties last year, double that of the previous year.

'Real change' in Scots NHS urged

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 15:04
The chairman of the BMA in Scotland calls for "real change" to ensure the NHS in Scotland is sustainable for future generations.

VIDEO: Tsunami: Pictures from then and now

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 15:03
This collection of photographs shows the redevelopment of some areas affected by the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami.

CBI says job creation likely in 2015

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 15:01
Business lobby group the CBI says half of UK firms plan to expand their workforce next year, with more permanent jobs being created than temporary ones.

Indian Ocean tsunami: Emotional reunion in Aceh 10 years on

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 15:01
BBC reporter meets Indonesian tsunami survivor 10 years on

NHS to start era of DNA-medicine

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 15:00
The NHS will set up 11 centres to unlock the secrets of DNA and help develop tests and drugs to target cancer and rare genetic diseases.

VIDEO: Indian Ocean tsunami: Aceh 10 years on

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 14:59
Andrew Harding returns to Aceh 10 years after the devastating Indian Ocean tsunami struck to see how things have changed.

Digging for diversity in Botswana

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 14:55
A look at attempts in Botswana to move the country's economy away from a resilience on diamonds.

VIDEO: US reviews adding NK to terror list

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 14:54
President Barack Obama says the United States will consider putting North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism.

VIDEO: Beefing up Botswana's cattle farming

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 14:53
With some experts forecasting the diminution of diamond reserves in as little as 20 years, Botswana must look to diversify its export industry.

Remembering the InterCity 125

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 14:47
Interactive video remembering the InterCity 125

Argentine court grants rights to ape

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 14:05
A court in Argentina rules that a shy orangutan who spent the last 20 years in a zoo can be granted some legal rights enjoyed by humans.

VIDEO: Who won the The Apprentice final?

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 14:02
Lord Sugar picks his winner in The Apprentice final on BBC One - with Mark Wright and Bianca Miller vying to be his business partner.

Driver attacks French pedestrians

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 13:25
A driver shouting "God is great" in Arabic runs down pedestrians in the French city of Dijon, injuring 11, French media say.

'Flamini like a windscreen wiper'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 13:22
MOTD2 pundit Phil Neville on how Liverpool dominated Mathieu Flamini in the Arsenal midfield in their 2-2 draw.

Grieving mother's laptop returned

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 13:10
A stolen laptop containing the last photographs of an ill child before she died is returned to her family.