International News

US backs Iraq but will not return

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 06:32
The US says it will help Iraq fight al-Qaeda-linked militants, but not with troops, after the government loses control of key city Fallujah.

Church accused of 'dumbing down'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 06:28
The Church of England is accused of "dumbing down" Christian teaching by removing the requirement to repent sins and reject the devil in an alternative baptism service.

VIDEO: Flood risk remains for parts of UK

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 06:27
More storms, high tides and gale-force winds are expected across many parts of the UK as communities already affected begin to assess the damage.

VIDEO: Footballer Eusebio dies aged 71

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 05:45
Football legend Eusebio da Silva Ferreira has died at the age of 71 from a heart attack.

Arrest over Sports Direct baby birth

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 05:38
A woman is arrested on suspicion of wilful neglect after a baby was born in "unusual circumstances" at a sports retail warehouse.

Eusebio: Pace, poise and politeness

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 05:29
Portugal great Eusebio, who has died aged 71, had it all as a footballer and was "the kind of guy that everyone loved"

UK hooked on cheap labour - Miliband

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 05:24
Ed Miliband vows to stop firms exploiting cheap foreign labour if his party wins the next election - but the CBI accuses him of putting jobs at risk.

Cameron refuses TV debate challenge

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 04:33
David Cameron again refuses to take part in a televised debate with Alex Salmond ahead of the referendum on Scottish independence.

Caerphilly budget plan under fire

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 04:01
Opposition councillors are challenged to find alternatives after criticising plans to save £14.53m in Caerphilly in the next financial year.

Man held over death at city flat

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 03:56
Police arrest a 26-year-old man in connection with the death of a man in the Shettleston area of Glasgow in October.

Libya restarts southern oil field

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 03:49
Libya restarts oil production at the El Sharara field in the south of the troubled country after protesters ended a blockade.

Jail plea over drink drive killer

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 03:48
The mother of a Scottish woman who was killed by a drunk driver in Canada calls for her killer to be jailed for at least 25 years.

Former top jockey Biddlecombe dies

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 03:43
Three-time champion jump jockey Terry Biddlecombe, the husband of former trainer Henrietta Knight, dies aged 72.

VIDEO: Benefits immigration wrong, says PM

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 03:28
Prime Minster David Cameron says the government needs to crack down on EU movement to claim benefits.

Four treated after 'deliberate' fire

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 03:24
Four people are treated for smoke inhalation after a fire in a block of flats which was started deliberately.

Coen brothers win US critics prize

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 03:10
The Coen brothers' Inside Llewyn Davis wins best film at the National Society of Film Critics awards.

England are too insular - Agnew

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 03:08
Team must learn Ashes lessons, says Jonathan Agnew

End of an era for England - Flower

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 03:06
Coach Andy Flower says "change of some description" must follow England's Ashes series whitewash in Australia.

New York 'to relax marijuana laws'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 02:58
The US state of New York is planning to relax its marijuana laws to allow limited use by seriously ill patients, reports say.

VIDEO: Elephant Man's bones could help science

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 02:30
Research into the Elephant Man's bones by a London hospital could shed new light on his disease and the causes of cancer.

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