International News

VIDEO: 'So cold water freezes in mid-air'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 11:59
ABC News' Gio Benitez reports on the freezing weather that has hit north America.

VIDEO: The $3,000 'Iron Man' spectacles

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 11:50
Silicon Valley start-up Meta is showing off a prototype of its 3D augmented reality glasses.

Flood review looks at storm 'lesson'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 11:21
A review of coastal flood defences and the impact of recent storms is ordered by the Welsh government, as more heavy rain and strong winds move in.

Triple star system clue to gravity

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 11:18
Astronomers have discovered a unique triple stellar system which could reveal the true nature of gravity.

Khodorkovsky arrives in Switzerland

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 11:16
Ex-oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who was freed from a Russian jail last month, arrives in Switzerland which has granted him a three-month visa.

Manchester United 1-2 Swansea City

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 11:01
Wilfried Bony's late header gives Swansea a 2-1 win at Manchester United in the FA Cup third round.

Goulding album trickles to top

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 10:58
Ellie Goulding's Halcyon tops the UK album chart more than a year after it was released, while US rapper Pitbull and Kesha top the singles chart.

VIDEO: Athletics: British Indoor GP

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 10:48
Phil Jones presents coverage of the British Indoor Grand Prix from the National Indoor Arena.

Blackadder star and Gove in WW1 row

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 10:44
A row has erupted between Baldrick actor Sir Tony Robinson and Michael Gove over comments the education secretary made about Blackadder's portrayal of World War One.

VIDEO: Swimmers brave icy water for contest

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 10:19
More than 700 competitors braved icy waters to compete in an annual ice swimming competition in the northern Chinese city of Harbin.

'Wanted' fugitive arrested in Bolton

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 10:13
One of Britain's most wanted criminals, who was thought to be on the run in Spain, is arrested in Greater Manchester.

Pope Francis to visit Holy Land

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 10:10
Pope Francis announces his first trip to the Holy Land, from 24-26 May, when he will visit Amman, Bethlehem and Jerusalem.

Residents flee Fallujah amid blitz

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 10:03
Thousands of people flee Fallujah amid intense bombardment by Iraqi government forces, who lost control of the key city to al-Qaeda-linked militants.

In pictures: UK storms disruption

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 09:54
Travel disruption in parts of the UK

Liverpool 2-0 Oldham Athletic

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 09:39
Iago Aspas scores his first Liverpool goal as the Reds overcome a stubborn Oldham in their FA Cup third round tie.

Clashes in boycotted Bangladesh poll

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 09:26
Widespread violence mars Bangladesh's parliamentary election, with scores of polling stations torched, amid a boycott by the opposition.

Anatomy of an Ashes whitewash

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 09:21
Ten landmark moments in Australia's Ashes whitewash

Cameron vows to keep pensions rise

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 09:11
David Cameron tells older voters the state pension will continue to go up by at least 2.5% a year if the Conservatives win the 2015 general election.

'Switchable' pension annuities urged

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 09:10
Pensioners should be given the power to switch annuities, Pensions Minister Steve Webb tells a newspaper.

High tides flood seafronts

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-05 09:07
Strong winds and high tides cause serious flooding in County Down.

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