International News

Bishop backs same-sex marriage

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 01:57
A Church of Ireland Bishop voices his support for the introduction of civil marriage for same-sex couples.

Premier League 'treats staff fairly'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 01:42
The Premier League defends its working environment as pressure grows on chief executive Richard Scudamore.

Tributes to crash death grandmother

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 00:36
Tributes have been paid to a grandmother who died following a two-vehicle crash on a busy dual carriageway in Fife.

Iran: Nuclear deal still possible

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 00:31
Iran's foreign minister says reaching a final nuclear deal with world powers is still within reach, despite little progress in recent talks.

Rich list 'wealthier than ever'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 00:16
The total fortune of the richest 1,000 in Britain is up 15% in just one year, according to the Sunday Times Rich List.

Strauss-Kahn story 'like a tragedy'

BBC - Sun, 2014-05-18 00:03
Depardieu on role inspired by politician Dominique Strauss-Kahn

Bank chief warns over housing market

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 22:46
The governor of the Bank of England gives his strongest warning yet about the dangers to Britain's economy posed by the booming housing market.

China ships in Vietnam evacuation

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 22:15
China is sending five ships to evacuate Chinese nationals from Vietnam following a wave of anti-Chinese riots over an oil drilling dispute.

Arsenal must build on Cup glory in transfer market

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 22:06
Arsenal must build on FA Cup win in transfer market

Fourth boy charged with park murder

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 21:39
A fourth youth is charged with the murder of an 18-year-old who was stabbed to death in a park in west London.

Carney's warning and what the Rich List shows - the papers

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 21:15
Sunday's papers pore over the warning from the Governor of the Bank of England that the housing market could "overheat" and there are details on just how rich the richest 1,000 Britons are.

Ukraine 'sliding towards chaos' - UN

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 20:29
Ukraine is edging towards "the point of no return", a top UN official tells the BBC, amid deadly tension between pro-Kiev and separatist forces.

VIDEO: Sandhurst training for Afghan recruits

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 19:21
The first group of officer cadets at a new British-run academy in Afghanistan are now half way through their training, modelled on Sandhurst in the UK.

VIDEO: Light winds help ease US wildfires

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 19:16
After destroying nearly 20,000 acres of land in the San Diego region, firefighters have finally gained some control over the Californian wildfires that started on Tuesday.

Migrants must learn English - Javid

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 18:20
Migrants to the UK must learn English and "respect our way of life", Britain's first Asian secretary of state Sajid Javid says.

VIDEO: Switzerland votes on minimum wage

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 17:15
The people of Switzerland will go to the polls on Sunday to vote on whether to introduce a minimum wage -$25 dollars or £15 an hour.

Mexico arrests 'Los Rojos boss'

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 17:10
Mexican authorities arrest Leonor Nava Romero, the alleged head of a major criminal gang, Los Rojos (the Reds) in the southern state of Guerrero.

Libya sets Benghazi no-fly zone

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 16:42
Libya's army announces it is imposing a no-fly zone over the city of Benghazi, following clashes in which at least 43 people died.

Labour's campaign in must-win seat

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 16:16
On the campaign trail in seat Labour must win

Scotland 'could be gateway to north'

BBC - Sat, 2014-05-17 15:37
Scotland should look at itself as being the "gateway" to northern Europe rather than on the periphery, according to the authors of a new atlas.
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