International News

Banker ruled fit for HK murder trial

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 18:16
British banker Rurik Jutting is ruled fit to stand trial for the murder of two women in Hong Kong, after undergoing psychiatric assessments.

UK fighters in Syria 'not mercenaries'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 17:56
A British man fighting with Kurdish troops against Islamic State militants in Syria tells the BBC he is not a mercenary.

Business confidence at five-year low

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 17:50
Global business confidence slipped to five-year low in October, according to a survey of 6,100 companies from Markit Economics.

Cbeebies star is youngest Bafta winner

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 17:43
Nine-year-old actress Cherry Campbell, the star of CBeebies show Katie Morag, becomes the youngest-ever winner at the Bafta Children's awards.

NHS staff stage four-hour strike

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 17:23
Nurses, midwives, ambulance staff and other NHS workers are staging a four-hour strike on Monday.

Google case over web abuse to begin

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 17:10
The case of a businessman who wants to stop malicious web postings about him appearing in Google searches is set to begin at the High Court.

Ebola trials 'best chance' for cure

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 17:09
Hopes pinned on Ebola clinical trials in Guinea

Two men burned in blast at flat

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 16:55
Two men are seriously burned in an explosion at a flat in south Birmingham while rescue dogs search the remains of the property.

French fight for economic reputation

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 16:36
French come out fighting for their economic reputation

Peru probes 500 sea lion deaths

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 16:24
Peru's environmental police launch an investigation into the deaths of some 500 sea lions found on a northern beach.

Migration targets "scrapped"

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 16:14
Two papers focus on the words of Home Secretary Theresa May. She tells the Daily Telegraph that migration targets will be scrapped, and the Mail highlights her fears that a militant attack in Britain is "inevitable".

RBS sorry for 'incorrect' evidence

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 16:07
Royal Bank of Scotland apologised for giving incorrect evidence to a parliamentary hearing, letters released by the Treasury Committee reveal.

US police kill boy carrying fake gun

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 15:38
Police in the US city of Cleveland shoot and kill a 12-year-old boy who had been waving what turned out to be a fake gun.

New appeal over Nairn gun murder

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 15:26
Police are expected to make a fresh appeal later for information on the murder 10 years ago of Nairn banker Alistair Wilson.

Egypt: The forbidden love of interfaith romances

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 15:24
The dangers faced by interfaith Egyptian couples

The battle for control of the cigarette packet

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 15:15
How health warnings are changing cigarette packet design

Library call for every Scots child

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 15:14
A call for all children to be automatically enrolled in their local library is made at the start of Book Week Scotland.

The couple who changed the way we shop

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 15:14
The couple who helped Tesco change the way many of us shop

Delayed C. diff outbreak report due

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 15:12
A five-year inquiry into Scotland's worst outbreak of Clostridium difficile (C. diff) will be published later.

Suicide risk falls after talk therapy

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-23 15:02
Talk therapy sessions can help reduce the risk of suicide among high-risk groups, suggests a US study.