International News

VIDEO: Fire crew rescues stranded seagull

BBC - Sun, 2013-12-29 06:11
A seagull stranded on a balcony since Christmas Day is rescued by fire crews.

VIDEO: Outlook for the week ahead

BBC - Sun, 2013-12-29 06:09
BBC Weather's Matt Taylor casts his eye over an unsettled week ahead.

'Suspicious' death of man at flat

BBC - Sun, 2013-12-29 05:41
A police investigation is under way after a man died following a disturbance at a flat in Clydebank in the early hours of the morning.

Biker killed 'sliding under bus'

BBC - Sun, 2013-12-29 05:06
A motorcyclist dies after apparently skidding on ice and ending up beneath an oncoming bus in Stanley, County Durham, police say.

France's 75% tax rate gets approval

BBC - Sun, 2013-12-29 04:34
France's highest court approves a 75% tax on high earners that is one of President Francois Hollande's signature policies.

TV star returns to Duck Dynasty

BBC - Sun, 2013-12-29 04:16
Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson will be returning to the hit US reality show following his suspension earlier this month over derogatory remarks he made about homosexuality.

Barrel bombs 'kill 517 in Aleppo'

BBC - Sun, 2013-12-29 04:05
Barrel bombs dropped on the Syrian province of Aleppo have killed 517 since 15 December, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says.

Ian Paisley in hospital for tests

BBC - Sun, 2013-12-29 04:04
Northern Ireland's former first minister Ian Paisley has been admitted to hospital for what his family say are "necessary tests".

Ashes rout spells death of a team

BBC - Sun, 2013-12-29 03:46
Tom Fordyce watches the 'death' of the England team

'Debt crisis will affect millions'

BBC - Sun, 2013-12-29 03:45
Millions of UK households will face "perilous" levels of debt when interest rates begin to rise, according to a think tank focused on living standards.

Benghazi attack: 'No al-Qaeda role'

BBC - Sun, 2013-12-29 03:24
Al-Qaeda had no direct involvement in the September 2012 attack on the US mission in Benghazi that killed the US ambassador, the New York Times reports.

Quango bosses 'pay gap' highlighted

BBC - Sun, 2013-12-29 03:06
More than half the bosses of non governmental public bodies in Scotland earn more than Scottish ministers, according to a think-tank.

Four held after stinger stops car

BBC - Sun, 2013-12-29 03:04
Four teenagers are arrested after police stopped a stolen car in west Belfast on Saturday.

Ill Italian denounces 'death wishes'

BBC - Sun, 2013-12-29 02:09
An Italian student suffering from a rare disease denounces "death wishes" and abuse she received after defending medical experiments on animals.

Hodgson boosts youngsters' Brazil hopes

BBC - Sun, 2013-12-29 02:03
England manager Roy Hodgson says the likes of Ross Barkley and Ravel Morrison can make his 2014 World Cup squad.

Portrait found to be Van Dyck work

BBC - Sun, 2013-12-29 01:57
A painting bought for £400 is revealed to be a Van Dyck portrait worth around £400,000 after its owner showed it on the BBC's Antiques Roadshow.

Kallis hits century in final Test

BBC - Sun, 2013-12-29 01:48
South Africa's Jacques Kallis scores a century in his last ever Test as he becomes the third highest run scorer in Test history.

Lebanon assassination targets potential prime minister

BBC - Sun, 2013-12-29 01:10
Lebanon assassination targeted potential PM, Kim Ghattas says

England on a road to nowhere - Agnew

BBC - Sun, 2013-12-29 00:56
Jonathan Agnew ponders what next for England's cricketers

Breast implants to be registered

BBC - Sun, 2013-12-29 00:53
Every breast implant operation in England is to be recorded on a new register, in the wake of the PIP implants scare, ministers say.

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