International News

Elton John calls for fashion boycott

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 03:26
Sir Elton John wants a boycott of fashion brand Dolce and Gabbana after the pair called children born through IVF "synthetic".

Ireland out as Pakistan go through

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 03:24
Ireland are knocked out of the World Cup by Pakistan, who qualify for the quarter-finals with a seven-wicket win.

Balls challenges Osborne to debate

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 03:21
Shadow chancellor Ed Balls challenges George Osborne to a debate and gets him to shake on it, on the Andrew Marr show.

Rebus returns after sabbatical

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 03:21
Detective John Rebus will return in his 20th novel this October, after author Ian Rankin took a year-long sabbatical.

Daley fails to qualify with new dive

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 03:14
Britain's Tom Daley fails to qualify for the 10m platform final at the season-opening Diving World Series event in Beijing.

Teenage girl raped in Dunfermline

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 03:04
Police appeal for information after a serious sexual assault on a teenage girl in the Halbeath area of Dunfermline.

Asterix cartoon helps Hebdo victims

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 02:54
A 1971 Asterix cartoon sells for £100,000 at auction in Paris, with proceeds going to the families of victims of the Charlie Hebdo attack.

Sailors spell Mother's Day message

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 02:33
Royal Navy sailors and Royal Marines on board a warship have sent a Mother's Day message back home from the Gulf.

Five research papers that revolutionised health

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 02:16
Five papers that changed medicine

One dead and two hurt after fight

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 02:09
An 18-year-old man dies and two teenagers are injured after a fight broke out at a Coventry nightclub in the early hours.

VIDEO: 'Make your death a good one'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 02:04
Families facing the loss of a loved one are urged to discuss that person's preferences for end of life care.

'Mouth of hell' reduced to rubble

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 01:55
A Brutalist bus station that dominated the Northampton skyline for decades is demolished in a "blow-down".

Elderly man dies in house fire

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 01:55
Firefighters went into burning house in Larchfield, but man was pronounced dead at the scene

McGuinness will not go to Washington

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 01:51
Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness has said he will not travel to Washington for St Patrick's Day in order to continue talks over the welfare reform impasse.

VIDEO: Lahore blasts target Christian churches

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 01:39
Twin bomb blasts have targeted a Christian neighbourhood in the Pakistani city of Lahore killing at least 10 people.

NI deadlock is 'halting investment'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 01:19
The managing director of Belfast International Airport says the current political deadlock in Northern Ireland is threatening to hold up potential investment.

Devastated Vanuatu starts to get aid

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 01:17
The first planeloads of international aid arrive on the Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu, devastated by "monster" Cyclone Pam on Saturday.