International News

Rubbish fire burns for fourth day

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 23:14
Firefighters are spending a fourth day at the scene of a fire on an industrial estate in East Sussex where 200 tonnes of rubbish are alight.

'No change' to US hostage raid policy

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 23:12
US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel says there is no need for a review into operations to free Americans held by militants despite recent failures.

Boy, 15, killed in fight is named

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 22:57
A 15-year-old boy who died after he was stabbed in a fight in east London is named.

Tight security for Modi in Kashmir

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 22:27
PM Narendra Modi is to address an election rally in Indian-administered Kashmir, days after an attack killed 11 soldiers and policemen.

Alcohol price law 'could save £900m'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 22:21
Setting a minimum alcohol price of 50p per unit could save Wales nearly £900m over 20 years by cutting crime and illness, a report claims.

State memorial for Hughes cancelled

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 22:14
A state memorial service for Australia cricketer Phillip Hughes, who died aged 25 after being struck by a ball, is cancelled.

Standards fall fear over school cut

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 22:11
Schools could soon be facing severe financial hardship which could effect standards because of cuts to their budgets, head teachers warn.

Man charged after taxi driver death

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 22:04
A man is expected to appear in court later in connection with the death of a taxi driver in Dalkeith in Midlothian at the weekend.

VIDEO: Screams greet royal couple in New York

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 21:52
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have arrived in New York for a tour of the east coast of the United States.

UK man dies in Australia cliff fall

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 21:43
A British man has died after falling from a cliff in Sydney, Australia, while on an outing with friends.

Warning as snow and ice affect roads

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 21:43
Drivers are urged to take more time for their journeys as snow and icy conditions affect roads in some parts of Scotland.

PlayStation hit by hack attack

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 21:37
An online hacker group has claimed responsibility for attacking Sony's online PlayStation store, which is down on Monday.

VIDEO: Gaza struggling to rebuild

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 21:26
Very little reconstruction has taken place in Gaza since the conflict there which killed over 2,100 Palestinians and destroyed more than 100,000 homes.

Economic recovery 'losing momentum'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 21:26
Economic recovery in Northern Ireland is losing momentum, according to fresh data on the private sector from the Ulster Bank.