International News

Inquiry examines extra routes demand

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 21:26
A public inquiry, due to open on Monday, will examine an attempt by George Best Belfast City Airport to change part of its planning agreement to pursue more direct European routes.

Autism services action plan launch

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 21:22
People with autism are being promised better diagnosis and support as the health minister launches a new one-year plan to improve services.

Man in hospital after house fire

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 21:16
A man is taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation after a house fire in Gwynedd.

VIDEO: Video 'shows Iraqi troops fleeing IS'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 21:14
Iraqi officials have said the city of Ramadi has been captured by Islamic State militants after government forces withdrew from the area.

Bin lorry cameras aim to stop deaths

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 20:47
Waste firm Biffa is fitting cameras to vehicles to try to reduce the number of homeless people killed after sleeping in large bins.

China killer lion shot dead in zoo

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 20:27
A lion in a zoo in China's Shandong province is shot dead after it kills one of its keepers and escapes its enclosure.

Indonesia 'low on aid for migrants'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 20:23
Aid supplies to help migrants rescued from boats sinking off Indonesia's coast are running low, say officials in Aceh province.

EU to back 'boat-destroyer' mission

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 19:59
EU foreign and defence ministers are expected to approve a mission in the Mediterranean to destroy boats used by people-smugglers operating in Libya.

In pictures: MA photographers on show

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 19:40
Exhibition of photographs by students at the London College of Communication.

Screening for mental illness at work

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 19:32
The Germanwings Flight 9525 tragedy led to calls for greater screening for psychiatric disorders at work. But what is screening and is it the best response?

US daredevil Potter dies during jump

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 19:21
Dean Potter - one of America's best known extreme athletes - is killed during a wingsuit flight in California's Yosemite National Park.

India 'fightback' sisters: Has the fight gone out of them?

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 19:14
Six months after two Indian sisters made headlines when a video showing them fight three alleged molesters on a bus went viral, there is still no clarity on what happened that day, writes BBC Hindi's Divya Arya.

A harmonica for Ronnie

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 18:55
How do you create a single moment of joy in someone's life?

NHS wheelchair reform 'taking too long'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 18:39
NHS services not improving fast enough, say campaigners

Queen to visit Chelsea Flower Show

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 17:19
The Queen will be among the first to visit the gardens on display at this year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

Europe 'fails' on conflict minerals

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 16:55
Europe's proposed laws on "conflict minerals" will fail to have any impact on trade in raw materials, claim rights groups.

BBC Malawi reporter dies in crash

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 16:37
BBC's long-serving Malawi correspondent Raphael Tenthani has been killed in a car accident, his family says.

VIDEO: Autistic and groomed: Charlotte's story

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 16:19
Thousands of disabled adults across England are being sexually abused, figures obtained by the Victoria Derbyshire programme suggest. This is the story of one victim, Charlotte.

Figures show sex abuse of disabled adults

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 16:07
Nearly 5,000 incidents of sexual abuse against disabled adults were reported in England in two years, the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme learns.

Saudi coalition renews Yemen strikes

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:55
A Saudi-led coalition resumes its air strikes against Yemen's rebels after the end of a ceasefire, Yemeni military officials and witnesses say.