International News

Jones misses out on Worlds medal

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:23
Briton Jade Jones misses out on a medal at the World Taekwondo Championships amid controversy when the electronic scoring freezes.

Why are US train drivers called engineers?

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:22
Why are train drivers in the US called engineers?

Hospitals fined millions on targets

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:22
Hospitals in the South West are being fined millions of pounds for not meeting their targets.

Arrested for reporting on Qatar's World Cup labourers

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:15
The BBC's Mark Lobel went to Qatar to report on 2022 World Cup migrant construction workers at the invitation of the government. but was arrested and spent two nights in prison.

VIDEO: Nine dead in shootout at Texas restaurant

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:12
Police in the US state of Texas say nine people have been killed in a battle between rival biker gangs at a restaurant in Waco.

GP recruitment and Whitehall job cuts

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:11
Plans to take on thousands more family doctors and mass employment reductions in the civil service are among the main stories on front pages.

Seals 'compromise' cod recovery plan

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:10
Grey seals are compromising the recovery of cod stocks off the Scottish west coast, research has suggests.

Permanent jobs growing at slow rate

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:09
Growth in permanent jobs in Scotland continued last month but at the slowest rate for almost two years, according to a report.

Employers 'not paying living wage'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:08
Only 10 of the 50 biggest employers in Scotland said they paid all staff working for them the Living Wage, according to a BBC investigation.

Unilever boss urges carbon reduction

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:06
The chief executive of Unilever, Paul Polman, urges governments to set clear targets to force low-carbon innovation.

Campaigners gear up for runway fight

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:05
The Campaign to Protect Rural England is ready for a legal battle over any new runways at Heathrow or Gatwick airports.

JCB boss in favour of 'Brexit'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:04
The chairman of construction equipment manufacturer JCB says he is in favour of Britain leaving the European Union.

IoD urges action over UK deficit

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:04
The new Conservative government should make bringing down the deficit a priority, members of the Institute of Directors (IoD) have said.

Rat droppings in fake beauty items

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:01
Police are warning people about fake beauty products after substances such as rat droppings, human urine and arsenic were found in seized goods.

Cameron renews NHS funding promises

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:00
The prime minister is to renew his vow to boost NHS funding and create a "seven-day" health service in his first major post-election speech.

Macedonia anti-PM protest 'to go on'

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 15:00
Demonstrators in Macedonia's capital Skopje vow to continue their protest until Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski resigns, amid corruption allegations.

VIDEO: A rare look inside Mugabe's Zimbabwe

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 14:36
The BBC's Stephen Sackur has been given rare access to report from inside Zimbabwe as its economy struggles.

McIlroy wins in Wells Fargo record

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 14:12
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy wins the Wells Fargo Championship by seven strokes to set a new tournament record.

Sinn Fein to attend Royal events

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 13:58
Sinn Fein is to be represented at events during Prince Charles's visit to Ireland this week, president Gerry Adams says.

Ten reasons why Barca won La Liga

BBC - Sun, 2015-05-17 13:49
Barcelona's treble trophy bid is not only down to Messi or Suarez - here are 10 key factors which helped them win La Liga.