International News

China court jails lawyer Xu Zhiyong

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 11:35
A court in Beijing sentences prominent anti-corruption activist Xu Zhiyong to four years in prison on charges of disrupting public order.

Clean Bandit tops UK singles chart

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 11:01
Quartet Clean Bandit have gone straight to the top of the UK singles chart with Rather Be, featuring Jess Glynne.

Police shoot at car to make arrests

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 10:52
Police shoot at the tyres of a car in Crawley to bring it to a stop and arrest three people in the vehicle, including one suspected of attempted murder.

Man City land Chelsea in FA Cup draw

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 10:07
Manchester City will play Chelsea, while Arsenal are at home to Liverpool in the FA Cup fifth round.

Chelsea complete £11m Salah signing

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 10:00
Chelsea sign Egypt midfielder Mohamed Salah from Swiss side Basel for a fee in the region of £11m.

Chelsea 1-0 Stoke City

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 09:56
Oscar's goal sends seven-time winners Chelsea into the last 16 of the FA Cup at Stoke City's expense.

Minister defends 'big' HS2 salaries

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 09:39
The government defends the salaries of the chief executive and chairman of HS2, suggesting "the best engineers in the world" would deliver the high-speed rail project.

Tourist boat capsizes in Andaman Sea

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 09:34
A tourist boat sinks off India's Andaman Islands in the Bay of Bengal, with 21 lives lost and up to 11 people missing.

VIDEO: Toilet protest on Rio beach

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 09:15
Campaigners take to Rio's famous Ipanema beach to protest at the amount of sewage being dumped in the sea.

Rain, wind, snow strike Scotland

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 09:02
Routes across Scotland are affected by wind, rain and snow after the Met Office issues several Yellow "Be Aware" warnings.

Protesters march over baby unit plan

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 08:57
About 1,000 people march against plans to centralise specialist care for babies born in west Wales.

Home damaged in petrol bomb attack

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 08:56
A family home is damaged in a petrol bomb attack in Coalisland, in County Tyrone.

Hundreds of children 'kept in cells'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 08:56
Hundreds of children in England and Wales suspected of being mentally ill have been locked in police cells, because officers had nowhere else to take them, the BBC learns.

Clashes mar Brazil World Cup protest

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 08:33
Police in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo arrest dozens of people after a peaceful demonstration against the football World Cup.

'Tornado lifted feral cats in air'

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 08:28
A "mini-tornado" brought down trees, damaged property and blew cats round like paper bags, an eyewitness says.

UK 'working on' Syria refugee plan

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 08:23
The British government is "working on" a plan to allow some Syrian refugees to come to the UK, Foreign Secretary William Hague says.

Police identify Maryland mall gunman

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 08:15
Police in the US state of Maryland identify the gunman who killed two people at a shopping mall and say there are many unanswered questions.

Affordable housing fund launches

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 08:04
Ministers are encouraging developers and housing associations in England to bid for cash from a new £3.3bn fund which they say will create 165,000 affordable homes.

Newcastle reject PSG's Cabaye bid

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 08:02
Newcastle United reject a £14m bid from Ligue 1 champions Paris St-Germain for France midfielder Yohan Cabaye.

A bachelor in the Elysee

BBC - Sun, 2014-01-26 07:50
How will Francois Hollande fare without a first lady?

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