International News

Flood water strands 35 in supermarket

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 23:49
Firefighters say 35 people have been stranded in an Ayrshire supermarket by floodwater after a river burst its banks.

Woman dies in car and van crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 23:09
A woman dies in a two-vehicle crash on the A74(M) motorway in Dumfriesshire, police say.

VIDEO: £2m raised after dogs' home fire

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 23:00
Almost £2 million has now been raised for Manchester Dogs' Home after a fire in September that saw 50 animals die.

B&Q's Kingfisher to sell China stake

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 22:49
Home improvements retailer Kingfisher agrees to sell a controlling stake in B&Q China to Wumei Holdings in a cash deal estimated to be worth £140m

The alternative 2014 sport awards

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 22:17
From villains to unlikely heroes, strange moments and anti-climaxes, soap operas and spats, Tom Fordyce hands out his gongs.

Heart patients missing recovery help

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 22:16
Thousands of Welsh people are missing out on services that could help them recover from heart problems.

Wealdstone Raider 'living a dream'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 22:15
After releasing a charity single and getting to number five in the charts, the Wealdstone Raiders says he is "in dreamland".

China 'is against cyber attacks'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 22:03
China is "against all forms of cyber attacks", its foreign minister says in a conversation with John Kerry about the Sony hacking controversy.

Probe starts into factory fire

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 21:55
Crews leave the scene of a big factory fire in Swansea which was tackled by 68 firefighters at its height.

Fifa hold secret talks with Blatter

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 21:55
Fifa president Sepp Blatter holds talks with executives as concerns grow over future direction of football's governing body.

VIDEO: Life in Cape Town's notorious gang area

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 21:47
South Africa has one of the highest murder rates in the world and drugs and gun crime fuel the cycle of violence in the Cape Flats, an area notorious for gangs.

VIDEO: Advent calendar: Security stop Hamilton

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 21:33
Day 22 of BBC Sport's advent calendar looks back at when Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton was stopped by a security guard.

NI Water staff begin work-to-rule

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 21:23
More than 1,000 NI Water workers are to begin industrial action on Monday in response to a pensions dispute.

NI talks set to resume in Belfast

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 21:18
The Northern Ireland cross-party talks are set to resume in Belfast later as efforts intensify to reach a deal before Christmas.

VIDEO: 2014's funniest weather moments

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 21:17
2014 has seen a mixture of bright....and not so bright spells as BBC Weather presenters sparkle and stumble through the forecast.

Austrian crooner Udo Juergens dies

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 20:41
Udo Juergens, one of the best-known pop stars in the German-speaking world and winner of Eurovision in 1966, dies at the age of 80.

Double shooting leaves man dead

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 20:29
A man dies and another is left injured after they are shot inside a vehicle in Sheffield city centre.

Tunisia candidate refuses to concede

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 20:16
Caretaker leader Moncef Marzouki refuses to admit defeat in Tunisia's first free presidential election after exit polls suggest a win for Beji Caid Essebsi.

Survivors urge abuse inquiry overhaul

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 19:16
Dozens of child abuse survivors urge the government to scrap an inquiry into historical abuse and replace it with a more powerful body.

S Korea holds cyber drill after hack

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-21 19:03
South Korea's nuclear plant operator is to conduct drills testing its ability to withstand a cyber-attack, after a data leak and threats from a hacker.

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