International News

Australia bushfire weather fears

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 16:17
Firefighters in South Australia say they are racing to get a major bushfire under control before weather conditions worsen later in the week.

Venezuela leader seeks help over oil

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 16:08
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is beginning a tour to China and oil producing countries as he tries to stem the impact of falling oil prices.

Nikkei down after holiday break

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 16:05
Japan's main share index was lower in early trading on Monday, as Asia's markets reopened for the first full week in 2015.

Free school meals for young pupils

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 15:59
All school children from primary one to three are now entitled to a free school meal, the Scottish government says.

NHS 'sticking plaster' on inequality

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 15:56
The NHS can only offer a "sticking plaster" for a health gap between rich and poor by itself, it has been claimed.

Syrians face new Lebanon restriction

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 15:29
New restrictions on Syrians entering Lebanon come into force, further tightening the flow of asylum seekers trying to escape the war.

VIDEO: Prosthetics with a difference

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 15:18
Alternative Limb Project's designs stretch the imagination

How beer firm Brewdog became popular

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 15:15
How beer firm Brewdog was able to become so popular

US cities see rape kit results

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 15:15
The striking results of testing old US rape kits

House prices: Predictions for 2015

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 15:13
How will the value of your home change in 2015?

Online sales drive John Lewis growth

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 15:12
Online purchases drove sales growth at retail chain John Lewis over the Christmas period.

Life-saving baby screening expanded

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 15:11
Newborn babies across England will be screened for more rare, debilitating genetic diseases from today.

Monday's gossip column

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 15:08
Premier League pair want Real Madrid star, Steven Gerrard rejects Qatar move, Tottenham to sell Hugo Lloris, plus more.

The most important cardboard box ever?

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 15:01
The cardboard box that allowed anyone to take snapshots

Moyes 1-0 Barcelona: The internet reacts

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 14:42
Social media reacts to ex-Man Utd's boss big win at Real Sociedad

Cameron 'woos UKIP' - front pages

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 14:41
With the start of the general election campaign on many front pages, papers view the prospect of an early referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union.

Hospitals declare major incident

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 14:35
Two hospitals in Gloucestershire declare a major incident, due to the high number of people using their A&E departments.

FA Cup magic on show at misty Yeovil

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 14:04
The magic of the FA Cup was on show despite the lack of an upset as Manchester United beat Yeovil, writes Phil McNulty.

Anderson beats Taylor to world title

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 13:57
Gary Anderson beats 16-time champion Phil Taylor 7-6 in a thrilling final to win his first PDC World Championship title.

Afghan leader queries exit deadline

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 13:43
The Afghan president says America's two-year deadline to pull out the last of its troops may need to be re-examined as Taliban attacks continue.