International News

Food giant backtracks after criticism

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 04:48
Premier Foods is "to simplify" its controversial practice of asking its suppliers for payments to continue doing business with the firm.

'Looters of Dead Sea relics' caught

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 04:41
A gang that was stealing ancient relics from a desert cave - close to where the famous Dead Sea Scrolls were found - has been arrested, Israeli authorities say.

VIDEO: Tango takeover in Buenos Aires

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 04:30
Thousands of couples have taken to streets of central Buenas Aires to dance the tango.

Ambulance car smashes into restaurant

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 04:29
A London Ambulance car on an emergency call crashes into a restaurant, injuring two paramedics and causing extensive damage.

Farry: Deal must be 'all inclusive'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 04:25
Alliance employment minister Stephen Farry says there is potential for a deal to be done by the Stormont parties before Christmas but it must not just be on corporation tax and welfare reform.

Sri Lanka win to lead England 3-1

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 04:02
Kumar Sangakkara helps Sri Lanka to a six-wicket victory over England and a 3-1 lead in the one-day series.

India Uber cab driver 'raped woman'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 04:02
A taxi driver in the Indian capital is alleged to have raped a woman who booked the cab with the increasingly popular Uber smartphone app.

Taxi driver death 'suspicious'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 03:55
Police say they are treating the death of a taxi driver in Dalkeith following an early morning altercation as "suspicious".

Jeremy Paxman to host Churchill show

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 03:46
Jeremy Paxman has been confirmed as the host of a new BBC one-off documentary marking the 50th anniversary of Sir Winston Churchill's state funeral.

Top officer held over 'drug dealing'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 03:39
A senior Metropolitan Police officer is arrested on suspicion of dealing Class A drugs and a drinking and driving related office.

'Toughest days' since Hughes death

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 03:18
Shane Watson is ready for first Test against India at Adelaide on Tuesday after the "most challenging" time of his career.

UK Egypt embassy suspends services

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 03:11
The British embassy in Cairo suspends public services for security reasons, a Foreign Office spokeswoman confirms.

Chip-tooth tiger has gnashers filled

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 03:08
A Harley Street dental surgeon stares danger in the mouth to operate on a tiger's chipped teeth.

Immigration judge faces racism probe

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 03:03
An immigration and asylum tribunal judge faces a racism investigation over a remark he made about an Asian witness in a harassment case.

Weekendish: The best of the week's reads

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 02:30
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.

US frees six Guantanamo detainees

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 02:15
The US says it has released six men held at Guantanamo Bay on suspicion of ties to al-Qaeda and has sent them to Uruguay for resettlement.

Social media a problem - Reds chief

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 02:08
Liverpool chief executive Ian Ayre says that the use of social media by players is a problem for clubs.

Clegg: Osborne's plans don't add up

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 01:48
The Conservatives must "come clean" about future spending plans, Deputy PM Nick Clegg tells the BBC - as Chancellor George Osborne accuses him of planning "hefty income tax rises".

Atkinson makes swimming history

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 01:41
Alia Atkinson wins Jamaica's first-ever gold in the 100m breaststroke at the World Short Course Championships in Doha.

Merkel condemns Russia 'interfering'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 01:32
German Chancellor Angela Merkel accuses Russia of interfering in countries seeking closer EU ties, in a newspaper interview.

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