International News

VIDEO: Burkinabe army 'to hand over power'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 21:20
Burkina Faso's military has said it will install a transitional government, days after it seized power as President Blaise Compaore's resigned.

MP wants Fraud Office to probe Fifa

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 21:20
An MP wants the Serious Fraud Office to look into the World Cup 2018 and 2022 bidding process after allegations of an FBI sting.

Virgin defends space safety record

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 21:17
Virgin Galactic insists safety has always been central to its operations, following the crash of its experimental spacecraft in the US on Friday.

VIDEO: Alice Gross mother 'numbed by grief'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 21:17
The parents of murdered schoolgirl Alice Gross have spoken of their huge loss at an emotional memorial service for their daughter.

VIDEO: Smartphones used as room keys

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 21:11
The hotel group Starwood is to begin giving hotel guests the option to by-pass check-in and simply use their smartphones to enter their hotel rooms.

Lynda Bellingham funeral to be held

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 21:09
The funeral of actress Lynda Bellingham who died last month from cancer at the age of 66, is to be held later in Somerset.

Romania faces run-off for president

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 20:54
Romania appears set for a presidential run-off election on 16 November after partial first-round poll results suggest no candidate won an overall majority.

VIDEO: Guinea president on Ebola crisis

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 20:46
The president of Guinea, where the first case of Ebola was recorded in West Africa, has welcomed the rush of international support for the three countries at the centre of the outbreak.

Briton in court over Hong Kong deaths

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 20:28
A 29-year-old British man accused of murdering two women in Hong Kong after their bodies were found in an apartment appears in court.

Sailor search 'unlikely to resume'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 20:18
The search for two fishermen missing in the North Sea is "unlikely" to resume, the Maritime and Coastguard (MCA) agency says.

Thousands see Chicago high-wire act

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 19:43
US tightrope walker Nik Wallenda completes back-to-back high-wire walks above Chicago - both without a safety harness, and one while blindfolded.

Germany adapts to immigrant influx

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 18:14
How is Germany coping with a rise in immigration?

Pakistan border bombing kills dozens

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 18:10
More than 50 people in Pakistan have been killed in a suicide bombing close to the country's only border crossing with India, officials say.

Bringing the missing and dead to life

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 17:45
The people who draw the missing and dead

Who is the 'Angel of Kobane'?

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 17:28
The myth of the Kurdish female fighter taking on Islamic State

New Kakadu plan to protect species

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 17:25
The Australian government says it will target fire, weeds and feral animals in a new strategy to protect threatened species at Kakadu National Park.

UK - what next?

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 17:18
What are the options for a new constitutional settlement?

Argentina suspends P&G business

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 17:13
Argentina temporarily bans the consumer products giant Procter & Gamble from doing business amid accusations of tax fraud.

EU condemns Ukraine rebel poll

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 16:50
Elections held by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine are "a new obstacle on the path towards peace", the European Union says.

Weight surgery lowers diabetes risk

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-02 16:39
Weight loss surgery can dramatically reduce the odds of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a major study.