International News

Edwards excited by women's Big Bash

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 17:17
Charlotte Edwards welcomes the arrival of the Women's Big Bash league, as she prepares to lead England for the 200th time.

Australia army begins storm clean-up

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 17:12
Australia's army is deployed in Queensland to help clean up after a powerful tropical cyclone caused widespread damage in coastal areas.

Oscars 2015: In Pictures

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 16:46
Red carpet arrivals for the 87th Academy Awards

Real wages to rise in 2015, says EY

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 16:13
UK workers are set to see their real pay rise this year for the first time since 2007, according to a report from the EY Item Club.

Alonso crash adds to McLaren's problems

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 16:07
McLaren will be concerned about the health of their star driver but pre-season testing troubles are also a major worry.

HSBC chief 'has £5m Swiss account'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 15:58
The Guardian is reporting that HSBC chief executive Stuart Gulliver holds £5m in a Swiss bank account through a Panamanian company.

'Cash for access' and Church low pay - papers

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 15:46
Matters of pay and wealth make headlines, with MPs facing questions over 'cash for access' claims, Church of England pay under scrutiny and more on HSBC's Swiss arm.

Kibera gets a revamp

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 15:35
Africa's biggest slum - now with roads, toilets and wifi

Coming out as gay at Chinese New Year

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 15:33
100 million watch daring Chinese New Year video

The immigrant who became a drone firm boss

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 15:16
The Mexican immigrant who set up the US's largest drone firm

Can we escape urban commuting hell?

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 15:15
What tomorrow's urban transport systems might look like

VIDEO: Pinball paradise at the heart of Europe

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 15:15
The pinball paradise that draws people from all over Europe

Talks to be held over Tesco closure

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 15:10
Fife Council leaders and former prime minister Gordon Brown are to hold talks with Tesco over the future of the supermarket chain's Kirkcaldy store.

Lords raise voting age concerns

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 15:09
A House of Lords committee criticises the plan to transfer power from Westminster to Holyrood to enable 16 and 17-year-olds to vote.

Oscars 2015: Stars walk red carpet

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 15:09
The stars have begun arriving on the red carpet ahead of this year's Academy Awards in Hollywood.

The blind breast cancer detectors

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 15:05
The blind breast cancer detectors who may save lives

Why I regret my years as a tanning addict

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 15:04
'Why I regret my years as a suntan addict'

MPs deny 'cash for access' claims

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 14:49
Two former foreign secretaries, Jack Straw and Sir Malcolm Rifkind, have been secretly filmed apparently offering their services to a private company for thousands of pounds.

Egypt's top cleric calls for reform

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 14:12
The Grand Sheikh of Egypt's al-Azhar University calls for overhaul of Islamic religious teaching to tackle spread of extremism.

Hungary's PM loses 'super-majority'

BBC - Sun, 2015-02-22 13:54
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban loses the two-thirds majority that allowed him to pass a new constitution without opposition support.,