International News

Tunisians poised to elect president

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 20:49
Tunisians are set to vote for their first freely elected president in a run-off election seen as a landmark in the country's move to democracy.

Bird flu poultry restrictions lifted

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 20:48
Restrictions on the movement of poultry in East Yorkshire after an outbreak of bird flu at a duck breeding farm are lifted.

Muhammad Ali down with pneumonia

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 20:19
Former three-time heavyweight champion boxer Muhammad Ali has been taken to hospital with a mild case of pneumonia, his spokesman says.

Mother charged with Cairns murders

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 18:28
Australian authorities charge a woman in the northern city of Cairns with the murder of seven of her children and her niece.

Voices of grief and determination

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 18:24
Grief and determination after Taliban school massacre

What Cuba's new friendship with the US means for everyday life

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 17:54
What Cuba's new pact with the US means for everyday life

VIDEO: Fixing bones with a household drill

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 17:09
Safe surgery with a DIY essential

The family with 34 children - and counting

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 17:04
The family with 34 children - and they're adding two more

More support for ex-forces prisoners

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 16:27
Ex-armed forces members who are sent to prison will get more support following a review of how they are treated, the Ministry of Justice says.

Welby seeks gay marriage 'bridge'

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 16:04
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby tells Desert Island Discs he is trying to bridge a split in the Church over same-sex marriage.

US insists North Korea behind hack

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 15:47
The US says North Korea must admit "culpability" for a cyber-attack on Sony Pictures after North Korea suggests a joint inquiry into the attack.

VIDEO: How can a fish be a spy? - in 15 secs

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 15:46
The US navy has developed a robot that looks like a fish, but has high-tech surveillance equipment inside.

VIDEO: Anglican Archbishop of Jerusalem

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 15:44
The Anglican Archbishop of Jerusalem, Suheil Dawani, is head of a diocese that covers much of the Middle East and talked to BBC News about the last year.

Slower ambulance fears, and roadside drug tests

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 15:39
Claims that NHS England may make target response times for ambulances longer, and news on a festive season blitz on drug-driving are two of a mixed bag of Sunday headlines.

Why do mornings get darker after 21 December?

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 15:22
Why mornings will keep getting darker after 21 December

Climate of fear in Turkmenistan

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 15:20
Foreign investors are keen to do deals with Turkmenistan but a climate of fear silences dissent, writes the BBC's Abdujalil Abdurasulov in Ashgabat.

Nurses in training 'at six-year low'

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 15:09
The number of nurses being trained in Scotland has fallen to its lowest level for six years, according to the Scottish Conservatives.

Tube's lost property treasure trove

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 15:04
The strange things passengers leave on the Tube

Winter fuel payment increase urged

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 15:00
Immediate action is needed to ensure pensioners in Scotland are not afraid to put their heating on this winter, according to the SNP.

Sunday's gossip column

BBC - Sat, 2014-12-20 14:36
Manchester United to launch Bale bid, Aaron Lennon in Italian move, Liverpool consider Rodgers replacements, plus more.