International News

VIDEO: Challenging the 'grubby boys' club'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 23:10
Young Woman Engineer of the Year 2014, Naomi Mitchison, explains why she chose the career, as Engineering UK warns that Britain's economy could miss out on £27 billion a year over the next decade because of a shortage of engineers.

VIDEO: Africa Cup of Nations in numbers

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 23:10
As the 30th Africa Cup of Nations prepares to kick off, BBC Africa takes 60 seconds to tot up the tournament in numbers.

Ballon d'Or winner to be named

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 23:08
Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi or Manuel Neuer will be named the 2014 Fifa Ballon d'Or winner on Monday.

VIDEO: Celebrating 100 years of Ladybird books

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 23:08
Ladybird books are celebrating 100 years since they first went to print, as Tim Muffett reports

Police shoot six dead in Xinjiang

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 23:04
Police in China's Xinjiang province shoot dead six people who they say were trying to detonate a bomb, local media report.

Marooned cavers rescued from pothole

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 22:57
Three men marooned in a pothole are brought safely to the surface by the Cave Rescue Organisation (CRO).

England seal easy warm-up victory

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 22:52
Five players score fifties and James Tredwell takes 3-11 as England defeat an ACT XI by 216 runs in a tri-series warm-up.

Taylor Wimpey upbeat on new sales

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 22:51
The big house building firm Taylor Wimpey says it has a record order book and has started the new year in an "excellent position".

VIDEO: Health fears over train toilet waste

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 22:29
More than one in 10 of Britain's trains still dispose toilet waste straight onto the railway tracks; but does it pose a risk to the public and rail workers?

Rangers reject Sarver's takeover bid

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 22:19
The Rangers board turn down American banker Robert Sarver's proposed £20m takeover of the Ibrox club.

Water disruption blamed on dispute

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 21:58
Up to 10,000 customers in Fermanagh and Tyrone suffered disruption to their water supply over the weekend.

High premature death rate targeted

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 21:56
The high premature death rate in one of the most deprived areas of the country is to be targeted by a new £300,000 programme.

Child abuse survivors 'voices heard'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 21:52
The conviction of a paedophile as part of a wider operation into abuse at north Wales care homes proves survivors have finally been heard, the children's commissioner says.

AirAsia divers in race time and tide

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 21:47
The civilian divers racing to retrieve AirAsia bodies

VIDEO: Golden Globes: The highlights

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 21:33
Eddie Redmayne has been named best actor at the Golden Globes for his portrayal of a young Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything.

Shares in Li Ka-shing's firms soar

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 21:14
Shares in property giant Cheung Kong Holdings and investment holding firm Hutchison Whampoa surge after a restructuring announcement.

MLAs 'to elect Sinn Féin speaker'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 21:13
Sinn Féin's Mitchel McLaughlin is expected to be elected speaker later.

NI economic output drops in December

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 21:11
The Northern Ireland economy stalled in December, research by the Ulster Bank suggests.

VIDEO: Marches worldwide after Paris attacks

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 21:04
Millions of people have taken part in marches around the world, after three days of violence on the streets of Paris.

VIDEO: Golden Globes: On the red carpet

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-11 20:58
The Golden Globe awards have taken place in Beverly Hills, the first major ceremony in the awards calendar. BBC News takes a look at the key red carpet looks.