International News

Bangladesh claim maiden 3-0 Test win

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 07:15
Bangladesh win a Test series 3-0 for the first time with a 186-run victory over Zimbabwe in Chittagong.

Opposition set to win Okinawa poll

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 06:28
An opposition candidate is set to win the governor elections on Japan's Okinawa island, leaving the future of a US air base there uncertain.

Man, 18, arrested over acid attack

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 06:16
A man is arrested over an acid attack on a 56-year-old who had liquid thrown in his face and was left with serious injuries.

Leicester 21-21 Saracens

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 06:07
Owen Williams' last-minute penalty gives Leicester Tigers a tightly-contested draw at home to Saracens.

'Bad back' stopped MP canvassing

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 06:02
A Welsh Tory MP dismisses criticism he ignored calls to campaign in a Kent by-election but visited the area to play golf as "a silly story".

VIDEO: Five teenagers killed in crash

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 05:42
Five teenagers have been killed in a crash between two cars in South Yorkshire.

Caterham make 230 staff redundant

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 05:18
Caterham's administrator says they have made 230 staff redundant while still planning to race at the Abu Dhabi grand prix.

World Cup bidding like 'Wild West'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 04:59
Former Sports Minister Sir Hugh Robertson says he was told bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups was a "Wild West" process.

VIDEO: Sewer plan cleans up historic canal

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 04:58
A huge tunnelling machine is digging under Trafford Park as part of an engineering project to improve water quality in the Manchester Ship Canal.

UK ministers back Juncker tax probe

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 04:50
Senior Conservatives back an investigation into claims Jean-Claude Juncker encouraged tax avoidance when he was Luxembourg leader, allegations the EU Commission boss denies.

VIDEO: Blues guru Dr John on voodoo rock

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 04:32
John Rabernack more popularly known as Dr John speaks to the BBC's Andrew Marr about voodoo rock

Iran disbars hard-line ex-prosecutor

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 04:16
Iran's Supreme Court disbars hard-line former Tehran prosecutor Saeed Mortazavi and bans him from all government positions for five year.

Fatal hit-and-run car was hired

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 04:04
The car that mounted a pavement and killed 11-year-old Sophie Brannan in a hit-and-run was hired, detectives reveal.

Nigerian army 'retakes Chibok'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 03:56
The Nigerian army says it has recaptured the north-eastern Nigerian town of Chibok from Boko Haram militants, who seized the town on Thursday.

Patients 'struggling to book with GP'

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 03:38
Too many patients in England are struggling to book appointments with GPs, according to the health watchdog.

Man found dead after house fire

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 03:25
A man in his 40s dies at the scene of a house fire in Londonderry.

VIDEO: Bad Santa robs Melbourne post office

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 03:06
A man dressed up as Father Christmas robs a post office in Melbourne, Australia.

Major urges 'pragmatic' migrant deal

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 02:52
Europe can reach an agreement to temporarily limit the number of EU migrants coming into the UK, former Tory PM Sir John Major says.

VIDEO: HM Queen Noor of Jordon on slavery

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 02:51
This week, a conference on women's rights in London will look at ways of tackling slavery called Trust Women.

VIDEO: Major: No end to EU free movement

BBC - Sun, 2014-11-16 02:31
Sir John Major says the new deal over the European Union was not about "seeking to end free movement".