International News

Murphy leads Robertson in final

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 07:17
Shaun Murphy makes a stunning start to the Masters final by opening up a 6-2 lead over Neil Robertson after the first session.

VIDEO: Canadian minister egged in Ramallah

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 06:57
Palestinian protesters throw eggs at Canada's foreign minister during a visit to the West Bank city of Ramallah.

VIDEO: Ukraine military claims Donetsk airport

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 06:47
The Ukrainian military says it has reclaimed almost all of Donetsk airport from separatist rebels after launching what it described as a "massive operation" overnight.

'Jilted John' gets jilted third time

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 06:35
A man who auctioned his ex-fiancée's honeymoon place for charity on eBay is jilted for a third time and now plans to hold a raffle for the chance to join him.

West Ham United 3-0 Hull City

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 06:22
West Ham move back to within four points of the top four after consigning Hull City to a third consecutive defeat.

Man hit by learner driver car dies

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 06:16
A 36-year-old pedestrian dies after being hit by a car driven by a learner driver on the A93 in Aberdeenshire.

Nigeria bomber 'attacks bus station'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 06:11
A suicide bomber kills four people at a bus station in a town in north-eastern Nigeria hit by female attackers a week ago, witnesses say.

Palestinians egg Canadian minister

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 06:10
Palestinian protesters throw eggs at Canada's foreign minister in the West Bank, amid a dispute over the Palestinians' move to join the ICC.

GB crowned Track World Cup champions

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 06:07
A final round bronze medal in Cali, Colombia, crowns Great Britain's men the team pursuit UCI Track World Cup champions.

VIDEO: Camp survivor 'sorry' for wrong facts

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 06:02
A North Korean prison camp escapee, now a high-profile human rights campaigner, apologises for inaccuracies in his story and says he may end his work.

Russian tourists spend 28% less in UK

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 06:02
The UK's hotels and shops saw spending by Russians fall 28% last year largely thanks to the plunge in the rouble.

Minister: No plan for nude weddings

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 05:59
Justice Secretary Chris Grayling dismisses reports the government is planning to allow nude weddings as part of a review of marriage laws.

Ghana v Senegal

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 05:32
Preview followed by live coverage of Monday's Africa Cup of Nations game between Ghana and Senegal.

Walker dies after Lake District fall

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 05:11
A man dies after falling from "very steep snowy ground" on a Lake District mountain.

'Coldest night' of -15C forecast

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 05:08
The temperature could dip as low as -15C in some parts with the coldest night of the winter so far forecast for much of Scotland.

Water pumped from stricken ship

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 04:48
About 800 tons of water has so far been pumped from the stricken cargo ship Hoegh Osaka, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency says.

Stal triumphs after Kaymer collapse

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 04:47
Gary Stal of France claims his first European Tour title at the Abu Dhabi Championship as Martin Kaymer loses a 10-shot lead.

German 'anti-Islamisation' rally off

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 04:40
A planned rally by Germany's "anti-Islamisation" Pegida group is called off after police receive a "concrete" threat against one of the organisers.

Clegg: 'Snoopers' charter 'un-British'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 04:19
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg defends his opposition to the so-called "snoopers' charter", insisting a "blanket" approach to data retention is "not very British".

Police examine footballer 'assault'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-18 04:18
Police investigate an alleged assault against a Nottingham Forest player at the end of a match.