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Israel ex-PM given prison sentence

Sun, 2015-05-24 22:06
The former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is sentenced to eight months in prison in a corruption trial.

VIDEO: Cunard shipping marks 175 years

Sun, 2015-05-24 22:05
Three famous ocean liners are meeting in Liverpool on Monday, for a majestic display to mark the 175th anniversary of the shipping line Cunard.

VIDEO: Anti-austerity votes shake Spain

Sun, 2015-05-24 21:41
The governing People's Party in Spain has suffered heavy losses in regional and local elections.

Same-sex marriage calls for NI

Sun, 2015-05-24 21:32
The yes result in the same-sex marriage referendum in the Republic of Ireland leads to calls for its introduction in Northern Ireland.

Dyslexia 'not linked to eyesight'

Sun, 2015-05-24 21:20
There are no differences in the eyesight of dyslexics and non-dyslexics, say researchers

IS threat to rare bird near Palmyra

Sun, 2015-05-24 20:16
A rare bird may become extinct in Syria because of the capture of Palmyra by Islamic State, experts say.

Iraq will take back Ramadi 'in days'

Sun, 2015-05-24 20:04
Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says that the city of Ramadi could be taken back from Islamic State militants "in days".

Hunt for stab deaths suspect goes on

Sun, 2015-05-24 19:56
The hunt for a man suspected of killing his six-year-old sister, his mother and her partner in Oxfordshire enters its second day.

Malaysia concern over migrant graves

Sun, 2015-05-24 19:52
Malaysian PM Najib Razak vows to find those responsible for people-smuggling, after mass graves of suspected migrants are found in the country.

VIDEO: Solar plane pilot set for six-day leg

Sun, 2015-05-24 19:40
The first round-the-world solar-powered flight, known as the Solar Impulse Two, is hoping to make the next and most difficult leg of its journey.

Details emerge about Sydney gunman

Sun, 2015-05-24 19:25
Details about the isolated life lead by gunman Man Haron Monis emerge from an inquest into last December's siege at the Lindt cafe in Sydney.

Spain enters a new political era

Sun, 2015-05-24 19:17
A political shake-up after Spain's regional and local elections

Is the UK still a Christian country?

Sun, 2015-05-24 17:06
With number of people calling themselves Christian in the UK in decline, is religion in crisis?

Fassbender tackles 'the Scottish film'

Sun, 2015-05-24 17:04
Michael Fassbender tackles Macbeth on screen

Has Narendra Modi lived up to expectations?

Sun, 2015-05-24 17:00
Narendra Modi's first year in power has been a mixed bag of hits and misses amid concerns over rising social tensions, writes Soutik Biswas.

Is infidelity a billion-dollar business?

Sun, 2015-05-24 17:00
Is infidelity a billion-dollar business?

VIDEO: First look in Japan's new nuclear plant

Sun, 2015-05-24 16:58
Four years after the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl, Japan is about to return to using nuclear power.

VIDEO: Migrant's story of four months at sea

Sun, 2015-05-24 16:53
Kasuma Hatu, a Rohingya Muslim refugee from Myanmar describes her journey at sea from Myanmar to Langsa city in Indonesia.

The generation that tech forgot

Sun, 2015-05-24 16:45
Why tech firms can no longer ignore the over-65s

How did Cunard ships change travel?

Sun, 2015-05-24 16:37
How Cunard revolutionised transatlantic travel

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