International News

Students fined over sexist chants

BBC - 3 hours 52 min ago
A number of students are fined following an investigation after footage emerged of a group chanting about violence and necrophilia.

AUDIO: Is technology killing old loved books?

BBC - 4 hours 16 min ago
Josh Spero, author of Second Hand Stories and editor of Spear's Magazine, and the author Erica Wagner, a former literary editor of the Times mull the question of high tech and old books.

AUDIO: Ebola health worker's audio diary fears

BBC - 4 hours 17 min ago
Dr Geraldine O'Hara, an infectious diseases specialist from Huddersfield, has recorded a series of audio diaries while she is in Sierra Leone.

Women 'need clear coaching pathway'

BBC - 4 hours 18 min ago
Women need a clear pathway into coaching if they are to succeed in a male-dominated environment, say industry experts.

VIDEO: Learning how to leap around a city

BBC - 4 hours 27 min ago
The UK's first specialised Parkour, or freerunning, academies have opened to encourage people to learn how to do it in a safe environment.

England edge Samoa in thriller

BBC - 4 hours 47 min ago
England narrowly hold on for victory against Samoa in a pulsating Four Nations encounter in Brisbane.

McKay murder anniversary appeal

BBC - 4 hours 54 min ago
On the second anniversary of a murder in Newtownabbey, County Antrim, police have renewed an appeal for information.

Plaid's demand for 'true equality'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 23:33
A series of demands to ensure Wales has "true equality" with Scotland is to be outlined at Plaid Cymru's annual conference.

Benefit claims wait 'unacceptable'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 23:27
A charity calls for the rollout of a new benefit payment to be halted until a backlog is cleared.

Royals edge ahead in World Series

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 23:04
Kansas City Royals beat San Francisco Giants 3-2 in Game Three to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven World Series.

VIDEO: Record skydive from edge of space

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 22:36
Google executive Alan Eustace has broken the world altitude record for a parachute jump by leaping from 135,890 feet (41,419 metres) beating Felix Baumgartner's record.

New York axe attack 'terrorist act'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 21:40
Police in New York say an axe attack on two officers was a terrorist act carried out by a radicalised Muslim convert.

'Edging toward the EU exit?'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 21:08
Saturday's newspapers focus mainly on the row over the European Union's demand for an additional £1.7bn from the UK. There is also the tale of the woman who is allergic to Simon Cowell.

US judge sentences Farc commander

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 20:38
A US judge has sentenced an ex-Colombian rebel to 27 years in prison for his role in the kidnapping of three American citizens in 2003.

Two US Ebola nurses free of virus

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 20:10
Two nurses infected with Ebola while treating a patient in Dallas are declared free of the deadly virus, a day after the first infection in New York.

'Many exposed' to Mali Ebola girl

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 20:04
The authorities in Mali confirm the death of the country's first Ebola patient, a two-year-old girl, and say many people were exposed to her.

Malaysia envoy appears in NZ court

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 19:47
A Malaysian diplomat appears briefly in court on charges of attempted rape in the New Zealand city of Wellington after being extradited.

VIDEO: Russia 'helped Yanukovych to flee'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 19:43
Russia helped ousted Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych to flee from violent protests in February, Russian leader Vladimir Putin has said.

VIDEO: Flash floods in Athens

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 19:42
People in the Greek capital, Athens, are clearing up after flash floods caused major disruption in parts of the city.

Baffling ballet

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-24 18:20
Unravelling the flocking habits of starlings
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