International News

Father of IS hostage John Cantlie dies

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:12
Paul Cantlie, the father of Islamic State hostage John Cantlie, has died, less than two weeks after making a plea for his son to be released.

Can data predict the perfect entrepreneur?

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:10
Why being over 40 makes you the perfect entrepreneur

Wind farms outstrip nuclear power

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:07
The UK's wind farms generated more power than its nuclear power stations on Tuesday, the National Grid says.

How safe is mouldy food to eat?

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:07
How safe is it to eat mouldy food?

VIDEO: Hotel claw hammer attacker guilty

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:05
A man who beat three sisters with a hammer in a central London hotel has been found guilty of attempted murder.

Tales from the India Office

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:04
Tales from the days when British diplomats ran the Gulf

Ebola serum for Africa 'in weeks'

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 14:59
Treatments to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa should become available in the coming weeks and months, says the World Health Organization.

VIDEO: Obama responds to jealous boyfriend

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 14:49
President Barack Obama found himself in an awkward situation at the voting booth in Chicago on Monday, when a man walked past and told him not to touch his girlfriend.

VIDEO: Oscar Pistorius begins jail sentence

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 14:29
Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison after he was found guilty of the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp.

VIDEO: Paralysed man walks after cell surgery

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 14:27
A paralysed man has been able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord.

VIDEO: Planes wobble as they land in storm

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 14:25
Planes wobble at they come in to land at Manchester Airport, during stormy weather on Tuesday.

US $7bn fails to stop opium growth

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 14:16
US counter-narcotics efforts costing $7.6bn fail to stop production of opium poppies in Afghanistan reaching an all-time high, a new report says.

Sam released by Dallas Cowboys

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 13:49
Michael Sam, who hopes to be the first openly gay athlete to play in an NFL game, is released by the Dallas Cowboys.

IS video 'shows man stone daughter'

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 13:45
The Islamic State group has released an undated video that appears to show an elderly Syrian man stoning his daughter to death for alleged adultery.

Winds and rain hit Scotland

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 13:41
High winds and rain hit Scotland as the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo pass over the country.

'Ghost bike' memorial to be removed

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 13:36
A special 'ghost bike' tribute left at the scene of a fatal accident is to be removed as it distracts motorists.

Gales leave one dead and four injured

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 13:32
A woman dies and four people are taken to hospital after high winds brought down trees and gusts of up to 88mph swept the country.

Mental exam for White House 'jumper'

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 13:31
A judge orders a mental health evaluation for the man accused of scaling the White House fence and running into the building with a knife last month.

VIDEO: Can pioneering paralysis therapy help others?

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 13:21
The BBC's David Shukman asks whether a pioneering treatment - which has helped a paralysed man walk using a frame - could help other people with spinal injuries.

Press freedom in Americas 'worsens'

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-21 13:12
Press freedom in the Americas has seen a "marked deterioration" in the past six months, according to the Inter American Press Association.
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