International News

Hostage beheading, and plea - front pages

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 21:20
The apparent death of a second British hostage at the hands of Islamic State (IS) extremists in Syria came to light in time to make some front pages.

VIDEO: Top 50 FA Cup goals: Parlour's stunner

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 20:38
BBC Sport looks back at 50 iconic FA Cup goals in the build-up to the first round, which takes place in November.

N Korea team in rare visit to South

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 20:30
Three top North Korean officials are in South Korea for the closing ceremony of the Asian Games - a visit seen as a rare opportunity for talks.

Tories to cut tax before 2018 - PM

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 20:26
A future Conservative government would start cutting income tax before the UK budget deficit has been eliminated, David Cameron says.

VIDEO: 'Gangster hound' joins police academy

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 20:14
Following the arrest of his owner, an alleged Colombian drug trafficker, last month, Pecas the dog is enjoying a new life firmly on the right side of the law.

Family moved out of Texas Ebola flat

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 19:37
The occupants of the Dallas flat where a man lay sick for days with Ebola are moved while their home is cleaned by hazardous materials specialists.

Hamilton crashes in final practice

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 19:15
Lewis Hamilton crashes in final practice for the Japanese Grand Prix as team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg set the pace.

PM in Afghanistan at 'end of era'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 18:11
PM's Afghanistan visit marks "end of era"

'Fun Palaces' pop up after 50 years

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 17:41
A two-day celebration of creativity is taking place in more than 120 pop-up "Fun Palaces" to honour visionary theatre director Joan Littlewood.

Africa's musical crusaders: New generation of griots

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 17:38
Meet the latest generation of Africa's musicians with a message

US aid worker threatened in IS video

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 17:17
A man described as an American aid worker has appeared in an Islamic State video in which he has his life threatened by a masked militant.

An innocent man's letters from jail

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 17:16
Prison letters tell Guildford Four story

Venezuelan lawmaker Serra buried

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 16:38
Thousands of Venezuelans, including President Maduro, attend the funeral of lawmaker Robert Serra and his partner, who were murdered this week.

Ukraine crisis spells Arctic freeze in Russia-Norway ties

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 16:08
Ukraine crisis chills Norway-Russia ties

VIDEO: The face you can see from space

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 16:04
The art you can see from space

Top 10 tips for being a best-selling author

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 15:57
How to be a best-selling author, by Sophie Kinsella

What makes a suitable military code name?

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 15:55
The US mission in the Middle East is without a title. What makes a memorable code name?

IS steps up attack on key Syria town

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 15:54
Intense clashes have erupted as Islamic State militants advanced on the Syrian town of Kobane, while Turkey vows to help stop it falling.

What's the end game for anti-IS air strikes?

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 15:52
How much success will jet strikes on IS achieve?

Why so many marathon records are broken in Berlin

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-03 15:19
Why Berlin is the best place to run a record marathon

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