International News

Whistleblower gets biggest US payout

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 11:55
The US Securities and Exchange Commission reveals it has awarded a record $30m payout to an anonymous whistleblower who lives outside the US.

US student killed by black bear

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 11:49
A New Jersey university student was killed after being mauled by a black bear, in what official called an extremely rare attack on a human.

VIDEO: Paralysed father 'walks' at wedding

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 11:42
A wheelchair user was able to stand up to deliver his speech at his daughter's wedding celebration thanks to a special robotic suit.

AUDIO: Pink Floyd unveil new album cover

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 11:13
As the artwork for the new Pink Floyd album is unveiled, the band's creative director Aubrey Po speaks to BBC 6 Music about finding the right cover.

UN plea over Turkey refugee crisis

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 11:12
The UN says Turkey urgently needs help to care for 130,000 Syrian refugees who have crossed the border fleeing Islamist militants.

Phones 4U to shed almost 1,700 jobs

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 11:06
Almost 1,700 jobs are to go at the failed mobile phone retailer Phones 4U, after the firm's administrators confirmed that 362 stores will close.

Fifa report may prompt charges - MP

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 11:01
A report into alleged corruption at Fifa, football's world governing body, could lead to criminal charges, an MP believes.

VIDEO: 83-metre goal sets Bundesliga record

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 10:41
Paderborn midfielder Moritz Stoppelkamp scores a wonder goal from 83 metres - the edge of his own box - against Hannover.

Sierra Leone hails Ebola lockdown

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 10:11
Authorities in Sierra Leone say a three-day curfew aimed at containing the Ebola outbreak has been a success and will not be extended.

Labour vow to boost NHS spending

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 09:46
Labour would boost NHS spending via a so-called "mansion tax" on the most expensive homes, the BBC understands.

Hospital 'sorry' over doctor letters

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 09:44
A hospital apologises after being attacked for failing to contact all the families whose children could have been abused by a paedophile doctor.

Shot girl 'cruelly taken away'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 09:44
The mother of a "caring and lively" girl shot in the head by her abusive husband recalls the horror that destroyed "an ordinary day".

Ghani praises Afghan vote deal

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 09:41
Afghanistan's President-elect Ashraf Ghani hails the "first democratic transfer of power" as a "big victory" that may secure peace.

Calm follows Yemeni peace deal

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 09:38
The Yemeni capital, Sanaa, is reported to be calm one day after the government signed a deal with Shia Houthi rebels to end days of fighting.

Missing Afghans found at US border

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 09:31
Three Afghan soldiers who went missing after a military exercise have been found, US media reports

Lion King 'most successful show'

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 09:14
Musical The Lion King takes more money at the box office than any other stage show or cinema release.

City siege over missing ex-prisoner

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 09:11
Police say they are still looking for a missing former prisoner after an armed operation in the Govanhill area of Glasgow earlier.

Air France pilots reject offer

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 09:05
Striking Air France pilots have rejected an offer by the airline aimed at resolving the dispute.

Labour Party to examine NI economy

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 08:42
Labour is to set up a commission on Northern Ireland's economy and will investigate how to assist those on benefits or low pay.

Watson targets Europe's key players

BBC - Mon, 2014-09-22 08:40
US captain Tom Watson says his team will be targeting Europe's best player and talisman in this week's Ryder Cup.
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