International News

Ebola screening begins at Heathrow

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-14 07:32
Passengers arriving at Heathrow airport from Ebola-affected countries have been screened by health officials for symptoms of the virus.

No fourth term, says Evo Morales

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-14 07:27
Bolivian leader Evo Morales says he will not run for a fourth term as president in 2020, as exit polls suggest he has been re-elected for a third time.

Turkish jets bomb Kurdish PKK rebels

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-14 04:45
Turkish warplanes bomb Kurdish rebels near the Iraqi border, in the first major air raid since the PKK declared a ceasefire in 2013.

VIDEO: Unseen Titanic images go on show

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-14 04:45
Previously unseen pictures of the ill-fated Titanic have gone on display in Belfast, the city where she was built and launched.

VIDEO: SNP: Scotland vote 'spat' on England

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-14 04:44
Pete Wishart says the debate on more powers for the Scottish government is being turned into a spat on English laws.

AUDIO: New pension rules explained

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-14 04:13
Ros Altman, the government's tsar for older people, explains proposed changes to pensions rules.

VIDEO: N Korean TV reports Kim appearance

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-14 04:01
North Korean state television reports on what is though to be leader Kim Jong-un's first public appearance after a five-week absence.

VIDEO: Confusion over Thai murder trial

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-14 02:08
A plea to postpone the start of the pre-trial hearings of two Burmese men charged with the murder of two UK tourists in Thailand has been rejected.

Walking Dead breaks cable TV record

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-14 00:49
The fifth series opener of US drama The Walking Dead is watched by 17.3 million people, breaking cable viewing records.

Viewpoint: Time to devalue Islamic State hostage 'tools'

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-14 00:36
Could change of tactics save lives of IS captives?

A perverse shadow-banking fix?

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 23:42
Regulator runs risk in trying to curb shadow banking

VIDEO: N Korea leader 'appears in public'

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 22:21
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has made his first public appearance since 3 September, the country's official news agency says.

VIDEO: MH17 passengers' luggage recovered

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 21:27
Luggage belonging to some of the passengers who were on board the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has been recovered from the crash site.

Ebola 'could lead to failed states'

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 11:34
The Ebola epidemic threatens the "very survival" of societies and could lead to failed states, the World Health Organization (WHO) warns.

VIDEO: World conker champions crowned

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 11:25
Computer programmer John Doyle beat off stiff competition from 176 people to take the the title in the 48th World Conker Championships.

US braces for more Ebola infections

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 11:17
US public health workers "would not be surprised" to see additional Ebola infections among hospital staff, a senior US official says.

Oman 0-3 Uruguay

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 10:51
Luis Suarez scores his first Uruguay goals since the World Cup finals and his biting ban in a 3-0 friendly win over Oman.

MPs debate Palestinian statehood

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 10:51
Recognising Palestine as a state would be a "symbolically important" step towards peace, MPs are told.

Homes evacuated in Derry bomb alert

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 10:40
A number of homes are evacuated due to a security alert in the Ballyarnett area of Londonderry.

VIDEO: Mussels 'threat to UK waterways'

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-13 10:34
Scientists are warning that an army of shrimps and mussels from Turkey and Ukraine is poised to invade Britain's waterways and kill off native species.