International News

Taxi passenger reviews investigated

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 12:04
Carmarthenshire Council is investigating a Llanelli taxi driver's secret online review systems of his passengers and their generosity with tips.

Ostrich conman extradited to UK

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 11:37
A fugitive conman, drug dealer and money launderer from Swansea is extradited to the UK from South Africa after three years on the run.

VIDEO: Snowstorm survivor 'led 150 to safety'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 11:37
At least 29 people are known to have died in a deadly storm which hit the popular Annapurna trekking circuit, in the Himalayas

Obama's credit card 'declined'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 11:22
President Barack Obama's credit card was declined at a restaurant in New York City last month, he said.

Ebola fear girl taken out of school

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 10:58
A father worried about Ebola arriving in the UK takes his daughter out of school because it will not let her wear a facemask.

Rescue teams reach Himalayan pass

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 10:58
Search teams in Nepal say they have rescued 60 more trekkers from the Annapurna Circuit, after a deadly storm hit the popular Himalayan route.

Islamic State 'is training pilots'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 10:16
Iraqi pilots who joined Islamic State are training its members in Syria to fly three captured fighter jets, a UK-based activist group says.

VIDEO: 'Dodgy dental equipment' seized

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 09:53
More than 12,000 pieces of illegal dental equipment have been seized in the UK in the past six months.

Boarding schools issue Ebola advice

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 09:37
The Boarding Schools Association has issued guidance on Ebola after some heads asked how to deal with students returning from affected countries.

Weekendish: The best of the week's reads

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 09:23
Some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week, with your comments.

Huge fake dental equipment haul

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 09:15
Thousands of pieces of counterfeit or sub-standard dental equipment imported from China have been seized by regulators.

VIDEO: Will thumbprint tech mean end of PIN?

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 09:12
Credit and debit cards with thumb print sensors built in could one day do away with the need to use codes, PINs and passwords.

Minecraft city built in two years

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 09:00
A student from Delaware has spent two years constructing Titan City from 4.5 million Minecraft building blocks.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 08:39
Why Bono always wears shades, and other topical nuggets

Pistorius sentencing: Two interpretations of justice

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 08:29
Two interpretations of justice on show

Soldier denies testicle squeeze lie

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 08:24
A soldier denies helping a comrade accused of murder by lying to a jury about an unusual Army medical technique.

Trafficking harms 30,000 in EU

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 08:21
The EU says 30,146 human trafficking victims were detected in Europe over three years - most of them exploited for sex.

Life sentence in 'loud music' murder

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 08:16
The Florida man who shot and killed a teenager in an argument over his loud music is sentenced to life in prison without eligibility for parole.

Asghar daughter in Number 10 plea

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 08:13
The daughter of an Edinburgh man who is on death row in Pakistan meets with the Foreign Office and presents a petition signed by 70,000 people.

VIDEO: The secret lives of mannequins

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-17 08:01
The secret lives of artists' mannequins

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