International News

Grassroots football in crisis - Dyke

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 10:14
FA chairman Greg Dyke says training facilities need a £250m investment with the grassroots game "in a degree of crisis".

Ebola hospital defends patient's care

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 09:44
The US hospital that treated Ebola victim Eric Duncan says his nationality had no bearing on the standard of care he received before his death.

First suspected Ebola case in Brazil

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 09:36
Brazil says it has identified a suspected Ebola case who arrived in the country on Thursday from Guinea, one of the worst affected countries.

Nuclear waste ship 'on the move'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 09:34
A cargo ship carrying nuclear waste which sparked an emergency rescue mission earlier this week has resumed its journey.

Weekendish: The best of the week's reads

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 09:31
Some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week, with your comments.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 09:22
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.

No charges for Paul Gambaccini

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 09:16
BBC broadcaster Paul Gambaccini will not face action over alleged historical sex offences, prosecutors say.

Hundreds trapped in Kobane, warns UN

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 08:58
The UN special envoy to Syria says up to 700 people, mainly elderly, remain trapped in the Syrian border town of Kobane, besieged by IS militants.

Spain sets up Ebola 'crisis' group

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 08:53
Spain sets up a special committee to deal with the impact of Europe's first case of Ebola, which has killed nearly 4,000 people, mainly in West Africa.

Ofsted inspects Islamic schools

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 08:51
Three independent Islamic schools in London have been subject to snap inspections from education watchdog Ofsted recently, it emerges.

French 'destroy' al-Qaeda convoy

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 08:50
An al-Qaeda convoy carrying a shipment of weapons from North Africa to Mali has been destroyed by French forces, according to officials in Paris.

Rich kids v poor kids in Tehran

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 08:45
The satirical Instagram accounts highlighting inequality in Iran

Bacall treasures to be put on sale

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 08:44
Artworks, jewellery and furniture belonging to the late Hollywood actress Lauren Bacall are to go under the hammer, auction house Bonhams has said.

SNP calls for major post-'No' powers

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 08:42
The Scottish government has called for full control over fiscal and tax policy to be devolved from Westminster, in the wake of the vote against independence.

VIDEO: Gold star for Old Kids on The Block

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 08:34
New Kids on The Block, the boy band that was formed in 1984, received the 2,530th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Nude 'Snapchat images' put online

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 08:25
Explicit images believed to have been sent through Snapchat are reportedly put online, but the firm says its servers were not breached.

Safety changes after Bianchi crash

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 08:08
The FIA is looking at steps to ensure drivers slow down more than they currently do following Jules Bianchi's crash on Sunday.

Family fears over missing Syria girl

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 08:04
The family of a missing 15-year-old who is thought to have travelled to Syria fear they may never see her again.

VIDEO: On the IS front line with Iraqi army

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 08:00
BBC World Affairs Editor John Simpson travelled with the Iraqi army to the front line with Islamic State outside Baghdad.

VIDEO: Missing teen 'radicalised online'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 08:00
The aunt of a missing 15-year-old from Bristol, who is thought to have travelled to Syria, has said she believes her niece was radicalised online.

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