International News

Missing boy's 'life is in danger'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 09:06
The health of a five-year-old boy taken from hospital by his parents against medical advice will deteriorate rapidly as the battery on his feeding system is likely to have run out, police say.

Test Ebola drug '100% effective'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 09:00
The only trial data on the experimental Ebola drug ZMapp shows it is 100% effective in monkey studies, even in later stages of the infection.

Ambulance trust fined for slowness

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 08:59
The East of England Ambulance Service is fined £1.2m over failures to meet emergency response times.

India's growth hits two year high

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 08:52
India's economy grew by 5.7% in the three months to June, its fastest pace in two-and-a-half years, according to an official estimate.

VIDEO: Japanese art projected onto human faces

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 08:49
Japanese artist Nobumichi Asai has created a new work that involves projecting his designs onto a human face

VIDEO: BBC presenter Amroliwala's best bits

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 08:49
Presenter Matthew Amroliwala is leaving the BBC's News Channel after 16 years to work at BBC World.

Egged MP suspends campaign tour

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 08:39
Labour MP Jim Murphy suspends his Scotland-wide tour ahead of the independence referendum, citing "co-ordinated abuse" from "Yes" voters.

More defectors to UKIP 'odds on'

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 08:36
Further Conservative MPs are "more likely than not" to defect to UKIP, says the party's treasurer Stuart Wheeler.

VIDEO: Millions spent on restoring moors

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 08:29
Helicopters are being used to help restore peat bogs on moorland in West Yorkshire.

Mayor resigns over taxi rapist

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 08:27
A mayor has resigned after a taxi driver he recommended was found to have been convicted of rape, a council says.

Russian rouble falls to new low

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 07:59
The Russian rouble falls to a record low against the dollar as investors fear further sanctions against the nation.

Weekendish: The best of the week's reads

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 07:53
Some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week, with your comments.

Rwanda murder plotters found guilty

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 07:52
Four men are found guilty of trying to murder Rwanda's former army chief, Gen Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa, in South Africa in June 2010.

Tesco shares drop on profit warning

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 07:50
Shares in the struggling supermarket Tesco fall to an 11-year low after the group cut its profit forecast and dividend.

Tribute to dog rescue train victim

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 07:48
The family of a university graduate who was killed while trying to rescue a dog from a railway pay tribute to their "beautiful and talented" daughter.

Eurozone anxiety overshadows EU summit

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 07:48
Why deciding top jobs is not key to EU summit

Charity boss cleared of two charges

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 07:47
A former race equality charity boss is cleared of two counts of fraud but a third charge relating to a cheque for over £9,000 is still outstanding.

VIDEO: Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 jobs

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 07:43
Malaysia Airlines is to cut 6000 jobs, nearly a third of its staff, as part of a recovery plan following the loss of two planes this year.

Not the Balotelli show - Rodgers

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 07:28
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists the club's harmony will not be affected by the arrival of Mario Balotelli.

Scientists solve 'sliding rocks' puzzle

BBC - Fri, 2014-08-29 07:26
Scientists have finally worked out how rocks on a dry lake bed in California move across the ground.

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