International News

VIDEO: 'Positive signs' from Ebola trial

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 14:24
The first human trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine suggests it is safe and it may well protect people from the deadly virus.

Left to the mercy of the Taliban

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 14:10
The Afghan interpreters left by the US to the mercy of the Taliban

US planes 'may use British carrier'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 14:04
The Royal Navy wants to ask American squadrons to fly off its new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth II, because of delays to the introduction of Britain’s new F35B fighters, BBC Newsnight learns.

Egyptian youths jailed over protests

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 13:55
A court in Egypt sends 78 boys under the age of 18 to prison for taking part in protests in support of the Muslim Brotherhood.

Ebola vaccine trial 'promising'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 13:39
The first human trial of an experimental vaccine against Ebola suggests that it is safe and may help the immune system to combat the virus.

Ludogorets Razgrad 2-2 Liverpool

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 13:13
Liverpool are a win away from reaching the Champions League last 16, despite conceding a late equaliser at Ludogorets.

Arsenal 2-0 Borussia Dortmund

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 13:11
Yaya Sanogo scores his first Arsenal goal as they beat Borussia Dortmund to reach the Champions League knockout stage.

VIDEO: Ebola vaccine trial 'encouraging'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 13:03
A trial looking at the safety of an Ebola vaccine has had encouraging results, says the chief executive of GSK.

GSK hails Ebola vaccine breakthrough

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 13:00
Sir Andrew Witty says "tantalising" prospect of viable vaccine becoming available next year

'Plebgate' trial: 'Powerful evidence'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 12:55
The QC for former chief whip Andrew Mitchell in the so-called plebgate trial has said there was "powerful evidence" the MP did not use the term.

VIDEO: Obama pardons Thanksgiving turkeys

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 12:49
Barack Obama carries out the annual White House tradition of pardoning two turkeys, preventing them from becoming Thanksgiving dinner.

VIDEO: Magazine for drug users goes on sale

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 12:37
A magazine which allows drug users to make money to fund their habit has gone on sale in east London.

Stolen strong painkillers seized

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 12:24
A substantial amount of high-strength prescription painkillers, believed to be stolen, are recovered by police in County Armagh.

VIDEO: Understanding America's 'ugliest accent'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 12:12
Which US state do Americans love to bash?

Gleision deaths public inquiry call

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 12:11
The parents of one of the four miners killed in the Gleision mine disaster have called for a public inquiry into the incident.

Spain minister resigns over scandal

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 12:04
Health minister Ana Mato resigns amid a court investigation into a massive corruption scandal over illegal payments in Spain.

Football broadcaster Montford dies

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 12:02
Former Scottish football broadcaster Arthur Montford, best known for STV's Scotsport programme, has died aged 85.

Commission to urge Scottish tax power

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 11:53
The commission on devolving powers to the Scottish Parliament is to recommend full control over income tax rates and bands, the BBC understands.

US police release boy shooting tapes

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 11:40
A 12-year-old shot and fatally wounded by police in the US city of Cleveland was told to show his hands three times before officers opened fire, say officials.

VIDEO: Should payday loan ads air before 9pm?

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 11:37
Payday loan advertising could be banned before the 9pm watershed after the government is asked to review the timings of the adverts.