International News

RUC 'failures' over fatal stabbing

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 12:18
Police failed to investigate properly the killing of a Belfast man who was stabbed to death 22 years ago, a police ombudsman's investigation finds.

VIDEO: NHS to pay for Ashya King's treatment

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 12:05
The NHS has agreed to fund five-year-old brain tumour patient Ashya King's treatment in the Czech Republic, as Nomia Iqbal reports

VIDEO: Fired US worker beheads colleague

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 11:34
Oklahoma police say a US man who is suspected of beheading a female colleague and wounding one other after being sacked is in hospital after being shot.

Somali pirates 'fight over ransom'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 10:53
At least five people die in Somalia in clashes between pirates fighting over a ransom paid for a recently released hostage, sources tell the BBC.

NHS to pay for Ashya King's treatment

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 10:10
The NHS agrees to fund the care of brain tumour patient Ashya King who is undergoing proton beam treatment at a Czech clinic.

Mexico troops held over June killing

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 09:43
Eight Mexican soldiers are detained in connection with the killing of 22 alleged gang members in June, the army says.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 09:28
MPs vote by 524 to 43 in favour of UK military action against Islamic State in Iraq.

New images from Flight MH370 hunt

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 09:24
The team looking for missing flight MH370 releases detailed images of the seabed for the first time, revealing extinct volcanoes and deep depressions.

A-level languages to be 'fairer'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 09:12
A-levels in modern foreign languages will be marked more fairly from next summer, the exams regulator, Ofqual, has pledged.

Weekendish: The best of the week's reads

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 09:04
Some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week, with your comments.

Yorke releases album via BitTorrent

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 09:03
Radiohead's Thom Yorke releases his latest solo album via BitTorrent in an attempt to bypass "the self-elected gatekeepers" of the music industry.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 09:00
Polar bears have changed their diet, and other nuggets.

VIDEO: What is it about Facetune?

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 08:33
The BBC's Mark Lobel visited the creators of the photo-editing app Facetune, based in Israel, to find out how they created a product which has sold extensively in over 100 countries.

Ai Weiwei creates Blenheim art show

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 08:22
The UK's biggest exhibition of works by Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei has been put together at Blenheim Palace with the help of 3D technology.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 08:01
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.

Mosques call for hostage's release

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 07:55
Mosques in north-west England call for the release of hostage Alan Henning, who has been threatened with execution by Islamic State militants.

EU hopeful of Ukraine gas deal

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 07:49
The EU's energy commissioner outlines plans for a deal between Ukraine and Russia to end their row over gas deliveries, after talks in Berlin.

Date fixed for comet landing attempt

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 07:35
Europe's daring attempt to put a small robot on the surface of Comet 67P will take place on Wednesday 12 November.

Forced work man 'was free to leave'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 07:17
A vulnerable farm worker allegedly forced to work for 13 years at a Newport farm tells Cardiff Crown Court he was free to leave at any time.

VIDEO: NFL stars take Great British quiz

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-26 07:03
Oakland Raiders players and staff take BBC Sport's Great British quiz ahead of their game with the Miami Dolphins at Wembley Stadium.

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