International News

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 07:41
The week's big numbers visualised

Fresh concern over A&E staffing

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 07:40
Senior A&E consultants warn NHS Grampian for a second time that Aberdeen staff shortages are at risk of endangering patient safety.

Bard to be translated into Mandarin

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 07:35
The UK government is donating £1.5m for the first translation of all William Shakespeare's works into Mandarin for audiences in China.

Israeli spy agency veterans protest

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 07:25
Dozens of veterans of an elite Israeli military intelligence unit say in a letter that they will no longer serve in operations against Palestinians.

New evidence against dead paedophile

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 07:23
Detectives investigating historical abuse at north Wales children's homes say a paedophile head teacher who died in prison would have faced fresh charges.

'Metal shards' hold MH17 crash clue

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 07:18
The investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 searches for clues in 25 pieces of metal recovered from bodies and debris.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 06:49
Tory MP John Baron asks an urgent question on the government's response to Islamic State.

Week in pictures: 6-12 September 2014

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 06:49
Some of the best news photos from around the world

In pictures: Oscar Pistorius verdict

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 06:28
Pictures from the verdict

VIDEO: Theatre climbs high for farm show

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 06:09
An unusual theatrical performance is underway on the slopes of Snowdon, where the audience is invited on a 6km hike to see the work of sheep farmers interpreted in music, poetry and dance.

Pistorius could compete at Rio 2016

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 05:55
Oscar Pistorius will be allowed to compete at the 2016 Paralympic Games if he is not in jail, the IPC reveals.

How will Falcao fit in at Man Utd?

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 05:08
Football pundits and journalists give their suggestions on how new striker Radamel Falcao will fit into the Man Utd team.

Ian Paisley: From Dr No to Dr Yes

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 05:07
Ian Paisley: From Dr No to Dr Yes

VIDEO: Oscar Pistorius 'a free man for now'

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 04:59
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of culpable homicide after the judge found he killed his girlfriend by mistake but has remained on bail.

Gillespie praises 'ruthless' Tykes

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 04:59
Yorkshire coach Jason Gillespie hails his side as worthy winners of the County Championship title.

VIDEO: English Democrats: The SNP for England?

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 03:40
English Democrats chairman Robin Tilbrook is asked if his party is the closest thing to an English SNP.

Day in pictures: 12 September

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 03:40
News images from around the world: 12 September

Mauritania adopts Western weekend

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 03:22
Mauritania adopts a Saturday-Sunday weekend to make the most of the European business week.

Cuba to send doctors to Ebola areas

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 03:03
Cuban health officials say they are deploying 165 health workers to help tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

AUDIO: Discovery sheds light on chromosomes

BBC - Fri, 2014-09-12 02:37
A discovery about how egg and sperm cells are formed has shed new light on how genes are passed to the next generation.