International News

Ebola outbreak deaths pass 5,000

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 08:36
Number of people killed by Ebola rises above 5,000 in worst-ever outbreak of the virus, the World Health Organization says.

'Fake Sheikh entrapped victims'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 08:35
A former associate of undercover reporter Mazher Mahmood - the 'Fake Sheikh' - tells the BBC's Panorama programme how they created newspaper stories to target celebrities unfairly.

VIDEO: 'Fake Sheikh' reporter entrapped victims

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 08:31
A BBC investigation has found that undercover reporter Mazher Mahmood - the Fake Sheikh - entrapped victims to create crimes.

Arctic blast moves across Canada

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 08:09
Frigid temperatures and snow have expanded into Ontario and Quebec as a wave of cold air moves east.

VIDEO: Ched Evans row: Dave Berry resigns

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 07:50
Singer Dave Berry has resigned as a patron of Sheffield United, saying he wanted to make a 'moral stand' after convicted rapist Ched Evans was allowed to train at the club.

VIDEO: Syria conflict's child victims

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 07:41
Nearly four years after starting with peaceful protests, Syria's conflict continues with no end in sight.

Asean talks: US to confront Myanmar

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 07:38
Ahead of the Asean summit, US President Barack Obama told Myanmar magazine Irrawaddy that "there has been a slowdown in reforms" in the country.

Road incident 'was pure carnage'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 07:32
The grandmother of an eight-year-old boy killed in a road incident describes the scene as "pure carnage."

RBS boss admits – I cringed when I read forex chat room messages

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 07:24
Ross McEwan goes public to account for the sector’s failings.

Probe makes historic comet landing

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 07:10
European robot probe Philae has made the first, historic landing on a comet, scientists say, after descending from its mothership.

VIDEO: Man trapped in wall for three days

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 07:05
A man in Colorado is freed by fire fighters after getting stuck in a shop's cavity wall for three days.

In pictures: Warren Clarke

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 07:05
The career of actor Warren Clarke in film and TV drama

Police face child abuse inquiry

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 06:55
Three police forces are to be investigated by the Independent Police Complaints Commission for their alleged failure to act on child abuse images.

Son 'dismembered' father's body

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 06:52
A man killed his 25-stone father then carefully dismembered his corpse and "packaged" the body parts in plastic storage boxes, a court hears.

Sturgeon calls for future vote power

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 06:46
Scotland's incoming first minister says the Scottish Parliament should have the power to call any future independence referendum.

Dáil debates Maíria Cahill claims

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 06:38
The Irish parliament (Dail) is debating allegations of sexual abuse by members of the republican movement arising from the Maíria Cahill case.

Berdych beats Cilic at Tour Finals

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 06:35
Tomas Berdych beats out-of-sorts US Open champion Marin Cilic 6-3 6-1 at the World Tour Finals in London.

VIDEO: Solar cycle path opens in Netherlands

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 06:12
The world's first public solar cycle lane has opened in the Netherlands.

Nazi salute during WW1 parade

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 05:52
A man has been arrested and cautioned for giving a Nazi salute at a remembrance parade in Wrexham.

Colombia rebels 'sorry' over murder

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-12 05:47
Colombia's largest left-wing rebel group, the Farc, says it is sorry for killing two members of the Nasa indigenous group last week.

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