International News

Bradford family 'stabbed to death'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 12:43
Three members of Bradford family found dead at their home were stabbed to death and a fourth died from hanging, post-mortem tests reveal.

Ebola cases 'slowing in Liberia'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 12:40
The WHO says Liberia, the country hardest hit in the Ebola outbreak, has seen a decline in infections, but warns the crisis is far from over.

Russia 'steps up' military flights

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 12:33
Nato reports an "unusual" increase in Russian military aircraft conducting manoeuvres over European airspace over the last two days.

Australia's flexible small firms

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 12:19
The Aussie firms offering unusual job perks and flexible working

VIDEO: The Chinese succession dilemma

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 12:04
The Chinese approach to succession in family firms is changing - the BBC looks at why.

US envoy talks with parties begin

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 12:04
Former US senator Gary Hart commences meetings with Northern Ireland politicians.

US Fed ends QE stimulus programme

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 11:28
US Federal Reserve announces an end to the quantitative easing stimulus programme begun in 2008 as economic recovery takes hold.

Council chief pay-off deal 'halted'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 11:11
Pembrokeshire council is issued with a notice telling it not to proceed with the £330,000 pay-off deal for chief executive Bryn Parry-Jones.

Egypt destroys homes for Gaza buffer

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 10:17
Egypt begins demolishing homes along its border with Gaza as part of a planned 500m buffer zone intended to prevent weapons smuggling.

VIDEO: Woman who had 100 catcalls in 10 hours

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 10:02
A video director has filmed an actress as she walked the streets of New York City to highlight the harassment women face in the city.

White leader appointed in Zambia

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 08:03
Guy Scott is appointed Zambia's interim leader, Africa's first white head of state for many years, after the death of President Sata.

VIDEO: Should MPs wear slogans on T-shirts?

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 08:01
Harriet Harman wore one in PMQs, but the PM chose not to wear a T-shirt with a slogan in support of gender equality.

Have there been lions in London since 1210?

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 07:24
The decision by London Zoo to build a new lion exhibit means its three remaining lionesses will be temporarily relocated outside of the UK's capital.

VIDEO: Russia's 39,000-year-old mammoth

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 07:05
A 39,000 year-old baby mammoth named Yuka has been put in display in central Moscow making it the best preserved mammoth in palaeontology.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 06:16
David Cameron takes part in his weekly questions session with Ed Miliband and MPs.

'Orphan' artworks set to find homes

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 05:59
Millions of photos, diaries, letters and recordings whose copyright owners cannot be traced may be made accessible for the first time under a new scheme.

VIDEO: UK adopts the 'smart shopping' habit

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 05:33
Britain's biggest supermarkets have been having a tough time recently. Their profits have been squeezed by the discounters Aldi and Lidl.

VIDEO: Wood hails 'electric' Dylan film

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 05:25
Elijah Wood praises his latest film, based on the life of the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, as an "electric, vibrant" piece.

Rebels reinforce besieged Kobane

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 05:05
Free Syrian Army fighters arrive in Kobane to help the defence of the Syrian border town under siege by Islamic State militants, sources there say.

VIDEO: PM 'paralysed' over by-election

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-29 04:58
Ed Miliband accuses the prime minister of delaying an European Arrest Warrant vote, but is told it will go ahead.