International News

Evans 'hopes' for football return

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 10:33
Ex-Sheffield United and Wales striker Ched Evans wants a return to football after serving a rape sentence.

Four guilty of Blackwater killings

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 10:16
A US federal jury finds four Blackwater security guards guilty of killing 14 Iraqis in a square in Baghdad in 2007.

VIDEO: Video shows Canada parliament shootings

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 10:05
Footage from the Toronto Globe and Mail shows a hail of bullets being fired inside the Canadian parliament building.

Cuba leads way on Ebola effort

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 10:01
Cuba sends a second group of medical staff to West Africa to help fight the Ebola outbreak, becoming the biggest single provider of healthcare workers.

Freed N Korea detainee back in US

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 09:53
A US citizen freed from detention in North Korea receives an emotional homecoming in Ohio as Washington works to release two other Americans.

Rapist Evans issues video statement

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 09:46
Footballer Ched Evans releases a video statement in which he says he is "determined to continue the fight" to clear his name.

VIDEO: MP duped by Swansea conman

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 09:29
An MP has admitted being duped by a conman who pretended to be quadriplegic and claimed police were abusing him.

VIDEO: Taxi boss: 'Users want white drivers'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 09:02
The manager of a cab firm in Rochdale has said that a small number of the company's customers are requesting white drivers, following the rise of the so-called Islamic State in the Middle East.

VIDEO: Disabled Students: Fran goes to university

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 08:52
As part of BBC Ouch's series on disabled students we meet Fran Smith to find out how she is getting on at university having just had major surgery.

PM: Buck stops with me on criminals

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 08:35
Prime Minister David Cameron tells MPs the "buck stops with me" when it comes to deporting foreign criminals from the UK.

MP duped by 'quadriplegic' conman

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 08:29
An MP admits being taken in by a conman who pretended to be quadriplegic claiming police were abusing him.

Jones 'gutted' by Wales omission

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 08:25
Wales prop forward Adam Jones says he is "gutted" at missing out on selection for the autumn internationals.

Tories split over Juncker's Commission

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 08:03
Tories in Brussels split over Juncker's Commission

Syria air force 'steps up strikes'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 07:41
The Syrian military has stepped up its air strikes on rebel-held areas dramatically, carrying out more than 200 in recent days, activists say.

VIDEO: UK Ebola planning 'excellent'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 07:15
Chief Medical Officer Dame Sally Davies tells MPs that the UK is well prepared in case of a potential Ebola outbreak.

VIDEO: Orphan baby elephant rescued from well

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 06:56
An elephant calf has been air rescued after he fell down a well in the remote region of Milgis Lugga in Northern Kenya.

Microsoft to phase out Nokia name

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 04:44
Microsoft is ditching the Nokia brand name from new devices, less than a year after acquiring the Finnish mobile firm.

Total plane crash driver 'got lost'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 03:57
A snowplough driver at a Moscow airport says he lost his bearings before a collision with a plane that killed Total oil boss Christophe de Margerie.

Somali teenager 'stoned to death'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 03:47
An Islamic court has stoned an 18-year-old to death in southern Somalia after convicting him of raping a woman, a pro-Islamist news site reports.

MEPs back Juncker EU Commission team

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-22 02:48
The new European Commission led by Jean-Claude Juncker gets strong backing from MEPs after some tough questioning.

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