International News

Science chief warns on acid oceans

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 21:18
The UK's chief scientist says the oceans face a serious and growing risk from man-made carbon emissions.

Ashya King due to finish treatment

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 21:12
Brain tumour patient Ashya King will receive his final dose of proton beam therapy later, the clinic treating him says.

EU 'surcharge' and Stardust tributes - paper review

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 21:00
Anger over the EU's demands for an extra £1.7bn from the UK and tributes to the late pop star Alvin Stardust feature in Friday's newspapers.

UK told to pay £1.7bn extra to EU

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 20:53
The UK has been told it must pay an extra £1.7bn (2.1bn euros) towards the European Union's budget because the economy has performed better than expected in recent years.

Governor quits over Mexico missing

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 20:49
The governor of Mexico's southern Guerrero state - where 43 students went missing after deadly clashes with police last month - stands down.

Qantas back on track to profit

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 20:28
Australia's troubled national carrier Qantas says it is on course to deliver its first pre-tax profits this year in the three months to September.

China 'punishes 17' for deadly clash

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 19:44
Chinese authorities have arrested one official and punished 16 others following a deadly clash in a Yunnan village, state media say.

NY doctor tests positive for Ebola

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 19:39
A US doctor who returned to New York from Ebola-hit Guinea in West Africa becomes the first person to test positive for the virus in the city.

Video of Ottawa attack released

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 19:01
Authorities in Canada release video showing the moments before a lone gunman stormed into Canada's parliament and was shot dead.

US command of S Korea troops to stay

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 18:56
The US will maintain control of South Korean troops in the event of war with the North, the two sides say, delaying again a long-planned command transfer.

VIDEO: Security for polio workers in Pakistan

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 17:27
The number of cases of polio in Pakistan has topped 200 for the first time in nearly 15 years.

EU leaders agree CO2 emissions cut

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 17:01
The EU agrees what it calls "the world's most ambitious" deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030, overcoming deep divisions among members.

VIDEO: Sargy Mann: Painting with inner vision

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 16:38
Meet the artist who has been blind for 25 years

Quiz of the week's news

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 16:37
Why is Florida angry with Breaking Bad?

Ukraine: Land of chaos and courage

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 16:36
A journey across a Ukraine wracked by conflict

The undercover cop, his lover, and their son

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 16:36
The undercover cop, his lover, and their son

How to solve brain-teasers set by a top puzzle master

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 16:32
How to solve brain-teasers by one of the greatest maths minds

The day UFOs stopped play

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 16:31
The day UFOs stopped play - and a crowd of 10,000 gasped

Disabled graduates: Life after university

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 16:27
Life after university for disabled graduates

VIDEO: Scientists create real hoverboard

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-23 16:23
BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights.