International News

Setback for Hungary over big EU job

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 08:57
The European Parliament rejects Hungary's EU commissioner-designate as unsuitable for the education and culture post.

Tests 'undermine pupils' confidence'

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 08:55
A Welsh teaching union raises concerns that annual reading and numeracy tests are undermining the confidence of pupils.

Bond villain Geoffrey Holder dies

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 08:30
Geoffrey Holder, the Tony-winning actor, dancer and choreographer known to millions as Baron Samedi in Bond movie Live and Let Die, dies in New York at the age of 84.

Inside Sierra Leone's Ebola clinics

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 07:58
How patients' relatives search in vain for treatment

The 21st Century house cat

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 07:53
Can four felines live happily under the same roof?

Attack code for USB flaw released

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 07:29
Computer code that can turn almost any device that connects via USB into a cyber-attack platform has been shared online.

Bianchi 'critical but stable' - FIA

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 06:53
Jules Bianchi's condition is described as "critical but stable" by the FIA following his crash in the Japanese Grand Prix.

Somali forces control key port

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 06:39
Somali government and African Union forces have taken full control of the last port city held by militant Islamists, officials say.

Analysis: Why are Western women joining IS?

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 06:08
Why are Western women joining Islamic State?

Why women suffer more knee injuries

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 05:58
Alistair Magowan asks if the number of knee injuries are down to wider hips, synthetic pitches and too many games.

'Local schools' drive inequality

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 05:57
Deciding school admissions on distance from home means giving an unfair advantage to wealthy families, say researchers

Haiti wreck 'not Columbus's ship'

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 05:40
Experts examining a shipwreck off Haiti have ruled out the possibility that it is Christopher Columbus's flagship, the Santa Maria, which sank in 1492.

In pictures: In the crowd

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 04:53
Street photographs by Kate Hooper

VIDEO: Convicted killer admits making bomb

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 04:44
A man, who killed five people in 1978, has admitted possessing firearms and making an improvised explosive device.

VIDEO: UK jihadists prisoner swap 'credible'

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 04:41
Reports that UK jihadists were involved in a prisoner swap between Islamic State (IS) and Turkey are 'credible', Whitehall officials have told the BBC.

Day in pictures: 6 October

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 04:38
24 hours of news images: 6 October

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