International News

VIDEO: Ebola care: Sierra Leone v US

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 09:26
Ebola cases are now being treated in Africa, Europe and the US. BBC News looks at the difference in the standard of care.

Kenya transgender activist wins case

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 09:19
Kenya's high court orders education authorities to amend the name on a school certificate of a woman who was born male.

Iran leader urges university freedom

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 09:18
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani calls for more academic freedom in his country's universities and a lifting of unnecessary restrictions.

VIDEO: European Parliament

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 08:40
MEPs hold a hearing with Italy's Federica Mogherini, the nominated Vice-President of the European Commission.

Neknominate man ate live lizard

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 08:32
A man who swallowed a frog and a lizard for the Neknominate online drinking game, is ordered to carry out community service.

VIDEO: Ash dieback: How to inject a tree

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 08:00
The BBC's Claire Marshall takes a closer look at how you go about injecting a tree with a prototype fungicide, derived from garlic, as part of the fight against ash dieback.

University inspections face overhaul

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 07:43
How the quality of university courses in the UK is checked could be overhauled in the next few years.

VIDEO: High speed spin for 100-year-old

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 07:05
A 100-year-old woman takes a high speed spin at Snetterton Circuit as part of her adrenalin fuelled centenary birthday celebrations.

VIDEO: Staying safe while reporting Ebola

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 06:33
The BBC's Tulip Mazumdar, who has been reporting from Ebola-stricken Sierra Leone, explains how the BBC is covering the crisis safely.

Why do people love Ordnance Survey maps?

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 06:26
US-born neuroscientist John O'Keefe loves Ordnance Survey maps. Why?

Syria jihadist rebels seize priest

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 05:53
A Franciscan friar and about 20 parishioners have been abducted by jihadist rebels in north-western Syria, the Custody of the Holy Land says.