National / International News

Nuclear waste ship 'on the move'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 09:34
A cargo ship carrying nuclear waste which sparked an emergency rescue mission earlier this week has resumed its journey.

Weekendish: The best of the week's reads

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 09:31
Some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week, with your comments.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 09:22
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.

No charges for Paul Gambaccini

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 09:16
BBC broadcaster Paul Gambaccini will not face action over alleged historical sex offences, prosecutors say.

Hundreds trapped in Kobane, warns UN

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 08:58
The UN special envoy to Syria says up to 700 people, mainly elderly, remain trapped in the Syrian border town of Kobane, besieged by IS militants.

Spain sets up Ebola 'crisis' group

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 08:53
Spain sets up a special committee to deal with the impact of Europe's first case of Ebola, which has killed nearly 4,000 people, mainly in West Africa.

Ofsted inspects Islamic schools

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 08:51
Three independent Islamic schools in London have been subject to snap inspections from education watchdog Ofsted recently, it emerges.

French 'destroy' al-Qaeda convoy

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 08:50
An al-Qaeda convoy carrying a shipment of weapons from North Africa to Mali has been destroyed by French forces, according to officials in Paris.

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