National / International News

Anger as Ebola nurse's dog put down

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 21:48
Health authorities in Spain put to death the dog of a nurse infected with the Ebola virus in Madrid, sparking protests from animal rights groups.

VIDEO: 'My son joined Islamic State'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 21:43
A Belgian man whose adopted son travelled to Syria to join Islamic State gives an insight into life with the militants.

Budget proposals to be discussed

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 21:32
Proposals for the latest round of financial allocations to the Stormont departments will be brought to a meeting of the executive later.

Care in England 'not good enough'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 21:18
The chief inspector of adult social care at the Care Quality Commission tells the BBC "too much awful care" is happening in England.

Civilians suffer in Kashmir clashes

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 21:01
The BBC's Sanjoy Majumder and Shaimaa Khalil visit villages in the disputed region of Kashmir where at least 16 people have died in the worst violence in a decade.

Terror policing review put on hold

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 20:29
Home Secretary Theresa May postpones plans to review who should co-ordinate counter-terrorism policing until after the general election.

Vietnam tanker crew freed by pirates

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 20:19
A Vietnamese oil tanker which went missing last week was seized by pirates who stole some of its cargo before releasing the crew, officials say.

VIDEO: Far right on Facebook

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 19:46
The anti-immigration group with half a million 'likes'

VIDEO: Anorexia explored in new graphic novel

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 19:36
One woman turns her battle with anorexia into graphic novel

More paramedics quitting NHS jobs

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 19:26
Increasing numbers of paramedics are leaving NHS ambulance services, with senior staff saying crews are under greater pressure to meet demand.

By-election voters going to polls

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 18:24
Voters are going to the polls to elect new MPs in the Clacton and Heywood and Middleton by-elections, with results due in the early hours of Friday morning.

VIDEO: Cambodian workers want higher wages

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 18:11
Workers in Cambodia's garment factories are angry the prime minister has refused to support a rise in the minimum wage.

Bionic arm restores sense of feeling

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 17:56
Advances in bionic hands have restored a sense of touch to two patients for more than a year, report US scientists.

Later start 'may boost GCSE results'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 17:05
Delaying school start times could help teenagers concentrate better in class and get higher GCSE results, scientists suggest.

A happy homecoming for India's widows

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 16:56
The widows who refuse to be quietly shunned

Heads call for Ofsted transformation

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 16:54
Schools in England can no longer work with Ofsted's "adversarial approach" and the watchdog should be totally transformed, head teachers warn.

Gunther, Christine and Otto

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 16:41
How a man, a woman and a car fell in love, and hit the road...

Terror four police given more time

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 16:35
Anti-terror police are given an extra five days to question four men held on suspicion of plotting an attack on the UK.

VIDEO: Is there a strategy for IS strikes?

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 16:13
As Islamic State fighters renew their advance on Kobane, Newsnight's Mark Urban asks if there is a 'whole strategy' for the US-led coalition's air strikes.

Renewed IS push amid US warning

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 16:11
Islamic State fighters renew their advance in the Syria-Turkey border town of Kobane, as the US warns that air strikes alone cannot save it.