International News

Abuse inquiry 'must start soon'

BBC - 1 hour 4 min ago
The government is urged to get an inquiry into historical child sex abuse moving quickly after Fiona Woolf stood down as its chairwoman.

Funeral of murdered SA footballer

BBC - 1 hour 5 min ago
Tens of thousands of mourners are attending the funeral of murdered South African football captain Senzo Meyiwa.

Bangladesh hit by major blackouts

BBC - 1 hour 17 min ago
Bangladesh is hit by major power blackouts after a power line connecting the country to India's electricity grid failed, reports say.

Police cautions 'to be scrapped'

BBC - 1 hour 28 min ago
The use of police cautions - where those who commit minor offences are given a formal warning - is set to be scrapped in England and Wales.

Space project will go on - Branson

BBC - 2 hours 10 min ago
Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson vows to continue his space tourism venture despite the SpaceShipTwo craft crashing in the US, killing a pilot.

VIDEO: Forty years riding Wall of Death

BBC - 2 hours 11 min ago
Ken Fox and his family are celebrating 40 years riding the Wall of Death - they invited BBC Breakfast's Mike Bushell to join in.

Three held on suspicion of murder

BBC - 2 hours 12 min ago
Three people are held on suspicion of murder after the unexplained death of a man in Pembroke Dock, say police.

VIDEO: What next for child abuse inquiry?

BBC - 2 hours 15 min ago
Home Secretary Theresa May has promised to consult victims groups before appointing a successor to Fiona Woolf to lead the official inquiry into historical child abuse.

VIDEO: Stafford health trust services end

BBC - 2 hours 19 min ago
Services at the scandal-hit Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust are transferred to alternative health trusts.

VIDEO: 'I blogged my way to mental health'

BBC - 2 hours 22 min ago
People with mental health illnesses are being asked to blog about their condition to help themselves and others.

VIDEO: Police cautions 'to be scrapped'

BBC - 2 hours 31 min ago
The government is planning to scrap the use of police cautions - where those who commit minor offences are given a formal warning - in England and Wales.

Spacecraft crash and Woolf resigns - papers

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 23:46
The test flight crash of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo space tourism craft and Fiona Woolf's resignation as abuse inquiry head make the headlines.

VIDEO: Final moments caught on camera

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 23:17
Sir Richard Branson has vowed to continue his space tourism venture despite the fatal crash of one of his craft in the California desert.

Meulensteen criticises Rodgers

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 22:42
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is paying the price for not investing in his backroom staff, says Rene Meulensteen.

VIDEO: Ebola carers 'face discrimination'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 21:12
An increasing number of health workers worry that they may face discrimination when they return home.

VIDEO: Obamas welcome trick-or-treaters

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 20:48
US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle welcome some special guests to the White House for a trick-or-treat Halloween celebration.

VIDEO: Peshmerga fighters 'in Kobane'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 20:47
Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters cross the Turkish border to help defend the Syrian town of Kobane from Islamic State.

Power struggle in Burkina Faso

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 20:25
A split emerges within Burkina Faso's armed forces over who is leading the country following the resignation of President Blaise Compaore.

Man dies after woman stabbed to death

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 19:51
A woman is stabbed to death in east London before a man, who police say knew her, dies after being found lying in the street.

VIDEO: Model pupils refused student loans

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-31 19:19
Bright students from state schools are at a risk of missing out on university because of their uncertain immigration status.

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