International News

NHS workers vote to strike over pay

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 10:49
Thousands of NHS staff in Wales vote "overwhelmingly" to take strike action in a row over pay, Unison says.

Busting stereotypes: 100 Women

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 10:36
BBC to host day of events focusing on the power of women

McFadden returns to Labour team

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 10:30
Ed Miliband appoints former minister Pat McFadden to his frontbench team, where he will speak on European issues.

Chile arrests former Pinochet aide

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 10:12
Chile arrests Col Cristian Labbe, former aide to ex-military leader Augusto Pinochet, over the killings of 13 political prisoners in the 1970s.

Podolski dismisses Spurs move rumour

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 10:08
Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski takes to Twitter to dismiss transfer speculation linking him with a £10m move to Tottenham.

Twin guilty of murdering brother

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 09:59
A man is found guilty of murdering his identical twin in a drunken argument on New Year's Eve.

New Banksy mural appears in Bristol

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 09:41
A new mural by street artist Banksy, a parody of Vermeer's Girl with a Pearl Earring, is painted on a wall in his home city of Bristol.

VIDEO: Man falls 60 feet into Alps crevasse

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 09:40
Matt Allum survived a fall at high speed into a 60ft crevasse in the French Alps, near Chamonix.

VIDEO: Bringing internet to India's poorest

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 09:37
More than a billion Indians don't use the internet - and addressing that was the focus of a summit in Delhi where Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg was the star attraction.

UKIP's alliance in Europe rescued

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 09:34
A Polish MEP joins the UK Independence Party's Eurosceptic grouping, restoring its status in the European Parliament.

Sweden steps up 'mystery sub' hunt

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 09:27
Sweden steps up its search in waters off Stockholm and tells some civilian vessels to leave the area amid suspicions of a Russian submarine.

My night in the Texas Ebola hospital

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 09:27
My night’s stay in the Texas Ebola hospital

VIDEO: Why US man joined Kurdish fighters

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 09:22
The BBC's Jim Muir speaks to an American who has come to fight Islamic State militants on the frontline in north-east Syria.

FM meets abuse cover-up claim woman

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 08:51
A west Belfast woman who claims republicans were involved in a cover-up of sexual abuse holds talks with First Minister Peter Robinson.

Mansion tax 'at least £250 a month'

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 08:49
Ed Balls says owners of properties worth between £2m and £3m will pay an extra £250 a month in "mansion tax" under a future Labour government - with higher rates for higher value homes.

Exiled Nazis collected US benefits

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 08:47
The US has paid dozens of exiled Nazi war criminals millions of dollars in social benefits after forcing them to leave the country, a new report finds.

VIDEO: 'Nobody decides when they can die'

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 08:43
Actress Lynda Bellingham spoke to BBC Breakfast in October 2014 about her decision to give up chemotherapy treatment

Four held 'over Iran acid attacks'

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 08:41
Iranian police arrest four men following a string of acid attacks against women allegedly for not following the country's strict dress code.

Man defrauded grandfather of £20,000

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 08:41
A man who defrauded his grandfather of £20,000 after he persuaded him to let him manage his accounts is jailed for three-and-a-half years.

Man jailed for anti-Semitic MP tweet

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-20 08:14
A man is jailed for four weeks for sending an anti-Semitic tweet to Liverpool Wavertree MP Luciana Berger.
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