International News

Child in buggy blown on to Tube line

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 08:18
A child is rescued after a gust of winds blows a buggy on to Tube tracks at a London Underground station, narrowly avoiding an oncoming train.

Ivory Coast travel ban over Ebola

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 08:17
Ivory Coast bans all passenger flights from three countries hit by Ebola in an attempt to prevent the spread of the deadly virus.

Welfare reforms 'must continue'

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 08:09
There are no current plans to slash the benefit cap or limit child-related benefits in big families, but reform must continue, Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith says.

Complaint site aids angry customers

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 07:58
People angry with companies and governments can share their pain via a crowd-sourced complaints site that will seek to right the wrong done to them.

Calm in Missouri city after riot

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 07:54
Police in Missouri say they have arrested 32 people, as calm returns after a night of rioting over the police shooting of an unarmed black man.

The two faces of Michael Brown

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 07:37
The black people fighting media stereotypes

Island plane crash death man named

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 07:01
A man who died after a light aircraft crashed on the Isle of Bute is named as Thomas McGowan from Stonehouse in Lanarkshire.

Wine regional 'fingerprints' found

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 07:00
Regional varieties of wine have distinct chemical “fingerprints” which can authenticate their origin and quality, scientists report.

RAF aborts Iraq air drop over safety

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 06:53
An RAF aid drop in Iraq is abandoned owing to fears recipients could be injured by the cargo, as the prime minister faces pressure to recall Parliament.

Ramaphosa heckled at Marikana probe

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 06:42
South Africa's Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is heckled at an inquiry into the shooting dead of 34 striking miners by police in Marikana in 2012.

Child-threatening axe robbers jailed

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 06:29
Three men are jailed for a series of robberies across the Midlands, including one in which they threatened a nine-year-old boy with an axe.

VIDEO: Queue for Putin T-shirts in Moscow

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 06:26
Hundreds of people gathered in one of Moscow's stores to buy T-shirts with Vladimir Putin's image on them.

Teenage fire victim, 17, named

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 06:17
A teenager who died following a house fire in Cwm, Blaenau Gwent, on Sunday is named as Alex Lewis.

'Tractor beam' created in water

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 06:10
Australian physicists have discovered how to control the movement of a floating object using wave patterns.

VIDEO: Stuck rollercoaster evacuated mid-ride

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 05:54
Fire-fighters have rescued more than 20 people who were stuck for hours on a rollercoaster in the US state of Maryland.

Jaguar Land Rover boosts Tata profit

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 05:45
Tata Motors reports a big jump in profits thanks to strong sales at its Jaguar Land Rover business.

How do Real Madrid keep £500m of talent happy?

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 05:44
It sounds like a manager's dream but Carlo Ancelotti must solve the puzzle of juggling the most expensive squad in history.

Ostrich conman to be extradited

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 05:39
A fugitive drug dealing conman from Swansea who swindled ostrich farm investors and then went on the run in South Africa is to be extradited to the UK.

Man jailed for murdering immigrant

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 05:33
A man is jailed for at least 15 years for the murder of a Portuguese immigrant who was about to travel home after failing to find work in the UK.

Day in pictures: 11 August 2014

BBC - Mon, 2014-08-11 05:25
24 hours of news photos: 11 August
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