International News

Australia ends sanctions on Fiji

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 20:23
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says she is committed to "normalising" relations between Australia and Fiji after the nation's elections last month.

Last day for coastguard station

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 20:15
The coastguard station at Brixham in Devon is closing later in a shake-up of rescue services.

Citigroup legal costs up by $600m

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 18:43
Investment bank Citigroup puts aside an extra $600m to cover legal expenses due to "rapidly evolving regulatory inquiries".

VIDEO: Philippines tourism shrugs off warning

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 18:42
Ramon Jimenez, the Philippines' tourism secretary, says a drop in numbers from China is not a major concern because of growing visits from other countries.

Abuse victims 'want Woolf to quit'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 18:35
Victims' groups are expected to tell child abuse inquiry officials that Fiona Woolf should step down as its head as concerns about her suitability persist.

VIDEO: Inside a haunted house in Louisiana

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 18:30
It's Halloween and nowhere is it celebrated more than in the US. The BBC Pop Up team went behind the scenes at one of America's scariest haunted houses in Baton Rouge.

Botanist's family renew appeal

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 18:16
The father of a botanist from Argyll who went missing in Vietnam a year ago asks anyone with any information to come forward.

What are Remploy workers doing now?

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 18:13
How former Remploy workers struggle to find work

Newt flesh fungus 'brought by pets'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 18:00
A skin-eating fungus threatens salamanders and newts across Europe, and probably arrived on pet amphibians imported from Asia.

Burkina Faso leader 'to stay on'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 17:58
Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore says he will stay in power for a year under a transitional government, despite violent protests.

Key Jerusalem holy site 'to reopen'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 17:47
Israel promises to reopen a key Jerusalem holy site after closing it following the shooting of a Jewish activist.

Farmer fined over dead cattle on land

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 17:40
A farmer who was fined last year for unlawfully slaughtering animals is fined again after dead cattle are found on his land.

Moving house: Nightmare or life-affirming?

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 17:34
Is moving house a nightmare or life affirming?

'Do more' to tackle aid corruption

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 17:24
The UK government is not doing enough to tackle "petty corruption" in countries to which it gives aid, a report by a scrutiny body says.

The price of peace in Colombia

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 17:19
As peace talks between the Colombian government and Farc rebels enter their third year, Vanessa Buschschluter asks what a peaceful Colombia would look like.

VIDEO: What happened to TV cameras in court?

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 17:18
It has been one year since TV cameras started rolling in the Court of Appeal. But what has happened since? Legal Correspondent Clive Coleman investigates.

How much can UK campaign hurt IS?

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 17:12
The UK has signed up to limited strategic military action in Iraq against Islamic State - and there are questions over its ability to do much more, says Jonathan Marcus.

A WW2 technology 'Plan B' for GPS

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 17:10
Technology developed during World War Two is to be used as a back-up for GPS in ports across England and Scotland.

Russia and Ukraine agree gas deal

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 17:08
Russia will resume gas deliveries to Ukraine this winter in a deal brokered by the European Union, which will also safeguard supplies to EU countries.

The volunteers ready to fight Ebola

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 17:05
The health workers volunteering to fight Ebola