International News

Colombian Farc in civilian admission

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 13:43
Colombia's Farc rebel group acknowledges for the first time that its actions in Latin America's longest internal conflict "affected civilians".

Mass graves found in western Iraq

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 13:19
Scores of bodies of Sunni Muslim tribesmen apparently killed by Islamic State militants are found in mass graves in western Iraq.

Netherlands too strong for Scotland

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 12:53
Scotland's women lose 2-0 in Rotterdam for a 4-1 aggregate defeat in their World Cup play-off semi-final.

Ebola aid ship docks in Sierra Leone

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 12:25
UK ship RFA Argus, which is carrying medical supplies, equipment and vehicles, arrives in Sierra Leone to help deal with the Ebola outbreak.

Long-serving Boston mayor dies

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 11:30
Thomas Menino, who served as mayor of Boston for more than 20 years, has died after a battle with cancer.

VIDEO: Tower poppies artist hails volunteers

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 11:09
The artist behind a project to place almost 900,000 ceramic poppies around the Tower of London says he is surprised and happy that so many people have "taken it to heart".

VIDEO: On the buses with Prince Harry

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 11:01
Prince Harry meets supporters of the British Legion's London Poppy Day Appeal at Buckingham Palace.

Iraqi Kurd fighters 'enter Kobane'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 10:59
An advance party of 10 Iraqi Kurd fighters have entered the Syrian border town of Kobane to join the battle against Islamic State militants, activists say.

Cows to keep Kenyan girls in school

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 10:18
Nine cows will be offered to fathers in areas of northern Kenya to ensure their daughters finish their education, a county governor says.

Children's social work faces change

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 10:15
The government has announced changes to children's social work, aiming to restore confidence in the service.

Airport boss aims to 'add airlines'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 10:13
The new managing director of Cardiff Airport says she is determined to reverse the decline in passenger numbers by attracting more airlines.

Meeting over council chief's pay-off

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 10:01
Pembrokeshire council's chief executive is due to leave the job on Friday but a question mark is still hanging over his £330,000 pay-off deal.

Pirate Bay founder faces jail term

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 08:52
Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Warg could face a lengthy prison sentence after being found guilty of hacking into Danish computers.

End 'robotic' drugs policy - MPs

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 08:45
MPs back calls for a review of 40-year old legislation on drug misuse - as a row breaks out at the top of the coalition over drugs laws.

NI budget deal agreed by two parties

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 08:38
The Northern Ireland Executive agrees next year's draft budget but of the five parties, only the DUP and Sinn Féin voted to support the deal.

Celtic's Tonev hit with racism ban

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 08:34
Celtic winger Aleksandar Tonev is banned for seven matches for "using abusive language of a racist nature".

AUDIO: Punk poet's praise for Michael Gove

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 08:20
John Cooper Clarke says Michael Gove was "right" to support the learning of poetry by rote.

Drones buzz French nuclear plants

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 07:45
An investigation begins after France's state-owned EDF power company says unidentified drones have flown over seven of its nuclear plants.

Day in pictures: 30 October

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 07:25
24 hours of news images: 30 October

VIDEO: RFA Argus arrives in Sierra Leone

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 07:07
The Royal Navy's casualty ship RFA Argus has arrived in Sierra Leone to help to tackle the Ebola crisis.

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