International News

Ebola vaccine trial 'promising'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 13:39
The first human trial of an experimental vaccine against Ebola suggests that it is safe and may help the immune system to combat the virus.

Ludogorets Razgrad 2-2 Liverpool

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 13:13
Liverpool are a win away from reaching the Champions League last 16, despite conceding a late equaliser at Ludogorets.

Arsenal 2-0 Borussia Dortmund

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 13:11
Yaya Sanogo scores his first Arsenal goal as they beat Borussia Dortmund to reach the Champions League knockout stage.

VIDEO: Ebola vaccine trial 'encouraging'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 13:03
A trial looking at the safety of an Ebola vaccine has had encouraging results, says the chief executive of GSK.

GSK hails Ebola vaccine breakthrough

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 13:00
Sir Andrew Witty says "tantalising" prospect of viable vaccine becoming available next year

'Plebgate' trial: 'Powerful evidence'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 12:55
The QC for former chief whip Andrew Mitchell in the so-called plebgate trial has said there was "powerful evidence" the MP did not use the term.

VIDEO: Obama pardons Thanksgiving turkeys

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 12:49
Barack Obama carries out the annual White House tradition of pardoning two turkeys, preventing them from becoming Thanksgiving dinner.

VIDEO: Magazine for drug users goes on sale

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 12:37
A magazine which allows drug users to make money to fund their habit has gone on sale in east London.

Stolen strong painkillers seized

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 12:24
A substantial amount of high-strength prescription painkillers, believed to be stolen, are recovered by police in County Armagh.

VIDEO: Understanding America's 'ugliest accent'

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 12:12
Which US state do Americans love to bash?

Gleision deaths public inquiry call

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 12:11
The parents of one of the four miners killed in the Gleision mine disaster have called for a public inquiry into the incident.

Spain minister resigns over scandal

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 12:04
Health minister Ana Mato resigns amid a court investigation into a massive corruption scandal over illegal payments in Spain.

Football broadcaster Montford dies

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 12:02
Former Scottish football broadcaster Arthur Montford, best known for STV's Scotsport programme, has died aged 85.

Commission to urge Scottish tax power

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 11:53
The commission on devolving powers to the Scottish Parliament is to recommend full control over income tax rates and bands, the BBC understands.

US police release boy shooting tapes

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 11:40
A 12-year-old shot and fatally wounded by police in the US city of Cleveland was told to show his hands three times before officers opened fire, say officials.

VIDEO: Should payday loan ads air before 9pm?

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 11:37
Payday loan advertising could be banned before the 9pm watershed after the government is asked to review the timings of the adverts.

AUDIO: Drunk honeymooner 'sorry', says brother

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 11:26
A honeymooner who was taken off a flight in Bermuda after becoming drunk is 'sorry and ashamed', says his brother.

Can Barbie conquer China?

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 11:22
Can the doll make it in China at the second attempt?

Tennis star Andy Murray gets engaged

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 10:54
Tennis star Andy Murray has got engaged to his long-term girlfriend Kim Sears, his agent has confirmed.

Moeen electrifies England but batting problems remain

BBC - Wed, 2014-11-26 10:54
Moeen Ali’s bold style of cricket lifts England but the team also needs to play smarter cricket, says analyst Simon Hughes.