International News

French author wins Nobel prize

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-09 08:11
French author Patrick Modiano, whose work has often focused on the Nazi occupation of France, wins the 2014 Nobel Prize for literature.

Three unions suspend strike action

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-09 07:50
Three unions representing local government workers and school support staff suspend a planned strike in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Yemen suicide bombings kill dozens

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-09 07:39
At least 67 people have been killed in two suicide bomb attacks on a protest in Yemen's capital Sanaa and on an army checkpoint in the country's east.

VIDEO: Australian woman emerges from bush

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-09 07:15
A missing Australian woman has survived 17 days lost in the northern Queensland bush, local reports say. Here's a quick look at the story.

Vigil held after US Ebola death

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-09 06:48
A prayer vigil has been held for the family of Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the US who died on Wednesday.

Turkey action in Syria 'unrealistic'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-09 06:05
Expectations that Turkey will lead a ground operation against Islamic State in Syria on its own are "not realistic", its foreign minister says.

VIDEO: Can this suit stop Ebola spreading?

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-09 05:55
Danny Savage goes to a supplies distribution centre in Hull to find out exactly how robust protective suits are in the fight against Ebola.

VIDEO: Horse walks into police headquarters

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-09 04:58
Staff at Cheshire Constabulary's "mane" headquarters received a surprise four-legged visitor, leaving front desk staff with a mare on their hands.

School inspections more frequent

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-09 04:45
Schools in England will face more regular, light-touch inspections, but unannounced inspections will not become standard, says Ofsted.

Pages