International News

Red Cross Ebola workers face attacks

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 06:53
Aid workers fighting the spread of Ebola in Guinea are coming under regular attack, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) says.

Facebook offers after-death controls

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 06:49
Facebook is offering a new setting to let users choose what happens to their account when they die.

Murray beats Pospisil in Rotterdam

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 06:42
Andy Murray moves into the quarter-finals of the World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam after beating Vasek Pospisil.

3,500 litres of oil pollutes river

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 06:30
About 3,500 litres of oil has leaked into a river in Powys, Natural Resources Wales says.

VIDEO: 'Thank-you Egypt' - Fahmy's fiancee

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 06:29
Relatives of the Al Jazeera journalists who have been released on bail by a court in Egypt have been reacting to the news.

Naked man leaps from fire on to bus

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 06:23
A naked man jumps on to the roof of a double-decker bus from a blazing third-floor flat.

England women v USA women

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 06:17
Katie Chapman returns to the England side for Friday's friendly against the United States after a four-year absence.

VIDEO: Why is Med so deadly for migrants?

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 06:12
Following the deaths of more migrants in the Mediterranean Sea, BBC News considers why the crossing is so deadly.

Student anger at exam paper 'errors'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 06:01
Economics students at Exeter University have filed formal complaints after an end of course exam contained "errors" including spelling mistakes, they say.

World Press Photo of the Year

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 05:53
Picture of a gay couple in Russia wins first prize

Ramsey QPR boss for rest of season

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 05:52
QPR caretaker boss Chris Ramsey is given the manager's job at the Premier League club until the end of the season.

Nursery service cuts given go ahead

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 05:47
Controversial plans to scrap free full-time nursery care for children aged three are approved by Rhondda Cynon Taf council.

Ebola healthcare workers discharged

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 05:41
Two healthcare workers flown to the UK with suspected Ebola have been discharged from hospital in London.

Day in pictures: 12 February 2015

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 05:35
Images from around the world: 12 February

Who wants a smartwatch?

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 05:21
More and more smartwatches are coming onto the market, but will they find a market?

Partying mums left kids home alone

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 05:21
Two Gloucester mothers are given a suspended sentence after admitting abandoning their young children for 12 hours so they could go out and party.

Pakistan still hunts school plotters

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 04:52
The Pakistani army reveals that 27 militants were involved in December's school massacre in Peshawar, six of whom are still being hunted.

Homeless man was deliberately burned

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 04:48
A homeless man is being treated in hospital after being severely burned in a deliberate act, police say.

Apple bans worker 'bonded servitude'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 04:48
Apple outlaws the practice of bonded labour, where new recruits are charged a fee before they start working.

Head 'obsessed by spanking' guilty

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 04:46
A former head master "obsessed with spanking" is found guilty of sex attacks at a Norfolk school.

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