International News

UK Ebola response 'far too slow'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 19:11
The government's response to the Ebola crisis and its decision to cancel flights to affected areas is criticised by a committee of MPs.

NHS staff 'afraid to speak out'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 18:58
The head of a review into the treatment of whistleblowers in England, Sir Robert Francis QC, tells the BBC he has heard shocking accounts of suffering by staff who raised concerns.

US warns Putin before Ukraine talks

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 18:31
President Obama warns Russia that it will face greater costs if it continues its "aggressive actions" in Ukraine ahead of peace talks in Belarus.

GCSE 'subject desert' in some areas

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 18:23
Pupils in some parts of England are not being offered GCSE subjects which could be "vital" to their prospects, a study has found.

Ruling due in Belgian Islamist trial

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 18:16
Verdicts are due in the trial of 46 people accused of belonging to a group that sent jihadists to Syria, the largest case of its kind in Belgium.

Urban areas 'provide haven' for bees

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 17:57
Britain's urban areas are home to more types of wild bee than farmland, say researchers.

US news anchor Williams suspended

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 17:50
US news anchor Brian Williams is suspended by his employer, NBC, after he admitted his account of coming under fire in Iraq was not true.

Child detained without food or water

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 17:43
A 16-year-old girl was held in police custody for almost two days without food or water, a government report has found.

Europe's mini spaceplane set to fly

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 17:38
The European Space Agency is about to launch a wedge-shaped craft around the Earth to test critical technologies needed for controlled re-entry into the atmosphere.

Casual Vacancy: from page to screen

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 17:16
JK Rowling's Casual Vacancy gets small screen makeover

What will Saudi Arabia's new king do?

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 17:02
The 79-year-old King Salman has taken the Saudi throne, promising security and stability. Four experts explain how the country may change under his reign.

Muslims and extremism: A difficult dialogue

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 17:00
Reaching out to the complex and multi-faceted Muslim community is fraught with potential pitfalls, says Jawad Iqbal.

Defeating cancer, the 'evil genius'

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 16:58
Can we win the war against cancer? Over the past 18 months, Panorama has followed a group of patients on drug trials. Some who'd been given months to live, are keeping cancer at bay for years.

Espionage case puts metadata on trial

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 16:54
Is US government playing dirty to silence whistleblowers?

A curious British airship experiment

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 16:52
How a curious experiment took place on a giant airship

Is an American degree worth the cost?

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 16:49
Nowhere in the world does it cost as much to go to university as it does in the US. The BBC's Katty Kay asks if an American degree is worth it.

Window-Shopping Through the Iron Curtain

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 16:15
Iron Curtain history in Soviet and East European shop windows

What does record TV deal mean?

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 16:15
Will clubs pay for fans to attend games? Will the price of TV subscriptions go up? BBC Sport answers the key questions.

Club don't want to sack me - Pearson

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 16:07
Leicester boss Nigel Pearson says he has a "very good" relationship with the club owners, who do not want to sack him.

VIDEO: The Japanese town that was poisoned

BBC - Tue, 2015-02-10 16:05
The industrial disaster which devastated a Japanese town