International News

Shares fall further on economy fears

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 12:40
Stock markets across Europe and the US see steep falls as fears about strength of the global economy deepen.

Swift is Billboard Woman of the Year

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 12:26
Becoming the first artist to win the award twice, Taylor Swift is named Billboard's Woman of the Year.

VIDEO: Clooney's village home rumours

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 12:10
George Clooney is rumoured to have bought a house in a Berkshire village.

VIDEO: Fighting Ebola with facts and soap

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 11:41
Tulip Mazumdar reports on women volunteers in Sierra Leone trying to educate villagers about Ebola, with the aim of stopping the spread of the virus.

VIDEO: Can an app be built in 15 minutes?

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 11:02
One app company claims it can drastically reduce the coding time needed to develop a mobile app to 15 minutes.

England U21 2-1 Croatia U21

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 11:02
Saido Berahino gives England a Euro 2015 play-off advantage as his late penalty seals a 2-1 first-leg win against Croatia.

Ebola outbreak deaths exceed 4,000

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 10:54
The number of deaths attributed to the Ebola outbreak has risen above 4,000, most of them in West Africa, the World Health Organization says.

Laureate Malala urges child rights

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 10:43
Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai urges children to stand up for their rights after winning the Nobel Peace Prize with Indian campaigner Kailash Satyarthi.

Grassroots football in crisis - Dyke

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 10:14
FA chairman Greg Dyke says training facilities need a £250m investment with the grassroots game "in a degree of crisis".

Ebola hospital defends patient's care

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 09:44
The US hospital that treated Ebola victim Eric Duncan says his nationality had no bearing on the standard of care he received before his death.

First suspected Ebola case in Brazil

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 09:36
Brazil says it has identified a suspected Ebola case who arrived in the country on Thursday from Guinea, one of the worst affected countries.

Nuclear waste ship 'on the move'

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 09:34
A cargo ship carrying nuclear waste which sparked an emergency rescue mission earlier this week has resumed its journey.

Weekendish: The best of the week's reads

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 09:31
Some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week, with your comments.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 09:22
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.

No charges for Paul Gambaccini

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 09:16
BBC broadcaster Paul Gambaccini will not face action over alleged historical sex offences, prosecutors say.

Hundreds trapped in Kobane, warns UN

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 08:58
The UN special envoy to Syria says up to 700 people, mainly elderly, remain trapped in the Syrian border town of Kobane, besieged by IS militants.

Spain sets up Ebola 'crisis' group

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 08:53
Spain sets up a special committee to deal with the impact of Europe's first case of Ebola, which has killed nearly 4,000 people, mainly in West Africa.

Ofsted inspects Islamic schools

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 08:51
Three independent Islamic schools in London have been subject to snap inspections from education watchdog Ofsted recently, it emerges.

French 'destroy' al-Qaeda convoy

BBC - Fri, 2014-10-10 08:50
An al-Qaeda convoy carrying a shipment of weapons from North Africa to Mali has been destroyed by French forces, according to officials in Paris.