International News

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.

Attack downs Dutch government sites

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 04:28
Both government and private websites fell victim to a distributed denial of service attack on Tuesday, the Dutch authorities say.

Fink accuses Miliband of 'climbdown'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 04:27
Tory donor Lord Fink accuses Ed Miliband of backing down in a feud over tax avoidance but says the definition of the term is so broad "everyone does it".

Chapel Hill victims to be buried

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 04:25
The funerals of three Muslims shot dead in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, will be held in the neighbouring town of Raleigh on Thursday.

Manchester United revenues fall 12%

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 04:21
Manchester United sees its revenue fall by 12.2% to £194.4m for the six months to the end of December.

Hazard signs new Chelsea contract

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 04:21
Belgium midfielder Eden Hazard signs a new five-and-a-half year deal with Premier League leaders Chelsea.

VIDEO: Why are some people posting the same picture every day?

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 04:20
Why thousands on Facebook keep posting the same image

Caption Challenge: Pretending to be snow leopard

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 04:03
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

64 jobs at risk at chemical factory

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 03:54
More than 60 jobs are at risk following an announcement a factory in at Holywell, Flintshire, which provides chemical development services could close.

Fifth of sex victims 'not conscious'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 03:53
One in five serious sexual assaults is carried out on someone who is asleep or unconscious, and one in 10 victims report being choked, official analysis suggests.

ENO told to improve or face cuts

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 03:41
The English National Opera (ENO) is dropped from the Arts Council's national portfolio of organisations for 2015-18 and placed "under special funding arrangements".

Russian attitudes harden amid downturn

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 03:37
As details emerge of a ceasefire agreed in eastern Ukraine, the BBC's Bridget Kendall gauges the mood in Moscow amid growing economic hardship.

Ocean carbon leak 'ended Ice Age'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-12 03:35
Carbon dioxide escaping from the depths of the ocean heralded the end of the last Ice Age, a study suggests.