International News

Man forced into 'modern day slavery'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 11:46
A horse farmer who forced a vulnerable man to carry out unpaid forced labour for 13 years pleads guilty midway through his trial.

Military jet crashes in Lincolnshire

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 11:33
US military pilot ejects to safety as plane crashes in a field near houses and a school in Lincolnshire.

UK's Lord Hill approved for EU job

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 11:26
The UK's Lord Hill has been confirmed as the EU commissioner for financial services after facing questions from MEPs for a second time.

Doing business the Chinese way

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 11:18
The secret to doing business in China

VIDEO: The mystery of China's 'guanxi'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 10:52
Relationships, or "guanxi", are a crucial part of doing business in China, but it is often misunderstood. Are Westerners right to think of it as something potentially corrupt?

Look at enclosed cockpits - Williams

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 10:49
Williams deputy team principal Claire Williams believes F1 should consider enclosed cockpits to improve driver safety.

Ebola nurse 'may have touched face'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 10:34
The Spanish nurse infected with Ebola touched her face with her gloves after treating a priest who died from the disease, a doctor says.

VIDEO: Footage of London terror raid

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 10:18
It is understood that one of four men arrested in anti-terror raids in London on Tuesday is a man called Tarik Hassane, from Ladbroke Grove in west London.

VIDEO: Ebola outbreak: Your questions

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 09:58
With concerns about Ebola rising, the BBC's health correspondent, Branwen Jeffreys, answers your questions.

'Volatile' tornado rips roof off home

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 09:57
A tornado causes damage to homes and vehicles in a Derbyshire town.

£146m axed from council budgets

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 09:48
Councils in Wales are told they will get £146m less in 2015-16 from the Welsh government - an overall cut of 3.4%.

Painted caves challenge art origins

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 09:05
The discovery of 40,000-year-old artworks in Indonesian caves challenges established views on the origins of humans' artistic capabilities.

Injured Ozil out for up to 12 weeks

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 08:48
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil is "likely to be out for 10 to 12 weeks" with a knee injury, his national team Germany announce.

VIDEO: EU: Enlargement Package

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 08:46
Enlargement commissioner Štefan Füle says a number of EU candidate countries require further progress.

Europe backs Hinkley nuclear plant

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 08:34
A new £24.5bn nuclear power station at Hinkley Point in Somerset is to go ahead after it received final approval from European Union regulators.

Bercow aide out after Lib Dem speech

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 08:29
A spokeswoman for Commons Speaker John Bercow resigns after an outspoken speech at the Liberal Democrat conference.

Osborne 'hears Robinson budget plan'

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 08:08
First Minister Peter Robinson has been in contact with Chancellor George Osborne to discuss proposals to ease Stormont's immediate financial challenges, the BBC understands.

Ebola 'hysteria' halts school visit

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 08:00
A headteacher blames "misguided hysteria" over Ebola for the cancellation of a school visit by a child from Sierra Leone.

F1 has never stopped striving for safety since Senna death

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 07:43
Despite Jules Bianchi’s accident, the 1994 death of Ayrton Senna was already a wake-up call which those in charge of the sport have never forgotten.

Call for change in NI abortion law

BBC - Wed, 2014-10-08 07:43
Abortions should be allowed in Northern Ireland where the foetus has a lethal abnormality, the Stormont Department of Justice has recommended.