International News

Japan snack maker to create 100 jobs

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 23:41
A Japanese savoury snacks manufacturer is creating 100 new jobs at Deeside Enterprise Zone, opening its first factory in Europe.

VIDEO: 'Rage on the streets' in Burkina Faso

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 23:07
Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore says he will stay in power for a year under a transitional government, following a day of violent protests demanding his resignation.

Miracle of Istanbul is dream ticket

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 23:06
Liverpool's miraculous turnaround in the 2005 Champions League final is your #BBCDreamTicket.

VIDEO: Wine vs doughnut: The hidden calories in booze

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 22:57
Alcohol should have a calorie content label in order to reduce obesity, according to public health doctors.

Nikkei leads Asia up after BOJ move

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 22:53
Japan led Asian shares higher after the Bank of Japan (BOJ) surprised markets by announcing more stimulus measures to boost the economy.

VIDEO: The mystery drones flying over nuclear sites

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 22:47
Unmanned aircraft have been seen flying over many of France's nuclear stations and the authorities don't know where they have come from.

'It's business as usual in Austin'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 22:40
F1 star on turning up the pressure in his title fight

Bomb alert in fast food restaurant

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 22:33
A controlled explosion is carried out in Lurgan after the discovery of a suspicious package in a fast food restaurant.

VIDEO: The makeshift 'protection' for Ebola

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 22:32
The BBC's Anne Soy reports from Ghana, where health care workers in one hospital serving Liberian refugees have had to use rain coats instead of proper protective gear against Ebola.

Miliband admits Scottish 'challenge'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 22:29
Ed Miliband admits that Labour is facing a "big challenge" in Scotland as the process of finding a new Scottish leader continues.

Labour 'wipeout' and Ebola threat

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 22:18
A Labour "wipeout" in Scotland, the continuing threat from Ebola, and claims UK aid is fuelling bribery all make the headlines on Friday.

'Poppy hijab' to mark Remembrance Day

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 21:36
A fashion designer from London creates a 'poppy hijab' to commemorate the centenary of the first Muslim soldier being awarded the Victoria Cross and to give Muslim women a new way to mark Remembrance Day.

Charity warns US on Ebola quarantine

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 20:51
Charity Doctors Without Borders warns some mandatory US state Ebola quarantine measures are having a "chilling effect" on its work.

Australia ends sanctions on Fiji

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 20:23
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says she is committed to "normalising" relations between Australia and Fiji after the nation's elections last month.

Last day for coastguard station

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 20:15
The coastguard station at Brixham in Devon is closing later in a shake-up of rescue services.

Citigroup legal costs up by $600m

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 18:43
Investment bank Citigroup puts aside an extra $600m to cover legal expenses due to "rapidly evolving regulatory inquiries".

VIDEO: Philippines tourism shrugs off warning

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 18:42
Ramon Jimenez, the Philippines' tourism secretary, says a drop in numbers from China is not a major concern because of growing visits from other countries.

Scottish Paranormal Festival begins

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 18:18
The first Scottish Paranormal Festival, a weekend celebrating UFOs, ghosts and aliens, is under way in Stirling.

Botanist's family renew appeal

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 18:16
The father of a botanist from Argyll who went missing in Vietnam a year ago asks anyone with any information to come forward.

What are Remploy workers doing now?

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 18:13
How former Remploy workers struggle to find work
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