International News

Club apologises for Ebola party

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 08:43
A Birmingham nightclub apologises for "a huge error of judgement" in holding an Ebola-themed party.

NI budget deal agreed by two parties

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 08:38
The Northern Ireland Executive agrees next year's draft budget but of the five parties, only the DUP and Sinn Féin voted to support the deal.

Peak offending age for men up to 23

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 08:37
The peak age of offending for men has risen from 18 to 23 in the space of a generation, according to the latest conviction figures.

Celtic's Tonev hit with racism ban

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 08:34
Celtic winger Aleksandar Tonev is banned for seven matches for "using abusive language of a racist nature".

Burkina Faso parliament set ablaze

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 08:24
Protesters angry at plans to allow Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore to extend his 27-year-rule set fire to parliament in the capital.

Apple chief: 'I'm proud to be gay'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 08:24
Apple chief executive Tim Cook has publicly acknowledged his sexuality saying he made his announcement to help others struggling with their identity.

AUDIO: Punk poet's praise for Michael Gove

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 08:20
John Cooper Clarke says Michael Gove was "right" to support the learning of poetry by rote.

Sun worker 'paid for budget details'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 08:17
A journalist at the Sun newspaper paid a government press officer £750 to leak secrets from the 2010 Budget, a court is told.

Penalties 'do not stop' drug use

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 07:53
There is no link between tough laws and levels of illegal drug use, a Home Office study finds, sparking a policy row within the coalition government.

Ian McKellen given freedom of London

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 07:49
Lord of the Rings star Sir Ian McKellen is given the freedom of the City of London in recognition of his work for gay rights.

Drones buzz French nuclear plants

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 07:45
An investigation begins after France's state-owned EDF power company says unidentified drones have flown over seven of its nuclear plants.

UK can be sued over rendition case

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 07:28
A Libyan man can sue the UK government over claims he was illegally sent back to Libya and tortured, the Court of Appeal rules.

Day in pictures: 30 October

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 07:25
24 hours of news images: 30 October

Bianchi remains critical but stable

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 07:18
Jules Bianchi remains "critical but stable" in hospital, nearly four weeks after he crashed at the Japanese Grand Prix.

Police to exhume cemetery remains

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 07:09
Police will exhume remains from a communal grave in north Wales in a bid to solve a missing person case dating back to 1978.

VIDEO: RFA Argus arrives in Sierra Leone

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 07:07
The Royal Navy's casualty ship RFA Argus has arrived in Sierra Leone to help to tackle the Ebola crisis.

VIDEO: Scientists appeal on 'starling ballet'

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 06:28
Scientists are asking for help in a study of the amazing formations made by starlings as they flock in the sky.

Soldier guilty of comrade's murder

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 06:27
A soldier is convicted of murdering his comrade in an attack at their barracks.

US posts better-than-expected growth

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 06:27
The US economy grew at an annual rate of 3.5% in the third quarter, a better figure than economists were expecting.

VIDEO: Westminster and Whitehall ghost tales

BBC - Thu, 2014-10-30 06:24
Giles Dilnot guides viewers towards some Westminster spirits they may want to investigate, or avoid, over Halloween.
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