NY doctor tests positive for Ebola

Posted on Friday October 24, 2014

A US doctor who returned to New York from Ebola-hit Guinea in West Africa becomes the first person to test positive for the virus in the city.

Video of Ottawa attack released

Posted on Thursday October 23, 2014

Authorities in Canada release video showing the moments before a lone gunman stormed into Canada's parliament and was shot dead.

EU leaders agree CO2 emissions cut

Posted on Friday October 24, 2014

The EU agrees what it calls "the world's most ambitious" deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030, overcoming deep divisions.

Sweden calls off search for sub

Posted on Friday October 24, 2014

Sweden calls off its week-long search for a suspected submarine in the sea south of Stockholm.

Governor quits over Mexico missing

Posted on Thursday October 23, 2014

The governor of Mexico's Guerrero state, where 43 students went missing last month, stands down.

US command of S Korea troops to stay

Posted on Thursday October 23, 2014

The US will maintain control of South Korean troops in the event of war with the North, the two sides say, delaying a long-planned command transfer.

China 'punishes 17' for deadly clash

Posted on Thursday October 23, 2014

Chinese authorities arrest an official and punish 16 others following a deadly clash in a Yunnan village.

Wanted Malaysia envoy is extradited

Posted on Friday October 24, 2014

A Malaysian diplomat, wanted by New Zealand authorities on allegations of attempted rape in the city of Wellington in May, is finally extradited.

Cliff Richard police raid 'inept'

Posted on Thursday October 23, 2014

The handling of a police raid at the home of veteran pop star Sir Cliff Richard is described as inept by the Commons Home Affairs Committee.

HK protesters to ballot on proposals

Posted on Friday October 24, 2014

Protest leaders in Hong Kong are to ballot their supporters over whether to accept the government's proposals and end their occupation of the city.

Monster shark 'kept whales in check'

Posted on Thursday October 23, 2014

The extinction of the biggest shark known to science may have triggered whales to grow to their current hefty sizes, a study suggests.

The truth about teens and 'sexting'

Posted on Thursday October 23, 2014

Author Hanna Rosin discusses why teens consider sending photos 'safe sex'.

'I am not a virus'

Posted on Thursday October 23, 2014

The movement against being stigmatized for having Ebola has now spread to chat apps.

Free speech, 'psychological rape' and the Death of Klinghoffer

Posted on Thursday October 23, 2014

A New York production of an opera depicting the 1985 hijacking of the Achille Lauro has critics saying it provides a "sympathetic" portrait of murderers.

VIDEO: Art on motorbikes in Kampala

Posted on Thursday October 23, 2014

Artists in Uganda are using motorbikes to carry and display street art installations as part of the Kampala Contemporary Art Festival.

VIDEO: Meet your virtual girlfriend

Posted on Thursday October 23, 2014

Spencer Kelly discovers how technology can ensure you don't have to be alone in a city full of strangers.

VIDEO: Future-gazing at TechCrunch London

Posted on Thursday October 23, 2014

As the annual TechCrunch event for tech start ups comes to London for the first time, David Grossman goes to investigate.

VIDEO: One-minute World News

Posted on Friday October 24, 2014

Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.

VIDEO: Can King Khan top Diwali box office?

Posted on Thursday October 23, 2014

Farah Khan's much-anticipated new film, Happy New Year, is released for Diwali.

VIDEO: Rediscovered: Lost episodes from classic comedy

Posted on Thursday October 23, 2014

Comedy fans are in for a rare treat after two lost episodes of "At Last The 1948 Show" have been uncovered.