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Day in pictures: 27 October

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 14:59
24 hours of news images: 27 October

Hunt for S Africa footballer killers

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 14:43
South African police launch a major investigation and offer a large reward to find the killers of South Africa football captain Senzo Meyiwa.

Brazil's Rousseff promises reform

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 14:37
President Dilma Rousseff promises to re-unite a divided Brazil after narrowly winning re-election with 52% of votes in Sunday's presidential poll.

Teacher admits Syria terror offences

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 14:25
A 30-year-old teacher from Greater Manchester, who planned to join Islamic State militants in Syria, pleads guilty to two terrorism offences.

State to challenge Pistorius verdict

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 14:21
South Africa prosecutors say they are going to appeal against the conviction and sentence given to athlete Oscar Pistorius for killing his girlfriend.

NHS staff set for November strike

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 14:16
NHS staff in Wales are to stage half a day of strike action after Unison claimed a recommendation for a 1% pay rise increase was ignored.

Marking ban will hit 69 universities

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 14:13
Hundreds of thousands of students are likely to be affected by a university marking boycott by academics angry at changes to their pensions.

VIDEO: Ex-MP: Scottish Labour needs rebrand

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 14:04
Dennis Canavan says the Labour Party in Scotland need to become independent if it wants to be worthy of support.

AUDIO: Abuse victim gets no insurance for arson

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 14:04
A mother-of-six from Merseyside has been left homeless after her abusive husband burned her house down.

German ex-banker guilty of bribery

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 14:02
The former boss of Germany's BayernLB bank gets a suspended jail term for having bribed Austrian far-right politician Joerg Haider in 2007.

Syria doctor 'unlawfully killed'

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 14:01
A London jury returns a verdict of unlawful killing at an inquest into the death of Dr Abbas Khan in a Syrian prison.

Birthday present killer boy detained

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 13:56
A 15-year-old boy who shot dead his girlfriend Shereka Fab-Ann Marsh is sentenced to nine years for her manslaughter.

M4 death man 'ejected' from vehicle

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 13:55
A man who was hit by a car on the M4 in Berkshire had been thrown from a moving vehicle, police believe.

Chiquita banana firm in Brazil deal

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 13:41
Brazil's Cutrale and Safra groups agree a deal to buy banana giant Chiquita, just days after shareholders rejected a deal with rival Fyffes.

VIDEO: Man runs into PM on way to the gym

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 13:41
A man is "briefly" arrested after bumping into the Prime Minister as he ran to the gym.

VIDEO: The UK's 13 years in Afghanistan

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 13:10
The UK's 13-year military campaign in Afghanistan's Helmand province has come to an end and the last British base, Camp Bastion, has been handed over to Afghan security forces.

'Rihgt' road marking spelt wrongly

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 13:07
Contractors are left red-faced after incorrectly painting the word 'rihgt' on a road off a supermarket car park.

Keyless cars 'targeted by thieves'

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 13:06
Organised criminal gangs are increasingly targeting high-end cars with keyless security systems, a motoring industry group warns.

Midwife in 'cutlery' birth threat

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 13:03
A midwife who threatened to deliver a baby "with a knife and fork" is to face a misconduct hearing, the Nursing and Midwifery Council says.

Bolshoi behind bars

BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 12:44
Costumes on show at a former prison
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