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WHO crisis team holds Ebola talks

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 18:36
The World Health Organization's emergency committee holds talks on travel restrictions and screening measures on the Ebola outbreak.

Evans 'hopes' for football return

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 18:33
Ex-Sheffield United and Wales striker Ched Evans wants a return to football after serving a rape sentence.

Four guilty of Blackwater killings

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 18:16
A US federal jury finds four Blackwater security guards guilty of killing 14 Iraqis in a square in Baghdad in 2007.

VIDEO: Video shows Canada parliament shootings

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 18:05
Footage from the Toronto Globe and Mail shows a hail of bullets being fired inside the Canadian parliament building.

Cuba leads way on Ebola effort

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 18:01
Cuba sends a second group of medical staff to West Africa to help fight the Ebola outbreak, becoming the biggest single provider of healthcare workers.

Freed N Korea detainee back in US

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 17:53
A US citizen freed from detention in North Korea receives an emotional homecoming in Ohio as Washington works to release two other Americans.

Rapist Evans issues video statement

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 17:46
Footballer Ched Evans releases a video statement in which he says he is "determined to continue the fight" to clear his name.

US airbag recall expands to 7.8m cars

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 17:44
US car safety regulators expand a recall of vehicles with potentially dangerous Takata airbags to 7.8 million, warning that owners should take 'immediate action'.

VIDEO: MP duped by Swansea conman

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 17:29
An MP has admitted being duped by a conman who pretended to be quadriplegic and claimed police were abusing him.

DNA yields secrets of human pioneer

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 17:06
DNA analysis of a 45,000-year-old human has helped scientists pinpoint when our ancestors interbred with Neanderthals.

VIDEO: Taxi boss: 'Users want white drivers'

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 17:02
The manager of a cab firm in Rochdale has said that a small number of the company's customers are requesting white drivers, following the rise of the so-called Islamic State in the Middle East.

Head teacher cancels term-time leave

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 16:59
A head teacher who had planned to go on a Caribbean holiday during term-time cancels her leave after a call for the chair of governors to resign.

'Fake' Premier League star jailed

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 16:58
A former footballer who posed as a Chelsea player to live a lavish lifestyle is jailed for fraud.

Smith: First talks 'constructive'

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 16:58
The Smith Commission on more powers for the Scottish Parliament has held a "constructive" first meeting, its chairman says.

VIDEO: Disabled Students: Fran goes to university

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 16:52
As part of BBC Ouch's series on disabled students we meet Fran Smith to find out how she is getting on at university having just had major surgery.

VIDEO: In numbers: Treating Ebola patients

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 16:51
BBC News looks at what it takes to treat Ebola patients, in numbers and graphics.

Wilko Johnson is 'cancer free'

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 16:45
Former Dr Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson says he has been "cured" of the terminal pancreatic cancer with which he was diagnosed in 2012.

Gladiators were 'mostly vegetarian'

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 16:39
Roman gladiators had a diet that was mostly vegetarian, according to an analysis of bones from a graveyard where the fighters were buried.

PM: Buck stops with me on criminals

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 16:35
Prime Minister David Cameron tells MPs the "buck stops with me" when it comes to deporting foreign criminals from the UK.

MP duped by 'quadriplegic' conman

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 16:29
An MP admits being taken in by a conman who pretended to be quadriplegic claiming police were abusing him.
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