US nurse angry over Ebola quarantine

Posted on Saturday October 25, 2014

A US nurse quarantined for Ebola after working in Sierra Leone criticises her treatment, as the US's UN envoy starts a visit to West Africa.

Ukraine to vote in snap elections

Posted on Saturday October 25, 2014

Ukrainian voters will go to the polls to elect a new parliament, amid the continuing conflict with pro-Russian rebels in the east.

Botswana's ruling party wins polls

Posted on Saturday October 25, 2014

The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) wins the general elections for the world's largest diamond producer with 33 of the 57 seats.

Brazil votes in presidential run-off

Posted on Saturday October 25, 2014

Brazilians will choose between Dilma Rousseff and Aecio Neves in what correspondents say is the tightest presidential election for decades.

Tunisia set for historic election

Posted on Saturday October 25, 2014

Tunisia is set to hold its first election under a new constitution passed earlier this year following a 2011 uprising.

IS forces 'pushed back' in Iraq

Posted on Saturday October 25, 2014

Kurdish and Iraqi forces say they have gained ground from Islamic State militants in northern Iraq and near Baghdad, amid intense US-led air strikes.

Clashes hit historic Lebanese market

Posted on Saturday October 25, 2014

At least six Lebanese soldiers have died in clashes with Islamist gunmen at a historic market in the northern town of Tripoli, the army says.

Uruguay votes for new president

Posted on Saturday October 25, 2014

Uruguayans will elect a new president to replace outgoing Jose Mujica who is barred by the law from running for a second term.

Chile marches against education bill

Posted on Saturday October 25, 2014

Tens of thousands of parents in Chile march against the government's planned education bill which would phase out subsidised schools.

US urges probe into West Bank death

Posted on Saturday October 25, 2014

The US urges an investigation after an Palestinian-American teenager is shot dead by Israeli soldiers near Ramallah in the West Bank.

Protesters scuffle at N Korea border

Posted on Saturday October 25, 2014

Scuffles break out as South Korean residents try to prevent activists sending balloons into the North carrying anti-government leaflets.

Cream bassist Jack Bruce dies, aged 71

Posted on Saturday October 25, 2014

Scottish musician Jack Bruce, the bassist and singer with 1960s supergroup Cream, dies aged 71, his publicist confirms.

Camel abuse sparks outcry in China

Posted on Friday October 24, 2014

Pictures showing mutilated camels being used by beggars have angered many online.

Toilets and free speech in Texas

Posted on Friday October 24, 2014

A legal battle about who can use men and women's toilets has led to a surge of social media support for five pastors in Houston.

Grand jury could reignite Ferguson unrest

Posted on Friday October 24, 2014

Conservative writers say Michael Brown shooting outrage was based on a "fraud", but Ferguson citizens think the latest revelations are evidence of a cover-up.

VIDEO: Paris's Picasso museum reopens

Posted on Friday October 24, 2014

Paris's world-renowned Picasso museum is reopening after being closed for five years.

VIDEO: WWI soldier's bedroom frozen in time

Posted on Saturday October 25, 2014

The bedroom of a First World War soldier, killed on the battlefield almost a century ago, has been kept virtually untouched by successive owners of the house up to the present day.

VIDEO: Russia turns back clocks for good

Posted on Saturday October 25, 2014

Russia prepares to turn back the clocks, moving the country on to "permanent winter time" - a move which has divided opinion

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Posted on Saturday October 25, 2014

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VIDEO: Using Facebook to get a pay rise

Posted on Friday October 24, 2014

BBC News speaks to the creators of Smarpshare, who want employees to become brand ambassadors for their firms.