Ebola nurse Nina Pham free of virus

Posted on Friday October 24, 2014

A Dallas nurse infected with Ebola while treating a patient is declared free of the deadly virus, a day after the first infection in New York.

Egypt: Sinai 'bomb' kills 25 troops

Posted on Friday October 24, 2014

A suspected jihadist car bomb attack kills at least 25 Egyptian soldiers in Sinai, Egyptian officials say, in one of deadliest incidents there.

PM: I won't meet £1.7bn EU demand

Posted on Friday October 24, 2014

David Cameron insists the UK will not pay £1.7bn demanded by the EU by 1 December - but Jose Manuel Barroso says it should not have come as a surprise.

Canada attack 'not linked to IS'

Posted on Friday October 24, 2014

Canada's foreign minister tells the BBC there is no evidence so far that the man behind gun attacks in Ottawa was linked to Middle Eastern jihadists.

Daniel Pearl murder suspect released

Posted on Friday October 24, 2014

One of the suspects in the murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl, beheaded in 2002, is set free by an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan.

North America experiences eclipse

Posted on Friday October 24, 2014

Skywatchers in North America are treated to the final eclipse of the year.

First transplant of 'dead' heart

Posted on Friday October 24, 2014

Surgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using a "dead heart".

The Queen sends her first tweet

Posted on Friday October 24, 2014

The Queen sends her first tweet to launch the London Science Museum's ambitious new Information Age gallery.

Sweden calls off search for sub

Posted on Friday October 24, 2014

Sweden calls off its massive week-long search for a suspected Russian submarine, saying the vessel has probably left its territorial waters.

NY axe attack: Islamist link probed

Posted on Friday October 24, 2014

Police in New York investigate whether a man who attacked two officers with an axe before being shot dead was linked to Islamist extremism.

Science chief warns on acid oceans

Posted on Friday October 24, 2014

The UK's chief scientist says the oceans face a serious and growing risk from man-made carbon emissions.

Malaysia envoy sent to NZ over rape

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.

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.

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: Exhibition on a changing Afghanistan

Posted on Thursday October 23, 2014

The Imperial War Museum's latest exhibition focuses on Afghanistan as British troops prepare to leave.

VIDEO: The Queen sends her first tweet

Posted on Friday October 24, 2014

The Queen's has sent her first tweet - sent through the @BritishMonarchy account - heralding the launch of a major new exhibition at London's Science Museum.

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: WW1: The Famine of Mount Lebanon

Posted on Friday October 24, 2014

As a proportion of the total population, more people died in Greater Syria than anywhere else in the world during the First World War. In Mount Lebanon a third of the population died of famine and disease.