Personal tools
You are here: Home Resources Good Reads

World News From BBC



VIDEO: One-minute World News 
  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 14:55:47 GMT 
    Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.


VIDEO: Iraq PM: No bricks unturned in IS fight 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:17:57 GMT 
    Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has told the BBC he welcomes Western efforts to fight Islamic State in his country.


VIDEO: 'Our houses are being destroyed' 
  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 08:30:19 GMT 
    Rengin Arslan reports from the Turkey-Syria border, where strangers are helping families fleeing attacks by Islamic State.


VIDEO: How is Dallas reacting to Ebola? 
  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 13:30:42 GMT 
    People in Dallas, Texas, give their reaction to the news that the first man to be diagnosed with Ebola while in the US was admitted to hospital in their city.


VIDEO: Gun battle spills on to Rio street 
  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 11:06:53 GMT 
    A busy road in Rio de Janeiro is brought to a halt by a gun battle between soldiers and gang members.


Japan in $617bn 'fat finger' error 
  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 03:48:37 GMT 
    Japan's stock markets were rattled after a trading error caused more than $600bn (£370bn) worth of orders to be made and then cancelled.


Horowitz to write new Bond novel 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:54:48 GMT 
    Anthony Horowitz, best-selling author of the Alex Rider teenage spy adventures, becomes the latest writer invited to pen a new James Bond novel.


ECB to start asset buying programme 
  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 13:38:29 GMT 
    The European Central Bank says it will start its asset buying programme later this month as it keeps its benchmark interest rate at 0.05%.


Ukraine GDP 'to shrink 8% this year' 
  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 11:07:41 GMT 
    Ukraine's economy is likely to suffer more than previously predicted because of the conflict in the east of the country, the World Bank has said.


EU commissioner: Nude celebs 'dumb' 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:07:14 GMT 
    Celebrities who had intimate pictures of themselves leaked onto the internet were "dumb" for taking them, the EU's new digital commissioner says.


Patients' app diagnoses 'not useful' 
  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 15:12:29 GMT 
    More patients are going to their GP and telling them what treatment they need based on information from apps and the internet, a survey suggests.


Singer Lynsey de Paul dies aged 64 
  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 10:17:40 GMT 
    Singer and songwriter Lynsey de Paul has died at the age of 64, following a suspected brain haemorrhage.


Curtain falls on Kate Bush comeback 
  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 10:43:31 GMT 
    Singer Kate Bush performs the last of a series of 22 comeback concerts in London, suggesting it will be "a while" before she appears on stage again.


Sharks can be 'social or solitary' 
  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 03:17:59 GMT 
    A UK study finds that the most feared predators in the sea have individual personalities, which determine how readily they socialise.


Moon's hidden valley system revealed 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:44:28 GMT 
    Scientists identify a huge rectangular feature on the Moon that is probably the buried remains of an ancient rift valley system.
Library Catalog

Advanced Search
Your Account
New York Times Book Reviews
[see more]
Search the Web
Google

Local News From OPB
[see more]
National News From NPR
Why A Thermometer Is A Good Tool For Airport Ebola Screenings  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 10:51:25 -0400
Officials: 100 'Potential Contacts' Linked To Dallas Ebola Patient  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 10:39:00 -0400
California Cracks Down On Farmers' Market Cheaters  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 10:30:24 -0400
[see more]
World News From BBC
Hong Kong leader refuses to quit  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 16:24:29 GMT
UN accuses IS of 'gross abuses'  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 14:44:05 GMT
Texas checks 100 for Ebola exposure  Thu, 02 Oct 2014 15:10:31 GMT
[see more]