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Coogan inherits Hoffman TV role

BBC News - October 23, 2014 - 9:00am
Alan Partridge star Steve Coogan is cast in a US TV series that was to have starred the late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.
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US 'probes hackable' medical devices

BBC News - October 23, 2014 - 8:52am
US government investigators are looking into about two dozen cases of medical kit suspected to be vulnerable to life-threatening hacks.
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Senate hopeful Ernst enters final stretch with edge over Dem in polls, fundraising

Fox News - October 23, 2014 - 8:43am
Joni Ernst is back to “hogging” Iowa airwaves, as she barrels into Election Day with another pig-themed ad, a slight edge over her Democratic rival in the polls and a significant fundraising advantage.
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Think Ottawa-style attack couldn't happen in DC? It did

Fox News - October 23, 2014 - 8:11am
Long before someone shot and killed a soldier at Canada’s National War Memorial and a masked gunman rushed into the Canadian Parliament down the street, there was Russell Weston Jr.
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Zuckerberg's Chinese gets mixed reviews

BBC News - October 23, 2014 - 8:06am
Mark Zuckerberg has conducted a chat to Chinese students in Mandarin, leading to mixed reviews about his accent and pronunciation.
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Japan court backs pregnant woman

BBC News - October 23, 2014 - 7:59am
Japan's Supreme Court backs a woman who unsuccessfully sued her employer following a demotion due to her pregnancy.
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Singer Alvin Stardust dies aged 72

BBC News - October 23, 2014 - 7:47am
Singer Alvin Stardust, best known for his hit My Coo Ca Choo, dies aged 72 after recently being diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer.
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NHS 'needs extra cash and overhaul'

BBC News - October 23, 2014 - 7:30am
The NHS in England needs extra money and drastic changes to the way services are organised if patient care is not to suffer, health bosses say.
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Nokia back in profit as sales rise

BBC News - October 23, 2014 - 7:25am
Nokia's fortunes since selling its mobile handset unit to Microsoft appear to be improving with the Finland business returning to profit.
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FA charges Warnock with misconduct

BBC News - October 23, 2014 - 7:15am
Crystal Palace boss Neil Warnock is charged with misconduct for comments he made following defeat by Chelsea on Saturday.
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Google offers new email app, Inbox

BBC News - October 23, 2014 - 7:02am
Google revamps email with a mobile app that categorises messages and allows users to add their own reminders.
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Ecclestone steps in to Caterham row

BBC News - October 23, 2014 - 6:45am
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone is hoping to resolve the dispute threatening the future of the Caterham team.
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VIDEO: Daily life goes on inside Kashmir

BBC News - October 23, 2014 - 6:43am
Daily life and trade is continuing in Kashmir despite the recent violence being the worst in a decade, as BBC Urdu's Shumaila Jaffery reports.
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Honduras drought puts many 'at risk'

BBC News - October 23, 2014 - 6:26am
More than half a million people in Honduras have been affected by a severe drought, according to the Red Cross.
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Injured Schumacher makes 'progress'

BBC News - October 23, 2014 - 6:26am
A doctor who treated Michael Schumacher for nearly six months after his brain injury in a skiing accident says the F1 champion has made "some progress".
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Mayor 'ordered attack on students'

BBC News - October 23, 2014 - 6:19am
The mayor of the Mexican town of Iguala, where 43 students went missing last month, is wanted for allegedly ordering police to confront them.
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Rwanda MPs condemn BBC genocide film

BBC News - October 23, 2014 - 5:45am
Rwanda's parliament condemns the BBC for broadcasting a TV documentary which questions official accounts of the 1994 genocide in the country.
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Air chiefs quit over Total boss death

BBC News - October 23, 2014 - 5:32am
The head of Russia's Vnukovo airport and his deputy resign after a plane crash that killed the head of France's Total, Christophe de Margerie.
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BBC 6 Music draws record listeners

BBC News - October 23, 2014 - 5:29am
BBC Radio 6 Music has won record audience figures, reaching almost two million listeners over the past three months, according to Rajar.
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Watergate Lessons: Bob Woodward and Ben Bradlee on the pressures of investigative reporting

Fox News - October 23, 2014 - 5:00am
A conversation with Bob Woodward yesterday reminded me of what a slog the actual reporting was, and how much the business has changed.
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