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Paris 'ringleader' killed in raid

Paris attacks: ‘Ringleader’ Abdelhamid Abaaoud killed in raid 19 November 2015 From the section Europe Media captionParis attacks: Who was Abdelhamid Abaaoud? The suspected ringleader of the Paris attacks, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, was among those killed in a French police raid on Wednesday, prosecutors say. They confirmed the Islamic State (IS) militant had died in a flat in the Paris suburb ...

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VIDEO: People flee Place de la Republique in panic

Media playback is unsupported on your device ‘False alarm’ prompts Place de la Republique panic 15 November 2015 Last updated at 18:13 GMT Hundreds of people have fled from a gathering at the Place de la Republique in Paris in panic. People thought that they heard gunfire, but it is believed to be a false alarm. BBC News – World

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VIDEO: Moment gunfire heard as band plays

Media playback is unsupported on your device Paris attacks: Hail of bullets heard as band plays on stage 15 November 2015 Last updated at 11:15 GMT Video footage has emerged which appears to show the moment gunfire halted a concert by Eagles of Death Metal at the Bataclan hall in Paris. At least 89 people were killed at the musical ...

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Kenyan investigated over Nike deal

David Okeyo was picked to join the IAAF council in August IAAF member David Okeyo has been referred to the organisation’s ethics commission after being investigated by police in his native Kenya. Okeyo, vice-president of Athletics Kenya, is alleged to have siphoned off funds from a sponsorship deal between the national association and American sportswear firm Nike. He denies any ...

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Phones need 'bed mode' to help sleep

Phones need ‘bed mode’ to protect sleep By James Gallagher Health editor, BBC News website 15 November 2015 From the section Health Image copyright Thinkstock Smartphones, tablets and e-readers should have an automatic “bedtime mode” that stops them disrupting people’s sleep, says a leading doctor. Prof Paul Gringras argued the setting should filter out the blue light that delays the ...

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Bodies of 15 migrants found in Sinai

Bodies of 15 migrants found in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula 15 November 2015 From the section Middle East Image copyright Reuters Image caption Wounded migrants were taken to the hospital at the city Al Arish Egyptian police have found the bodies of 15 African migrants who appear to have been shot dead in the northern Sinai Peninsula, officials say. Eight other ...

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Myanmar promised smooth handover

Myanmar’s president promises smooth transfer of power 15 November 2015 From the section Asia Image copyright EPA Image caption President Thein Sein has said he will respect the will of the people Myanmar’s President Thein Sein has promised a smooth transfer of power to Aung San Suu Kyi’s opposition party following last week’s election. He made the comments at a ...

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Democrats debate IS after Paris attacks

Democrats argue over Islamic State fight after Paris attacks 15 November 2015 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Reuters Image caption There was a moment’s silence for Paris The Democratic presidential hopefuls have clashed over how to deal with militant group Islamic State, in the wake of deadly terror attacks in Paris. Hillary Clinton, speaking on a debate ...

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Children on board TGV test train crash

France TGV crash: Children on board derailed train 15 November 2015 From the section Europe Media captionPresident of French rail firm SNCF Guillaume Pepy: ”The railway family is in mourning” Several children were on board when a high-speed train derailed during a test run in France, killing 11 people, the rail company SNCF has said. Five people are still missing ...

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Russia Syria action 'increasing refugees'

G20 summit: Russia Syria action ‘raising refugee numbers’ 15 November 2015 From the section Middle East Image copyright EPA Image caption President Putin is a key ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad Russian military action in Syria is increasing the number of refugees trying to reach Europe, European Council President Donald Tusk has said. Speaking at a G20 summit in ...

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