BBC World News

  • Family 'crushed' by Ferguson ruling
  • The family of Michael Brown, the black teenager shot dead by a policeman, say they are "crushed" by the decision not to charge Darren Wilson.
  • Ebola vaccine trial 'promising'
  • The first human trial of an experimental vaccine against Ebola suggests that it is safe and may help the immune system to combat the virus.
  • Thai elections 'could be delayed'
  • In an exclusive BBC interview, Thai Finance Minister Sommai Phasee says that democratic elections could be delayed by another 18 months.
  • US planes 'may use British carrier'
  • The Royal Navy wants to ask US squadrons to fly off its new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, because of delays to Britain’s new F35B fighters.
  • Egyptian youths jailed over protests
  • A court in Egypt sends 78 boys under the age of 18 to prison for taking part in protests in support of the Muslim Brotherhood.
  • Spain minister resigns over scandal
  • Health minister Ana Mato resigns amid a court investigation into a massive corruption scandal over illegal payments in Spain.