International News

Police leave polite note in drugs bust

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 12:00
...and four other global trends from #BBCtrending

Driver guilty of road rage death

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 11:58
A van driver who forced a motorist to crash in a road rage incident is convicted for a second time of causing death by dangerous driving.

M4 junction to shut in traffic trial

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 11:53
A junction of the M4 motorway in south Wales will be closed from the summer as part of a trial to ease congestion.

Earth rocked by double space impact

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 11:52
Researchers outline compelling evidence for an occasion when the ancient Earth was battered by two asteroids at the same time.

'Gut brew' gives chocolate its edge

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 11:50
Bacteria in our stomach ferment chocolate into useful anti-inflammatory compounds that are good for the heart, scientists say.

Iron Age woman's footless body found

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 11:35
A skeleton of an Iron Age woman with her "feet chopped off" is discovered in a field in Wiltshire.

Colombia VP puts dog ahead of career

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 11:29
Colombian Vice-President Angelino Garzon turns down the post of ambassador to Brazil because his German Shepherd dog would not adapt to the hot weather.

Pistorius crime scene 'disturbed'

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 11:25
Defence team alleges that a South African police photographer mishandled evidence at Oscar Pistorius' house during the murder investigation.

Stones tour off after Scott death

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 11:22
The Rolling Stones postpone their tour of Australia and New Zealand after the death of Sir Mick Jagger's girlfriend L'Wren Scott, the band says.

VIDEO: Lenny Henry in TV diversity call

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 11:16
Lenny Henry says funds should be set aside to boost the presence of black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) people in the broadcasting industry.

Jones criticises Clwyd's NHS attacks

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 11:14
First Minister Carwyn Jones criticises Labour MP Ann Clwyd for her attacks on the state of the Welsh NHS.

VIDEO: Mapping racism in Tokyo

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 11:07
How Google Maps is being used to fight racism in Japan

Woman 'left to die' in shop basement

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 10:48
A grandmother was "shown no mercy" and was left to die alone after being thrown through a hatch into a basement, a court hears.

VIDEO: Veronese exhibition opens in London

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 10:48
A rare collection of Veronese paintings goes on display at The National Gallery in London.

Bank of England shake-up unveiled

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 10:36
The Bank of England is to have two new deputy governors - Ben Broadbent for monetary policy and Nemat Shafik in charge of markets and banking.

Why Fifa must revisit bidding process

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 10:35
Fifa must revisit World Cup bidding process, says David Bond

Boyd charged over Hart 'spitting'

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 10:29
Hull City's George Boyd is charged with misconduct by the Football Association after allegedly spitting at Manchester City's Joe Hart.

Two dead in Seattle helicopter crash

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 10:26
Two people were killed when a news helicopter crashed in central Seattle at the foot of the landmark Space Needle, fire officials say.

Extra nurses bid to improve A&E

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 10:06
Forty extra nurses are to be appointed after a review of staffing levels at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast.

Ambulance watch: a day in the life

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 09:46
A day in the life of three emergency call centres

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