International News

Ethiopia's thriving fashion designers

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 16:15
Ethiopia's thriving clothes firms aim to fashion global sales

Puerto Rico seeks advice from public

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 16:09
The government of Puerto Rico calls on its citizens to submit their proposals on ways to revive the struggling economy.

Giant snakes have 'homing instinct'

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 16:08
Burmese pythons have map and compass senses which help them travel "home" over vast distances, scientists in Florida are surprised to discover.

Commuters 'like choosing GP practice'

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 16:06
A pilot scheme allowing patients to see a GP outside the area where they live has proved popular with commuters, a pilot scheme in Greater Manchester, Nottingham and Westminster finds.

Larry Page on Google's smart future

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 16:04
Larry Page has been talking about privacy, government surveillance and Google's robotic future at the Ted conference.

VIDEO: Madeleine police seek lone intruder

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 16:01
Police probing Madeleine McCann's disappearance are seeking an intruder who sexually assaulted five girls in Portugal between 2004 and 2006.

'Shrapnel' risk to Moon missions

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 15:53
The "shrapnel" generated by small space rocks that periodically hit the Moon may pose a larger risk to lunar missions than was previously believed.

'Chicken from hell' dinosaur discovery

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 15:50
US scientists announce the discovery of a new species of dinosaur, which offers further clues to how the great beasts became extinct 66 million years ago.

L'Wren Scott death ruled suicide

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 15:47
The death of fashion designer L'Wren Scott, girlfriend to Sir Mick Jagger, is officially ruled a suicide by New York City authorities.

Ukraine 'planning Crimea withdrawal'

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 15:45
Ukraine is drawing up a plan to withdraw soldiers and their families from the Crimea region, the security chief in Kiev says.

Moyes hopes win can be turning point

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 15:31
David Moyes hopes Manchester United's Champions League win over Olympiakos can be a turning point in their season.

Motorists 'drove over alert device'

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 15:30
A number of motorists may have driven over a suspicious device that sparked a security alert in east Belfast, the police believe

Men sought in missing Claudia hunt

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 15:20
Detectives searching for missing chef Claudia Lawrence, who has not been seen for five years and is believed dead, want to trace two men as part of the investigation.

VIDEO: New clues in search for MH370

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 15:20
Transmissions detected at hourly intervals suggest Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was moving for several hours after communications with the craft were lost, the BBC has learned.

VIDEO: Naval bases seized in Crimea

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 15:13
Ukraine is drawing up plans to withdraw its soldiers and their families from Crimea, where pro-Russian forces have already seized two naval bases.

Flood fears shut nuclear reactors

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 14:40
EDF Energy is accused of "betraying the public" by campaigners who say not enough detail was released about the shutting of two reactors at Kent's Dungeness B nuclear power station due to flood fears.

FBI 'aids search for missing plane'

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 14:30
The FBI is aiding Malaysia's investigation into the disappearance of the airliner missing for more than a week.

MLAs reject union flag proposals

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 14:21
MLAS have rejected a proposal to reinstate the flying of the union flag on Belfast City Hall every day of the year.

Rapid breaths 'protect early babies'

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 14:10
Superfast ventilation - equivalent to 600 breaths per minute - is the best way to protect the lungs of premature babies, say doctors.

Tansey suspended for pushing referee

BBC - Wed, 2014-03-19 14:10
Castleford's Jordan Tansey is banned for pushing a referee, one of six players suspended for incidents at the weekend.

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