International News

Dissident 'IRA' claims mortar attack

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 14:12
The dissident republican group which calls itself the IRA has said it was responsible for a mortar attack on a police Land Rover in west Belfast on Friday night.

Duke and Duchess help flood victims

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 13:54
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge donate £5,000 to help flood victims in a Denbighshire town.

Chelsea 2-0 Galatasaray (3-1 agg)

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 13:50
Chelsea reach the Champions League quarter-finals after easily beating a poor Galatasaray side.

Restaurant blaze 'under control'

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 13:39
A fire which ravaged an Italian restaurant and damaged flats in the centre Harrogate is brought 'under control'.

Ukraine officer 'killed in Crimea'

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 13:27
Ukraine's military says an officer has been killed at a military base in Crimea, shortly after Moscow signed a treaty on Crimea joining Russia.

VIDEO: Budget 2014: The numbers that matter

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 13:26
Newsnight's policy editor Chris Cook looks at the economic data George Osborne must obey in Wednesday's Budget.

Mapping racism in Tokyo

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 13:19
How Google Maps is being used to track racism in Japan

How Bowie played the outback

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 13:17
When a pop star took a remote Aussie town by storm

VIDEO: Terror of woman trapped in mud

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 13:02
A woman who had to be rescued from waist deep mud on the Kent coast has said she feared she would die.

Court chides Turkey over Kurd leader

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 12:58
The European Court of Human Rights rules against Turkey over the jail conditions of Kurdish separatist leader Abdullah Ocalan.

Star Wars filming to start in May

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 12:39
Episode VII, the latest film in the Star Wars franchise, will start shooting at Pinewood Studios near London in May, Lucasfilm and Disney confirm.

Award for Cameroon gay rights lawyer

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 12:20
Alice Nkom, a Cameroonian lawyer known for her campaign to improve gay rights in Africa, receives an award from Amnesty International.

US seeks curbs on high-speed trading

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 12:16
New York's attorney general calls for curbs on certain services provided to high-frequency traders by trading platforms.

The battle of China's tech titans

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 12:01
China's internet giants fight for dominance

Police leave polite note in drugs bust

BBC - Tue, 2014-03-18 12:00
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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.

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