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Cesar Chavez film triggers legacy discussion

Fri, 2014-04-04 23:13
Biopic on Mexican-American labour leader divides opinion

Good teeth may help sporting success

Fri, 2014-04-04 23:04
Dentists say elite athletes could stand a better chance of winning gold medals if they took more care of their teeth.

US seeks partners among MEPs

Fri, 2014-04-04 23:02
US invests time in European Parliament

Victorian strangeness: The death of a curious monkey

Fri, 2014-04-04 22:44
The sad tale of the curious monkey

US lets Boeing sell parts to Iran

Fri, 2014-04-04 22:16
The US Treasury grants plane manufacturer Boeing a licence to export some commercial parts to Iran, in its first public dealings since 1979.

MP defends Miller adviser over tape

Fri, 2014-04-04 21:42
A Conservative MP defends a government adviser after claims she invoked the Leveson Inquiry to influence coverage of the culture secretary's expenses.

Brazil troops in Rio slum operation

Fri, 2014-04-04 21:33
Nearly 3,000 Brazilian soldiers are set to occupy one of Rio de Janeiro's most notorious shanty towns in the biggest such operation yet.

'Dozing' Chicago train driver sacked

Fri, 2014-04-04 20:53
The "sleeping" operator of a Chicago train that derailed last month injuring 32 people has been sacked, officials say.

Mafia boss rearrested by police

Fri, 2014-04-04 20:47
Convicted Mafia boss Domenico Rancadore is detained by police in London after they received a new European Arrest Warrant from Italy.

Fort Hood gunman 'not in right mind'

Fri, 2014-04-04 20:23
The father of a soldier who killed three men at a US Army base says he was not in his right mind, as officials say an earlier argument played a part.

Can Afghanistan hold a credible election?

Fri, 2014-04-04 19:35
Can Afghanistan overcome challenges of security and fraud?

The photographs that reunited families

Fri, 2014-04-04 19:21
How a humble Polaroid photo changed lives in Rwanda

Brazil 'rescues' cruise ship workers

Fri, 2014-04-04 18:45
Brazilian police say they have picked up 11 crew members working in "slave-like conditions" on an Italian cruise ship.

George W Bush paintings on display

Fri, 2014-04-04 18:41
An exhibit of paintings of world leaders by former US President George W Bush is to open at his presidential library in Texas.

Injured Rooney doubt for Bayern tie

Fri, 2014-04-04 18:26
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney may miss the second leg of the Champions League quarter-final with a toe injury.

Afghans set to vote in historic poll

Fri, 2014-04-04 18:02
Millions of Afghans are to vote for a new president amid tight security. in what will be the nation's first ever democratic transfer of power.

Chinese man 'broke Iran sanctions'

Fri, 2014-04-04 17:36
A Chinese national faces US criminal charges that he conspired to export devices to Iran that could be used in uranium enrichment.

VIDEO: Princess Anne: Gas is nicer way to cull

Fri, 2014-04-04 17:26
Gassing is the most humane way to cull badgers to reduce the spread of TB to cattle, the Princess Royal has said.

Cement giants negotiate mega-merger

Fri, 2014-04-04 16:45
Cement giants Lafarge and Holcim are in talks about merging into a company that would have a stock market value of more than $30bn euros.

VIDEO: A look at £20m Faberge Easter egg

Fri, 2014-04-04 16:21
BBC News takes a close-up look at a Faberge Easter Egg that has recently sold for around £20m - after nearly being melted down for scrap metal.