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Ferguson police shot during protest

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 23:16
Two police officers are shot in Ferguson, a US town hit by riots over the killing of an unarmed black teenager, shortly after the police chief resigns.

2 Police Officers Shot Outside Ferguson Police Department

NPR News - Wed, 2015-03-11 23:14

The incident occurred during a protest outside Ferguson police headquarters and comes less than 24 hours after the resignation of the city's chief of police.

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VIDEO: 'There was blood on the ground'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 23:07
Reports from the troubled American city of Ferguson say gunfire has been heard at a protest outside the headquarters of the police department.

Sauber lose Van der Garde appeal

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 23:03
Sauber fail to overturn a court ruling that says Giedo van der Garde should race for the team at the Australian GP.

VIDEO: Car crash: White House security under scrutiny

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 23:01
Two senior US Secret Service agents are under investigation after a car crash at the White House.

Change racial work laws, says Farage

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 22:57
UKIP would scrap much of the legislation designed to prevent racial discrimination in work, party leader Nigel Farage says.

Mercedes duo expect 'similar season'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 22:50
Mercedes team-mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg expect their 2015 title battle to be as intense as last season.

Locals 'must help shape rural NHS'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 22:35
Local people need to be involved in improving hospital and GP services in rural mid Wales, the health minister warns, as a major conference gets under way.

Chelsea lose ugly in European exit

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 22:15
Chelsea's undignified Champions League exit and Oscar-worthy antics show the team's dark side, writes Phil McNulty.

Steve Strange funeral to be held

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 22:14
The funeral of former Visage lead singer Steve Strange is to be held with Spandau Ballet members Gary and Martin Kemp due to attend.

RAF flight to help UK Ebola patient

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 22:08
An RAF plane is sent to Sierra Leone to help a military healthcare worker who has tested positive for the Ebola virus.

Report: 2 Officers Shot Outside Ferguson Police Department

NPR News - Wed, 2015-03-11 22:06

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports two police officers have been shot outside the Ferguson Police Department. The extent of any injuries isn't known.

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NI leaders return to welfare crisis

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 22:03
The first and deputy first ministers are arriving back in Northern Ireland on Thursday as political deadlock continues over changes to benefits.

VIDEO: IS 'using chlorine gas in bombs'

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 21:51
Iraqi officials have showed the BBC videos which they say confirm that Islamic State militants are using chlorine gas in some crude homemade bombs.

Lib Dem quits amid donation claims

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 21:36
A former head of fundraising for the Lib Dems says he will step down as a party candidate after a newspaper claimed he accepted a "potentially illegal donation".

Survey reveals young voter priorities

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 21:21
Newsbeat discovers what young voters really care about

EU seeks solutions to its Mediterranean crisis

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 21:03
With thousands of migrants risking their lives crossing the Mediterranean into Europe, can the EU find a common response, asks Katya Adler.

UK spying report to be published

BBC - Wed, 2015-03-11 20:59
The power of UK security agencies to access private communications will be examined in a parliamentary report due to be published later.