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VIDEO: One-minute World News 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 10:48:20 GMT 
    Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.

VIDEO: McDonald's in chicken change over antibiotics 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 06:59:53 GMT 
    The world's largest restaurant chain McDonald's has said it is going to stop buying chickens from suppliers who rear their birds with antibiotics that are also used to fight human infections.

VIDEO: Cape Town wildfires from above 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:20:55 GMT 
    More than 100 South African firefighters are battling wildfires on the mountains around Cape Town.

VIDEO: Plane left nose-down on Nepal runway 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 10:25:39 GMT 
    A group of airline passengers in Nepal had a lucky escape after their plane skidded off a runway in dense fog.

VIDEO: Is the US justice system racist? 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 02:24:39 GMT 
    Fifty years on from the march from Selma to Montgomery, civil rights activists maintain that many issues of equality remain unresolved.

Is Venezuela losing faith in president? 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 01:39:42 GMT 
    Even the party faithful are starting to question the presidency of Nicolas Maduro, as protests and economic instability grips the country, says Will Grant.

The online joke is on Islamic State 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 01:19:15 GMT 
    Are viral internet parodies of militants a cause for concern?

Flying in to see the home of Mexico's fallen drug lord 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 10:35:37 GMT 
    Mexico's authorities have been quick to hail the capture of senior drug cartel figures, but Katy Watson asks, just how significant are the arrests?

LHC restart: 'We want to break physics' 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:15:22 GMT 
    The Large Hadron Collider is gearing up for its revamped second run, and its physicists want this next round of collisions to shake their discipline to its core.

VIDEO: Ukraine's deadly mines - in 90 secs 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 17:23:55 GMT 
    Ukraine's latest mining disaster in Donetsk has claimed dozens of lives. But why are the country's mines so dangerous?

VIDEO: China's military compared - 60 secs 
  Wed, 04 Mar 2015 12:39:38 GMT 
    China's defence budget is set to rise by about 10% in 2015 - here's a quick look at where that places it in the ranks of the world's biggest military spenders.

Man spent £10K to find kitten killer 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 03:51:37 GMT 
    A businessman spent £10,000 hiring a private detective to find the killer of his daughter's kitten amid claims police "failed to investigate"

'Celtic prince tomb' found in France 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 11:43:10 GMT 
    An "exceptional" tomb from the 5th Century BC likely to be that of a Celtic prince is unearthed on the outskirts of Lavau in France's Champagne region.

China sets 2015 growth target at 7% 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 03:40:33 GMT 
    China, the world's second-largest economy, has set its growth target at about 7% for this year, the government said.

Brazil raises rates to six-year high 
  Thu, 05 Mar 2015 08:56:03 GMT 
    Brazil's central bank lifts interest rates to a six-year high of 12.75% in an attempt to restrain inflation.

LDL Staff Picks

Elvis and the Dearly Departed
3 of 5 stars true
If you are or ever were an Elvis fan you will appreciate these books by Peggy Webb. Elvis is a hound dog (of course) who thinks he is the real Elvis. ~LDL Staff
Greasy Rider: Two Dudes, One Fast-Food-Fueled Car, and a Cross-Country Trip in Search of a Greener Future
3 of 5 stars true
Two friends set across the United States in their previously diesel-fueled car that was converted to run on cooking oil in order to examine alternatives for cleaner energy. The friends learn that Al Gore lives in an energy-hogging mansio...
Winter Garden
3 of 5 stars true
This book is beautifully written and I learned a great deal about what happened in Russia during the reign of Stalin. My favorite book, of late. ~LDL Staff
Poison Study
4 of 5 stars true
Fast-paced, this book is hard to put down. ~LDL Staff
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