International News

Uganda nurse jailed over HIV risk

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 07:23
A Ugandan court sentences a nurse to three years in prison for negligence over the potential infection of a two-year-old boy with HIV.

S Sudan president warns of 'famine'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 07:00
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir tells the BBC his country faces "one of worst famines ever" unless the current conflict is ended.

Giggs - Man Utd's 'unique freak'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 06:49
From quicksilver winger to midfield schemer - Ryan Giggs retires

May: Send 'signal' over knife crime

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 06:31
Home Secretary Theresa May gives her public backing to tougher sentences for knife crime amid a coalition disagreement.

Inquest over sunken ship crew deaths

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 06:16
An inquest into the deaths of six Russian sailors after a cargo ship sank off Gwynedd hears a dramatic account of its last minutes.

Gandhi resignation offers rejected

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 06:11
India's Congress party rejects an offer by leaders Sonia and Rahul Gandhi to resign after its disastrous election showing, a party official says.

VIDEO: Jackson hologram steals Billboard show

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 06:11
Justin Timberlake won seven awards at the Billboards

Funeral for Afghanistan crash pilot

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 06:07
Hundreds of mourners line the streets at the funeral of an Army pilot who died when his helicopter crashed in Afghanistan.

Game set for stock market flotation

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 06:05
Game intends to relist on the London Stock Exchange two years after the video game retailer collapsed into administration.

Miliband sets out minimum wage plans

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 05:59
Ed Miliband says a Labour government would set a statutory minimum wage target linked to average earnings, as he sets out plans to tackle low pay.

Missing day release killer arrested

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 05:50
A murderer who absconded while on day release from prison in Merseyside is arrested in Greater Manchester.

Putin orders Ukraine border pullout

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 05:30
Russia's President Vladimir Putin has ordered troops near the Ukraine border to return to their permanent bases, the Kremlin says.

Mladic war crimes defence begins

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 05:27
The defence in the genocide and crimes against humanity trial of former Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic opens its case in The Hague.

Day in pictures: 19 May 2014

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 05:22
News photos from past 24 hours: 19 May

VIDEO: PA calls for football chief's resignation

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 05:17
Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore is coming under increasing pressure to resign, following sexist comments he made in a series of leaked private emails.

Redgrave to star on screen in Midwife

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 05:03
Vanessa Redgrave, who narrates BBC One series Call the Midwife, is to appear as a mature Jennifer Worth on screen for the first time.

AUDIO: Mother's grief after ambulance mix-up

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 05:02
A mother describes the pain of losing her daughter to asthma, when an ambulance went to the wrong address.

Harrison's guitar sells for £390,000

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 05:00
An electric guitar played by The Beatles' George Harrison sells for $657,000 (£390,000) at auction in New York.

Pakistan drops case against FBI man

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 04:52
A court in Pakistan orders charges to be dropped against an American FBI agent who was arrested for carrying ammunition in his luggage.

Omani official jailed for corruption

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 04:49
A former Omani minister is sentenced to three years in prison for corruption, the most senior government figure to be convicted in the sultanate.
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