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VIDEO: Egyptian doctor stands trial for FGM

Mon, 2014-05-12 14:46
For the first time a doctor in Egypt is to stand trial on charges of female genital mutilation, following the death of a 13-year-old girl.

'Idol' Aiken's US House rival dies

Mon, 2014-05-12 14:43
A businessman vying against one-time American Idol star Clay Aiken for the Democratic nomination for a US House seat dies suddenly in a fall.

VIDEO: A journey to Boko Haram territory

Mon, 2014-05-12 14:19
The Nigerian government is under increasing pressure to deal with Boko Haram militants who have been engaged in a violent campaign since 2009 which has claimed thousands of lives.

Queens Park Rangers 2-1 Wigan (agg 2-1)

Mon, 2014-05-12 14:06
Charlie Austin scores twice as QPR come from behind to defeat Wigan after extra-time and reach the Championship play-off final.

Migrants drown as Libya boat sinks

Mon, 2014-05-12 13:54
At least 17 people died and 200 were rescued when a boat carrying hundreds of migrants sank between Libya and southern Italy, navy officials say.

VIDEO: X-Men stars at UK premiere

Mon, 2014-05-12 13:43
The cast of the latest X-Men film have been hitting the blue carpet in London's Leicester Square ahead of its UK premiere.

Pfizer in AstraZeneca legal pledge

Mon, 2014-05-12 13:38
US firm Pfizer says commitments to preserve UK science jobs - if it wins a $106bn (£63bn) takeover of AstraZeneca - are legally binding.

Bold Hodgson's brave Brazilian blend

Mon, 2014-05-12 13:30
Roy Hodgson's squad is laced with youth, says Phil McNulty

Labour attacks free schools spending

Mon, 2014-05-12 13:20
Education Secretary Michael Gove defends free schools after Labour calls them a "pet political project".

UN: Indigenous Canadians 'in crisis'

Mon, 2014-05-12 13:12
Canada faces a "crisis" over the living conditions of its aboriginal residents, the UN special rapporteur for the rights of indigenous peoples says.

Ferdinand to leave Man Utd in summer

Mon, 2014-05-12 12:51
Rio Ferdinand is to leave Manchester United in the summer after the defender is not offered a new contract.

Doctors' mental health unit concerns

Mon, 2014-05-12 12:47
Two senior doctors at a mental health unit say they are concerned about the way it is being run but the health board says the correct procedures are being followed.

VIDEO: Twin babies born holding hands

Mon, 2014-05-12 12:44
US twin sisters, who were born holding hands, are breathing on their own after being removed from a ventilator, their mother has said.

Ukraine rebels seek to join Russia

Mon, 2014-05-12 12:41
A Ukrainian separatist leader wants Russia to "absorb" Donetsk region after a self-rule referendum that Kiev and the EU condemned as illegal.

Nurses suspended in records inquiry

Mon, 2014-05-12 12:20
Seven nurses have been suspended on suspicion of falsifying records at the Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend, it has emerged.

Body Clock: What makes you tick?

Mon, 2014-05-12 12:13
Explore the secrets of your body clock's daily rhythm

VIDEO: Woman tells of Harris 'assaults'

Mon, 2014-05-12 11:44
A woman has told a court she was abused by Rolf Harris when on holiday with the entertainer's family. The 84-year-old denies all the charges against him.

VIDEO: S Korean building tilts to one side

Mon, 2014-05-12 11:19
A seven-storey building, still under construction in the South Korean city of Asan, has suddenly tilted to one side.

Second Heathrow Mers case identified

Mon, 2014-05-12 11:09
A second case emerges of a passenger who travelled through Heathrow Airport and later tested positive for the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) virus.

Labour: GP visit 'within 48 hours'

Mon, 2014-05-12 10:59
Labour will try to ensure all NHS patients in England get a GP appointment within 48 hours, party leader Ed Miliband says.
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