International News

Ancient mummies 'brought to life'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 09:11
The British Museum carries out scans on eight Egyptian mummies that reveal unprecedented details about these people, and how they lived and died.

Andrews dies after NW 200 crash

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 09:07
English motorcyclist Simon Andrews dies following his crash at Saturday's North West 200 meeting in Northern Ireland.

VIDEO: Scanners unravel mummies' secrets

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 09:06
The British Museum has carried out scans on eight Egyptian mummies, revealing unprecedented details about these people, how they lived and how they died.

'Troll sent rape threats to MP'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 08:57
A Twitter "troll" bombarded a Labour MP with abusive messages after she supported a feminist campaign, Westminster Magistrates' Court hears.

Couple tied up by armed intruders

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 08:53
A man and woman are assaulted and tied up by an armed gang in their home in east Belfast.

Iranian backlash over Cannes kiss

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 08:49
Cannes Film Festival president Gilles Jacob plays down a media backlash in Iran after kissing Iranian actress and jury member Leila Hatami on the cheek.

Why is Libya lawless?

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 08:49
Why has Libya been so unstable since Gaddafi was overthrown?

AUDIO: Giant loudspeaker goes on display

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 08:46
A 27ft loudspeaker goes on display as part of an exhibition at the Science Museum in London.

Jail sentence for 'Occupy' protester

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 08:42
A New York woman convicted of assaulting a police officer during a 2012 Occupy Wall Street protest is sentenced to 90 days in jail.

Popstar Tulisa 'hit man in eye'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 08:39
Former X-Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos hit a man in the eye during last year's V Festival, a court hears.

How can gardening attract young people?

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 08:24
How can a gardening career attract young people?

'Million Bosnians' hit by floods

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 08:21
Floods have left about one in four Bosnians without clean water, the foreign minister says, as Serbia prepares for a new surge along the River Sava.

What is coffee rust?

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 08:18
The blight which is wiping out Central American crops.

Man Utd's Giggs ends glittering career

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 08:16
Manchester United's Ryan Giggs confirms his retirement after winning 13 league titles and the Champions League twice.

Van Gaal appointed Man Utd boss

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 08:05
Louis van Gaal is named as Manchester United manager on a three-year contract, with Ryan Giggs as his assistant.

Iraq's Maliki 'set for poll win'

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 07:45
Prime Minister Nouri Maliki's bloc won the most seats in Iraq's parliamentary elections, but fell short of a majority, preliminary results suggest.

Tennis stars attend Baltacha funeral

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 07:43
Tennis stars, including Tim Henman, attend the funeral of Elena Baltacha, the former British number one, who died of liver cancer aged 30.

US charges Chinese with hacking

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 07:42
The US charges five Chinese army officers with hacking into private-sector companies to gain trade secrets, in the first espionage case of its kind.

VIDEO: Wilkinson wins World Cup for England

BBC - Mon, 2014-05-19 07:25
World Cup-winning former England fly-half Jonny Wilkinson will retire from rugby at the end of the season.

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.
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