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Man guilty over fatal campsite crash

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 06:56
A man is found guilty of causing a pensioner's death at an Aberdeenshire campsite by driving dangerously with his girlfriend sitting on his knee.

And The Fate Of The Hermaphrodite Goat Is...

NPR News - Mon, 2015-04-13 06:48

The authorities in Gaza decided that the animal had to be slaughtered.

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What are Chinese shoppers buying in Hong Kong?

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 06:48
As China moves to restrict mass shopping in Hong Kong, the BBC looks at who the shoppers are and what is on their list.

VIDEO: Deadly wildfires rage in Siberia

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 06:46
Thousands of Russians are displaced and several killed as severe wildfires rage in southern and eastern Siberia.

Restaurant owner guilty of grooming

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 06:43
A married restaurant owner is found guilty of grooming under-age girls in Peterborough.

Malala pleads for Nigerian captives

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 06:40
Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai calls on Nigeria to intensify efforts to free 219 schoolgirls seized by Islamist militants a year ago.

Dwarf Ceres captured in colour

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 06:11
The US space agency's Dawn mission to Ceres has released its first colour map of the dwarf planet.

Driver admits causing teen's death

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 06:08
The driver of a stolen car that flipped onto its roof in Newport, south Wales, admits causing the death a teenage girl passenger.

After Global Protests, Kenya Finally Sentences 3 Men Who Raped A Teen

NPR News - Mon, 2015-04-13 06:01

The only punishment for three of the attackers who brutally raped the 16-year-old in 2013 was cutting grass. The world protested, and Monday they were finally sentenced to 15 years in prison.

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Driver in court over fatal crash

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 05:54
A lorry driver appears in court charged with causing the death by dangerous driving of a a van driver - one of three people to die on County Tyrone's roads at the weekend.

Ricci heiress convicted of tax fraud

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 05:52
Nina Ricci perfume and fashion heiress Arlette Ricci sentenced to one year in test case for HSBC tax fraud revelations.

China frees women's rights activists

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 05:50
China frees at least three of five women's rights activists detained for over a month in a case that has earned rebukes from the US and European Union.

French exams kick out les cliches

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 05:38
An exam board wants French exams to ditch dated vocabulary and talk about tattoos and festivals rather than trips to the seaside.

Muslim Brotherhood: From rapid rise to sharp decline

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 05:35
In the wake of the death sentences confirmed against Muslim Brotherhood members in Egypt, Yolande Knell looks at the group's dramatic reversal in fortunes since the 2011 Arab uprisings.

Election 2015 in pictures: 13 April

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 05:31
Images from the campaign trail: 13 April

New podcast will pick up where Serial left off

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 05:28
New podcast to continue Serial investigation

A Far-Right Family Feud In France Appears To Claim Movement's Icon

NPR News - Mon, 2015-04-13 05:19

National Front founder Jean-Marie Le Pen won't run in the upcoming regional elections after his daughter and political successor criticized his remarks about gas chambers being a "detail" of history.

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Pregnant at 65: Miracle of medicine

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 05:17
How is that medically possible?

Paint thrown at Gandhi statue in SA

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 05:16
A man appears in a South African court after paint was thrown at a statue of Mahatma Gandhi - following other attacks on historical monuments.

Accused nurse wrote of 'devil in me'

BBC - Mon, 2015-04-13 05:15
A letter in which a nurse accused of murdering three patients wrote "there's a devil in me" has been shown in court.