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Former tennis star jailed for rape

Mon, 2015-05-18 07:58
Australian-born former Grand Slam tennis star Bob Hewitt is jailed for six years by a South African court for raping underage girls.

£32k damages for Bronson jail guard

Mon, 2015-05-18 07:53
A prison officer left with post-traumatic stress disorder after being attacked by inmate Charles Bronson receives £32,500 in damages.

Gucci sues Alibaba over 'fake goods'

Mon, 2015-05-18 07:47
The French owner of Gucci and other luxury brands sues Chinese internet shopping giant Alibaba over the alleged sale of counterfeit goods.

School faces storm over sex pamphlet

Mon, 2015-05-18 07:46
NZ school says students should hear range of views.

Fifa sponsors 'must act over Qatar'

Mon, 2015-05-18 07:32
Fifa sponsors are being asked by a new campaign grouping to speak out about working conditions at the 2022 World Cup building sites in Qatar.

Macedonia's masses put leaders under pressure

Mon, 2015-05-18 07:23
Tens of thousands of Macedonians unite to put PM Nikola Gruevski's government under pressure over phone-tap scandal.

The dressing up of Narendra Modi

Mon, 2015-05-18 07:16
The dressing up of Narendra Modi on the global stage

Verdict due in France police trial

Mon, 2015-05-18 07:07
A verdict is due in the trial of two French police officers accused of failing to help two boys whose deaths in 2005 prompted weeks of riots.

Force £160k fine for lost abuse DVDs

Mon, 2015-05-18 07:01
The South Wales Police force is fined £160,000 after losing evidence in a sexual abuse case.

Nurse guilty of murdering patients

Mon, 2015-05-18 06:51
A nurse is found guilty of murdering two patients and poisoning others at a Greater Manchester hospital.

Injured turtle gets 3D printed jaw

Mon, 2015-05-18 06:30
A 3D-printed beak has been made for a sea turtle badly injured in a collision with a boat's propeller.

Nigeria 'destroys' Boko Haram camps

Mon, 2015-05-18 06:02
Nigeria's military says it has cleared 10 more Boko Haram bases as part of its efforts to flush militants out of the Sambisa forest in the north-east.

Woodward 'on France job shortlist'

Mon, 2015-05-18 05:58
Sir Clive Woodward is among eight candidates in line to take over as France coach after the World Cup, reports L'Equipe.

Swift dominates Billboard awards

Mon, 2015-05-18 05:06
Pop star Taylor Swift wins eight of 14 categories at the Billboard Music Awards, while Kanye West is booed.

Unite union 'to debate Labour link'

Mon, 2015-05-18 04:49
The Unite union is expected to debate ending its link with Labour when it meets for its July conference, sources tell the BBC.

US daredevil Potter dies during jump

Mon, 2015-05-18 04:47
Dean Potter - one of America's best known extreme athletes - is killed during a wingsuit flight in California's Yosemite National Park.

Militias 'head for IS-held Ramadi'

Mon, 2015-05-18 04:36
Iran-backed Shia militias are on their way to Ramadi to confront IS militants who seized the Iraqi city on Sunday, reports say.

India rape nurse dies after 42 years

Mon, 2015-05-18 04:30
An Indian nurse dies after spending 42 years in a vegetative state following a brutal rape, a case which sparked a debate on euthanasia laws.

EU to back 'boat-destroyer' mission

Mon, 2015-05-18 04:29
EU foreign and defence ministers are expected to approve a mission in the Mediterranean to destroy boats used by people-smugglers operating in Libya.

Fishermen 'should not save migrants'

Mon, 2015-05-18 04:28
Fishermen in Indonesia's Aceh say they have been told not to rescue any of the thousands of migrants in the Andaman Sea, even if they are drowning.

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