Royal wedding fever in Sweden

A wedding extravaganza has been held for the heir to the Swedish throne. Crown Princess Victoria has tied the knot with her former personal trainer


BP rejects 'negligence' claim

BP has brushed off claims by one of its partners that it is guilty of “gross negligence” from its handling of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The

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Sarkozy at the BBC

French President Nicolas Sarkozy marked the 70th anniversary of Charles de Gaulle’s defiant World War II broadcast from London on Friday, visiting

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SAF WC Grannies

They may well be the oldest football squad in the world, but a South African team calling themselves the ‘GoGo Grannies’ are sprightly and full of


Colombia goes to the polls

Most Colombians are pinching themselves just 24 hours before they go to the polls. There hasn’t been as quiet an election as this in decades, and 30


Flash floods strike China

At least 69 people have now died after flash flooding struck southern China, Torrential rainfall caused rivers to swell across the southeastern