BREAKING NEWS

2010-06-19

News

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

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

News

US calls for inquiry into Kyrgyz violence

Tensions remain high in southern Kyrgyzstan where ethnic violence is believed to have killed at least 2,000 people and displaced hundreds of

Tensions remain high in southern Kyrgyzstan where ethnic violence is believed to have killed at least 2,000 people and displaced hundreds of

News

Deadly clashes in Nagorno Karabakh

Five soldiers are reported to have been killed in clashes in Azerbaijan’s breakaway region of Nagorno Karabakh. Armenia’s defence force says four

Five soldiers are reported to have been killed in clashes in Azerbaijan’s breakaway region of Nagorno Karabakh. Armenia’s defence force says four

News

China agrees to yuan flexibility

China has announced it will gradually make the exchange rate mechanism for its yuan currency more flexible. The Chinese Central Bank says the move

China has announced it will gradually make the exchange rate mechanism for its yuan currency more flexible. The Chinese Central Bank says the move

News

Aung San Suu Kyi's birthday marked

The 65th birthday of Aung San Suu Kyi is being marked. Supporters of Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader have held ceremonies in her honour, including

The 65th birthday of Aung San Suu Kyi is being marked. Supporters of Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader have held ceremonies in her honour, including

News

Polish presidential candidates target traditional heartland

Tapping into Poland’s conservative, Catholic base will be crucial to winning the country’s presidential contest. Euronews visited Radzymin, just

Tapping into Poland’s conservative, Catholic base will be crucial to winning the country’s presidential contest. Euronews visited Radzymin, just

News

Eight Turkish troops die in clashes with Kurdish rebels

Eight Turkish soldiers have died and 14 others wounded after they clashed with Kurdish rebels . Members of the separatist Kurdish Workers Party

Eight Turkish soldiers have died and 14 others wounded after they clashed with Kurdish rebels . Members of the separatist Kurdish Workers Party

News

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

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

Nocomment

Mexico ecstatic after victory over France

Mexican fans – enraptured by World Cup win over France – celebrate around the Angel of Independence monument and main Zocalo square in Mexico City.

Mexican fans – enraptured by World Cup win over France – celebrate around the Angel of Independence monument and main Zocalo square in Mexico City.

Nocomment

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

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

Nocomment

Kyrgyz troops patrol fire damaged Osh streets

Kyrgyz troops patrol burned-out streets in the southern city of Osh maintaining a fragile peace between ethnic groups after days of fighting.

Kyrgyz troops patrol burned-out streets in the southern city of Osh maintaining a fragile peace between ethnic groups after days of fighting.

Nocomment

Serbian fans celebrate 1-0 win over Germany

Serbian fans celebrate their side’s 1-0 win over Germany at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth.

Serbian fans celebrate their side’s 1-0 win over Germany at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth.

Nocomment

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

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

Nocomment

SAfricans pray for victory ahead of vital match

From the mosques of Durban to the street corners of Johannesburg, across the country, South Africans are praying that their team, Bafana Bafana (The

From the mosques of Durban to the street corners of Johannesburg, across the country, South Africans are praying that their team, Bafana Bafana (The

News

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

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

News

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

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

News

UN calls for aid for Kyrgyzstan

The United Nations has launched a 57 million euro flash appeal for humanitarian aid for Kyrgyzstan, where as many as 400,000 people have been

The United Nations has launched a 57 million euro flash appeal for humanitarian aid for Kyrgyzstan, where as many as 400,000 people have been

News

Hopes that Hogwarts magic can boost Florida tourism

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is now open at Universal Orlando in Florida , its a chance for mere muggles to experience a world where magic is

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is now open at Universal Orlando in Florida , its a chance for mere muggles to experience a world where magic is

News

Tyrone van bomb blamed on dissident Republicans

Security forces in Northern Ireland have defused a 135 kilo bomb left in a van outside a police station. Hundreds of people have been evacuated

Security forces in Northern Ireland have defused a 135 kilo bomb left in a van outside a police station. Hundreds of people have been evacuated

News

Kosovo protest over school headscarf ban

About five thousand people have protested in Pristina, the capital of Kosovo, against a government decision to ban religious symbols including Muslim

About five thousand people have protested in Pristina, the capital of Kosovo, against a government decision to ban religious symbols including Muslim

News

Sweden dresses up for royal wedding

Sweden is in royal wedding mood as Crown Princess Victoria prepares to marry her white collar boyfriend Daniel Westling, who will take the title of

Sweden is in royal wedding mood as Crown Princess Victoria prepares to marry her white collar boyfriend Daniel Westling, who will take the title of

News

South Africa weighs up the World Cup effect

World Cup business is booming at the street market in the Newton district of Johannesburg. Fans are flocking to pick up shirts, scarves and anything

World Cup business is booming at the street market in the Newton district of Johannesburg. Fans are flocking to pick up shirts, scarves and anything

News

BP boss to hand over oil spill responsibility

BP’s chief executive Tony Hayward – who emerged from a grilling by US lawmakers this week – is to give up the day-to-day handling of the Gulf of

BP’s chief executive Tony Hayward – who emerged from a grilling by US lawmakers this week – is to give up the day-to-day handling of the Gulf of