ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar (AP) - Local authorities in Madagascar say 20 people have died since last week because of what they suspect to be an outbreak of bubonic plague.
LONDON (AP) - A private investigator convicted of eavesdropping on the voice mails of royal staff told a tabloid editor that Queen Elizabeth II was annoyed because police officers ate the nuts laid out for Buckingham Palace guests.
LONDON (AP) - A British transport company has grounded all of its helicopters of the type that crashed into a pub in Scotland after detecting a technical problem on a recent flight.
LONDON (AP) - A British judge chided Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday for saying he was on "Team Nigella" during the fraud trial of two former assistants to celebrity cook Nigella Lawson and her former husband.
JOHANNESBURG (AFP) - He has had streets, parks, a landfill and even a non-existent sub-atomic particle named after him: rarely has a man been so honoured during his lifetime as Nelson Mandela.