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Yemen bomb makers 'working on new devices'

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 7:02pm
Bomb makers 'working on new devices' aimed at West
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Sweden looks inward after Roma revelations

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 6:41pm
Swedes question their reputation for tolerance
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Marooned at an airport... then what?

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 6:41pm
What happened to the man who lived in an airport?
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Venezuela's musical visionary

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 6:20pm
The man who changed the lives of three million children
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May to outline anti-extremism plans

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 6:11pm
The home secretary is to set out measures to tackle extremism and radicalism, following the findings of a taskforce set up by the government after the killing of Lee Rigby.
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Victory gives Palace hope, says Pulis

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 6:10pm
Tony Pulis says victory against West Ham - his first as Crystal Palace manager - boosts their hopes of avoiding relegation.
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Christmas Downton v EastEnders clash

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 6:05pm
The Christmas Day episode of ITV's Downton Abbey will go head to head with BBC One's EastEnders, television schedules reveal.
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US halts cargos from Afghanistan

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 6:02pm
The US military halts its ground cargo shipments from Afghanistan via Pakistan because of the risk to drivers after protests over US drone strikes.
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VIDEO: Tiny island at centre of dispute

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 6:01pm
Tiny islands in the East and South China seas have become a potential global flashpoint.
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UK unveils new infrastructure plans

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 6:00pm
The UK government's 40% stake in Eurostar will be sold as part of a plan to boost infrastructure spending by £375bn being unveiled on Wednesday.
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Bikes outsell cars in EU countries

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 5:58pm
Figures from industry bodies indicate that bicycles outsold cars in almost every country in the European Union in 2012.
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SpaceX launches commercial satellite

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 5:35pm
The US SpaceX rocket company puts a commercial TV satellite in orbit, marking its ambition to take a big slice of the market for launching telecommunications spacecraft.
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US House votes to ban plastic guns

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 5:19pm
The US House of Representatives approves a 10-year extension of a ban on all-plastic guns, amid the spread of at-home 3D printing.
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US football fans 'caused earthquake'

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 4:33pm
A celebration by football fans in the US city of Seattle grew so loud on Monday evening it registered as a minor earthquake, a research group says.
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Ukraine's two different revolutions

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 4:32pm
The similarities and differences between Ukraine's two revolutions
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VIDEO: Further eruptions from Mount Etna

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 4:30pm
Mount Etna erupts again causing a number of flights to nearby Catania airport to be diverted.
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Crystal Palace 1-0 West Ham United

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 4:29pm
New Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis earns his first win as Marouane Chamakh's header helps the Eagles beat West Ham.
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US gene testing firm halts marketing

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 3:46pm
Home genetic testing firm 23andMe, which is backed by Google, stops marketing its products after a warning from US regulators, a spokeswoman says.
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Vatican rebuffs UN sex abuse queries

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 3:46pm
The Vatican refuses to provide information requested by the United Nations on the alleged sexual abuse of children by priests, nuns or monks.
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Moyes expecting 'mixed' reception

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 3:35pm
Manchester United boss David Moyes is uncertain what reaction he will get from Everton fans during Wednesday's meeting.
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