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Spain ban on train drivers' mobiles

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 10:33am
Spain is introducing a ban on train drivers using mobile phones after the Santiago de Compostela crash that killed 79 people in July.
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Only '1% of Snowden files published'

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 10:22am
Only 1% of files leaked by former US intelligence analyst Edward Snowden have been published by the Guardian newspaper, its editor tells MPs.
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Detroit given bankruptcy protection

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 10:11am
A US federal judge rules Detroit should be granted bankruptcy protection and says controversial pension cuts could occur as a result.
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Hulkenberg rejoins Force India

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 9:55am
German driver Nico Hulkenberg rejoins Force India for the 2014 Formula 1 season after signing a "multi-year" deal.
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Sri Lanka 'massacred aid workers'

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 9:53am
A French charity accuses Sri Lanka's security forces of killing 17 of its aid workers in 2006 during the civil war in a "heinous" war crime.
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Mourinho wants title-winning mentality

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 9:36am
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says his team needs to develop a stronger mental attitude to win the Premier League title.
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Arafat 'probably not poisoned'

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 9:26am
French scientists say it is most likely that Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat died of natural causes, according to leaks to French media.
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Cameron defends China trade mission

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 8:27am
Prime Minister David Cameron defends his trade mission to China after a leading Chinese newspaper casts doubt on the "sincerity" of his efforts to boost bi-lateral ties.
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Ukraine's 'other half' resents Kiev protests

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 8:23am
Links with Europe not popular in the east
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Nigerian is 'African of the year'

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 8:23am
Nigerian Agriculture Minister Akinwumi Adesina is named Forbes African of the Year for his reforms to the country's farming sector.
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O'Neal: I own Warhol Farah portrait

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 7:49am
Actor Ryan O'Neal tells a jury that a painting of late actress Farrah F
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Terror suspects sue Poland over CIA

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 7:37am
The European Court of Human Rights hears a case brought by two terror suspects who say Poland connived in US human rights abuses.
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VIDEO: Diana 'fairytale' dress for sale

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 7:07am
An ornate gown owned by the late Diana, Princess of Wales, is expected to fetch between £50,000 and £80,000 when it goes under the hammer in London.
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China reporter denounces censorship

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 6:45am
A Chinese journalist, recently sacked from state-run China Central Television (CCTV), angrily denounces government censorship in a blog post.
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Brazil's economy shrinks by 0.5%

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 6:32am
Brazil's economy falls into contraction in the third quarter, with output shrinking by more than analysts had forecast, according to official state figures.
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Walters to be honoured at film awards

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 6:27am
Actress Julie Walters is to be honoured at the Moet British Independent Film Awards.
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RBS customers say faults continuing

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 6:26am
Customers are still reporting problems with their RBS accounts, despite assurances from the bank that computer problems have been resolved.
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Germany develops anti-Nazi music app

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 6:21am
German ministers will this week debate whether to implement an app that can identify rock songs with neo-Nazi or racist lyrics.
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Rigby jury shown 'eye for eye' video

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 6:17am
Mobile phone footage of Michael Adebolajo explaining why he killed soldier Lee Rigby is shown to the jury in his Old Bailey murder trial.
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Getting On up for three comedy awards

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 6:08am
Hospital sitcom Getting On receives three nominations at this year's British Comedy Awards, as does Channel 4 talk show The Last Leg.
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