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2008-01-09

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iTunes to cost the same in Britain and euro countries

Apple says it will equalise its prices for iTunes downloads within six months. Brussels calls it a victory for the consumer. The EU authorities

Apple says it will equalise its prices for iTunes downloads within six months. Brussels calls it a victory for the consumer. The EU authorities

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Serbia reminded Kosovo and EU integration are separate issues

Serbia has been urged not to link closer ties with the European Union to the bloc’s future role in the breakaway province of Kosovo. The warning from

Serbia has been urged not to link closer ties with the European Union to the bloc’s future role in the breakaway province of Kosovo. The warning from

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Kosovo has new coalition government

Kosovo’s parliament has confirmed President Fatmir Sejdiu, for a second term, and ex-guerrilla Hashim Thaci as prime minister. This means their

Kosovo’s parliament has confirmed President Fatmir Sejdiu, for a second term, and ex-guerrilla Hashim Thaci as prime minister. This means their

Business

VW chairman denies knowing of fraud

Volkswagen’s Chairman Ferdinand Piech has told a German court that he had no knowledge of a scheme to provide union leaders at the carmaker with cash

Volkswagen’s Chairman Ferdinand Piech has told a German court that he had no knowledge of a scheme to provide union leaders at the carmaker with cash

Business

Price surge focuses attention on French oil fields

With the price of crude oil having been up over 100 dollars a barrel, the search is on for new sources and to exploit existing ones. France, while

With the price of crude oil having been up over 100 dollars a barrel, the search is on for new sources and to exploit existing ones. France, while

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No peace without Gaza, Olmert tells Bush

George W. Bush is in Israel for his first-ever presidential visit to the Middle-East. Cast by his own hand in the role of the peace maker, he arrived

George W. Bush is in Israel for his first-ever presidential visit to the Middle-East. Cast by his own hand in the role of the peace maker, he arrived

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Air France-KLM takeover talks for Alitalia underway

Air France-KLM has started its exclusive talks as preferred bidder for Alitalia. It has been given a deadline of eight weeks for the discussions by

Air France-KLM has started its exclusive talks as preferred bidder for Alitalia. It has been given a deadline of eight weeks for the discussions by

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New Hampshire wins spark McCain and Clinton's presidential bids

There is no doubting the race for the White House is firmly back on track for John McCain. His New Hampshire primary victory breathes life into the

There is no doubting the race for the White House is firmly back on track for John McCain. His New Hampshire primary victory breathes life into the

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Arrested ETA suspects admit to carrying out Madrid airport bombing

Two suspected ETA rebels arrested on Sunday have allegedly confessed to being behind the Madrid airport bombing in 2006. Detectives say the pair also

Two suspected ETA rebels arrested on Sunday have allegedly confessed to being behind the Madrid airport bombing in 2006. Detectives say the pair also

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Gaza celebrates Hamas' role in Middle-East peace

Ehud Olmert’s admission that an Israeli-Palestinian deal would be worthless without Gaza, leaves Hamas in a strong bargaining position, simply by its

Ehud Olmert’s admission that an Israeli-Palestinian deal would be worthless without Gaza, leaves Hamas in a strong bargaining position, simply by its

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Opposition outcry in Georgia at election confirmation

In Georgia, hundreds of opposition demonstrators surrounded the public television station as the re-election of President Mikhail Saakashvili was

In Georgia, hundreds of opposition demonstrators surrounded the public television station as the re-election of President Mikhail Saakashvili was

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US President in Israel on Mid-East peace mission

George W. Bush has arrived in Israel for his first trip to the Middle East as US President. The Israeli President Shimon Peres, and Prime Minister

George W. Bush has arrived in Israel for his first trip to the Middle East as US President. The Israeli President Shimon Peres, and Prime Minister

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AU chief in Kenya as an outside mediator

The head of the African Union has held talks with Kenya’s president and opposition leader, to try to end the post-election turmoil in the country

The head of the African Union has held talks with Kenya’s president and opposition leader, to try to end the post-election turmoil in the country

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McCain revives his White House hopes

Last summer his campaign was struggling. Many had written his political obituary. But John McCain is back, with a convincing win in New Hampshire. At

Last summer his campaign was struggling. Many had written his political obituary. But John McCain is back, with a convincing win in New Hampshire. At

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US President in Israel on Mid-East peace mission

George W. Bush has arrived in Israel for his first trip to the Middle East as US President. The Israeli President Shimon Peres, and Prime Minister

George W. Bush has arrived in Israel for his first trip to the Middle East as US President. The Israeli President Shimon Peres, and Prime Minister

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Clinton and McCain back in the race

A double comeback has dramatically reshaped the US presidential nomination race. Hillary Clinton for the Democrats, and John McCain for the

A double comeback has dramatically reshaped the US presidential nomination race. Hillary Clinton for the Democrats, and John McCain for the

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Runner-up Obama fails to achieve Democrat double

New Hampshire’s result meant disappointment for Barack Obama, after his victory last week in Iowa. But he has told supporters that together they can

New Hampshire’s result meant disappointment for Barack Obama, after his victory last week in Iowa. But he has told supporters that together they can

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Republican results in New Hampshire

With 96 percent of the votes counted in New Hampshire, this is how things looked on the Republican side: John McCain – 37% Mitt Romney – 32% Mike

With 96 percent of the votes counted in New Hampshire, this is how things looked on the Republican side: John McCain – 37% Mitt Romney – 32% Mike

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Democrat results in New Hampshire

With 96 percent of the votes counted in New Hampshire, this is how things looked on the Democrats side: Hillary Clinton – 39% Barack Obama –

With 96 percent of the votes counted in New Hampshire, this is how things looked on the Democrats side: Hillary Clinton – 39% Barack Obama –

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Clinton defies the pollsters in New Hampshire

Hillary Clinton has defied the pollsters and come out on top in New Hampshire. After a close race, the former First Lady has won the primary election

Hillary Clinton has defied the pollsters and come out on top in New Hampshire. After a close race, the former First Lady has won the primary election

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McCain wins the New Hampshire Republican primary

Voters in the US State of New Hampshire were left in no doubt about John McCain’s feelings, as he effusively thanked his supporters at a post-victory

Voters in the US State of New Hampshire were left in no doubt about John McCain’s feelings, as he effusively thanked his supporters at a post-victory

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Violence worsens at Naples rubbish dump

Police have fired tear gas to disperse protesters blocking access to the Pianura rubbish dump in the southern Italian city of Naples. A rubbish

Police have fired tear gas to disperse protesters blocking access to the Pianura rubbish dump in the southern Italian city of Naples. A rubbish

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Bush heads to Israel and West Bank for testing trip

US President George W. Bush faces an uncertain welcome in the Middle East today. There have already been protests ahead of his three-day state visit

US President George W. Bush faces an uncertain welcome in the Middle East today. There have already been protests ahead of his three-day state visit