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2008-05-31

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Firebrand Protestant preacher Paisley steps down as DUP leader

At the age of 82 Ian Paisley steps down as leader as the Democratic Unionist Party after nearly 40-years at the helm. Paisley hands over the reins of

At the age of 82 Ian Paisley steps down as leader as the Democratic Unionist Party after nearly 40-years at the helm. Paisley hands over the reins of

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Swiss face vote on secret ballots to decide citizenship

The people of Switzerland are voting on a controversial return to citizenship applications being decided by a popular community ballot. Switzerland’s

The people of Switzerland are voting on a controversial return to citizenship applications being decided by a popular community ballot. Switzerland’s

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Democrat grandees hold Clinton's presidential hopes

Hillary Clinton is campaigning in Puerto Rico this weekend, but the future of her presidential nomination may be decided thousands of miles away

Hillary Clinton is campaigning in Puerto Rico this weekend, but the future of her presidential nomination may be decided thousands of miles away

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Thai protests spread new coup fears

Thai authorities threaten a crackdown on anti-government protests that have sparked fears of another military coup. It comes a day after the

Thai authorities threaten a crackdown on anti-government protests that have sparked fears of another military coup. It comes a day after the

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Flood threat prompts mass evacuation in China

Parts of China’s earthquake-hit Sichuan province have become virtual ghost-towns, after the forced evacuation of thousands of people. Nearly 200,000

Parts of China’s earthquake-hit Sichuan province have become virtual ghost-towns, after the forced evacuation of thousands of people. Nearly 200,000

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EU and NATO dominates Macedonia election

Voters in Macedonia have a rest from politics today, after an election campaign dominated by EU and NATO membership, and marred by violent clashes

Voters in Macedonia have a rest from politics today, after an election campaign dominated by EU and NATO membership, and marred by violent clashes

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EuroZone inflation creeps back up to record level

Confirmation inflation is making a comeback came with the latest figures for the 15 Eurozone countries today, with an average figure of three point

Confirmation inflation is making a comeback came with the latest figures for the 15 Eurozone countries today, with an average figure of three point

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'It will be war' say Europe's fishermen

Fishing boats across Europe are set to remain in harbour this weekend as the stand-off between fishermen and governments over the price of diesel

Fishing boats across Europe are set to remain in harbour this weekend as the stand-off between fishermen and governments over the price of diesel

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Governments agree road map for species protection

Nearly 200 governments meeting in Bonn have now agreed a ‘road map’ to protect the world’s wildlife from pollution and climate change. The dropping

Nearly 200 governments meeting in Bonn have now agreed a ‘road map’ to protect the world’s wildlife from pollution and climate change. The dropping