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2008-10-04

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Europe leaders pledge economic stability

Leaders of Europe’s four biggest economies have underlined the need for stability and strengthened confidence after talks on the financial

Leaders of Europe’s four biggest economies have underlined the need for stability and strengthened confidence after talks on the financial

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Simpson guilty on all charges

O.J. Simpson, the former pro-football star famously cleared of murder thirteen years ago, has been found guilty on all charges in a Las Vegas kidnap

O.J. Simpson, the former pro-football star famously cleared of murder thirteen years ago, has been found guilty on all charges in a Las Vegas kidnap

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Georgia accuses Russia over "terrorist" bombing

Claim and counter-claim surrounds the reported death of the Chief of Staff of Russia’s forces in South Ossetia. Moscow says Colonel Ivan Petrik

Claim and counter-claim surrounds the reported death of the Chief of Staff of Russia’s forces in South Ossetia. Moscow says Colonel Ivan Petrik

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Political moves in Hesse threaten Merkel's CDU

After months of an awkward coalition in the German State of Hesse, between the SPD and the conservatives, the SPD has voted to throw their lot in

After months of an awkward coalition in the German State of Hesse, between the SPD and the conservatives, the SPD has voted to throw their lot in

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Sarkozy summit gets underway

French President Nicolas Sarkozy is hosting heads of Government from Germany, Italy and Britain for a mini-summit he hopes will restore confidence in

French President Nicolas Sarkozy is hosting heads of Government from Germany, Italy and Britain for a mini-summit he hopes will restore confidence in

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European leaders meet to discuss crisis

European leaders are meeting in Paris for a summit which French President Nicolas Sarkozy hopes will shore up confidence in a crisis hit banking

European leaders are meeting in Paris for a summit which French President Nicolas Sarkozy hopes will shore up confidence in a crisis hit banking

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Simpson guilty on all charges

OJ Simpson has been found guilty on all charges in a Las Vegas kidnap and robbery case. The conviction comes 13 years after he was famously

OJ Simpson has been found guilty on all charges in a Las Vegas kidnap and robbery case. The conviction comes 13 years after he was famously

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15 Turkish soldiers die in PKK fighting

Turkey’s military says 15 soldiers have been killed during fighting with PKK rebels in south-east Turkey. Turkish army officials say the clashes

Turkey’s military says 15 soldiers have been killed during fighting with PKK rebels in south-east Turkey. Turkish army officials say the clashes

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ETA attack outside Basque court

A bomb has exploded outside a court in Spain’s north-eastern Basque region The blast in the town of Tolosa came 30 minutes after a warning from the

A bomb has exploded outside a court in Spain’s north-eastern Basque region The blast in the town of Tolosa came 30 minutes after a warning from the

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Presidential candidates react to bail-out bill.

The US presidential candidates have given their first reaction to Congress approval of the multi-billion euro bail-out for the country’s economy

The US presidential candidates have given their first reaction to Congress approval of the multi-billion euro bail-out for the country’s economy

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Market concerns linger over economy

Market uncertainty persisted despite the US Congress adopting President Bush’s multi-billion euro bail-out plan. Traders in New York cheered when

Market uncertainty persisted despite the US Congress adopting President Bush’s multi-billion euro bail-out plan. Traders in New York cheered when

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Netherlands nationalises Fortis assets

The Netherlands government has nationalised the Dutch activities of struggling European bank Fortis. The 17 billion euro deal effectively breaks

The Netherlands government has nationalised the Dutch activities of struggling European bank Fortis. The 17 billion euro deal effectively breaks