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2009-01-24

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Obama's internet appeal to recovery plan doubters

More Bush traditions are being dispensed with at the White House. President Barack Obama has given his weekly address to the nation on the internet

More Bush traditions are being dispensed with at the White House. President Barack Obama has given his weekly address to the nation on the internet

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Migrants burst out of Italian camp

Hoping to highlight their plight, hundreds of asylum-seekers and would-be immigrants have burst out of an overcrowded Italian reception centre

Hoping to highlight their plight, hundreds of asylum-seekers and would-be immigrants have burst out of an overcrowded Italian reception centre

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Pope's reprieve for controversial bishop angers Jews

Pope Benedict has lifted the excommunications of four rebel bishops, despite an outcry from Jews over comments made by one of them about the

Pope Benedict has lifted the excommunications of four rebel bishops, despite an outcry from Jews over comments made by one of them about the

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Extreme weather creates havoc in western Europe

The storm that left several dead in Spain, lashed through the north of the country and into France. At least three people were reported to have been

The storm that left several dead in Spain, lashed through the north of the country and into France. At least three people were reported to have been

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Storm kills Spanish children

At least seven people, three of them children, have been killed by a storm in Spain. The youngsters died when the roof of a sports centre near

At least seven people, three of them children, have been killed by a storm in Spain. The youngsters died when the roof of a sports centre near

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Gaza's children go back to school

Among the rubble left by Israel’s onslaught, the children of Gaza have resumed their studies. Conditions couldn’t be more basic for one group of

Among the rubble left by Israel’s onslaught, the children of Gaza have resumed their studies. Conditions couldn’t be more basic for one group of

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Dati to run for European Parliament

The French justice minister who returned to work five days after giving birth, is to run for a seat as an MEP after a shake-up of the ruling

The French justice minister who returned to work five days after giving birth, is to run for a seat as an MEP after a shake-up of the ruling

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First picture of Belgian suspected nursery killer

The first picture has been released of the man charged with the knife killings of two babies and an adult at a nursery in Belgium. The jobless

The first picture has been released of the man charged with the knife killings of two babies and an adult at a nursery in Belgium. The jobless

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Children among victims as deadly storm hits Europe

Three children are among several people to have died in extreme weather across parts of Western Europe. It is reported the youngsters were killed

Three children are among several people to have died in extreme weather across parts of Western Europe. It is reported the youngsters were killed

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Migrants break out of overcrowded Italian camp

Around 1,000 asylum-seekers and would-be immigrants have broken out of a reception centre on the Italian island of Lampedusa. It comes the day

Around 1,000 asylum-seekers and would-be immigrants have broken out of a reception centre on the Italian island of Lampedusa. It comes the day

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Man charged over Belgian creche killings

With Belgium still reeling from Friday’s fatal knife attack at a nursery, a man has been charged in connection with the killings. Two children and

With Belgium still reeling from Friday’s fatal knife attack at a nursery, a man has been charged in connection with the killings. Two children and

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UN schools in Gaza reopen

Trying to live as normal a life as possible in the wake of Israel’s onslaught, children in the Gaza Strip have been returning to the classroom today

Trying to live as normal a life as possible in the wake of Israel’s onslaught, children in the Gaza Strip have been returning to the classroom today

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Spanish king on Libyan business mission

Spain’s King Juan Carlos has arrived in Libya as part of a two day official visit. Greeted by Libyan leader Colonel Gadaffi, the king, along with

Spain’s King Juan Carlos has arrived in Libya as part of a two day official visit. Greeted by Libyan leader Colonel Gadaffi, the king, along with

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Obama rolls back abortion funding ban

Barack Obama has lifted restrictions on abortion funding, overturning yet another policy of his predecessor George W. Bush. The US President

Barack Obama has lifted restrictions on abortion funding, overturning yet another policy of his predecessor George W. Bush. The US President

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Creche knife attack shocks Belgium

Belgium is beginning to take in the grim news that at least two infants and a woman have been knifed to death after an attacker burst into a creche

Belgium is beginning to take in the grim news that at least two infants and a woman have been knifed to death after an attacker burst into a creche

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Iceland to hold early election

Campaigning has already got underway in Iceland, where people power has won the day, forcing the government to hold an early general election

Campaigning has already got underway in Iceland, where people power has won the day, forcing the government to hold an early general election