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2009-05-02

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Mexican economy hit by flu virus

Mexicans are not only worrying about their health but also their bank balances. Airport traffic in the holiday resort of Cancun appears to be

Mexicans are not only worrying about their health but also their bank balances. Airport traffic in the holiday resort of Cancun appears to be

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Fiat off to Germany for possible Opel bid

Italian car maker Fiat looks like it could be moving in to make a bid for Opel. Fiat’s boss is due to hold talks with the German government on Monday

Italian car maker Fiat looks like it could be moving in to make a bid for Opel. Fiat’s boss is due to hold talks with the German government on Monday

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Karzai virtually unopposed for re-election

One of Hamid Karzai’s main rivals for the presidential race has pulled out of the contest, clearing the way for the Afghan leader to seal another

One of Hamid Karzai’s main rivals for the presidential race has pulled out of the contest, clearing the way for the Afghan leader to seal another

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Adverts show German Chancellor in underwear

The economic crisis seems to be bringing out the daredevil in German advertisers. Those taking a stroll down one of Berlin’s main shopping streets

The economic crisis seems to be bringing out the daredevil in German advertisers. Those taking a stroll down one of Berlin’s main shopping streets

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New flu virus continues global spread

Fewer people have died from a new flu strain in Mexico than previously thought, it has emerged. Mexico has cut its death toll from 176 to just

Fewer people have died from a new flu strain in Mexico than previously thought, it has emerged. Mexico has cut its death toll from 176 to just

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Flu virus hope for Mexico

New laboratory data shows fewer people have died from the deadly new flu virus than first thought. Mexico has cut its suspected death toll from the

New laboratory data shows fewer people have died from the deadly new flu virus than first thought. Mexico has cut its suspected death toll from the

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Mensa welcomes its youngest member

She said her first word at five months, took her first steps at eight and a half and now she is two Elise Roberts can name 35 capital cities. But

She said her first word at five months, took her first steps at eight and a half and now she is two Elise Roberts can name 35 capital cities. But

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Worst May Day violence in Berlin for years

Berlin is coming to terms with the worst May Day violence in four years. Pitch battles between police and rioters in the German capital continued

Berlin is coming to terms with the worst May Day violence in four years. Pitch battles between police and rioters in the German capital continued

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Pakistan forces clash with Taliban

Pakistani troops have killed 16 Taliban militants after coming under attack in a volatile tribal region on the Afghan border. More than 60

Pakistani troops have killed 16 Taliban militants after coming under attack in a volatile tribal region on the Afghan border. More than 60

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Somali pirates seize two ships

Nineteen Somali pirates have been captured in a NATO led operation in the Gulf of Aden, The group was detained after attempting to attack a

Nineteen Somali pirates have been captured in a NATO led operation in the Gulf of Aden, The group was detained after attempting to attack a

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May Day violence hits Berlin

May Day marches in Berlin erupted in violence as the German capital suffered its worst street clashes for four years. Injuries were reported on both

May Day marches in Berlin erupted in violence as the German capital suffered its worst street clashes for four years. Injuries were reported on both

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Portuguese Euro-candidate heckled at demo

May Day protests in Lisbon turned personal, with a Socialist Euro-candidate jostled and accused of being a closet capitalist. Ironically, Vital

May Day protests in Lisbon turned personal, with a Socialist Euro-candidate jostled and accused of being a closet capitalist. Ironically, Vital

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Mexican swine flu may be slowing down

The outbreak of the so-called Mexican swine flu may not be as severe as first thought, despite news of more confirmed cases across the world

The outbreak of the so-called Mexican swine flu may not be as severe as first thought, despite news of more confirmed cases across the world

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First day of gay marriages in Sweden

Dozens of people are expected to tie the knot this weekend as Sweden allows homosexuals to legally marry. Swedish law changed on May 1st, allowing

Dozens of people are expected to tie the knot this weekend as Sweden allows homosexuals to legally marry. Swedish law changed on May 1st, allowing

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Job worries dominate May Day marches

Economic worries and fears of job losses dominated the traditional May Day marches around the world. Among European nations, Spain is suffering

Economic worries and fears of job losses dominated the traditional May Day marches around the world. Among European nations, Spain is suffering