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2009-06-06

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Bodies found from crashed Air France jet

Brazil’s air force claims to have found bodies and wreckage from the doomed Air France plane that disappeared over the Atlantic on Monday.

Brazil’s air force claims to have found bodies and wreckage from the doomed Air France plane that disappeared over the Atlantic on Monday.

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Photos put Berlusconi's private life on the agenda

In Italy, it seemed some dressed a little hurriedly in their enthusiasm to cast their ballots. Here too polling is taking place over two days, and

In Italy, it seemed some dressed a little hurriedly in their enthusiasm to cast their ballots. Here too polling is taking place over two days, and

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EU election: low turnout expected in Czech Republic

Turnout for the European elections is also expected to be low in the Czech Republic, where voting was spread over two days in a bid to draw people to

Turnout for the European elections is also expected to be low in the Czech Republic, where voting was spread over two days in a bid to draw people to

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Second EU ballot expected to draw fewer voters in Malta

Voting for the EU parliament has been taking place on the small island of Malta, where it coincided with local elections. However, turnout is

Voting for the EU parliament has been taking place on the small island of Malta, where it coincided with local elections. However, turnout is

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Latvia: pro Russia parties make gains

Exit poll results in Latvia are indicating an historic shift in the politics of the Baltic state.   Two pro-Russian parties have appeared to have

Exit poll results in Latvia are indicating an historic shift in the politics of the Baltic state.   Two pro-Russian parties have appeared to have

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EU vote: record low turnout predicted in Slovakia

Turnout is expected to hit record lows in Slovakia as the country votes in the European elections. Thirteen seats out of more than 700 in the

Turnout is expected to hit record lows in Slovakia as the country votes in the European elections. Thirteen seats out of more than 700 in the

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Turkey split erupts ahead of D-Day ceremony

Disagreements between the US and France over Turkey’s EU ambitions have surfaced during talks between their leaders. President Barack Obama had

Disagreements between the US and France over Turkey’s EU ambitions have surfaced during talks between their leaders. President Barack Obama had

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Irish PM in poll trouble

Ireland’s governing party is heading towards its worst electoral perfomance on record according to exit polls. The distrastrous showing in council

Ireland’s governing party is heading towards its worst electoral perfomance on record according to exit polls. The distrastrous showing in council

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Turnout in Cyprus falls below 2004 levels

In Cyprus voting in the European election was said to be running at a much slower rate than in the previous ballot in 2004, suggesting a lower

In Cyprus voting in the European election was said to be running at a much slower rate than in the previous ballot in 2004, suggesting a lower

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Obama: D-Day "saved the world from evil"

US President Barack Obama has paid homage to the heroes of D-Day in a speech at the American cemetery in Coleville-Sur-Mer, overlooking Omaha beach

US President Barack Obama has paid homage to the heroes of D-Day in a speech at the American cemetery in Coleville-Sur-Mer, overlooking Omaha beach

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Low turnout expected in Czech Republic EU vote

Voting for the EU elections has been taking place early in the Czech Republic, spread over two days in the hope of drawing people to the polls as

Voting for the EU elections has been taking place early in the Czech Republic, spread over two days in the hope of drawing people to the polls as

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Obama in France for D-Day anniversary

US President Barack Obama has been holding a joint press conference with French President Nicolas Sarkozy ahead of a ceremony to mark the 65th

US President Barack Obama has been holding a joint press conference with French President Nicolas Sarkozy ahead of a ceremony to mark the 65th

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Exit poll points to Irish government losses

As counting continues in Ireland an exit poll is predicting heavy losses for the government in local elections and big gains for the main opposition

As counting continues in Ireland an exit poll is predicting heavy losses for the government in local elections and big gains for the main opposition

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Voting underway in several EU states

The European election juggernaut gathers momentum today with voters in several more states casting their ballots. People in Britain and the

The European election juggernaut gathers momentum today with voters in several more states casting their ballots. People in Britain and the

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Immigration big issue in EU election in Italy

Immigration and Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s private life are dominating the European elections in Italy. Here, as in many member states

Immigration and Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s private life are dominating the European elections in Italy. Here, as in many member states

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Beleaguered Brown faces his longest weekend

Britain’s Gordon Brown is clinging on to his premiership after a wave of top level resignations,  but the next 48 hours could tell a different

Britain’s Gordon Brown is clinging on to his premiership after a wave of top level resignations,  but the next 48 hours could tell a different

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Lebanon's future in voters' hands

Voters in Lebanon face a stark choice in crucial   elections on Sunday – they will either renew the mandate of a Western-backed coalition or hand

Voters in Lebanon face a stark choice in crucial   elections on Sunday – they will either renew the mandate of a Western-backed coalition or hand

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High Irish turn out for EU poll

Voting is over in Ireland and pollsters have reported a steady stream of voters, indicating a good turn out.  In the last European parliamentary

Voting is over in Ireland and pollsters have reported a steady stream of voters, indicating a good turn out.  In the last European parliamentary

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French sub to help find plane's flight recorders

With no progress in the search for the Air France plane, which disappeared over the Atlantic, a French nuclear submarine is being sent to

With no progress in the search for the Air France plane, which disappeared over the Atlantic, a French nuclear submarine is being sent to

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Czech acrimony in vote

One day was not enough for the Czech Republic to choose its 22 representatives in the European Parliament. Voting continues this Saturday. The

One day was not enough for the Czech Republic to choose its 22 representatives in the European Parliament. Voting continues this Saturday. The