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2009-09-01

World

Gaddafi celebrates 40 year rule

Marching bands, aerobatic displays and hundreds of dancers — all are in the mix as the Libyan leadership celebrates 40 years of Colonel Muammar

Business

German jobs figures steady

The last set of German jobless figures before the general election there later this month bring little joy for the country’s politicians. In

Business

eBay sells Skype stake

Internet auction company eBay has reached a deal to sell a 65 percent stake in its online phone service Skype to private investors. The price is

Business

Tuesday 1st September

European stocks finished sharply lower after a day of volatile trading. The indexes fell early on in the session as investors took profits

World

Beslan massacre - five years on

On this day five years ago terrorists took hundreds of parents and pupils hostage at a school in Beslan in Russia’s North Ossetian province. When