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2010-04-11

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Technology for people living with dementia

According to Alzhemer Europe, at least 5.7 million Europeans between the ages of 40 and 80 suffer from dementia or Parkinson’s disease. For them

According to Alzhemer Europe, at least 5.7 million Europeans between the ages of 40 and 80 suffer from dementia or Parkinson’s disease. For them

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Fidesz set to oust Hungary's Socialists

As voting in Hungary’s general election came to a close – exit polls were predicting victory for the centre-right Fidesz party. Promising growth

As voting in Hungary’s general election came to a close – exit polls were predicting victory for the centre-right Fidesz party. Promising growth

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Sudan's 'historic' vote gets underway

Confusion, delays and accusations of fraud have marred Sudan’s first multi-party elections for 25 years. The poll has gone ahead despite partial

Confusion, delays and accusations of fraud have marred Sudan’s first multi-party elections for 25 years. The poll has gone ahead despite partial

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Italian charity cries foul over Afghan murder plot

An Italian medical charity has claimed three of its workers have been set up after they were arrested over an alleged plot to assassinate the

An Italian medical charity has claimed three of its workers have been set up after they were arrested over an alleged plot to assassinate the

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Kaczynski lying in state in Warsaw

The body of the late president, Lech Kaczynski, arrived in Warsaw on Sunday afternoon to a nation gripped by grief. He died with at least 96

The body of the late president, Lech Kaczynski, arrived in Warsaw on Sunday afternoon to a nation gripped by grief. He died with at least 96

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Crash inquiry: was pilot ordered to land?

Accident investigators continue to sift through the wreckage at the scene of the crash which killed the Polish president in the search for clues as

Accident investigators continue to sift through the wreckage at the scene of the crash which killed the Polish president in the search for clues as

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Putin vows to uncover plane crash cause

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has vowed to find what caused the plane crash of Poland’s President Lech Kaczynski on Saturday. Putin will

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has vowed to find what caused the plane crash of Poland’s President Lech Kaczynski on Saturday. Putin will

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Poland's outpouring of grief

A nation in mourning. Tens of thousands of people have been attending church services across Poland to pay their respects to all 97 people who died

A nation in mourning. Tens of thousands of people have been attending church services across Poland to pay their respects to all 97 people who died

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Two-minute silence for plane crash dead

Poland has held a two-minute silent tribute in memory of those who died in a plane crash in western Russia on Saturday. Polish President Lech

Poland has held a two-minute silent tribute in memory of those who died in a plane crash in western Russia on Saturday. Polish President Lech

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Thai riots: Death toll climbs to 20

Twenty people are now known to have died in clashes in Bangkok as red-shirt protesters vow to carry on their fight to topple the Thai government

Twenty people are now known to have died in clashes in Bangkok as red-shirt protesters vow to carry on their fight to topple the Thai government

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Haiti relocates quake survivors

Haiti has started an operation to relocate thousands of homeless earthquake survivors ahead of the Caribbean island’s rainy season. The rains bring

Haiti has started an operation to relocate thousands of homeless earthquake survivors ahead of the Caribbean island’s rainy season. The rains bring

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Lech Kaczynski: from child star to Poland's President

Like Ronald Reagan, Lech Kaczynski was a president who first found fame in the movies. He and his twin brother Jaroslaw were child stars of a popular

Like Ronald Reagan, Lech Kaczynski was a president who first found fame in the movies. He and his twin brother Jaroslaw were child stars of a popular

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Candlelit vigil after Polish presidential plane crash

Plunged into mourning by their president’s brutal death, Poles gathered in their thousands in Warsaw, well into the night. Mourners laid a carpet

Plunged into mourning by their president’s brutal death, Poles gathered in their thousands in Warsaw, well into the night. Mourners laid a carpet

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Political violence in Thailand leaves 18 dead

Clashes between security forces and anti-government protesters in Bangkok have left at least 18 people dead and more than 800 injured. It was the

Clashes between security forces and anti-government protesters in Bangkok have left at least 18 people dead and more than 800 injured. It was the

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Putin takes charge of probe into Kaczynski crash

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has visited the crash site where Polish President Lech Kaczynski’s plane plunged to the ground. Putin was

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has visited the crash site where Polish President Lech Kaczynski’s plane plunged to the ground. Putin was

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Centre-right poised to take power in Hungary vote

Hungary’s political landscape looks poised to change in today’s elections. A Conservative comeback, a rout for the ruling Socialists and a

Hungary’s political landscape looks poised to change in today’s elections. A Conservative comeback, a rout for the ruling Socialists and a