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2010-04-30

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Profile: Gordon Brown

Caricatured by critics as dour, colleagues praise his rigorous approach, Gordon Brown says he regrets his timidity. Fifty-nine-year-old Brown

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Profile: Nick Clegg

A relative unknown until a few weeks ago, Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has made his mark on the UK’s political landscape. Aged just 43, the

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Profile: David Cameron

The self-proclaimed “heir to Blair” David Cameron can be credited with dragging the Conservative party into the 21st Century and turning it once

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Belgian burka ban criticized

The Belgian parliament’s approval of a ban on the Islamic Burka and Niquab, which partly or entirely covers a woman’s face and body, has sparked

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Protesters march on Wall Street

Thousands of demonstrators have marched through the New York financial district in a protest against Wall Street. They accuse the big banks of making

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South Korea mourns sailors

South Korea holds a mass funeral ceremony to mourn the loss of 46 sailors who died when a Navy ship sank after a blast widely believed to have been

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Putin visits Artic

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin calls for the preservation of the polar bear population during his visit to the Arctic and puts a collar with a