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2010-05-02

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Taliban behind New York bomb plot

The Pakistani Taliban have claimed responsibility for failed car bomb plot that forced the evacuation of New York’s Times Square. They said the

The Pakistani Taliban have claimed responsibility for failed car bomb plot that forced the evacuation of New York’s Times Square. They said the

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Pope visits Shroud of Turin

The Turin Shroud has been on public display in its home city of Turin in Italy since mid-April, and now the Pope has celebrated mass in the

The Turin Shroud has been on public display in its home city of Turin in Italy since mid-April, and now the Pope has celebrated mass in the

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What Greece must do in exchange for EU aid

The bailout for Greece aims to stem a crisis that has shaken the world’s financial markets to the core. So where will the latest measures fall?

The bailout for Greece aims to stem a crisis that has shaken the world’s financial markets to the core. So where will the latest measures fall?

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German MEP calls for Europe-wide burka ban

A German MEP has called for a Europe-wide ban on the burka, saying that covering women “openly supports values that we do not share in Europe”

A German MEP has called for a Europe-wide ban on the burka, saying that covering women “openly supports values that we do not share in Europe”

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EU finance minister discuss Greek rescue

Eurozone finance chiefs have been holding high level talks in Brussels to finally seal an emergency rescue deal for debt stricken Greece. It

Eurozone finance chiefs have been holding high level talks in Brussels to finally seal an emergency rescue deal for debt stricken Greece. It

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US oil spill triples in size

The oil spill from the sunk BP rig off the Louisiana coast is expanding much quicker than first estimated. It has tripled in size in just days, so

The oil spill from the sunk BP rig off the Louisiana coast is expanding much quicker than first estimated. It has tripled in size in just days, so

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Thai PM warns protesters of potential "losses"

Thailand’s prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has implied that force could be used against anti-government protesters to dislodge them from a Bangkok

Thailand’s prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has implied that force could be used against anti-government protesters to dislodge them from a Bangkok

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Pope in Turin to visit Shroud

The Pope has taken a break from the abuse scandals engulfing the Catholic church to visit the Turin Shroud. Benedict received a rapturous welcome

The Pope has taken a break from the abuse scandals engulfing the Catholic church to visit the Turin Shroud. Benedict received a rapturous welcome

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Greece agrees bail-out deal to save economy

The Greek government has agreed a deal with the EU and the IMF to save the country’s economy. The agreement, aimed at freeing up billions of euros

The Greek government has agreed a deal with the EU and the IMF to save the country’s economy. The agreement, aimed at freeing up billions of euros

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Car bomb defused in New York

Authorities in New York have confirmed there’s been a failed car bomb in the heart of mid-town Manhattan. Times Square and its surrounding area

Authorities in New York have confirmed there’s been a failed car bomb in the heart of mid-town Manhattan. Times Square and its surrounding area

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Weekend polls hand momentum to Cameron's Conservatives

The final weekend of the British general election campaign brings more unwelcome news for Gordon Brown and the ruling Labour party. Four new

The final weekend of the British general election campaign brings more unwelcome news for Gordon Brown and the ruling Labour party. Four new

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US coastline awaits growing oil slick

US officials have admitted that it is “inevitable” that oil from an uncontrolled leak in the Gulf of Mexico will hit the country’s coastline

US officials have admitted that it is “inevitable” that oil from an uncontrolled leak in the Gulf of Mexico will hit the country’s coastline

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Papandreou to set out austerity plans

After a May Day of protests across Greece to demonstrate against a proposed raft of austerity measures. The Prime Minister George Papandreou is

After a May Day of protests across Greece to demonstrate against a proposed raft of austerity measures. The Prime Minister George Papandreou is