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2010-06-20

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French mutiny and refuse to train

Arriving in training shoes for a preparation session was a bad sign in the French camp on Sunday, and it quickly became clear there was a player’s

Arriving in training shoes for a preparation session was a bad sign in the French camp on Sunday, and it quickly became clear there was a player’s

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Israel announces new rules to ease Gaza blockade

Israel has announced new procedures to ease its four-year long blockade of the Gaza Strip. The government says it will soon allow so-called

Israel has announced new procedures to ease its four-year long blockade of the Gaza Strip. The government says it will soon allow so-called

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Santos favourite in Colombia vote

Colombians have gone to the polls for the second round of presidential elections. Ex- Defence Minister Juan Santos is seen as favourite to succeed

Colombians have gone to the polls for the second round of presidential elections. Ex- Defence Minister Juan Santos is seen as favourite to succeed

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FIFA Fan Parks

South Africa’s World Cup may have come too early for these Johannesburg youngsters to make an impact on the tournament. But they can still get

South Africa’s World Cup may have come too early for these Johannesburg youngsters to make an impact on the tournament. But they can still get

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Fatal blasts target Iraq bank

Iraqi officials say more than two dozen people have been killed and more than 50 wounded in twin bomb attacks in the capital, Baghdad. Security

Iraqi officials say more than two dozen people have been killed and more than 50 wounded in twin bomb attacks in the capital, Baghdad. Security

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Funeral for Portuguese Nobel Laureate in Lisbon

Hundreds of people have paid their last respects to author, Jose Saramago, the only Portuguese writer to have won the Nobel Prize for

Hundreds of people have paid their last respects to author, Jose Saramago, the only Portuguese writer to have won the Nobel Prize for

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Stark choice in Poland's presidential poll

Poland is voting to choose a new president with a wide gulf in the policies between the two frontrunners. Parliament speaker Bronislaw Komorowski

Poland is voting to choose a new president with a wide gulf in the policies between the two frontrunners. Parliament speaker Bronislaw Komorowski

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Swedish Royal wedding

Royal wedding of Crown Princess Victoria and her former personal trainer Daniel Westling on June 19 in Stockholm.

Royal wedding of Crown Princess Victoria and her former personal trainer Daniel Westling on June 19 in Stockholm.

Europe

EU nervously eyes Polish election

The Smolensk tragedy was an event of enormous importance for the Poles, and may also be a key event for the EU as it awaits the results of the

The Smolensk tragedy was an event of enormous importance for the Poles, and may also be a key event for the EU as it awaits the results of the

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The mysterious case of the blue mozzarella

Italian police have seized some 70,000 portions of mozzarella in Turin after consumers reported the milky-white cheese developed a blue tinge soon

Italian police have seized some 70,000 portions of mozzarella in Turin after consumers reported the milky-white cheese developed a blue tinge soon

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BP CEO's holiday 'gaffe'

BP CEO Tony Hayward has come in for more criticism across the Atlantic for taking time to spend the day sailing with his son off England’s south

BP CEO Tony Hayward has come in for more criticism across the Atlantic for taking time to spend the day sailing with his son off England’s south

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Iran hangs Sunni militant

The leader of a rebel Sunni Muslim group has been executed in Iran for his alleged involvement in a series of terrorist attacks. Abdolmalek Rigi

The leader of a rebel Sunni Muslim group has been executed in Iran for his alleged involvement in a series of terrorist attacks. Abdolmalek Rigi

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Gay Pride parties in Berlin in Zagreb

To be normal is to be different – that was the slogan for this year’s Gay Pride in Berlin which has attracted tens of thousands of people. The 32nd

To be normal is to be different – that was the slogan for this year’s Gay Pride in Berlin which has attracted tens of thousands of people. The 32nd

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Villepin launches conservative alternative to Sarkozy

The former French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin has launched a new centre-right party to challenge his arch-rival, French President Nicolas

The former French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin has launched a new centre-right party to challenge his arch-rival, French President Nicolas

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BP chief faces more White House criticism

One of the siphoning systems at the site of the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico has been restarted after a 10-hour shutdown to allow for repair

One of the siphoning systems at the site of the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico has been restarted after a 10-hour shutdown to allow for repair

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Royals cut a dash at Sweden's wedding of the year

There may be a global financial crisis but that won’t stop a royal wedding with all the trimmings tradition, elegance, pageantry and in the case of

There may be a global financial crisis but that won’t stop a royal wedding with all the trimmings tradition, elegance, pageantry and in the case of

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Poland votes for new president

Poland votes for a new president today an election called following the death of President Lech Kaczynski and most of the country’s political and

Poland votes for a new president today an election called following the death of President Lech Kaczynski and most of the country’s political and

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Funeral service for Nobel laureate in Lisbon

The body of Nobel Prize-winning author Jose Saramago has arrived in Lisbon for a funeral later today. Saramago’s remains were flown from his home

The body of Nobel Prize-winning author Jose Saramago has arrived in Lisbon for a funeral later today. Saramago’s remains were flown from his home