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2011-07-08

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Wiggins crashes, Cavendish cracks on

It was another day of crashes along the Tour de France’s 218 kilometre 7th stage that claimed one notable victim; British and Olympic champion

It was another day of crashes along the Tour de France’s 218 kilometre 7th stage that claimed one notable victim; British and Olympic champion

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Khartoum recognises South Sudan's independence

A day before the split of Africa’s largest nation, Khartoum has become the first capital to recognise the independence of oil-producing South

A day before the split of Africa’s largest nation, Khartoum has become the first capital to recognise the independence of oil-producing South

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Bience Gawanas on women power in Africa

Euronews’ Francois Chignac met and talked with Bience Gawanas at the 17th summit of the African Union, held in Equatorial Guinea. She is the

Euronews’ Francois Chignac met and talked with Bience Gawanas at the 17th summit of the African Union, held in Equatorial Guinea. She is the

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The end of the News of the World

James Murdoch has closed down a newspaper that for some was a British Institution. Sunday paper the News of the World has been published for 168

James Murdoch has closed down a newspaper that for some was a British Institution. Sunday paper the News of the World has been published for 168

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UK phone hacking scandal fallout spreads

The phone hacking scandal in the UK is spreading. Police have arrested Andy Coulson, the former editor of the News of the World, the paper at the

The phone hacking scandal in the UK is spreading. Police have arrested Andy Coulson, the former editor of the News of the World, the paper at the

Business

Murdoch empire under threat?

Rupert Murdoch is one of the world’s wealthiest individuals who has built a hugely powerful and profitable corporate machine – a media business that

Rupert Murdoch is one of the world’s wealthiest individuals who has built a hugely powerful and profitable corporate machine – a media business that

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US job growth stalls

US employers hiring just 18,000 people in June, dampening hopes the US economy was starting to regaining momentum. That was the fewest number of

US employers hiring just 18,000 people in June, dampening hopes the US economy was starting to regaining momentum. That was the fewest number of

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Marching in memory of Srebrenica victims

More than 6,000 people have begun a march to remember the victims of the Srebrenica massacre during the Bosnian war. They set off from Nezuk on the

More than 6,000 people have begun a march to remember the victims of the Srebrenica massacre during the Bosnian war. They set off from Nezuk on the

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Final US space shuttle mission begins

It was space history in the making The US shuttle Atlantis has lifted off from Cape Canaveral in Florida on the programme’s 135th and final

It was space history in the making The US shuttle Atlantis has lifted off from Cape Canaveral in Florida on the programme’s 135th and final

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Egypt: Tahrir Square demos for post-Mubarak changes

Thousands of Egyptians have been demonstrating across the country in an echo of the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak in February this year. The

Thousands of Egyptians have been demonstrating across the country in an echo of the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak in February this year. The

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Syrian street protests continue despite dialogue offer

Syrians have once again been protesting in huge numbers in several cities across the country, as authorities lash out at the US after its ambassador

Syrians have once again been protesting in huge numbers in several cities across the country, as authorities lash out at the US after its ambassador

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Back in the day: The story of to Kill a Mockingbird

July 11, 1960. To Kill a Mockingbird is first published. The author Harper Lee hailed from the racially intolerant southern town of Monroeville

July 11, 1960. To Kill a Mockingbird is first published. The author Harper Lee hailed from the racially intolerant southern town of Monroeville

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Classes in conflict zones

In conflict zones education, like much of everyday life, can become a risky business. Across the world tens of millions of young people miss out on

In conflict zones education, like much of everyday life, can become a risky business. Across the world tens of millions of young people miss out on

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Default fear contagion hits Italy

Italy is the latest euro zone country to come under pressure because of default fears. The price of insuring Italian debt shot up on concern that

Italy is the latest euro zone country to come under pressure because of default fears. The price of insuring Italian debt shot up on concern that

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BSkyB shares slump on doubts over deal

BSkyB shares slumped further on Friday because of the phone hacking scandal involving Rupert Murdoch’s News Of The World tabloid newspaper. The

BSkyB shares slumped further on Friday because of the phone hacking scandal involving Rupert Murdoch’s News Of The World tabloid newspaper. The

Business

US job growth stalls

US employers hired just 18,000 people in June, dampening hopes the world’s largest economy was starting to regain momentum. That was the fewest

US employers hired just 18,000 people in June, dampening hopes the world’s largest economy was starting to regain momentum. That was the fewest

Culture

Final Potter film premieres in London

Thousands of fans flocked to London’s Trafalgar Square, desperate to catch a glimpse of the stars of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 –

Thousands of fans flocked to London’s Trafalgar Square, desperate to catch a glimpse of the stars of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 –

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Australian gored at Pamplona bull run

An Australian man has been gored in the leg during the final stage of the daily running of the bulls in Pamplona, northern Spain. Thousands of

An Australian man has been gored in the leg during the final stage of the daily running of the bulls in Pamplona, northern Spain. Thousands of

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French court delays Lagarde decision

A French court has delayed a decision on whether the new IMF chief Christine Lagarde will face a criminal probe into her handling of a tycoon’s

A French court has delayed a decision on whether the new IMF chief Christine Lagarde will face a criminal probe into her handling of a tycoon’s

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Strauss-Kahn French rape inquiry opens

The French prosecutor’s office has opened a preliminary inquiry into attempted rape allegations against former International Monetary Fund chief

The French prosecutor’s office has opened a preliminary inquiry into attempted rape allegations against former International Monetary Fund chief

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Spanish deputy PM has sights set on top job

Spain’s Deputy Prime Minister has quit his position to run for the top job. Alfredo Perez Rubalcaba plans to succeed Prime Minister Jose Luis

Spain’s Deputy Prime Minister has quit his position to run for the top job. Alfredo Perez Rubalcaba plans to succeed Prime Minister Jose Luis

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French train robbers revive wild west tactics

In a scene reminiscent of the wild west, masked men made a daring raid made a on a freight train in southern France on Thursday night.   The incident

In a scene reminiscent of the wild west, masked men made a daring raid made a on a freight train in southern France on Thursday night.   The incident

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Berlusconi to throw in the towel in 2013

The Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi will not run for office when his current term expires in 2013. He revealed his intentions in an

The Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi will not run for office when his current term expires in 2013. He revealed his intentions in an

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Further arrests in Korea in match fixing scandal

Football’s K League in South Korea has been tainted again following the arrests of 46 players. The action comes on the back of the match fixing

Football’s K League in South Korea has been tainted again following the arrests of 46 players. The action comes on the back of the match fixing

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Gay to miss showdown with Bolt

Tyson Gay the American sprinter will not be on the track again this season. The world 100m silver medallist has been sidelined following surgery on

Tyson Gay the American sprinter will not be on the track again this season. The world 100m silver medallist has been sidelined following surgery on

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Leonardo strikes out at managerial rumours

From the San Siro Stadium to Paris St Germain, rumours surround football coach Leonardo, who quit as manager of Italian giants, Inter Milan in

From the San Siro Stadium to Paris St Germain, rumours surround football coach Leonardo, who quit as manager of Italian giants, Inter Milan in

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William and Kate visit Calgary on their tour of Canada

Newly-weds Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge have arrived in Calgary, as their Canadian tour continues. The royal couple took part in the

Newly-weds Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge have arrived in Calgary, as their Canadian tour continues. The royal couple took part in the

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Polish presidency gets down to work

The euro debt crisis, Schengen border controls and carbon emission reduction – there was plenty to talk about as European Commission officials sat

The euro debt crisis, Schengen border controls and carbon emission reduction – there was plenty to talk about as European Commission officials sat