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2011-07-25

Sport

Barcelona unveils new forward

Chile’s Alexis Sanchez arrived in Barcelona on Monday to begin his career with the Spanish and European Champions. The 22 year old, who signed a

Chile’s Alexis Sanchez arrived in Barcelona on Monday to begin his career with the Spanish and European Champions. The 22 year old, who signed a

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Breivik sent back to jail as cell claims investigated

Anders Behring Breivik has told a court in Norway that his bombing and shooting rampage that killed scores of people was aimed at saving Europe from

Anders Behring Breivik has told a court in Norway that his bombing and shooting rampage that killed scores of people was aimed at saving Europe from

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Mystery of motives behind Norway massacre

On social network sites such as Facebook, he described himself as a Christian, a conservative and a crusader. Others might have different words

On social network sites such as Facebook, he described himself as a Christian, a conservative and a crusader. Others might have different words

Sport

Gary Hunt wins in Italy

Cliff diving world champion Gary Hunt extended his lead at the top of the standings with victory in the Lake Garda event in Italy on Sunday. The

Cliff diving world champion Gary Hunt extended his lead at the top of the standings with victory in the Lake Garda event in Italy on Sunday. The

Sport

Uruguayans party in Buenos Aires after Copa victory

Thousands of Uruguayan fans flooded into the streets of Buenos Aires on Sunday to celebrate their team’s triumph. Despite La Celeste confirming

Thousands of Uruguayan fans flooded into the streets of Buenos Aires on Sunday to celebrate their team’s triumph. Despite La Celeste confirming

Sport

Forlan and Suarez lead Uruguay to Copa win

Former Manchester United forward Diego Forlán scored twice as Uruguay won the Copa América for a record 15th time, beating Paraguay 3-0 in Buenos

Former Manchester United forward Diego Forlán scored twice as Uruguay won the Copa América for a record 15th time, beating Paraguay 3-0 in Buenos

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Famine threatens a generation in Horn of Africa

Habibo is a little one-year-old Somali girl. She weighs six kilos, she is nearly blind through malnutrition, and she is battling against death

Habibo is a little one-year-old Somali girl. She weighs six kilos, she is nearly blind through malnutrition, and she is battling against death

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Amy Winehouse's family visit impromptu "shrine"

Having flown in from New York, Amy Winehouse’ father arrived outside his daughter’s house in London, to see for himself the carpet of flowers left in

Having flown in from New York, Amy Winehouse’ father arrived outside his daughter’s house in London, to see for himself the carpet of flowers left in

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Rating agencies keep pressure on Greece

Greece may have got its second EU/IMF bailout, but the ratings agencies still think that is just kicking the can further down the road and Moody’s

Greece may have got its second EU/IMF bailout, but the ratings agencies still think that is just kicking the can further down the road and Moody’s

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Victims tell of the the horror of Utoeya massacre

Ingvild Stensrud, a Norwegian Labour party youth leader, has been recalling the horrors and the fear of Friday when she was caught in the sights of

Ingvild Stensrud, a Norwegian Labour party youth leader, has been recalling the horrors and the fear of Friday when she was caught in the sights of

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Hadzic refuses to enter plea in court

Serbia’s last major war crimes suspect, Goran Hadzic, refused to enter a plea when he appeared before a judge at the International Criminal Tribunal

Serbia’s last major war crimes suspect, Goran Hadzic, refused to enter a plea when he appeared before a judge at the International Criminal Tribunal

Culture

Winehouse fans 'die 100 times'

Amy Winehouse fans are mourning the British diva. Many have been gathering at her north London home in Camden Square, where she died on Saturday

Amy Winehouse fans are mourning the British diva. Many have been gathering at her north London home in Camden Square, where she died on Saturday

Culture

Balkan tales at Sarajevo

This year’s Sarajevo Film Festival, from 22-30 July, projects southeastern Europe. This year’s entries include ‘Orchestra’, by Bosnian director Pjer

This year’s Sarajevo Film Festival, from 22-30 July, projects southeastern Europe. This year’s entries include ‘Orchestra’, by Bosnian director Pjer

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Breivik sent back to jail as police revise death toll

Anders Behring Breivik will be kept in prison for at least the next eight weeks while prosecutors investigate his claims that he did not act

Anders Behring Breivik will be kept in prison for at least the next eight weeks while prosecutors investigate his claims that he did not act

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New York's first same-sex weddings

It was a proud day for Mayor Michael Bloomberg and gay and lesbian couples across New York as same-sex marriage became legal there on Sunday.

It was a proud day for Mayor Michael Bloomberg and gay and lesbian couples across New York as same-sex marriage became legal there on Sunday.

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Norway holds silent commemoration for double attack

Thousands of Norwegians have paid tribute to the victims of Friday’s double attack with a minute’s silence. Police have now revised down to 76 the

Thousands of Norwegians have paid tribute to the victims of Friday’s double attack with a minute’s silence. Police have now revised down to 76 the

Science_technology

Korea's digital schoolbook drive

Replacing paper educational manuals with digital textbooks is happening in countries throughout the world but South Korea is especially keen. Nearly

Replacing paper educational manuals with digital textbooks is happening in countries throughout the world but South Korea is especially keen. Nearly

Business

Clinton tries to reassure Asia on US debt impasse

With a debt deadline on August 2, US lawmakers remains deeply split and the Republicans and Democrats are now pursuing rival budget plans that

With a debt deadline on August 2, US lawmakers remains deeply split and the Republicans and Democrats are now pursuing rival budget plans that

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Killer of Turkish-Armenian journalist is jailed

The chief suspect in the murder of Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink has been jailed for nearly 23 years by a court in Istanbul. Dink, the

The chief suspect in the murder of Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink has been jailed for nearly 23 years by a court in Istanbul. Dink, the

Business

ING sells Latin American insurance business

Dutch bank and insurance company ING is to sell most of its Latin American operation to Colombia’s GrupoSura for 2.6 billion euros. It has to

Dutch bank and insurance company ING is to sell most of its Latin American operation to Colombia’s GrupoSura for 2.6 billion euros. It has to

Business

Pricy fuel hits Ryanair profits

Ryanair has said that higher summer ticket sales will keep it on track to meet its earnings targets this year. That comes after soaring fuel costs

Ryanair has said that higher summer ticket sales will keep it on track to meet its earnings targets this year. That comes after soaring fuel costs

Business

Dublin hails Bank of Ireland stake sale

The Irish government has sold a 1.1 billion euro stake in Bank of Ireland to a group of unidentified investors. Bank of Ireland is the country’s

The Irish government has sold a 1.1 billion euro stake in Bank of Ireland to a group of unidentified investors. Bank of Ireland is the country’s

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Man admits to Norway massacre but denies guilt

The 32-year-old Norwegian man suspected of Friday’s Oslo massacre has confessed to the bombing and shooting but has denied criminal

The 32-year-old Norwegian man suspected of Friday’s Oslo massacre has confessed to the bombing and shooting but has denied criminal

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Last fugitive set to make first appearance at the Hague

Former Croatian Serb rebel leader, Goran Hadzic is set to make his first appearance before the UN’s war crimes tribunal. The 52-year-old, the last

Former Croatian Serb rebel leader, Goran Hadzic is set to make his first appearance before the UN’s war crimes tribunal. The 52-year-old, the last

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Back in the Day: founding of the FBI

July 26, 1908. US Attorney General Charles Bonaparte hires 10 ex-secret service agents to report to the Department of Justice, creating what would

July 26, 1908. US Attorney General Charles Bonaparte hires 10 ex-secret service agents to report to the Department of Justice, creating what would

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Africa famine prompts emergency UN talks

The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation is holding an emergency meeting in Rome to discuss the famine crisis affecting east

The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation is holding an emergency meeting in Rome to discuss the famine crisis affecting east

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Nordic countries pay tribute to double attack victims

All Nordic countries have observed a minute’s silence for the victims of Friday’s double attack in Norway. A custody hearing for Anders Behring

All Nordic countries have observed a minute’s silence for the victims of Friday’s double attack in Norway. A custody hearing for Anders Behring

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Moody's downgrades Greek debt rating

A second EU rescue plan was meant to give Greece some breathing space but Moody’s credit agency has further downgraded the country’s debt rating

A second EU rescue plan was meant to give Greece some breathing space but Moody’s credit agency has further downgraded the country’s debt rating

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Nordic states pay tribute to double attack victims

All Nordic countries are observing a minute’s silence today for the victims of Friday’s double attack. In total, 93 people are said to have been

All Nordic countries are observing a minute’s silence today for the victims of Friday’s double attack. In total, 93 people are said to have been

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Fukushima residents quake victims memorial

Under tight government supervision dozens of villagers from a town close to the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant ventured deep into an irradiated

Under tight government supervision dozens of villagers from a town close to the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant ventured deep into an irradiated