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2011-08-28

Sport

Tour of Spain: Martin makes his move as Mollema sees red

Ireland’s Daniel Martin claimed his first Grand Tour stage win of his career on Sunday by beating the bunch to stage Eight honours in the Tour of

Ireland’s Daniel Martin claimed his first Grand Tour stage win of his career on Sunday by beating the bunch to stage Eight honours in the Tour of

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Notting Hill carnival fills streets the right way

Carnival in Notting Hill this year has seen huge crowds as usual, but its two days are under the cloud of the recent riots and record numbers of

Carnival in Notting Hill this year has seen huge crowds as usual, but its two days are under the cloud of the recent riots and record numbers of

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Notting Hill Carnival in London

British police were deployed on the streets of London during the Notting Hill Carnival on Sunday, mingling among Calypso dancers and steel-drum bands

British police were deployed on the streets of London during the Notting Hill Carnival on Sunday, mingling among Calypso dancers and steel-drum bands

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Israel: Gilad Shalit birthday demonstration

Demonstrators block humanitarian aid trucks from entering Gaza during rally marking captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit’s 25th birthday. Shalit was

Demonstrators block humanitarian aid trucks from entering Gaza during rally marking captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit’s 25th birthday. Shalit was

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Libyan rebels seal Tripoli and home in on Sirte

As Libyan rebels seal their control of Tripoli, fighting has subsided. Despite scarce supplies and gruesome discoveries, there has even been talk of

As Libyan rebels seal their control of Tripoli, fighting has subsided. Despite scarce supplies and gruesome discoveries, there has even been talk of

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New York's turn to feel Irene

It seems New York city will be spared the worst as Irene has crept towards its coastline as a chastened Tropical storm. Long Island, however, was hit

It seems New York city will be spared the worst as Irene has crept towards its coastline as a chastened Tropical storm. Long Island, however, was hit

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Rebels find Gaddafi arms dump in civilian area

Libyan rebels have uncovered an ammunition dump they say Colonel Gaddafi’s forces had kept in a civilian district. It was found close to the

Libyan rebels have uncovered an ammunition dump they say Colonel Gaddafi’s forces had kept in a civilian district. It was found close to the

Sport

Rodriguez in red

Spain’s Joaquim Rodriguez moved into the leader’s red jersey after clinching stage 8 of the tour of Spain in San Lorenzo del Escorial on

Spain’s Joaquim Rodriguez moved into the leader’s red jersey after clinching stage 8 of the tour of Spain in San Lorenzo del Escorial on

Europe

U-talk: The truth behind cigarette health warnings

This edition of U-talk looks at the health warnings that appear on the sides of cigarette packets. Our question about that comes from Lewis in the

This edition of U-talk looks at the health warnings that appear on the sides of cigarette packets. Our question about that comes from Lewis in the

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Explosion sends panic through Turkish resort

At least 10 people have been injured in a bomb attack at a beach resort in Turkey. Local media say the small bomb exploded at Kemer in Antalya, a

At least 10 people have been injured in a bomb attack at a beach resort in Turkey. Local media say the small bomb exploded at Kemer in Antalya, a

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Hurricane Irene brings New York City to a halt

Normally, it caries seven million passengers daily. But Hurricane Irene has got the better of New York’s subway system. It has ground to a halt like

Normally, it caries seven million passengers daily. But Hurricane Irene has got the better of New York’s subway system. It has ground to a halt like

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Congress eats humble pie after hunger strike

Indian politics as usual has been shaken by the ultimate outsider; a 74 year old activist and anti-corruption campaigner, who claims part of the

Indian politics as usual has been shaken by the ultimate outsider; a 74 year old activist and anti-corruption campaigner, who claims part of the

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New York's turn to feel Irene

It seems New York city will be spared the worst as Irene has crept towards its coastline as a chastened Tropical storm. Long Island, however, was hit

It seems New York city will be spared the worst as Irene has crept towards its coastline as a chastened Tropical storm. Long Island, however, was hit

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'I thought Libyan guards were coming to kill me'

An American freelance journalist freed after being detained for five months in Tripoli’s Abu Salim prison has described how at the moment of his

An American freelance journalist freed after being detained for five months in Tripoli’s Abu Salim prison has described how at the moment of his

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Air Guitar World Championships in Finland

The 15 finalists at this year’s Air Guitar World Championship locked chords on stage in a titanic struggle at Oulu in Finland. A competition won by

The 15 finalists at this year’s Air Guitar World Championship locked chords on stage in a titanic struggle at Oulu in Finland. A competition won by

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Indians celebrate end of Hazare's anti-corruption fast

With a cup of coconut water and honey, Indian anti-corruption reformer Anna Hazare ended a 13-day hunger strike that has shaken the country’s

With a cup of coconut water and honey, Indian anti-corruption reformer Anna Hazare ended a 13-day hunger strike that has shaken the country’s

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Brazil tram crash kills five and injures dozens

A popular tram that runs through one of Rio de Janeiro’s most scenic neighbourhoods has derailed, killing five people, including the driver, and

A popular tram that runs through one of Rio de Janeiro’s most scenic neighbourhoods has derailed, killing five people, including the driver, and

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Al Qaeda's number two 'killed in Pakistan'

Al Qaeda’s new second-in-command Atiyah abd al- Rahman has been killed in Pakistan, according to American officials. It would deal another blow to

Al Qaeda’s new second-in-command Atiyah abd al- Rahman has been killed in Pakistan, according to American officials. It would deal another blow to

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Arab League urges Syria to end bloodshed

The Arab League has called for an end to bloodshed in Syria “before it is too late” and urged respect for its people’s right to

The Arab League has called for an end to bloodshed in Syria “before it is too late” and urged respect for its people’s right to

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More than 50 bodies found in Tripoli warehouse

One gruesome discovery after another is being made as fighting ebbs away in the Libyan capital and the evidence of mass killings emerges. Our

One gruesome discovery after another is being made as fighting ebbs away in the Libyan capital and the evidence of mass killings emerges. Our

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Eight dead as Hurricane Irene sweeps up US east coast

At least eight people have died as Hurricane Irene charges up the east coast of the United States. The victims include a young boy killed by a

At least eight people have died as Hurricane Irene charges up the east coast of the United States. The victims include a young boy killed by a