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2011-11-05

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Indignados keep up protests

If the euro crisis is not going away, nor are the “indignados” or “occupy” protests. In Germany thousands rallied in Berlin and in Frankfurt, in

If the euro crisis is not going away, nor are the “indignados” or “occupy” protests. In Germany thousands rallied in Berlin and in Frankfurt, in

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WISE: how education around the world is changing

“Changing societies, changing education” This was the theme of this year’s world innovation summit for education, WISE, that took place last week in

“Changing societies, changing education” This was the theme of this year’s world innovation summit for education, WISE, that took place last week in

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Pressure piles on Berlusconi

It will take Europe a decade to sort out its financial situation. That is the verdict of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the day after a G20

It will take Europe a decade to sort out its financial situation. That is the verdict of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the day after a G20

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Fiery motorway pile-up kills at least seven in UK

At least seven people are now known to have died in a fiery motorway pile-up in the southwest of England. More than 50 people are in hospital, with

At least seven people are now known to have died in a fiery motorway pile-up in the southwest of England. More than 50 people are in hospital, with

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WISE: All children in school by 2015

The world Innovation Summit for Education. WISE, has set itself the task of getting all children in the world to school by the year 2015, part of its

The world Innovation Summit for Education. WISE, has set itself the task of getting all children in the world to school by the year 2015, part of its

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Dozens rescued from collapsed Chinese mine

There has been a rare bit of good news for China’s dangerous mining industry with 45 workers pulled alive from a colliery in the country’s Henan

There has been a rare bit of good news for China’s dangerous mining industry with 45 workers pulled alive from a colliery in the country’s Henan

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Rain still falling on stricken Genoa

Efforts to clear up after flash floods killed six people in Genoa are being hampered by continuing rain. The Italian port city saw the equivalent

Efforts to clear up after flash floods killed six people in Genoa are being hampered by continuing rain. The Italian port city saw the equivalent

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Greek PM seeks coalition but faces calls to resign

The Greek Prime Minister has begun his attempt to form a broad coalition government after winning a crucial confidence vote in parliament.   George

The Greek Prime Minister has begun his attempt to form a broad coalition government after winning a crucial confidence vote in parliament.   George

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Hajj pilgrims climb Mountain of Mercy

The first main event of the five-day Hajj pilgrimage has taken place. Thousands of Muslims have climbed the Mountain of Mercy at Arafat, about 20

The first main event of the five-day Hajj pilgrimage has taken place. Thousands of Muslims have climbed the Mountain of Mercy at Arafat, about 20

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No need for a doggy bag for these mucky pups!

With record numbers of pubs closing in the UK, the owner of the Mucky Pup pub has turned his north London establishment into a “pop-up” doggy diner

With record numbers of pubs closing in the UK, the owner of the Mucky Pup pub has turned his north London establishment into a “pop-up” doggy diner

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Sarkozy jogs in the rain as clouds gather over Europe

French President Nicolas Sarkozy goes jogging along La Croisette in Cannes under the clouds that gathered during the G20 summit.

French President Nicolas Sarkozy goes jogging along La Croisette in Cannes under the clouds that gathered during the G20 summit.

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Ronaldo awarded Golden Boot‎

Portuguese International Cristiano Ronaldo was awarded the ‘Golden Boot’ for a second time on Friday for finishing the 2010-11 season as the top

Portuguese International Cristiano Ronaldo was awarded the ‘Golden Boot’ for a second time on Friday for finishing the 2010-11 season as the top

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Top FARC leader killed in Colombia

The Colombian government says it has killed the top FARC rebel leader Alfonso Cano in combat. The government, backed by the US, has been fighting

The Colombian government says it has killed the top FARC rebel leader Alfonso Cano in combat. The government, backed by the US, has been fighting

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Deadly motorway pile-up in the UK

Several people have been killed and dozens injured in an horrific pile-up on the busy M5 motorway in Somerset. Numerous vehicles caught fire. Some

Several people have been killed and dozens injured in an horrific pile-up on the busy M5 motorway in Somerset. Numerous vehicles caught fire. Some

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FARC rebel leader killed in Colombia

The Colombian army says it has killed the top FARC rebel leader Alfonso Cano in combat. The government, backed by the US, has been fighting the

The Colombian army says it has killed the top FARC rebel leader Alfonso Cano in combat. The government, backed by the US, has been fighting the

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Greek PM wins confidence vote but may step down

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou won a crucial confidence vote on Friday night, taking just over half of the votes. In his speech to

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou won a crucial confidence vote on Friday night, taking just over half of the votes. In his speech to

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Greek Finance Minister could take the helm

Should George Papandreou step down, the man widely tipped to take over the role as Greek PM, at least temporarily, would be the Finance Minister

Should George Papandreou step down, the man widely tipped to take over the role as Greek PM, at least temporarily, would be the Finance Minister

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Ongoing violence in Syria leaves 19 dead

Human righs activists claim at least 19 people were killed and dozens more wounded as the Syrian army cracked down on protesters after Friday

Human righs activists claim at least 19 people were killed and dozens more wounded as the Syrian army cracked down on protesters after Friday

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Israel says time is running out for Iran

Israeli President Shimon Peres says the world is moving closer to taking military action against Iran to prevent it developing nuclear

Israeli President Shimon Peres says the world is moving closer to taking military action against Iran to prevent it developing nuclear

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G20 summit ends with focus on IMF

World leaders left the G20 summit in Cannes with a plan to boost IMF resources – with more money if necessary – and to rebalance the global

World leaders left the G20 summit in Cannes with a plan to boost IMF resources – with more money if necessary – and to rebalance the global

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Several killed by flash floods in Genoa, Italy

At least six people were killed as flash floods tore through the Italian city of Genoa. Water cascaded through the centre of the city, a week after

At least six people were killed as flash floods tore through the Italian city of Genoa. Water cascaded through the centre of the city, a week after