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2012-02-08

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Russia pierces Antarctic ice to ancient subglacial lake

Russia says it has pierced through the frozen crust of Antarctica to a huge subglacial lake that has lain undisturbed for millions of years. If

Russia says it has pierced through the frozen crust of Antarctica to a huge subglacial lake that has lain undisturbed for millions of years. If

Europe

EU-India: trade deal fading fast?

On Friday EU leaders will meet their Indian counterparts in New Delhi for a crucial summit, the 12th of its kind. The prize is to sign a massive

On Friday EU leaders will meet their Indian counterparts in New Delhi for a crucial summit, the 12th of its kind. The prize is to sign a massive

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Capello quits as England boss

England football manager, Fabio Capello has resigned. The Football Association released a statement saying he had quit following a meeting on

England football manager, Fabio Capello has resigned. The Football Association released a statement saying he had quit following a meeting on

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Reporter's afterthought

How many of us really take the time to check what our privacy settings are when we log on to the vast number of websites battling for our attention

How many of us really take the time to check what our privacy settings are when we log on to the vast number of websites battling for our attention

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Problems helping the injured in Syria

In addition to the 100 people said to have been killed in Homs on Wednesday, there are also believed to be around 200 wounded. Treating the

In addition to the 100 people said to have been killed in Homs on Wednesday, there are also believed to be around 200 wounded. Treating the

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Bonus ITV: Paul Nemitz, European Commission

The unedited full-length ITV between euronews reporter Seamus Kearney and the European Commission’s Fundamental Rights Director, Paul Nemitz, on the

The unedited full-length ITV between euronews reporter Seamus Kearney and the European Commission’s Fundamental Rights Director, Paul Nemitz, on the

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Bonus ITV: Richard Allan, Facebook's Director of Policy

The unedited full-length ITV between euronews reporter Seamus Kearney and Facebook’s Director of Policy, Richard Allan via Skype. He responds to

The unedited full-length ITV between euronews reporter Seamus Kearney and Facebook’s Director of Policy, Richard Allan via Skype. He responds to

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Santorum buoyed by Midwest hat-trick

He may still be a long shot to win the Republican nomination for the White House – but Rick Santorum’s hat-trick in the Midwest contests has reopened

He may still be a long shot to win the Republican nomination for the White House – but Rick Santorum’s hat-trick in the Midwest contests has reopened

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Eyewitness videos 'show Syrian oppression'

The Syrian city of Homs has come under heavy bombardment for the fifth day in a row, leaving at least 100 people dead, according to opposition

The Syrian city of Homs has come under heavy bombardment for the fifth day in a row, leaving at least 100 people dead, according to opposition

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Santorum's Midwest thrust

Rick Santorum is radiating confidence that his Tuesday win in the Midwest reflects his Republican party’s true intentions. It was three-fold: in

Rick Santorum is radiating confidence that his Tuesday win in the Midwest reflects his Republican party’s true intentions. It was three-fold: in

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Europe's frozen February may last until month's end

Europe’s big freeze may last until the end of February. That is the chilling warning from leading meteorologists.   Italy is already mourning some 40

Europe’s big freeze may last until the end of February. That is the chilling warning from leading meteorologists.   Italy is already mourning some 40

Business

Greece heading for the Grexit?

After so many broken promises on reforms from Athens, some of its international lenders — those handing out the bailout money — are reportedly now

After so many broken promises on reforms from Athens, some of its international lenders — those handing out the bailout money — are reportedly now

Sport

Harry Redknapp cleared of all charges

Harry Redknapp has said his “nightmare” is over after he was cleared of two counts of tax evasion. During the 13 day trial, jurors heard the

Harry Redknapp has said his “nightmare” is over after he was cleared of two counts of tax evasion. During the 13 day trial, jurors heard the

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Arab League plan for Syria 'unwanted medicine'

The Arab League proposed its latest plan for Syria on 22 January. A plan it had proposed in November was accepted by the Syrians but no part of that

The Arab League proposed its latest plan for Syria on 22 January. A plan it had proposed in November was accepted by the Syrians but no part of that

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Greece government discusses austerity and new bail out

Leaders of parties in Greece’s coalition are meeting with prime minister Lucas Papademos to agree on the terms of the new bailout loan. They all

Leaders of parties in Greece’s coalition are meeting with prime minister Lucas Papademos to agree on the terms of the new bailout loan. They all

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Clashes as Maldives' ex-president vows fightback

Surrounded by supporters, the ex-president of the Maldives is determined to be reinstated. Mohamed Nasheed insists that members of the security

Surrounded by supporters, the ex-president of the Maldives is determined to be reinstated. Mohamed Nasheed insists that members of the security

Culture

Ai Weiwei 'fights for freedom of expression'

Chinese contemporary artist and activist Ai Weiwei took part in the opening of an exhibition of his work in Stockholm in Sweden via a live video

Chinese contemporary artist and activist Ai Weiwei took part in the opening of an exhibition of his work in Stockholm in Sweden via a live video

Culture

Love lost and found in 'The Vow'

Channing Tatum and Rachel McAdams star in ‘The Vow’. Based on a true story, the film is about newlyweds Leo and Paige, whose lives are changed

Channing Tatum and Rachel McAdams star in ‘The Vow’. Based on a true story, the film is about newlyweds Leo and Paige, whose lives are changed

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Police not amused by Lithuanian Lenin

Lithuanian police have ordered a man to remove an engraving of Lenin’s head from his back yard. The symbol was clearly visible from the street

Lithuanian police have ordered a man to remove an engraving of Lenin’s head from his back yard. The symbol was clearly visible from the street

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Air France hit again by labour rights strike

Air France has again cancelled up to 40 percent of its long-distance flights on the third day of a strike by pilots and other staff. Some other

Air France has again cancelled up to 40 percent of its long-distance flights on the third day of a strike by pilots and other staff. Some other

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Ballerina sacked by La Scala over anorexia row

A leading ballerina has been sacked from Milan’s La Scala for claiming that it turns out anorexic dancers and that colleagues are unable to have

A leading ballerina has been sacked from Milan’s La Scala for claiming that it turns out anorexic dancers and that colleagues are unable to have

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Europe's frozen February may last until month's end

Europe’s big freeze may last until the end of February. That is the chilling warning from leading meteorologists. Italy is already mourning some 40

Europe’s big freeze may last until the end of February. That is the chilling warning from leading meteorologists. Italy is already mourning some 40

Business

Winter freeze boosts food prices

The severe winter weather battering Europe is pushing up the cost of food, creating difficulties for growers. European wheat prices hit an almost

The severe winter weather battering Europe is pushing up the cost of food, creating difficulties for growers. European wheat prices hit an almost

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Internet users plan protests against anti-piracy accord

Opposition is building to controversial measures to combat internet piracy ahead of planned demonstrations across Europe at the

Opposition is building to controversial measures to combat internet piracy ahead of planned demonstrations across Europe at the

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Nokia: cost cuts mean job cuts

The struggling Finnish company has said it will move production of smartphones to Asia and lay off an additional 4,000 workers at its plants in

The struggling Finnish company has said it will move production of smartphones to Asia and lay off an additional 4,000 workers at its plants in

Business

Nissan's profits to beat Toyota, Honda

Nissan has said it is on track to be the most profitable of Japan’s three big carmakers this year. It enjoyed record sales last year and improved

Nissan has said it is on track to be the most profitable of Japan’s three big carmakers this year. It enjoyed record sales last year and improved

Business

Airbus A380 wing crack checks expanded

European air safety officials have ordered an expansion of checks for cracks in the wings of Airbus A380s The entire superjumbo fleet of 68 planes

European air safety officials have ordered an expansion of checks for cracks in the wings of Airbus A380s The entire superjumbo fleet of 68 planes

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Our private lives on the web

Protecting our personal data has never been more important, amid the growing threat of cybercrime and identity theft. 
 Many feel we have lost

Protecting our personal data has never been more important, amid the growing threat of cybercrime and identity theft. 
 Many feel we have lost

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Maldives' ex-president says he was forced out at gunpoint

A coup d’etat did indeed take place in the Maldives, forcing its leader to resign, according to the new ex-President Mohamed Nasheed. The Indian

A coup d’etat did indeed take place in the Maldives, forcing its leader to resign, according to the new ex-President Mohamed Nasheed. The Indian

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Russia sticks to support for Syrian ally Assad

A day after his diplomatic mission to Syria, Russia’s Foreign Minister is sticking to his support for President Bashar al-Assad. Sergei Lavrov said

A day after his diplomatic mission to Syria, Russia’s Foreign Minister is sticking to his support for President Bashar al-Assad. Sergei Lavrov said