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2012-05-20

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The Hunt tipped for top award at Cannes

Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen is tipped to scoop the best actor award at this years Cannes Film festival for his part in “The Hunt”. The film about

Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen is tipped to scoop the best actor award at this years Cannes Film festival for his part in “The Hunt”. The film about

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Facebook founder ties the knot

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has updated his online status – to “married”. The 28 year-old billionaire wed his longtime girlfriend Priscilla

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has updated his online status – to “married”. The 28 year-old billionaire wed his longtime girlfriend Priscilla

Sport

Chelsea parade Champions League trophy through London

Tens of thousands of Chelsea fans flooded the streets of west London on Sunday to celebrate the club’s historic Champions League and FA Cup

Tens of thousands of Chelsea fans flooded the streets of west London on Sunday to celebrate the club’s historic Champions League and FA Cup

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Lockerbie bomber dies as questions remain

Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, convicted of the 1998 Lockerbie bombing in which 270 were killed has died in Tripoli following a long battle with cancer

Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, convicted of the 1998 Lockerbie bombing in which 270 were killed has died in Tripoli following a long battle with cancer

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Cannes: 'Amour' stares death in the face

A sobering French film about a subject millions of miles away from the glamour of the south of France is going before audiences at the Cannes Film

A sobering French film about a subject millions of miles away from the glamour of the south of France is going before audiences at the Cannes Film

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Tensions rise in Lebanon as Sunnis link shootings to Syria

In Lebanon a Sunni cleric has been shot dead by soldiers along with another member of a political alliance against Syria’s president Bashar

In Lebanon a Sunni cleric has been shot dead by soldiers along with another member of a political alliance against Syria’s president Bashar

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Aftershocks felt after northern Italy earthquake

Northern Italy continues to be jolted by strong aftershocks after an earthquake killed six people early on Sunday. The epicentre of the 6.0

Northern Italy continues to be jolted by strong aftershocks after an earthquake killed six people early on Sunday. The epicentre of the 6.0

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G8 summit ends with pledges on Greece and growth

World leaders at the G8 summit in the US presented a united front over Greece by pledging to keep it in the eurozone. The politicians wrapped up

World leaders at the G8 summit in the US presented a united front over Greece by pledging to keep it in the eurozone. The politicians wrapped up

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Lockerbie bomber dies

Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, convicted of the 1998 Lockerbie bombing in which 270 were killed has died after a long battle with cancer his brother told

Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, convicted of the 1998 Lockerbie bombing in which 270 were killed has died after a long battle with cancer his brother told

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Presidential run off in Serbia

Serbian President, Boris Tadic has cast his vote with his father in the second round ballot in his country’s run off. The 54-year-old was the narrow

Serbian President, Boris Tadic has cast his vote with his father in the second round ballot in his country’s run off. The 54-year-old was the narrow

Nocomment

Olympic torch starts UK journey

Britain’s triple Olympic sailing champion Ben Ainslie set the Olympic torch on its marathon 70-day relay journey around the United Kingdom.

Britain’s triple Olympic sailing champion Ben Ainslie set the Olympic torch on its marathon 70-day relay journey around the United Kingdom.

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Italy earthquake

One of the strongest earthquakes to shake northern Italy rattled the region around Bologna.

One of the strongest earthquakes to shake northern Italy rattled the region around Bologna.

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Italy school bomb probably 'an isolated act'

Angry residents of the southern Italian city of Brindisi say they are anxious to know who carried out a blast that killed a 16-year-old girl and

Angry residents of the southern Italian city of Brindisi say they are anxious to know who carried out a blast that killed a 16-year-old girl and

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Six killed in northern Italy quake

Officials say at least six people have been killed in an earthquake in northern Italy. The 6.0 magnitude quake struck near Bologna, a city with a

Officials say at least six people have been killed in an earthquake in northern Italy. The 6.0 magnitude quake struck near Bologna, a city with a

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Afghanistan tops agenda at NATO summit

NATO leaders are beginning a two day summit in Chicago on Sunday with the US pressuring members to stay the course in Afghanistan. While

NATO leaders are beginning a two day summit in Chicago on Sunday with the US pressuring members to stay the course in Afghanistan. While

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Italy earthquake kills four

Reports say at least four people have been killed in an earthquake in northern Italy. The 5.9 magnitude tremor struck near Bologna, a city with a

Reports say at least four people have been killed in an earthquake in northern Italy. The 5.9 magnitude tremor struck near Bologna, a city with a

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Cohesive eurozone in everyone's interest says Obama

President Barack Obama says there is an emerging consensus that more must be done to promote growth in the eurozone and to boost confidence. His

President Barack Obama says there is an emerging consensus that more must be done to promote growth in the eurozone and to boost confidence. His

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Serbia presidential vote gets underway

Serbia goes to the polls today to elect a new President with the incumbent pro-European Boris Tadic set for a victory over nationalist Tomislav

Serbia goes to the polls today to elect a new President with the incumbent pro-European Boris Tadic set for a victory over nationalist Tomislav

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Formaldehyde found in Japan water supply

Water supplies were cut to more than 300,000 homes in five cities near Tokyo after authorities found they were contaminated with a cancer-causing

Water supplies were cut to more than 300,000 homes in five cities near Tokyo after authorities found they were contaminated with a cancer-causing

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Greece election polls add to crisis uncertainty

Greece’s conservative New Democracy party and the radical leftist Syriza party are almost neck and neck in the latest polls. Two surveys show New

Greece’s conservative New Democracy party and the radical leftist Syriza party are almost neck and neck in the latest polls. Two surveys show New

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Chinese rights activist starts new life in the US

Chinese rights activist Chen Guangcheng has arrived in the United States to start a new life after lengthy negotiations between Beijing and

Chinese rights activist Chen Guangcheng has arrived in the United States to start a new life after lengthy negotiations between Beijing and

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London streets run blue as Chelsea fans celebrate European win

Chelsea supporters erupted with joy on Saturday after watching their team beat Bayern Munich to win this year’s Champions League. It is the first

Chelsea supporters erupted with joy on Saturday after watching their team beat Bayern Munich to win this year’s Champions League. It is the first

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Italy school bombing sparks emotional protests

The unexplained bombing of a school in southern Italy that killed a 16-year-old girl sparked emotional protests across the country. Demonstrators

The unexplained bombing of a school in southern Italy that killed a 16-year-old girl sparked emotional protests across the country. Demonstrators

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Madrid residents protest against metro price hikes

Hundreds of people have descended upon Madrid’s metro system to protest against a hike in the price of tickets. The fare increases vary but a

Hundreds of people have descended upon Madrid’s metro system to protest against a hike in the price of tickets. The fare increases vary but a

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Protests over G8 leaders attitude to Africa

There were protests in Maryland where the demonstrators anger was aimed at the G8 leaders who have invited four African heads of state to the summit

There were protests in Maryland where the demonstrators anger was aimed at the G8 leaders who have invited four African heads of state to the summit

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NATO summit opens as protests grow

NATO begins its 2-day summit in Chicago today, with representatives from 50 countries in all, including the leaders of the alliance’s 28

NATO begins its 2-day summit in Chicago today, with representatives from 50 countries in all, including the leaders of the alliance’s 28

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Security in Afghanistan is priceless - NATO boss

The challenges facing NATO are arguably the biggest in the organisation’s 63-year history. It’s problems aren’t just in Afghanistan – keeping

The challenges facing NATO are arguably the biggest in the organisation’s 63-year history. It’s problems aren’t just in Afghanistan – keeping