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2012-06-10

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French Socialists headed for parliament majority

French President Francois Hollande’s Socialist Party was headed for an absolute majority in parliament with its Greens Party allies, according to

French President Francois Hollande’s Socialist Party was headed for an absolute majority in parliament with its Greens Party allies, according to

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Fatal shooting near southern US university

Several people have been shot after a fight broke out at a party near a university at Auburn in the southern US state of Alabama. It is thought at

Several people have been shot after a fight broke out at a party near a university at Auburn in the southern US state of Alabama. It is thought at

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Five dead in Ukraine emergency plane landing

Five people were killed in Ukraine when a plane carrying skydivers made an emergency landing near the capital Kiev. The parachuters were among 20

Five people were killed in Ukraine when a plane carrying skydivers made an emergency landing near the capital Kiev. The parachuters were among 20

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Mubarak stays in prison hospital amid health rumours

Egypt’s former president Hosni Mubarak is slipping in and out of consciousness, eight days after being sentenced to life, according to a security

Egypt’s former president Hosni Mubarak is slipping in and out of consciousness, eight days after being sentenced to life, according to a security

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Syrian opposition claims Assad is "on his knees"

Syrian opposition figures are hoping the new leader of the Syrian National Council will unify the disparate groups fighting President Bashar

Syrian opposition figures are hoping the new leader of the Syrian National Council will unify the disparate groups fighting President Bashar

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Madrileños take in church, football and bank bailouts

The markets may not have been able yet to react to the eurozone loan to Spanish banks. But on a calm Sunday morning in Madrid some churchgoers did

The markets may not have been able yet to react to the eurozone loan to Spanish banks. But on a calm Sunday morning in Madrid some churchgoers did

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Brazilians triumphant at Judo Grand Slam

Brazilian athletes dominated on home soil at the Judo Grand Slam in Rio. Firstly the women’s under 52 kg category saw Eleudis Valemtim take gold

Brazilian athletes dominated on home soil at the Judo Grand Slam in Rio. Firstly the women’s under 52 kg category saw Eleudis Valemtim take gold

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Apathy dogs new French election

The papers are full of the parliamentary election now underway in France elections and broadcast media have done their best too. But public apathy

The papers are full of the parliamentary election now underway in France elections and broadcast media have done their best too. But public apathy

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Spain's PM Rajoy: bank rescue deal is 'victory for euro'

Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has hailed the European deal to shore up his country’s banks. It was a victory for the euro, the EU and

Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has hailed the European deal to shore up his country’s banks. It was a victory for the euro, the EU and

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Parliamentary poll in France, a month after the presidential race

Voting is underway in France in a general election that comes just a month after Socialist Francois Hollande defeated conservative Nicolas Sarkozy in

Voting is underway in France in a general election that comes just a month after Socialist Francois Hollande defeated conservative Nicolas Sarkozy in

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Portugal v Germany: How it happened

Facing one of the favourites, Portugal relied on counter-attacks and set-pieces for their chances against Germany but played a mostly defensive game

Facing one of the favourites, Portugal relied on counter-attacks and set-pieces for their chances against Germany but played a mostly defensive game

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Japan Horse Festival

A traditional early summer event, Chagu-chagu-umakko, was held in Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan. This parade gives thanks to farming horses by

A traditional early summer event, Chagu-chagu-umakko, was held in Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan. This parade gives thanks to farming horses by

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Heavy floods force evacuation in Wales

Around 150 people have to be rescued from homes and caravans after severe floods hit west Wales

Around 150 people have to be rescued from homes and caravans after severe floods hit west Wales

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Kenyan minister and deputy killed in helicopter crash

A senior Kenyan cabinet minister and his deputy have been killed in a helicopter crash near the capital, Nairobi. George Saitoti was Internal

A senior Kenyan cabinet minister and his deputy have been killed in a helicopter crash near the capital, Nairobi. George Saitoti was Internal

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French go back to the ballot for parliamentary poll

Voting is underway in France in a general election that could prove crucial to how the country tackles its economic problems. The left is tipped to

Voting is underway in France in a general election that could prove crucial to how the country tackles its economic problems. The left is tipped to

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ICC team held in Libya

The International Criminal Court is demanding the immediate release of four of its members detained in the Libyan town of Zintan since

The International Criminal Court is demanding the immediate release of four of its members detained in the Libyan town of Zintan since

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Euro 2012: Germany edge out Portugal

Germany got their Euro 2012 campaign off to a good start with a narrow 1-0 win over Group B rivals Portugal at the Arena Lviv on Saturday. Bayern

Germany got their Euro 2012 campaign off to a good start with a narrow 1-0 win over Group B rivals Portugal at the Arena Lviv on Saturday. Bayern

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No survivors from Peru copter crash

Police in Peru say there are no survivors from Wednesday’s helicopter crash. The Sikorsky went down en route from Madre de Dios to Cusco and its

Police in Peru say there are no survivors from Wednesday’s helicopter crash. The Sikorsky went down en route from Madre de Dios to Cusco and its

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Syrian National Council elects new leader, as violence continues

Nearly 15 months after the revolt began in Syria and there is still no end to the bloodshed in sight. More than 80 people were killed on Saturday

Nearly 15 months after the revolt began in Syria and there is still no end to the bloodshed in sight. More than 80 people were killed on Saturday

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Euro 2012: UEFA probes behaviour of Russian fans

UEFA has launched disciplinary proceedings against the Football Union of Russia over the behaviour of fans at the Euro 2012 championships. It comes

UEFA has launched disciplinary proceedings against the Football Union of Russia over the behaviour of fans at the Euro 2012 championships. It comes

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Security warning after French soldiers killed in Afghanistan

French President François Hollande has restated his plan to withdraw all combat troops from Afghanistan by the end of the year. It comes after four

French President François Hollande has restated his plan to withdraw all combat troops from Afghanistan by the end of the year. It comes after four

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Spain banks to get up to 100bn euros in aid

Spain is to get a multi-billion euro aid package to help out its troubled banks. The Economy Minister Luis de Guindos said the country was looking

Spain is to get a multi-billion euro aid package to help out its troubled banks. The Economy Minister Luis de Guindos said the country was looking

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Netherlands v Denmark: How it happened

So Denmark pulled off the first big surprise of the tournament with an impressive 1-0 win over the Netherlands. Lets have an indepth look at how

So Denmark pulled off the first big surprise of the tournament with an impressive 1-0 win over the Netherlands. Lets have an indepth look at how