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2012-07-22

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Wiggins becomes first Brit to win Tour de France

Bradley Wiggins won the Tour de France on Sunday to become the first British rider to claim cycling’s most prestigious race. The race’s 20th and

Bradley Wiggins won the Tour de France on Sunday to become the first British rider to claim cycling’s most prestigious race. The race’s 20th and

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Olympic countdown: London honours slain Israeli athletes

The final countdown is well underway with London and the world looking forward to an unforgettable Olympics. And, as July 27 approaches, Britain

The final countdown is well underway with London and the world looking forward to an unforgettable Olympics. And, as July 27 approaches, Britain

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Japanese to investigate radiation claims

Japan’s government says it will investigate reports that workers at the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant were urged to disguise their exposure to

Japan’s government says it will investigate reports that workers at the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant were urged to disguise their exposure to

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Gunmen attack Egyptian pipeline

An explosion on Sunday rocked the Egyptian pipeline built to carry natural gas to Israel and Jordan. It’s believed gunmen placed explosives under

An explosion on Sunday rocked the Egyptian pipeline built to carry natural gas to Israel and Jordan. It’s believed gunmen placed explosives under

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Ukrainian actor Bogdan Stupka dies

One of Ukraine’s best known actors has died after a long illness. Bogdan Stupka who played over 50 roles on stage and screen was admitted to

One of Ukraine’s best known actors has died after a long illness. Bogdan Stupka who played over 50 roles on stage and screen was admitted to

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Hollande highlights French role in wartime round-up of Jews

President Francois Hollande has recognised France’s role in the Holocaust at a ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of a notorious round-up of

President Francois Hollande has recognised France’s role in the Holocaust at a ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of a notorious round-up of

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Norwegians come together to remember massacre victims

This time last year, Norway was rocked by an attack that claimed the lives of 77 people and injured 242 others in Oslo and on the island of

This time last year, Norway was rocked by an attack that claimed the lives of 77 people and injured 242 others in Oslo and on the island of

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Syria: Rebels claim border victory as al Qaeda reports emerge

Syrian rebels have claimed control of a third border crossing with Turkey. But as amateur video looked to show them celebrating their capture of

Syrian rebels have claimed control of a third border crossing with Turkey. But as amateur video looked to show them celebrating their capture of

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Heavy rainfall in Beijing

The Chinese capital was hit by the heaviest rain storm in six decades. At least 10 people were killed.

The Chinese capital was hit by the heaviest rain storm in six decades. At least 10 people were killed.

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Mudslides in Austria

Heavy rains hit the province of Styria, in central Austria, causing floods, landslides and mudslides. One person has been killed, according

Heavy rains hit the province of Styria, in central Austria, causing floods, landslides and mudslides. One person has been killed, according

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China suffers worst storm in 60 years

The heaviest rainfall to hit China in 60 years has claimed the lives of at least 10 people. The storm started on Saturday afternoon and continued

The heaviest rainfall to hit China in 60 years has claimed the lives of at least 10 people. The storm started on Saturday afternoon and continued

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Victims of Norway massacre are remembered

Memorial services are taking place across Norway to commemorate one year since 77 people were killed and 242 other injured in two attacks carried out

Memorial services are taking place across Norway to commemorate one year since 77 people were killed and 242 other injured in two attacks carried out

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Tour de France: Wiggins set for Tour history

Bradley Wiggins all but sealed his place in the Tour de France history books on Saturday after winning the 19th and penultimate stage of this year’s

Bradley Wiggins all but sealed his place in the Tour de France history books on Saturday after winning the 19th and penultimate stage of this year’s

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Russian singer quits over Swastika tattoo

A Russian baritone has pulled out of this year’s Bayreuth opera festival after it emerged he once had a Swastika tattooed on his body. A German

A Russian baritone has pulled out of this year’s Bayreuth opera festival after it emerged he once had a Swastika tattooed on his body. A German

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Jobless Spaniards demonstrate in Madrid

Hundreds of unemployed Spaniards have been demonstrating in Madrid over the government’s handling of the economic crisis. Many of those taking part

Hundreds of unemployed Spaniards have been demonstrating in Madrid over the government’s handling of the economic crisis. Many of those taking part

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Colorado: Booby-trapped home of cinema shooting suspect disarmed

Police in Colorado say the booby-trapped home of cinema shooting suspect James Holmes has now been cleared of explosives. Specialist teams have

Police in Colorado say the booby-trapped home of cinema shooting suspect James Holmes has now been cleared of explosives. Specialist teams have

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Murdoch quits boards of British newspapers

News Corporation’s Rupert Murdoch has resigned from a string of directorships. The 81-year-old media mogul has stepped down from boards overseeing

News Corporation’s Rupert Murdoch has resigned from a string of directorships. The 81-year-old media mogul has stepped down from boards overseeing

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Syria: Further clashes reported in Aleppo and Damascus

Syrian troops have clashed with rebels in the city of Aleppo for a second day, forcing hundreds of families to flee. Bursts of shelling and gunfire

Syrian troops have clashed with rebels in the city of Aleppo for a second day, forcing hundreds of families to flee. Bursts of shelling and gunfire

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'Vatileaks': Pope's butler moved to house arrest

Pope Benedict XVI’s butler has been moved from detention to house arrest pending a possible trial for leaking private papers. Paolo Gabriele is

Pope Benedict XVI’s butler has been moved from detention to house arrest pending a possible trial for leaking private papers. Paolo Gabriele is

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Gelato Museum: Italy puts ice cream on display

A museum dedicated to the delights of traditional Italian ice cream, known as gelato, is set to open outside Bologna. Some say the dessert dates

A museum dedicated to the delights of traditional Italian ice cream, known as gelato, is set to open outside Bologna. Some say the dessert dates