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2012-09-01

World

VAT hikes add to Spanish woes

Austerity linked sales tax increases in Spain saw the rate on meat and fish increase from eight to ten percent. Shoppers have been complaining about

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Marbella wildfire under control

A wildfire that has wreaked havoc across Spain’s southern Costa del Sol since Thursday has finally been brought under control. The blaze had forced

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Princess Diana: 15 years on

August 31 marked the 15th anniversary of Princess Diana’s death in a car crash in Paris. She was killed when the Mercedes carrying her and her

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Voting ends in Angolan election

Voting has closed in Angola’s third election since independence from Portugal in 1976. Election observers quoted by the Associated Press said there

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Pussy Riot slogan was a decoy

A college teacher who killed two women in their Moscow apartment has admitted scrawling “Free Pussy Riot” in blood on a wall at the scene to mislead