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2013-01-04

World

Venezuela after Hugo Chavez

When Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was re-elected last October it was one of the last times he appeared to be healthy, and it now looks unlikely

World

First UK hand transplant

A British man has become the first person in the UK to undergo a hand transplant after losing his own to gout.   The eight-hour operation was

Business

EU says no let-up on Google

European Union competition regulators says they will press ahead with a probe into whether Google hurt rivals by manipulating internet searches

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Great balls of fire

A traditional folk art show in northern China’s Shanxi Province attracted thousands of visitors to watch the swinging balls of fire during the New

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Strewth, that's a big duck!

A giant rubber duck made its way through the waters of Sydney’s Darling Harbour, triggering some oohs and aahs amongst spectators. The 26-metre-high