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Dream "selfie cruise" ends in jail for Canadian women

To their friends and followers on social media it seemed like a dream come true, a round-the-world luxury cruise taking in sights that you normally only see in holiday…

To their friends and followers on social media it seemed like a dream come true, a round-the-world luxury cruise taking in sights that you normally only see in holiday…

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Former Canadian Cabinet minister among seven killed in plane crash

Former Canadian Cabinet minister and political commentator Jean Lapierre has been killed in a plane crash, along with his wife, two brothers and a

Former Canadian Cabinet minister and political commentator Jean Lapierre has been killed in a plane crash, along with his wife, two brothers and a

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[Watch] Inmates escape Canadian jail by helicopter

Two inmates at a Canadian jail created their own version of “The Great Escape”, fleeing Quebec’s St-Jérôme jail by clinging to a cord attached to a

Two inmates at a Canadian jail created their own version of “The Great Escape”, fleeing Quebec’s St-Jérôme jail by clinging to a cord attached to a

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'National' funeral for Celine Dion's husband 'over the top'

The cost of organising the “national” funeral for Celine Dion’s husband was picked up by the government of Quebec. That’s despite Dion being the

The cost of organising the “national” funeral for Celine Dion’s husband was picked up by the government of Quebec. That’s despite Dion being the

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Drogba presented to Montreal Impact fans

Montreal Impact’s star summer signing Didier Drogba was officially presented to the fans in Quebec on Thursday. The Ivory coast’s all-time top scorer

Montreal Impact’s star summer signing Didier Drogba was officially presented to the fans in Quebec on Thursday. The Ivory coast’s all-time top scorer

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Drogba makes immediate impact on Montreal arrival

Didier Drogba arrived at Trudeau International airport in Canada to a heroes welcome ahead of completing his move to MLS side Montreal Impact. The

Didier Drogba arrived at Trudeau International airport in Canada to a heroes welcome ahead of completing his move to MLS side Montreal Impact. The

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Xavier Dolan's film 'Mommy' hailed at Cannes Film Festival

At the premiere of director Xavier Dolan’s latest movie ‘Mommy’ the audience broke into spontaneous applause. The 25-year-old was honoured with the

At the premiere of director Xavier Dolan’s latest movie ‘Mommy’ the audience broke into spontaneous applause. The 25-year-old was honoured with the

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Canada retirement home blaze thought to have killed 32

Thirty-two people are now thought to have died in a fire at a wooden retirement home in the Canadian province of Quebec on Thursday. Ten bodies

Thirty-two people are now thought to have died in a fire at a wooden retirement home in the Canadian province of Quebec on Thursday. Ten bodies

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30 missing and five dead after blaze at old people's home in Quebec

At least five elderly people are dead and more than 30 unaccounted for after a fire ripped through an old people’s home in Quebec. The fire broke

At least five elderly people are dead and more than 30 unaccounted for after a fire ripped through an old people’s home in Quebec. The fire broke

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Canada: Quebec's proposal to ban religious clothing sparks protest

Thousands of people in Quebec have been protesting against a proposal to forbid public workers from wearing religious clothing. If passed by the

Thousands of people in Quebec have been protesting against a proposal to forbid public workers from wearing religious clothing. If passed by the

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Back in the day: "Vive le Québec libre!"

July 24, 1967. In a speech during an official visit to Canada, French President Charles de Gaulle said to a crowd of over 100,000 people in Montreal

July 24, 1967. In a speech during an official visit to Canada, French President Charles de Gaulle said to a crowd of over 100,000 people in Montreal

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Death toll now put at 50 in Lac-Megantic rail disaster

Quebec police are now assuming that all those missing after Saturday’s devastating oil train blast in the town of Lac-Megantic are dead. It means

Quebec police are now assuming that all those missing after Saturday’s devastating oil train blast in the town of Lac-Megantic are dead. It means

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Canadian police launch criminal probe into oil train disaster

Police in Canada have opened a criminal investigation into the oil train derailment and subsequent explosion that devastated the Quebec town of

Police in Canada have opened a criminal investigation into the oil train derailment and subsequent explosion that devastated the Quebec town of

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Death toll rises in Quebec rail disaster

The number of people killed in the Canadian freight train disaster has risen to 13 with around 37 more still missing. Given the extensive

The number of people killed in the Canadian freight train disaster has risen to 13 with around 37 more still missing. Given the extensive

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Eight years later, Irish boy makes new pen friends

A ten-year-old Irish boy has made two new unexpected pen friends. Oisin Millea found a message in a bottle from two young French Canadian girls on

A ten-year-old Irish boy has made two new unexpected pen friends. Oisin Millea found a message in a bottle from two young French Canadian girls on

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Montreal shooting suspect in police custody

A unnamed 62-year-old man is in Montreal police custody following the fatal election night shooting in Canada’s French-speaking province of

A unnamed 62-year-old man is in Montreal police custody following the fatal election night shooting in Canada’s French-speaking province of

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Fatal shooting mars Quebec separatist election celebration

An election victory celebration by separatists in the Canadian province of Quebec has been interrupted by a shooting in which one person was killed

An election victory celebration by separatists in the Canadian province of Quebec has been interrupted by a shooting in which one person was killed

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Fatal shooting mars Quebec separatist election celebration

An election victory celebration by separatists in the Canadian province of Quebec has been interrupted by a shooting in which one person was killed

An election victory celebration by separatists in the Canadian province of Quebec has been interrupted by a shooting in which one person was killed

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Separatists win election in Quebec

The French-speaking Canadian province of Quebec appears to have elected its first female premier. Leading the separatists, Parti Quebecois, Pauline

The French-speaking Canadian province of Quebec appears to have elected its first female premier. Leading the separatists, Parti Quebecois, Pauline

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Sticky-fingered thieves steal Canadian maple syrup worth millions

A group of sticky-fingered thieves in Canada have made off with a stockpile of maple syrup worth 24 million euros. The sweet-toothed burglars stole

A group of sticky-fingered thieves in Canada have made off with a stockpile of maple syrup worth 24 million euros. The sweet-toothed burglars stole

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Canada Grand Prix 'Open Doors' cancelled over student protest fears

Canadian Grand Prix organisers have cancelled the Open Doors event ahead of the race in Montreal because it may be disrupted by student protests

Canadian Grand Prix organisers have cancelled the Open Doors event ahead of the race in Montreal because it may be disrupted by student protests

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Canadian students back on the streets

Students and their families have been rallying in Montreal in Canada, 48 hours after talks with authorities over tuition fee hikes collapsed. The

Students and their families have been rallying in Montreal in Canada, 48 hours after talks with authorities over tuition fee hikes collapsed. The

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Transatlantic hunt for Canadian suspect in grizzly murder

Police both sides of the Atlantic are now hunting Luka Rocco Magnotta, a Canadian porn star suspected of murder. Detectives say the 29-year-old

Police both sides of the Atlantic are now hunting Luka Rocco Magnotta, a Canadian porn star suspected of murder. Detectives say the 29-year-old

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Quebec student strike talks collapse

Talks to end a bitter student strike in Quebec have broken down according to the prime minister of the Canadian province. The students are angry

Talks to end a bitter student strike in Quebec have broken down according to the prime minister of the Canadian province. The students are angry

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Porn actor may be Montreal body part killer

Canadian police are hunting what seems to be a bisexual porn star and male model as their prime suspect in a grisly murder case that has shocked the

Canadian police are hunting what seems to be a bisexual porn star and male model as their prime suspect in a grisly murder case that has shocked the

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Canada: Students challenge anti-protest law

A new anti-protest law in Canada has been formerly challenged by students and unions, following three months of demonstrations against tuition fee

A new anti-protest law in Canada has been formerly challenged by students and unions, following three months of demonstrations against tuition fee

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Quebec student rebellion

The ‘city that never sleeps’ label pretty much fits the Canadian city of Montreal for its unrelenting and increasingly noisy student protests, with

The ‘city that never sleeps’ label pretty much fits the Canadian city of Montreal for its unrelenting and increasingly noisy student protests, with