Tobacco firms’ use of YouTube probed
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Tobacco firms’ use of YouTube probed

The tobacco industry may be using websites such as YouTube to get around a ban…

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London Tube staff to strike from Sept 6
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London Tube staff to strike from Sept 6

(Reuters) – Thousands of workers on London’s underground rail system will start four one-day strikes…

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MI6 worker found murdered in London
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MI6 worker found murdered in London

Clegg rejects budget criticism
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Clegg rejects budget criticism

(Reuters) – The deputy prime minister on Thursday rejected a report by an independent and…

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IFS says June budget will hit poor hardest
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IFS says June budget will hit poor hardest

(Reuters) – The coalition government’s June budget will hit the poor hardest, the Institute of…

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Australia PM receives boost in bid to form govt
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Australia PM receives boost in bid to form govt

(Reuters) – Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s hopes of forming a minority government received a…

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Swedish police to question WikiLeaks founder
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Swedish police to question WikiLeaks founder

(Reuters) – Swedish police are to question WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over alleged molestation, Sweden’s…

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Kim Jong-il makes surprise China visit: sources
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Kim Jong-il makes surprise China visit: sources

(Reuters) – North Korea’s reclusive leader Kim Jong-il is visiting powerful ally China possibly with…

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Iraq blasts kill 50, injure hundreds
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Iraq blasts kill 50, injure hundreds

BAGHDAD, Aug. 25 (UPI) — Multiple bombings throughout Iraq Wednesday killed at least 50 people…

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Smuggled uranium-238 seized in Moldova
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Smuggled uranium-238 seized in Moldova

Moldovan police have seized 1.8kg of uranium-238 in the capital, Chisinau, officials say. Three members…

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France to drain lake under Mont Blanc glacier
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France to drain lake under Mont Blanc glacier

French engineers are set to drain a lake that has formed under a glacier on…

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India spices fall on higher output hopes
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India spices fall on higher output hopes

Aug 25 (Reuters) – India’s turmeric futures hit fresh contract lows on Wednesday morning on…

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Blackwater fined $42m for breaking US export laws
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Blackwater fined $42m for breaking US export laws

Private defence company Blackwater has been fined $42m (£27m) for violating US export and arms…

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US sees al-Qaeda in Yemen as top threat
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US sees al-Qaeda in Yemen as top threat

CIA, the US spy agency, believes that the al-Qaeda network in Yemen poses a more…

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Blackpool memorial sex act woman arrested
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Blackpool memorial sex act woman arrested

A woman who urinated on a Blackpool war memorial has been arrested – three days…

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