German labor minister defends welfare reforms
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German labor minister defends welfare reforms

German Labor Minister Ursula von der Leyen says that criticism of new welfare reforms, which…

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Your £96,000 bill for dusting the royal chandeliers: £1.5m spent on non-urgent jobs while Queen’s officials pleaded poverty
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Your £96,000 bill for dusting the royal chandeliers: £1.5m spent on non-urgent jobs while Queen’s officials pleaded poverty

The Queen’s officials spent more than £1.5million of taxpayers’ money on cosmetic improvements to her…

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Troops Honoured For ‘Courageous’ Rescue
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Troops Honoured For ‘Courageous’ Rescue

Two soldiers who leapt into a freezing canal to rescue an unconscious colleague hurled into…

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New Labour leader says he won’t be “Red Ed”
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New Labour leader says he won’t be “Red Ed”

Britain’s newly appointed opposition leader Ed Milibandinsisted Sunday he won’t force his Labour Party toward the political…

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US, Britain pledge long-term flood aid for Pakistan
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US, Britain pledge long-term flood aid for Pakistan

WASHINGTON: Vice President Joe Biden and visiting British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg on Thursday…

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Match-Fix Row: England Demand Full Apology
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Match-Fix Row: England Demand Full Apology

The England team have demanded a “full and unreserved apology” from Pakistan’s cricket chief –…

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Strikes Threaten French Rail and Air Travel
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Strikes Threaten French Rail and Air Travel

French unions are staging another strike Thursday in response to President Nicolas Sarkozy’s controversial plan…

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France investigates al-Qaeda claim of Niger kidnapping
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France investigates al-Qaeda claim of Niger kidnapping

French intelligence agents are looking into a claim by al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb to…

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Italian police seize millions in Vatican bank cash laundering probe
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Italian police seize millions in Vatican bank cash laundering probe

Italian authorities are investigating the head of the Vatican bank after financial police seized millions…

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Dementia To Cost The World £388bn This Year
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Dementia To Cost The World £388bn This Year

Dementia will cost the world’s economies more than £388 bn this year – or one…

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Brown angry at slow work to meet UN poverty goals
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Brown angry at slow work to meet UN poverty goals

Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown has expressed “anger” at the failure of rich nations to…

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Fatal shooting at German hospital
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Fatal shooting at German hospital

A woman armed with an automatic weapon has shot dead one person at a hospital…

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Swedish far right wins first seats in parliament
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Swedish far right wins first seats in parliament

A far-right party in Sweden has won seats in parliament for the first time, denying…

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Britain Gives £70m More Aid To Pakistan
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Britain Gives £70m More Aid To Pakistan

Britain is to commit a further £70m in aid to Pakistan as the country struggles…

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Swedes vote in election clouded by far-right advance
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Swedes vote in election clouded by far-right advance

Polls opened in Sweden’s legislative elections on Sunday, with surveys hinting voters will re-elect the…

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