Solar plane plans first flights across Switzerland
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Solar plane plans first flights across Switzerland

GENEVA: The team which successfully conducted a round-the-clock flight powered by the sun, Solar Impulse,…

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Leading banker jumped to his death after snorting cocaine at welcome home party
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Leading banker jumped to his death after snorting cocaine at welcome home party

A leading banker jumped to his death after snorting cocaine at a party thrown to…

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David Cameron loses his inspirational father after he suffers stroke while on holiday
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David Cameron loses his inspirational father after he suffers stroke while on holiday

David Cameron is today mourning the loss of his father, who died yesterday after suffering…

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Prince Charles, a £20m loan and a headache for his charity: Bad property deal saddles foundation with serious debt
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Prince Charles, a £20m loan and a headache for his charity: Bad property deal saddles foundation with serious debt

The Prince of Wales has put his charitable foundation under strain after agreeing a bad…

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Vitamin B could put off Alzheimer’s: study
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Vitamin B could put off Alzheimer’s: study

LONDON: Large daily doses of B vitamins could halve the rate of brain shrinkage in…

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Turkish history to sink to oblivion
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Turkish history to sink to oblivion

HASANKEYF – In Turkey’s Kurdish heartland in the southeast of the country, locals of a…

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Islamic lite versus deep state in Turkey
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Islamic lite versus deep state in Turkey

As the expression goes, “There are no accidents.” Certainly, the decision of the Turkish government…

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Cambridge ousts Harvard as world’s best university
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Cambridge ousts Harvard as world’s best university

Although Cambridge is ranked No 1, American institutions dominated the list of best universities, taking…

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MPs grill John Yates over phone hacking
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MPs grill John Yates over phone hacking

Metropolitan police assistant commissioner tells home affairs select committee ex-News of the World editor Andy…

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Key witness will testify on News of the World phone hacking
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Key witness will testify on News of the World phone hacking

A key witness from inside the News of World newsroom says he will testify on…

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The BBC completely fails to understand the Tea Party movement
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The BBC completely fails to understand the Tea Party movement

With the smug incomprehension in which it takes so much pride (can’t understand – won’t…

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Do our memories get better or worse with age?
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Do our memories get better or worse with age?

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Huguette Clark, who inherited riches amassed by her father in Montana’s mining industry at the…

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Battle over $500m fortune of 104-year-old Manhattan heiress Huguette Clark
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Battle over $500m fortune of 104-year-old Manhattan heiress Huguette Clark

Huguette Clark, who inherited riches amassed by her father in Montana’s mining industry at the…

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Prince Charles embarks on lavish train trip to spread green message
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Prince Charles embarks on lavish train trip to spread green message

As a mode of transport, the royal train suits Prince Charles down to his hand-made…

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